Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Nature's Gifts - Festive Preserves

Redgrave & Lopham Fen: Join local master preserver, Janet Peachey, of Peacheys Preserves at this festive masterclass, which will be held in the beauty of Suffolk Wildlife Trust's Redgrave & Lopham Fen reserve. You will learn how quick and easy it is to make different preserves, which will make lovely edible gifts for your friends and family.

Event details


10:00 to 15:00
A static map of Nature's Gifts - Festive Preserves

About the event

During this practical and enjoyable workshop, Janet will share her ideas for wonderful pre-Christmas preserves to make for yourself or to give as edible gifts. She will guide you to create a variety of different products including mincemeat for home-made mince pies, a seasonal savoury jam to serve with meats and cheeses, and bottled fruits.  Janet runs her own successful business, Peacheys Preserves, where she makes all her preserves by hand using family recipes, creating new recipes and using the finest own-grown wild and local produce. For more information on Janet's products check out her website:

Please bring: a sharp kitchen knife a measuring jug wooden spoon jam funnel (if you have one) although Janet will have a few oven gloves apple peeler apron a packed lunch.

There will be a charge of £8 for Janet's ingredients and jars. Tea, coffee and biscuits are included in the price.



£30 + £8 materials

Suitable for

Adults, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted



Wheelchair access


Contact us

Contact number: 01473 890089