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An Eden for Everyone - Sample Large Print Leaflets for Sensory Therapy Garden Projects

  1. 1. An Eden for everyone!Large print version prepared by the Sensory Trust
  2. 2. An Eden for everyone!Large print versionContentsPictures of Eden……………………………….. 1IntroductionI’ve never been before, what is itexactly?........................................................... 2I’ve already been, what’s new to see?………. 3If you believe……………………………….…… 3The Eden Project is a charity…………………. 4You can support our work……………………... 4The detailsOpening times…………………......................... 6Evening opening………………………………… 6Admission prices………………………………… 7How to get to us…………………………………. 7Dogs……………………………………………… 7Inside EdenEden events…………………………………….. 8The Eden Sessions…………………………….. 8Summer survival challenge……………………. 8A Time of Gifts…………………………………… 9About this leaflet………………………………… 9Pictures of Eden………………………………… 10
  3. 3. “If you have already visited, go again – you’ll seesomething different each time.” Alan TitchmarshThe Rainforest Biome. A view of the canopy andthe hexagonal structure of the roof. The Mediterranean Biome. Visitors enjoy the rainbow colours of rows of tulips throughout the Biome. Page 1
  4. 4. An Eden for everyone!I’ve never been before, what is it exactly?If you’ve never been before, you may bewondering what Eden is all about. Most peoplehave heard of our giant greenhouses, home toplants from around the world and breathtakingin their own right, but as you’ll see, there’s evenmore to discover at Eden! 1. A global garden where you can travel around the world in a day. 2. Statement art and architecture – from Biomes to WEEEman. 3. Somewhere to rediscover your link with nature & get mud between your toes. 4. A place to make ‘green’ sexy rather than guilt-ridden. 5. Events and seasonal themes. 6. A charity working to inspire dreams of a positive future, and make them happen! Page 2
  5. 5. I’ve already been, what’s new to see?There’s always something new to see at Edeneven if you’ve been many times before. Fromnew landscapes to a varied events programmeto new exhibits, changing seasonal menus andnew products in our shop.If your first visit was during our early years, you’llnotice the biggest changes in the outdoorlandscape and Mediterranean Biome. Of coursethe plants will have grown since your last visit butthere are other changes too – new areas havebeen planted out and new gardens developedwithin our global garden – special places we like tocall our Hidden Eden. Areas such as Wild Cornwall,Global Gardeners and The Garden are allfavourites with the Eden Team. We’d love you todiscover them too!If you believe…there should be a place that explores what a greatfuture might look like,that celebrates life and puts champagne in the veins,that’s all about education with … Mud Between YourToes,that is a place where you can hold conversations thatmight just go somewhere, Page 3
  6. 6. where research is experience to be shared witheveryone,and is for all those who think the future belongs to usall,then welcome to the Eden Project … home of theEden Trust.That’s why we built this place and that’s where themoney goes.The Eden Project is a charityWe need your support to continue providingeducational programmes to schools, collegesand universities and to maintain and increaseour research, conservation, environmental,social and sustainability projects. You can findout more about our outreach projects includingGreat Day Out, Mud Between Your Toes andGardens for Life from our website.You can support our work in the followingways:Visit us – all the profits from your entrance ticket,the food you eat to the products you buy at Edengo to the Eden Trust to support projects workingtowards a sustainable future. Page 4
  7. 7. Allow us to treat your normal admission fee asa gift and get free entry for a year - simply tell uswhen you arrive at Ticketing that you would like totreat your admission as a gift of the same amountand you’ll receive a FREE annual entry pass! Ifyou then allow us to claim Gift Aid on your gift Edencan then claim the tax back, which means 28 penceto the Eden Trust for every pound you give!There’s no catch, it doesn’t cost you any more.You win, we win and the taxman’s happy.Become an Eden Friend – you’ll receive e-newsletters, a quarterly Friends magazine,privileged access and exclusive Friends events.Visit our website for prices and further details orask for more information when you visit us.Donate - you can donate via personal contributions,legacy or business sponsorship of projects. Pleasecall our fundraising team for details on 10726818735.Eden talk – the best way you can help us is to tellas many people as possible about the Eden Project.So, if you’ve enjoyed your visit to Eden, we’d reallyappreciate it if you’d let other people know what agreat time you had!The Eden Project is a registered charityNo. 1093070 Page 5
  8. 8. The detailsOpening Times29 March – 1 November 200910am – 6pm (last entry at 4.30pm)2 November 2009 – 28 March 201010am – 4.30pm (last entry at 3.00pm)During the school summer holidays car parks opena little earlier at 9am, outdoor parts of the site at9.30am and the Biomes at 10am.Evening openingWe’re also open later during the summer holidaysand around Christmas – call us or check ourwebsite for details.We close on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, wewill also be closed on 25 & 26 January 2010 forstaff training. Very occasionally there are slightvariations to this so if you are travelling a long wayto see us please check before setting off. Page 6
  9. 9. Admission prices (to March 2010)Adult £16 Senior £11 Child £5Student £8 Family £38How to get to usTrain & Bus – Tickets which include admission toEden and the connecting bus service from St.Austell, are available from all UK rail stations. Fordetails call National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50.First and Western Greyhound Buses also offercombined admission tickets to Eden. For details ofbus times and routes to Eden call Traveline on0871 200 22 33.On your bike – We love cyclists and walkers so ifyou make yourself known at the pre-paid ticketdesk when you arrive, we’ll give you £4 off adultentry and kids under 15 come in free.Cars – If you need to travel by car you’ll find us wellsignposted from the A30, A390 and the A391.Dogs – We don’t encourage visitors to bring dogsother than guide dogs, as they are not allowed onthe main site. We do have a very limited number ofshaded car parking spaces which are available ona first come, first served basis. Page 7
  10. 10. Eden eventsAs well as the world’s largest conservatories andtallest rainforest in captivity you’ll always findsomething new to experience at Eden.Our seasonal programme brings live music, funworkshops, unusual and exciting exhibitions andopportunities to learn new things from survival skillsto floristry or growing your own veg. Whatever yourage you’ll find something to suit you. Seewww.edenproject.com/whats-on for the latestprogrammeThe Eden Sessions‘The most sublime summer music festival you couldever hope to experience’. Time OutDescribed by the Telegraph as ‘Half Glastonbury,half Glyndebourne’ the Sessions are now wellestablished as one of the highlights in the UK’ssummer music season. Check our website for thelatest news on the line up.Summer Survival ChallengeTake the Eden Summer Survival Challenge andlearn how to build a den, forage for your own foodand even light a friction fire. Page 8
  11. 11. Time of GiftsAdd some sparkle and warmth to your winter with ATime of Gifts, Eden’s winter festival! Join us forskating, singing, storytelling and rediscover theimportance of the gifts of memories, thanks andtime.About this leafletThis large print version of An Eden for everyonehas been produced by the Sensory Trust from theoriginal leaflet produced by the Eden Project. Alarge print version of the Welcome to Eden leaflet isalso available. Comments about this large printversion are welcomed by Sensory Trust and Edenproject. These leaflets can be downloaded fromthe Sensory Trust website. Hard copies areavailable from the Eden Information Desk.www.sensorytrust.org.ukE-mail: feedback@sensorytrust.org.ukwww.edenproject.comAccess Eden: 01726 818895The range of Eden information is regularly updated.Please visit the websites to find out what isavailable.Copyright © 2009 Eden Project Page 9
  12. 12. Eden Sessions. A view of a night-time concertwith the Biomes lit up.Summer Survival Challenge. Families enjoymaking dens outdoors with a view of the Biomes inthe background. Page 10
  13. 13. Art. Close up of the WEEEman sculpture; madefrom the electrical waste generated by one personin their lifetime. Page 11
  14. 14. Time of Gifts. An illuminated Christmas tree madefrom recycled plastic bags. Page 12

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