Art Ventures – Flower Forest Retreat and Painting Workshop

February 6, 2020

February 27, 2020

9:00 am To 12:00 pm

Flower Forest Botanical Gardens, Richmond Road, Sugar Hill, Barbados

USD $49 / Bds $98

Event Description

Experience the Flower Forest in a whole new way with this tranquil low-key activity that is sure to be both exciting and creative.

Paint with a local artist as he/she takes you on this creative journey from start to finish. Paint the lush flowers around the garden or the lovely landscape surrounding you. Then take home your newly created travel-sized painting as a lovely reminder of your visit to this beautiful garden.

No experience necessary. All art equipment will be provided.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: USD $49 / Bds $98

Available on Thursdays only.

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Call Barbados National Trust at 426-2421 or Email hikebarbados@gmail.com for details.


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takes you through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests, and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados.

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All morning hikes start at 6:00 a.m.
Afternoon hikes (Stop ‘n’ Stare only) start at 3:30 p.m.
The Moonlight Walks start at 5:30 p.m., you are advised to bring a torch to these walks.

There is a morning hike and, in addition, either an afternoon hike or a moonlight walk on every hike date EXCEPT the date of the Great Train Hike.

Place
All hikes start and finish at the meeting place.
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Loose clothing, comfortable hiking boots/sports shoes, sunscreen, hat. Bring your camera and a bottle of water. Refreshments are on sale after the Hikes.

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In the morning, there are four hikes at different paces.
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The best thing to do is to go on the Stop ‘n Stare on your first hike.
If you’re comfortable with that, work your way up.