Eden Friends events diary

Our Friends events programme is always packed with unique activities, tours and talks from a wide range of people, from Eden and beyond.

Christmas Shopping Event

Date: Wednesday 3 December 2014

Time: 6pm - 8.30pm

Venue: Retail Shop, Eden Project

Join us for a festive evening for Eden Friends. Take advantage of a special 15% discount, enjoy live music, mulled wine and mince pies, and mingle with our local suppliers who will be offering free samples of tasty treats and gift ideas.

The evening will be full of festive cheer with local choir, Note Ability, performing a merry medley of Christmas tunes. You and your guests will also be welcomed with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie to enjoy!

Don’t miss out on an opportunity for some great discounts on our fabulous goodies, a chance to delight your loved ones with some unique gifts and a festive atmosphere to get you in the mood for Christmas.

You can bring as many of your friends and family along with you as you like to enjoy the evening. To book, please RSVP to friends@edenproject.com or call 01726 811932.


Introduction to Botanical Painting Course

Date: Friday November- Sunday 9 November 2014

Time: 10am - 5pm each day

Venue: Eden Project

Cost: £180 per person

Join us on this follow-up course where tutors Mally Francis, founder member of the Eden Florilegium, and Ros Franklin, current Chair of the Eden Florilegium, guide beginners and improvers alike in creating beautiful colour botanical paintings in watercolour. 

This course is recommended as a follow-on course to those who have already completed the Introduction to Botanical Illustration Course, or to those who have some previous experience in botanical illustration or painting already.

The weekend includes three days of expert tuition, a picnic lunch and refreshments on each day and entrance to the Eden Project. The maximum group size will be 16 artists.


How to book on a Friends event

Our Friends events are a great way to meet new Friends and catch up, so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment.

To book tickets for any of the Eden events please contact the Friends team on friends@edenproject.com or call 01726 811932.

David Diaper showing a yellow cashew fruit to two visitors in Eden's rainforestEthnobotanist James Wong giving a demonstration at the Eden ProjectAlan Titchmarsh in the Eden Project Rainforest Biome