Thu, 15 Jul | Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Gardens

HERB WALK WITH JULIE WOOD

Join us for an evening walk amongst the herbs in our Abbey garden. Herbalist Julie Wood will lead a walk and talk about the medieval herb collection, looking at how they were used historically and also how we still use them today.
HERB WALK WITH JULIE WOOD

Time & Location

15 Jul, 18:30
Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Gardens , Park Walk, Shaftesbury SP7 8JR, UK

About the Event

Join us for an evening walk amongst the herbs in our Abbey garden. Herbalist Julie Wood will lead a walk and talk about the medieval herb collection, looking at how they were used historically and also how we still use them today.

Herbal medicine is one of the oldest healing therapies practised over thousands of years.

Medieval folk would have relied on their spiritual beliefs and the plants to heal themselves. The nuns of Shaftesbury Abbey had a specific duty of care for the sick and they would have known how to cultivate and make medicines from the herbs for the people.

Come along to find out more!

Tickets £6, Friends of Shaftesbury Abbey £3

Please call 01747 852910 or email office@shaftesburyabbey.org.uk to book as numbers will be limited.

Herbal teas and snacks included.

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