Join us for a craft or horticultural workshop, a talk or a tour.

Whether you are wanting to learn a new skill or craft or simply looking for an enjoyable way to pass a few hours in a beautiful natural environment, then a workshop at STAA is for you. Perfect for individuals or groups of friends and colleagues you’re welccome to join us for a morning or afternoon of creative or practical fun in the fabulous setting of St Ann’s Allotments.

Our workshops are delivered by our experienced in house team and our masterclass expert associates and are a great way to unwind, hang out with like minded individuals, or something different to do with friends.

Prices include all materials, refreshments and course materials.

Horticultural workshops

From fruit tree pruning, compost making and soil enrichment to planning your edible garden. Our experts can help you make the most of your horticultural skills and knowledge.

Our  horticultural workshops include:

  • Planning your cut flower garden
  • Planning your edible garden
  • Fruit tree pruning
  • Fruit tree grafting
  • Learn how to compost and improve your soil fertility

Floral workshops

Floral Workshops at STAA are an enjoyable way to learn new skills and are a ideal for individuals or groups.

Join us to learn how to make a seasonal wreath, or improve your growing skills on our cut flower garden planning course. Whether you’re a beginner or a green fingered expert, we have a workshop for you.

Our floral workshops include:

  • Christmas Table Decorations
  • Christmas Wreath Making
  • Make your own Spring hardy hanging basket
  • Cut and create your own hand tied bouquet
  • Summer Hanging Baskets

Natural Crafts

Natural crafts are something we love to share with our visitors and they’re such a lot of fun.

Whether you fancy a session of willow weaving or cider making we have something for you.

Our natural crafts workshops include:

  • Festive willow crafts
  • Introduction to honey bees and beekeeping
  • Make a willow obelisk for climbing plants
  • Willow flowers and dragonflies
  • Building compost bins from wooden pallets

Talks & Tours

Immerse yourself in the rich history of St Anns Allotments on one of our regular tours of this wonderful site in the heart of Nottingham.

We also provide bespoke tours for larger groups so if you’re an event organiser for a club or society then click below to organise a tour designed just for you.