We invite you
to Join us
for a day of

Foraging for food and art

Sat 2 July
KingsHill House

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Join local horticulturist Martin and Wiltshire artist Jo on a delightful summer journey:

A morning walk through Orchard and woodland

Learn about foraging for edible plants

Gather items for food and art

Lunch of wild soup, made from the harvest

Explore the wonderful rooms of the historic Kingshill House

Create an artistic map collage, inspired by the morning walk

Free to attend … no booking required

The walk is a maximum of two miles

No art experience required … Jo will show you all the steps to make a creative collage

Where to meet

Meet outside the House at 11am (map location)

If you have any questions about the event, please email


Kingshill House
Kingshill Lane
​GL11 4BZ

Your Hosts


Jo Beal

Trained at Chelsea School of Art,  Jo is a Wiltshire based artist working from her loft studio.

She runs workshops, teaches new skills and techniques and encourages personal exploration and enjoyment of drawing.

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Martin Conyers

A horticulturist with wide experience of Community land-based projects.

Founder of Wild Acres, an outdoor community space focussed on food and art.

Martin is also a keen cook and Wild Acres head chef!

Visit Wild Acres website>>

Brought to you by


Dursley Welcomes Walkers

A voluntary, community based organisation that promotes walking related activities for locals and visitors to the area.

Organises the annual walking festival, held in the first week of October.

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Kingshill House

Kingshill House is a vibrant art, crafts, health and wellbeing venue in Dursley.

We host exhibitions, run workshops, courses, yoga, qigong, meditation, taijiquan and events which inspire and educate.

​We are caretakers of art and craft and welcome all. 

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Wild Acres

At Wild Acres we grow edibles and other useful plants, cook healthy, tasty food, practise art and other creative skills and improve the biodiversity of the site. We also hold events and workshops for the benefit of the wider community.

We invite you to get involved, and through our shared endeavour, help build a vibrant, equitable and sustainable project.

Visit website>>

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