Spring events in Drake's Place Gardens
  • Drake's Place Gardens, North Hill, Plymouth

  • Drake's Place Gardens, North Hill, Plymouth

  • Drake's Place Gardens, North Hill, Plymouth

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Join Plymouth University and the Devon & Cornwall Children's University this April to welcome the start of spring with a number of free fun activities in Drake's Place Gardens. All events run from 11:00-14:00.

6 April: Make and Take

  • Come and help build a bug hotel 
  • We will be making small bug bedrooms and putting them together all on the same day

11 April: Rake and Cake

  • As part of National Gardening Week, join us for a big spring clean of Drake‚Äôs Place Gardens
  • Get some tips on planting up hanging baskets and containers
  • As a thank you for your hard work, there will be cake afterwards!

13 April: Here and Now

  • Be part of an instant art exhibition
  • Learn to use a camera and take pictures of Drake's Place Gardens
  • We'll print them out and install them in the colonnade gallery all in one day

All the above events go towards the Children's University passport so don't forget to bring yours on the day for stamping!

Any questions?

Wild About Plymouth: Snapping Nature (11 April - 14:00-15:30)

You may also be interested in this photography workshop organised by the Wild About Plymouth team in Drake's Place Gardens and Reservoir. The event is free and no booking is required. Visit the event webpage for further information.

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