AN expert forager is giving tips on finding free food in Britain’s hedgerows and along our seashores during a lecture at Ampfield’s Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.

John Wright, will present the ‘Foraging Year’ at the county council-owned gardens on February 28 at 11am.

John, who is the author of three foraging books, will be revealing how easy it is to find free food in the wilds. The Hillier Gardens lecture includes a two- course lunch, coffee and admission to the grounds. It’s is priced at £19.95.