Picking Walks

Weed Foraging Walk and Natural Dye Demonstration

Fri 20 May 2022

Company Drinks Garden
Outdoor Bowls Pavilion
Barking Park
Longbridge Road Gate
IG11 8TA

Company drinks


Have you ever wondered what weeds grow in our local area and how they can be used in different ways? We will be joined a number of herbalists, foragers and artists to explore our green and park around us for a mix of wild weeds. Taking time to look at our natural growing weeds and learn about the different uses of some of these common weeds. The walk will start at the Company Drinks Bowls Green and lead us on a journey around Barking park to find edible and non-edible weeds, medicinal plants and plants used to dye natural fabrics. We will then head back to the pavilion for a demonstration on how to create natural dyes from the common weeds, as well as some well-earned drinks and snacks.

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If you would like to join, please contact Shaun to check availability.


We look forward to welcoming you to Company Drinks, we will spend most of the time outside so please check the weather forecast and dress appropriately, we will still run the walk whatever the weather