DIY & Home Maintenance – Grappenhall WA4 3DS
Tuesday 26th November 2024, 10am – 3pm


I’d love to welcome you to this one day (10 am to 3 pm) ‘DIY & Home maintenance Workshop’ in a relaxed and friendly environment at the gorgeous Grappenhall Heyes Walled Garden, Warrington, Cheshire. Spend the day in the bright and airy schoolroom and glasshouse whilst looking out onto the spectacular gardens. On sunny days, we can get outside!

More and more of us are now doing our own DIY, not having to rely on anyone else to sort out those annoying little jobs. Join our DIY tribe and learn some invaluable skills including how to hang a level shelf or picture, how to easily and neatly drill a screw with rawl pug, how to change a plug or light fitting, how to neatly fill those eye sore holes and gaps in walls and skirtings etc., how to fix a leaky tap, decorating tips and many more. The workshop is ideal for complete beginners, or for people who have dabbled already but would like to improve their skills.

I will be there every step of the way to guide you and take you through the process at your pace. With such a small group, there is plenty of time for one to one discussion. Full workshop notes on techniques, tools and materials and where to buy will be provided.

After the workshop you will be able to buzz around your home and garden fixing, tidying and mending all kinds of things – freedom & independence! Yeey! Please feel free to contact me after the day should you need any help or guidance.

The price includes lovely homemade cakes, cream scones, biscuits, tea and coffee throughout the day. Lunch is not included in the price, however, delicious afternoon tea or lunch can be enjoyed on most days in the gorgeous adjoining glass house Ape Bars Cafe overlooking the amazing gardens, or please feel free to bring some lunch with you.

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About the Workshop

Set in the gorgeous 4 acre Walled Garden, originally created around 1830, now restored into a peaceful, well maintained and beautiful garden which is now a popular local visitor attraction and resource for horticulture, education and enjoyment.

The Walled Garden consists of two main areas, the fully working kitchen garden and the ornamental pleasure garden which are separated by a yew hedge. The site also includes a run of 8 fully refurbished victorian glasshouses, several outbuildings, 3 ponds and the gorgeous Apé Bars Café in the central glasshouse space.

The workshop will run from 10am to 3pm with lunch break around 12.30pm and many coffee and cake breaks in between. It is a sociable and empowering day for all!

For You to Bring

Everything you will need for the workshop will be provided.

Please wear sturdy boots which protect your toes and feet for your safety.

Please bring some lunch with you if you don’t want to purchase from the café..

Please come in comfortable clothing which you don’t mind getting marked or please bring an apron.

Please bring along cash or have your PayPal and/or on-line Bank Transfer details ready should you wish to purchase paint, products and/or tools at the workshop.


You can park at the back of The Walled Garden school room within the Walled Garden grounds.

Alternatively you can park on Witherwin Avenue next to The Walled Garden wooden gate. Walk through the arched wooden gate and gardens to the glasshouses and school room on the left in front of the vegetable patches.

Parking is free of charge.


Cancellation Policy

In the event of cancellation by me, I will offer alternative dates or a full refund.

In the event of cancellation by you, I would ask for at least two weeks’ notice for a refund or transfer to an alternative date.