Ken has over 30 years of experience in the design, construction & project management of Oriental gardens, and regularly holds workshops in Sydney. All workshops take place at Hidden Orient in Belrose. Classes are kept to a small number of participants to allow individual tuition.  The cost of a one day workshop with Ken is $375 (or $350 per person in a couple) this includes course notes, lunch, and morning & afternoon tea.


Japanese Pruning Techniques – Sunday 15 March 2020

1 day workshop with Ken Lamb

1 day workshop with Ken Lamb

Spend an interesting and entertaining day with Ken Lamb, learning the history, principles and practice of traditional Japanese pruning and its symbolism. Includes course notes, lunch from a local Japanese Restaurant, bottles of water, and morning tea.

Small group number to facilitate a fascinating educational day.

For bookings or enquiries please call 02 9986 3968 or email


Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting Workshop – on Sunday 9 February 2020

9am – 12pm with Ken Lamb

This workshop is an introduction to the principles of Japanese Sumi-e painting, in a small group. Each participant will create their own Sumi-e painting, with assistance from Ken.
Basic materials will be provided for the day, plus extra supplies available for purchase like paper, ink and brushes.
Prior experience or skills are not needed. 

Cost is $85 for this half day workshop including morning tea. Book now – places are limited!

For bookings or enquiries please call 9986 3968 or email


Private Oriental Garden Tours with Ken Lamb

Ken Lamb conducts private Oriental garden tours of some of the numerous gardens he’s constructed throughout Sydney. Ken has over 30 years of experience specialising in the design and construction oriental gardens and water features. These private tours are kept to minimum numbers to allow maximum attention to detail and information.

Please email our workshop & tour coordinator to receive any details of upcoming tours.