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Silent Orchid Festival & Summer School

South Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands
Silent Orchid Festival & Summer School

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Do you have a windowsill in need of some decoration? Are you interested in growing orchids successfully? Artist Matt Westbrook and world orchid authority Philip Seaton invite you to join a community of growers, take part in creative activities and learn more about the history and culture of these beguiling plants.

Originally intended as a campus-wide display of orchids on windowsills, desks and bookshelves at the University of Birmingham, the Silent Orchid Festival has been reimagined in response to COVID-19 restrictions. Join the Silent Orchid Summer School and learn about the history and cultural significance of orchid collecting whilst nurturing and growing your own!

Participants will receive online tutorials in orchid growing, art, photography and Victorian literature whilst being set weekly tasks. The Silent Orchid Festival will run between May and July 2020 and culminate in a walking trail of orchid themed window displays for people to discover as they walk around South Birmingham.

Places in the Silent Orchid Summer School are limited to 20 participants so please register quickly https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/silent-orchid-festival-and-summer-school-tickets-104623571920?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

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