Events

All our events are free unless noted otherwise. Donations welcome.

MycoKids- Future Kids

Date: 24 May 2024
Time: 14:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Fungi Fun for Kids (for ages 5- 10 & 11- 15) with MycoBee Mushrooms.

MycoKids offers lots of exciting activities to discover the fascinating world of fungi and their importance for us and nature.

You will learn about:

  • what mushrooms are
  • a mushroom’s life cycle
  • the role mushrooms play in our life
  • hunting for mushrooms
  • making spore prints
  • mushroom art
  • how mushrooms clean the planet
  • mycoworms
  • growing your own mushrooms

Email MycoBee to book: info@mycobee.org

Community Mushroom Farming

Date: 31 May 2024
Time: 12:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

A workshop by MycoBee Mushrooms.

Living Fungi- Can Mushrooms Save The World?

Date: 1 June 2024
Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

An introduction to the fungi world and the art of growing mushrooms by MycoBee Mushrooms.

Community Mushroom Farming

Date: 7 June 2024
Time: 12:00 – 15:00

A workshop by MycoBee Mushrooms.

Wild Fungi & Safe Foraging

Date: 8 June 2024
Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

A workshop by MycoBee Mushrooms.

Ochre Botanical Studios Workshop

Date: 9 June 2024
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

A seasonal flower-themed workshop with Ochre Botanical Studios. Details to be confirmed.

Intensive 2-Day Gourmet Mushroom Cultivation Course

Start date: 15 June 2024
End date: 16 June 2024
Time: 12:00 – 17:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Learn everything you need to know to grow your own mushrooms at home. This is the only intensive mushroom cultivation course MycoBee are running at GCWG this year. Get in touch with them here for details.

Saturday and Sunday 12-5 pm. Please note that this is a paid event.

Community Mushroom Farming

Date: 17 July 2024
Time: 12:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

A workshop by MycoBee Mushrooms

MycoKids- Future Kids

Date: 19 July 2024
Time: 14:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Fungi Fun for Kids (ages 5- 10 & 11- 15) with MycoBee Mushrooms.

Bee and Pollinators Walk

Date: 21 July 2024
Time: 13:00 – 14:00

Join Simply Honey for an educational walk.

Past events

Bee and Pollinators Walk

Date: 12 May 2024
Time: 01:00 – 02:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Join Simply Honey for an educational seasonal walk and a pollinator safari around the garden.

Community Mushroom Farming

Date: 8 May 2024
Time: 12:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Join Mario of MycoBee Mushrooms for their first event of 2024 at Granton Castle Wallled Garden. Learn how to grow mushrooms in an easy and sustainable way. Mario has been passionate about mushrooms since he first started growing them in 2007. He will share his knowledge and experience and he will how to grow mushrooms in your home or garden.

This is a free event, donations welcome. Please send an email to book your place: info@mycobee.org

Annual Spring Drop-in Session

Date: 14 April 2024
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Join our flower farmers from Ochre Botanical Studios for a Spring jam jar making session. Entrance by donation to Granton Castle Walled Garden. More details here soon: https://ochrebotanicalstudios.co.uk/seasonal-workshops/

Bee & Pollinator Walk

Date: 31 March 2024
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Join Simply Honey for an educational walk and a Pollinator Safari.

As the days grow warmer and the willows begin to bloom pollinators emerge from hibernation to mark the beginning of the season.

Donations welcome to Granton Castle Walled Garden.

Wassailing

Date: 21 January 2024
Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Location: Granton Castle Walled Garden

Come join us to nurture the spirits of our beloved orchard. During the cold and long winter they await our song and our blessings for a plentiful harvest. Penny Stone will be leading us in traditional and contemporary Wassailing songs.

There will be apple themed refreshments after some singing and the orchard blessing.

Flower Garden Workshop

Date: 8 October 2023
Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Please come and visit our cut flower garden where we can share the joy of growing, cutting and arranging flowers. We will be hosting several drop-in sessions through the year, sharing our knowledge and skills, exploring the seasons.

Midsummer Picnic

Date: 24 June 2023
Time: 13:00 – 17:00

Flower Garden Workshop

Date: 11 June 2023
Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Please come and visit our cut flower garden where we can share the joy of growing, cutting and arranging flowers. We will be hosting several drop-in sessions through the year, sharing our knowledge and skills, exploring the seasons.

Flower Garden Workshop

Date: 10 June 2023
Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Please come and visit our cut flower garden where we can share the joy of growing, cutting and arranging flowers. We will be hosting several drop-in sessions through the year, sharing our knowledge and skills, exploring the seasons.

Flower Garden Workshop

Date: 23 April 2023
Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Please come and visit our cut flower garden where we can share the joy of growing, cutting and arranging flowers. We will be hosting several drop-in sessions through the year, sharing our knowledge and skills, exploring the seasons.