Autumn / Winter 2013 at Eden
Latest Happenings at Eden-Page 86
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15/02/14 The Ice Rink is still in full swing, take a penguin for a skate today.
21/12/13 The shortest day of the year and Christmas is almost upon us.
21/12/13 Rudolph is saving energy for the big day watched by a robin.
21/12/13 A Christmas smile from Diane with her decorations. Chillies warming up the Med Biome
21/12/13 Rock Chior singing away in the Med Biome.
21/11/13 Christmas Parties have already started at Eden and the Reindeer herd has arrived.
29/11/13 The greeting elves in ticketing. Christmas workshop in the link Building.
29/11/13 The bridge looking festive as are the Reindeer.
21/11/13 The Reindeer were busy getting limbered up for their busy night and the Elves have all been working hard and are at Eden to meet their the children.
21/11/13 Father Christmas has a base camp at Eden where you can personally meet the elves and Father Christmas. (booking required for this)
21/11/13 The Elf's bedroom looks very cosy.
21/11/13 Learn how the make the magic Reindeer food to help them fly.
21/11/13 Collect the special ingredient for Father Christmas to make the Reindeer food.
21/11/13 Then the Elves will call Father Christmas and you can personally meet the great man.
21/11/13 Eden has even more magic this Christmas come along and have fun.
21/11/13 Not forgetting the lantern procession and fire finale
07/11/13 A fine sunny day and it's time for a spot of pruning. In fact quite a heavy pruning is required as the trees down the Grand steps have grown a lot this year.
07/11/13 Visitors got a surprise when arriving as entry to Eden was free today for the Macmillan Christmas Fair. Almost all visitors paid the £7.50 which went toward Macmillan care and support in Cornwall.
07/11/13 A lot of supporters of Macmillan bought a ticket on line earlier in the week that included a Salmon lunch in the Bakery as well as entry.
07/11/13 There was lots of tasty food on sale as well as an enormous amount of other things. I planned pop in and take a few photographs and go, but stayed all afternoon. Went home with everything from a train set in a box to Seville marmalade.
07/11/13 I wish it was on every day up to Christmas!
07/11/13 Sparkling silver from Mexico and and amazing silk flowers from Devon
07/11/13 Robin Hanbury-Tenison (the explorer) was there selling his many books. http://www.robinsbooks.co.uk Some super bone china plates were on another stall.
07/11/13 Hand painted witty signs (I have uploaded large so you should be able to read them)
07/11/13 I wonder who won this lovely bowl in the raffle. Mrs Middleton's rape seed oil of the finest kind was also on sale.
07/11/13 For those who like toffee vodka it was there too. It was a very successful well attended fair thank you to Eden and all the helpers and everyone who attended.
30/10/13 Yes it's the second night of The Little Monsters Halloweden Ball, there was no shortage on little monsters or big ones for that matter!
30/10/13 The ice rink was in full swing and looking the part.
30/10/13 My Grand Daughter Isabel enjoying being a witch for the night, just don't eat too many chocolate frogs.
30/10/13 The Med Biome was a great place for the disco.
30/10/13 I'm sure it was Martin under the hat, he seriously scared my Grand daughter.
30/10/13 Chocolate treats and potions to make wishes Eden had it all.
26/10/13 The Wishcarft tent where pumpkin carving take on a whole new skill.
26/10/13 Potion mixing in the Dome tent.
26/10/13 Bubbling potions and even a smoking walloping willow stump plus story telling and a lot more.
26/10/13 Giant pumpkins, new this year is the The Room on The Broom tent.
26/10/13 Around Eden you'll find some famous wizards and even owls.
26/10/13 There's a chance to stroke an owl and enjoy good hearty food in the Bakery.
20/10/13 The Eden Marathon and Half Marathon were run on the Sunday
partly in fine weather then a thunderstorm to finish. Marathon 2013 video
19/10/13 Ice rink opened for the 2013 season
19/10/13 It's as massive as usual and moved down a bit to leave more room at the snack bar and boot exchange.
19/10/13 Skateside is much larger with a wide selection of tasty food.
19/10/13 So come along and have some skating fun, there's all types of sessions for the absolute beginner to skating on ice experts.
19/19/13 Eden's Dave has written a new song it's amazing you may see him in the Med Biome.
10/10/13 I caught up with Rosby Mthinda again today at Bambams in the Rain forest Biome.
09/10/13 The ice rink is being frozen down and a tented enclosure being built to house part of Halloweden.
09/10/13 It's the week long festival of the Baobab tree and it's amazing fruit.
09/10/13 Watching the Baobab ice cream making intently was Rosby Mthinda, from Malawi who has come to promote Baobab, its uses and benefits to all.
09/10/13 Charlie Francis has returned to Eden to make the Baobab ice cream and Richard has taken a break from his bar work on 'Doc Martin' here tasting some Ice cream.
05/10/13 The day of the beer festival dawns sunny and all is ready.
05/10/13 The friendly hand of the Queen of Cornish Ales welcomes everyone.
05/10/13 New screen on the Tom Hoblyn garden. Stage is set for the 4 band to night.
05/10/13 The odd barrel of beer and ales which were set up yesterday to settle are at the ready.
05/10/13 The staff are trained how to serve the beers at their best. Unfortunately I was unable to go on the evening. I am told by one of my guests, who was there it was a great success. They took some pictures for me, if any one has some pictures please email them to me for inclusion.
05/10/13 Meanwhile in the Med Biome there's lots of colour and the delicate cotton blossoms are in bloom.
05/10/13 Cotton blossoms - Med Biome
30/09/13 Cornish Orchards cider and juice tasting, soon gathered a crowd.
30/09/13 Every one of the ciders and juices were very drinkable.
30/09/13 In the Med Biome a wine tasting was going on (hic) it's a hard job someone's got to do it.
30/09/13 After all that cider and wine now Beer talk from Michael, it's ok no tasters.
28/09/13 Cider tasting.
Ramesh and Asha from the The Thali Cafe in Bristol returns to cook chillies in a very tasty way.
24/09/13 Last day of the chilli festival and chillies take a battering.
23/09/13 The lady cooks from Taco Diablo Mexican Cafe Fowey.
23/09/13 Roasted chillies eat it if you dare Richard!
22/09/13 Cooking with Chilli, Head Chef from Nepalese Gurkha, St Austell.
22/09/13 After tasting the hottest chilli around 3 bottles of water were needed.
22/09/13 The curry hot pot produced some amazing flavours for every one to sample.
15/09/13 Ramesh and Asha from the The Thali Cafe in Bristol
15/09/13 The smells of cooking were fantastic, just love Thali food.
15/09/13 There were lot of samples to taste.
14/09/13 Another blue Biome day another chef, Chinty Pettit makes a perfect Roti
14/09/13 The importance of mixing well, judging the heat.
14/09/13 All hands on deck as Polly and Richard peel roasted tomatoes.
14/09/13 Thank you Chinty Pettit, for a taste of Trinidadian food.
13/09/13 Tim Anderson, advertising a book, The Art of Fermentation, a largely forgotten art of preserving food.
13/09/13 Tasty samples Korean duck tacos
12/09/13 Garden designer Tom Hoblyn used his childhood experiences and memories of Cornwall to create his 2011 Chelsea garden, now built at Eden.
12/09/13 Anthony McNamara a real fish cook with tasty food to try.
12/09/13 Flavour in a pan with many special touches like local cob nuts.
12/09/13 Stories from a fishermen too with Richard interviewing. Close up of the smoking pan
12/09/13 There was a lot of interest in the foraged plants and mushrooms.
12/09/13 This is a good method of blackening a thumb nail and occasionally cracking open a cob nut! Another super chef in the Dome tent.
11/09/13 Busy day in the Dome tent, first off Charlie Francis, Ice cream maker with a difference.
11/09/13 What goes into his ice cream, Alcohol, sugar, cream, fresh raspberries, water, air, to cool it down liquid nitrogen, note the protective glasses and gloves.
11/09/13 The result most of us get a taste of the Raspberry ice cream.
11/09/13 Ice cream with the help of a fire extinguisher, very dramatic.
11/09/13 A volunteer potter from the audience made an ice cream pot on a rather lovely old gramophone as a potters wheel.
11/09/13 A chance for a photo. A spot of lunch for me in the Bakery which leads me nicely on to John Whaite, winner of the 'Great British Bake Off' last year.
11/09/13 The queue was long and early for this young man, but well worth the whaite.
11/09/13 This will be beautiful bread shortly, and there it is, one I made earlier receiving its garlic butter topping. John was a total entertainment to watch and listen too.
11/09/13 Another book for my shelf and what a super book it is. Thanks for coming to Eden John.
10/09/13 It's a sunny day with dark clouds looming. Ice rink is already under construction.
Now for another famous chef in 'Chef week at Eden'.
10/09/13 Allegra McEvedy, a tasty woman with tasty food too (thank you for the kisses in my book) I can only describe her as a female Jamie Oliver with a very sharp knife.
10/09/13 Now that's what I call a knife! Wow that pans hot.
10/09/13 Any one for garlic chives. Everyone should learn to cook!
10/09/13 Thank you to the Eden Team helpers for serving the tasty samples.
10/09/13 Thank you to all at Eden for organising these events, I just love them.
08/09/13 A long Queue formed ready to go into the Dome tent to meet and see Paul Ainsworth cook some tasty dishes.
08/09/13 John, Paul's right hand at his Number 6 Padstow Restaurant.
08/09/13 Concentration required when making a smoked haddock Scotch quails egg and basting
08/09/13 The food was really an eye opener as samples were handed out. Copies of a book 'Food for Thought' by David Croft were on sale, a combination of life, karate, cooking & disability. The book holds many recipes from famous chefs including Paul' Slow-cooked belly of pork casserole.
07/09/13 Monica and Eden's Jo waved to the waiting crowds.
07/09/13 Monica Galetti gave a cookery demonstration with the help of a volunteer James, from the audience. It took place in the Dome tent.
07/09/13 After the cooking everyone could have a taste.
07/09/13 Chance for a photo with Monica then a booking signing.
06/09/13 Fruity scene and harvesting.
06/09/13 Busy lunch service on the Med Terrace. Hungry Bee in the Core Building.
06/09/13 All part of the story of pollination in the Core, visit it now!
03/09/13 Returning to Eden after a summer break on a blue Biome day.
03/09/13 Tomato Harvest in the Eden Garden.
03/09/13 Tibetan Monks with their amazing sand art in the Med Biome.
03/09/13 Items on sale that the Monks have made. Blue skies and Biomes
03/09/13 The Prairie on blossom in the September sun.
03/09/13 Eden Views
01/08/13 A summers evening visit, late opening, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until 8.00pm
01/08/13 There's a Gourmet burger bar where you can get a local meat burger and lettuce leaf with choice of dressings in a roll for £5.50 and listen to live music while you eat.
01/08/13 Rustic seating made from old tyres and logs for somewhere to site, if you haven't built a den that is or try your hand at butterfly flying!
01/08/13 Make one and add to the swam of butterflies on the stage area.
01/08/13 Things to find on the many pathways around Eden.
Has anyone spotted an 18-foot high bee at the Eden Project this summer?
01/08/13 Table service in the Med Biome on late opening evenings.
19/07/13 High summer at Eden.
19/07/13 Some strange shapes that need investigating.
19/07/13 The jungle just grows with the tree walkway now open to the public.
19/07/13 Madam butterfly, Saoirse in charge of hatchlings as they become ready to be released into the rainforest Biome. This young lady had the privilege of placing a butterfly on Jessie J's hand.
This is not my picture but, is included for completeness, wish I had been there.
19/07/13 You too can hold a butterfly Just be there when they are released.
19/07/13 Join in the bee wobble dance with Jenny and the pollinators.
19/07/13 No sooner the Sessions are over then the den building gets under way.
19/07/13 Repairing windows (with a hammer) Should all be ready on time.
13/07/13 Mums, dads, sons and daughters it was a family show from Jessie J with the magic of Eden for good measure.
13/07/13 Jessie gave it all, wow what an evening.
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