Cambridge University Botanic Garden


The following painting courses for 2023 are now available.

For bookings please contact

Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Botanical watercolour courses run by Reinhild Raistrick SBA Fellow
‘Magical May Blooms’ Illustrating Garden Flowers. 9th to 10th May 2024
‘Illustrating Autumn Fruit and Fungi’ 22nd to 24th October 2024


Reinhild has been teaching at the Botanic Gardens since 2010. She was one of the first tutors leading botanical painting workshops. Courses take place in a beautiful purpose built classroom  at Brookside which serves as a centre for all educational workshops. The Garden provides students with amazing plants to work with and a wonderful setting in which to be creative.

Some of the three-day courses in the past have included : Illustrating Mountain and Alpine Plants; Glasshouse Exotics, including orchids; Herbaceous Plants; Fritillaries and Dwarf Tulips from the Garden’s National collections;  Illustrating Conifer Cones; Illustrating Exotic Seed Heads and Capsules;  A Medley of Stems and popular Fungi courses.



Fullers Mill Garden

West Stow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6HD

Contact no: 01284 72888   Email:


Two-day courses in this beautiful garden set in a wood by a lakeside.

Some of the past courses have been : Illustrating Snowdrops and Aconites; Spring Flowers; Summer Booms; Lilies from the renowned collection; Autumn Seed Heads and Autumn Fruit from some of the more unusual trees in the garden.


Aldeburgh Music Room

Weekend Painting Courses in this lovely Suffolk town. 

These are not running at present, however if you are interested in these or any other future  courses in East Anglia contact Reinhild : 01284 787372  0r