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Workshops and Events

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The Snottledogs 

Seal Spotting and Information Walk
Kent Wildlife Trust
SOLD OUT - waiting list available

Join the protected area warden and explore the wildlife of Pegwell Bay. 

On the 2 hour walk you will find out about the fascinating seals that rest on these protected mudflats.  You will learn how you can seal watch from the coast path without causing disturbance to these vulnerable animals.

​Suitable for families; there will be activities to do on our journey and time to stop and enjoy the peace and quiet of this pristine coastline, plus lots of wildlife to see.  Please wear sturdy shoes.

This walk is free to attend, but please consider making a donation so Kent Wildlife Trust can continue to protect these charismatic creatures at this beautiful site.

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Educational foraging walk with Nick Robinson

Educational Foraging Walk 1

SOLD OUT - waiting list available

 

Come and discover the coastal flavours of Ramsgate with Nick Robinson, a highly experienced local forager who is passionate about food and ethical, sustainable harvesting.

He will guide you on a Spring Saturday walk along the Kent seashore, tasting and learning about wild edible spring plants.

 

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The Snottledogs 

GADDS' Tap Room Tasting
12.00 Saturday 22nd April 

Join Eddie Gadd for a 1 hour tutored tasting at

GADDS' Tap Room,

Pysons Road Industrial Estate,

4 Hornet Cl, Broadstairs CT10 2YD

Learn about the brewing process as well as hear some insights from Eddie's 20+ years experience in the industry

Eddie has created an Earth Day beer for the Festival. 

Be among the first to taste it!

Limited to 25 guests.  Booking Essential

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Educational foraging walk with Nick Robinson

A ‘Throw-Down’ Taster

SOLD OUT - waiting list available

An opportunity to ‘throw’ some clay on the potter’s wheel …… guided by Mike Child.

 

Mike has been making ceramics in the Thanet area for over 40 years and brings his experience both as potter and teacher to the festival in his own studio space. 

 

After a brief explanation and guided demonstration of using clay on the wheel from Mike, participants will be able to try this fascinating technique for themselves gaining personal insights into its allure.

The sessions are designed to focus on the experience, so there will be no ‘end product’ as such but participants are welcome to use photography to have mementos from the event.

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Educational foraging walk with Nick Robinson

Educational Foraging Walk 2

2.00pm Saturday 22nd April

Come and discover the coastal flavours of Ramsgate with Nick Robinson, a highly experienced local forager who is passionate about food and ethical, sustainable harvesting.

He will guide you on a Spring Saturday afternoon walk along the Kent seashore, tasting and learning about wild edible spring plants.

 

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Educational foraging walk with Nick Robinson

Wine Garden of England 
Tutored Wine Tasting

SOLD OUT - waiting list available

Join Jo Smith from Wine Garden of England at the Royal Temple Yacht Club in a 90 minute introduction to Kent Wines.

The tasting will include sparkling, rose, sweet and red wines from

7 of our most prestigious local vineyards:

Balfour

Biddenden

Chapel Down

Gusbourne

Simpsons' Wine Estate

Squerryes

Westwell

To find out more about the wineries and their unique characteristics, please visit www.winegardenofengland.co.uk

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Retro Nasal Smell Workshop

Tai Chi Introduction

SOLD OUT - waiting list available

 

Taking place in a beautiful private home on the Ramsgate waterfront, Taoist Tai Chi instructor, Steve Gifford, will guide you through a 1 hour introduction to the ancient art of Taoist Tai Chi. 

Taoist Tai Chi is for the cultivation of body and mind. 

 

This Tai Chi taster session is open to all ages above 14.

 

Please wear trainers and lose fitting clothing.

For more information on this ancient art please vistit taoist.org

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Educational foraging walk with Nick Robinson

A ‘Throw-Down’ Taster

SOLD OUT - Waiting list available

An opportunity to ‘throw’ some clay on the potter’s wheel …… guided by Mike Child.

 

Mike has been making ceramics in the Thanet area for over 40 years and brings his experience both as potter and teacher to the festival in his own studio space. 

 

After a brief explanation and guided demonstration of using clay on the wheel from Mike, participants will be able to try this fascinating technique for themselves gaining personal insights into its allure.

The sessions are designed to focus on the experience, so there will be no ‘end product’ as such but participants are welcome to use photography to have mementos from the event.

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Retro Nasal Smell Workshop

Through The Senses of a Horse
Puppet and Headdress Making

2.00pm Sunday 23rd April

Through the Senses of a Horse: puppet and headdress making

Meet James Frost, artist, theatre designer and educator

 and learn about the 'hooden horse' of East Kent.

Using scrap card, paper and ribbons you will make a headdress/puppet - then become a horse yourself! 

Places for 15 children, aged 6-11, with an accompanying adult.

 

For more information about James, please see our Who's Who page 

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Retro Nasal Smell Workshop

Shaking it out!

3.00pm Sunday 23rd April

Discover a TREmendous stress release tool.

Explore TRE (Tension Releasing Exercises) – a unique and powerful stress-release tool.

Join Sylvia, a certified TRE Provider, for an introduction to TRE and you'll learn how you can:

  • take your health and well-being into your own hands, well body

  •  heal many tension-related issues (e.g. headaches, back pain, teeth-grinding )

  • become calmer and more resilient

  • practise stillness without sitting still

  • return to a state of balance by simply and literally  shaking it off!
     

You'll learn the basics of TRE so you can start practising on your own.

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Retro Nasal Smell Workshop

Music and Meditation

SOLD OUT waiting list available

An experience with a sound that reaches deep into the past of the human senses. 

 

We're thrilled to once again have a stunning private home with its own set of chalk tunnels as the venue for this very special event. 

 

Guests will be taken on a unique journey, one that taps into almost all of our main senses, courtesy of Charlotte Ellis (Yoga/ Breath Work), Andrew Waterworth (Double Bass), Pablo Hussey (Chinese Flute) and food by Jessica Leah Catering. 

More details are on the ticket secttion of our Ticket Tailor website.

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