Walk: Putting Down Roots: The Physic Garden

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Running parallel to the ruined nave of St Peter’s church in Castle Park lies The Physic Garden, cared for by Putting Down Roots. Putting Down Roots is an innovative gardening project, run by homeless charity St Mungo’s, which provides vocational horticulture training for people experiencing homelessness in Bristol, supporting their recovery by improving wellbeing and developing vital skills for employment. Take a tour of the garden with Garden Trainer, Rubyjo, and student and volunteer, Jordan, and meet the green-fingered team as they put their skills training in action.

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Book online or in person at Watershed Box Office or on Tel: 0117 927 5100 Mon – Fri from 09:00 and Sat & Sun from 10:00.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to charities in the city working to ensure that every person has a warm place to call home.

Concessions apply to Full Time Students, Job Seekers Allowance, Incapacity Benefit claimants, over 60s and disabled people. Staff and students at the following organisations can purchase tickets at the Partner Rate: Arts Council England, Bristol City Council, Business West, University of Bristol and UWE. Please note that no refunds/exchanges are possible for tickets already purchased at the higher price.

Events start punctually and, out of consideration to other audience members and speakers, our policy is not to admit latecomers.

This walk will meet in the upstairs foyer of Watershed.

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