Study Day

Happy New year to all Galanthophiles worldwide! The snowdrop season is almost upon us and in three weeks from now the gardens will throw open their doors to all visitors, fingers crossed. We have added a study day to our calendar – details are below:

Snowdrop Study Day

Meet other enthusiasts, learn more about snowdrops and their companion plants in the winter garden from experts and enjoy a private viewing of the

Colesbourne snowdrop collection.


Wednesday, 16 February 2022

10.30 am – 3.30 pm


10.30 am             Assemble for coffee at Colesbourne Park (entrance via Gulf filling station on A435). Sales table open.

11.00 am             Talk: “Photographing Snowdrops”: Mandy Bradshaw, journalist and photographer

12.00 pm             Tour of the Garden with Shane Ball, Head Gardener and Lady Elwes

1.00 pm               Lunch break: please bring your own refreshments or order at the nearby Colesbourne Inn or Old Rectory Restaurant

2.15 pm               Talk: “Using Snowdrops in Garden Design”Lady Keen, garden designer and writer

3.00 pm               Question and Answer session with Chair Lady Elwes, Mandy Bradshaw and Lady Keen

3.30 pm               Tea and biscuits. Sales table open.


Numbers are strictly limited to 35 participants. Cost £40 per person.


For further information or to book a place please contact:


Telephone: 01242 870264