Demo: Tudor Wives-plants, salves & poultices - Sat 24 Jun 2017 -Sat 24 Jun 2017
Riverside Gallery, 11am-12 midday & 1-2pm. Free, drop-in.
The year is 1602 and mistresses Elinor and Christina demonstrate the preparation of infusions, tisanes, poultices and healing salves, using a variety of plants from the former Polsloe Priory in Exeter and the hedges, banks and verges of the country lanes. This event relates to the Hortus: Dartmoor Garden
exhibition currently on show in the Riverside Gallery, which responds to an ancient garden over centuries.
Free, drop-in event. No need to book.
At the Riverside Gallery, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF