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The Queen’s 90th Birthday 10-12 June

A weekend of fun here in the garden to celebrate HRM The Queen

The Queen is 90 years young this year and over the weekend of June 10th-12th the whole nation will be celebrating. Not to miss out, we have put together some right royal activities for young and old to enjoy.

Royal Posy Competition

Friday 10th – Saturday 11th June
Free entry

The White Orchid invites everyone who loves flowers to create a posy or bouquet fit for The Queen. All entries should be delivered to The White Orchid already made up by Friday 10th at 3pm. Judging will take place on Saturday 11th June and the winner will receive a £50 voucher for The White Orchid. For more information, please pick up an entry from The White Orchid.

Floral Crown Making Workshop

Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th June
11:00-13:00 and 14:00-16:00

Learn how to make a floral crown with The White Orchid and you can be a royal for a day in honour of the Queen.  Choose from a variety of beautiful and scent-filled flowers and use your imagination to create something truly regal. This workshop is suitable for children aged 9-12. Children must be accompanied by a parent during the session.

Royal Portrait Competition

Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd and Saturday 11th June

Put your artistic skills to work and paint a portrait of The Queen for your chance to win an art set courtesy of The Art Shed.  Entries can be created at home or you can make one here in the gallery on either Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd or Saturday 11th June. Materials will be provided. Entries must be A4 size and will be displayed here in The Medicine Garden for everyone to enjoy. Judging takes place on Saturday 11th June.