Great Shelford Events

Scotsdales isn't just a garden centre. We also run a series of fun, educational and practical events throughout the calendar year. We try to cater for everyone, whether we're hosting a children's gardening club session or an evening of gin tasting. Some events are free free drop in sessions, whilst others need to be pre-booked and/or paid for in advance to confirm your spaces. 

If you have any specific enquiries about any of our events, then please contact us on: 01223 842777 for more information. 

Children's Events


The Elf Express

21st November - 24th December
Times vary daily
 
Come and meet Santa at Scotsdales. The Elf Express and Santa’s Grotto experience will be suitable for all ages. Your little ones will be given the chance to meet Santa and his elves to get them into the Christmas spirit. 

£12 per child, includes free present of their choice from Santa. £4 per adult.

Spooky Halloween Tea

21st - 31st October
2:30pm until 4:30pm (4pm on Sunday)

Bring your little devils along for a frighteningly tasty Halloween-themed tea straight from the chef’s cauldron.

£5.99 per ghoulish head.


Creatures of the Night

22nd October
10am & 11am

Decorate a ceramic bat tea light holder. Includes a drink and Halloween themed biscuit.

£4 per child, includes all materials.


Eco Treats for Little Beaks!

22nd & 24th October
2pm & 2.30pm

Create a bird feeder from recycled objects and tasty seed treats.

This is a free event but booking is required.


Pumpkin Pals

23rd and 24th October
10am & 11am
 
Have a blast decorating a pumpkin without the hassle of carving! Includes a drink and Halloween themed biscuit.

£4 per child, includes all materials.

Spaces are limited so booking will be required.

Little Seeds Make BIG Trees!

23rd October
2pm until 3pm

Grow your own woodland tree from seed.

Free drop in event, no booking required.


Spook-tacular crafts for Ghouls and Boys!

25th October
10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.30pm

Halloween themed papercraft decorations for little terrors to create!

This is a free event but spaces are limited so online booking is required.

Click here to book tickets. - This event is now fully booked!
 


Bloomin Bulbs!

26th October
10am until 12pm

Each budding gardener will get to plant daffodil bulbs in a chalkboard terracotta pot ready for spring flowering!

This is a free drop in event, no need to book.


Kiddies Christmas Tea

16th November
2:30pm until 4:30pm

Enjoy a festive treat for the little ones this Christmas in our Sunflower Cafe at Great Shelford!

£5.99 per head.

Spaces will need to be pre-booked with the Sunflower Cafe team.


Handmade Christmas

30th November
10am, 11am, 12pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

Join us getting ready for Christmas crafting cards, stockings and decorations.

This is a free event, but spaces are limited so booking online is required.


Pots of Fun

14th December
10am, 11am, 12pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm


Get creative - decorate a ceramic pot and choose your perfect plant. A great gift idea. 

£4 per child, includes all materials.

Spaces are limited so booking will be required.

Click here to book tickets. 

Christmas Cookie Plate

20th December
10am, 11am, 12pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

Design and decorate your own plate.

£5 per child, includes all materials and a delicious festive cookie.

Spaces are limited so booking will be required.

Click here to book tickets. 

Christmas Decorations

21st December
10am, 11am, 12pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm


Paper fun making your own special decorations. 

This is a free event, but spaces are limited so booking online is required.


Adult & Family Events


Wreath Workshop with the Cambridge Flower School

Thursday 5th December 2019.

Event runs from 6pm until 8pm.

Cost: £65 per person non refundable. Includes all materials, Tea/Filter Coffee and homemade cake + £15 Scotsdales Vouchers.

Only 12 spaces so book now to avoid disappointment.

Click here for further details. 


Christmas Menu

The Great Shelford Christmas menu will run alongside our normal menu options from 16th November through to Christmas Eve (24th December).

The menu will be on offer between 11:30am until 2:30pm daily.

Booking will be required in advance, for more information or to book please call: 01223 842777.

Click here to see the Great Shelford Christmas Menu.


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Scotsdales Garden Centre, Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5JT

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