Saturday 1st Apr '17

April Stewardship Saturday

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in Wilderness Cafe and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch is provided. Tea and cake at 4pm. And an AGM to discuss plans for the woods for the […]

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Saturday 1st Apr '17

Annual General Meeting for members

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Join Dan and Emily, the owners of the wood, at 5pm to hear about plans for the coming year and contribute your ideas on some of our current thorny issues: Pay As You Feel, keeping the woods good for flora and fauna as well as people, what next in the play-glade, what kind of organisation […]

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Monday 3rd Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Fire Craft with Sarah

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Light, warmth, cooking food and boiling drinking water. Fire is about the most useful tools there is in the wilderness learn how collect, light and building them in a fun and practical way using different techniques and gather materials form the wood. Techniques used flint and steel use make your own charcloth/char pencils to take […]

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Monday 3rd Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest school – Fairy Gardens with Sarah

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Time: 2.00pm – 3.15pm Price: £8.50 Age: 3 years +(adults to accompany child) Do you believe in fairies? Find the secret path and the fairy and Elf glade and listen to a story about Fairies and Elves. Make a secret garden for them to play in and make and decorate a willow wand to take home. […]

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Tuesday 4th Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Woodland Animal Felt Making

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Date: Tuesday 4th April Time: 10.30 – 12.30 Price: £15.50 per child (adults to accompany and get creative) Age: 3 – 99 years!    Join Lucy’s Little Forest School with her collaboration with Karen Rao – Felt Artist for 2 hours of woodland storytelling and forest felting fun. Explore the Fairy Ring with Lucy, looking […]

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Tuesday 4th Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Woodland Animal Felting

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Date: Tuesday 4th April Time: 1.30 – 3.30pm Price: £15.50 per child (adults to accompany and get creative) Age: 3 – 99 years!  Join Lucy’s Little Forest School with her collaboration with Karen Rao – Felt Artist for 2 hours of woodland storytelling and forest felting fun. Explore the Fairy Ring with Lucy, looking for fallen leaves […]

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Wednesday 5th Apr '17

LLFS – Easter Creations – Natural Egg dyeing and wild afternoon tea!

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Lucy Clarke and Mel Evans Forest school level 3 leaders will take you to a peaceful and relaxed day in the wilderness. We will spend our time, lighting fires, using bushcraft skills. Making natural dyes, from coffee to cabbage! using natural leaves and ferns. More details on this to follow…. Wild Afternoon Tea – Walk in the […]

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Thursday 6th Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest school – Adventure of a ….GrUfFaLo – Woodland Monsters!

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Date: Thursday 6th April 2017 Time: 2.30pm – 4.00pm   Price:£9.50 per child (accompanying adult free) Age: 3  Years + This workshop is being run by Wriggly a Forest school Leader and an expert in Gruffalo Hunting! Find the secret path, discover the storytelling circle.  Come and share an adventure in the wilderness, Reading the story of […]

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Thursday 6th Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Family Castaway – with Wriggly

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Build a shelter ready to survive the wind and rain, light a campfire and enjoy cooking our lunch over the fire….Adult to accompany child/dren and join the adventure! Lighting a communal fire and have a go at the 60 seconds fire challenge…. If you can independletly light your own fire you can do this by […]

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Friday 7th Apr '17

Members’ Working-with-wood-day

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Members of all ages join the Wilderness Wood team for the day for wood-work, stewardship, planting, cooking and art-work.  All ages welcome.  Children can come unaccompagnied for a cost of £10/day.  Meet at 10am outside the cafe.  Contact emilyanddan@wildernesswood.org to book on.

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Friday 7th Apr '17

Lucy’s little Forest School – Easter Creations – Bird’s Nest Challenge!

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Time: 1.30pm – 3.00pm Age: 3+ (accompany adults free) This workshop is being run by Mel Evan, Forest school leader and an amazing mum! for Lucy’s Little Forest School. Spring is the time for many birds to build a nest, ready for egg laying and bringing up their hatched chicks. Head into the wilderness and […]

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Friday 7th Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Family Den Building!

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Learn how to build a shelter than can with stand wind and rain as well as make it as camouflaged as you possibly can only from using natural materials! We will venture into the wood and get into teams and build a shelter to be proud of! Price: £9.50 Age: 0-99! Time: 12,30pm – 1,30pm This […]

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Saturday 8th Apr '17

Blackbird arts workshop – dyeing with indigo and shibori

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Using natural fabrics and a vat of indigo, Christine Cooper will teach a variety of Shibori dyeing methods.               Timing: 10am-5pm Place: the marquee at Wilderness Wood Cost: £75 (10% discount for members of Wilderness Wood) For further details and to book on, please contact: info@adelescantlebury.co.uk

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Monday 10th Apr '17

Woodland Baking – Easter Feast!

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Time: 10.30 am – 1.00 pm Age: 3+ for all the family! Accompany adults free. Cost: £13.00 per child   Join us to make traditional damper bread in the wild! As the bake off begins mix and match an array of ingredients for a taste sensation. Once we are all ready and have packed up […]

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Tuesday 11th Apr '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School Mud Kitchen – mud pies and other recipes

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Time: 10.30am- 12.00pm Age: 2+  years accompanying adult free! Cost: £8.50 per child (adults accompanying free)   Have you discovered the Mud kitchen at Wilderness wood! When mud is properly prepared we can make the most delicious treats! I love the crunch of pine needles. You can use a stump as a counter a puddle makes a […]

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Wednesday 12th Apr '17

Explorers – Children ONLY!!!

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What to bring: Please make sure your child comes with a backpack – including appropriate clothing and shoes. A packed Lunch for the day and a bottle of water. Explorers day Let’s explore the woods, design ways of remembering our routes, identify plants and trees that might help us,  build shelters, set up a base […]

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Thursday 13th Apr '17

Easter Bunnies with Sarah!

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Join Sarah Kelleher she has been working at Wilderness Wood for over 16 Years! “Track the rabbits of Wilderness Wood, play rabbity games  and make a clay Easter Bunny to take home. ” We will meet opposite the cafe in the Shack 10 mins before workshop starts. To book click here  

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Thursday 13th Apr '17

Bug Hunting with Sarah

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Thursday 13 April,      Bug hunt   1.30- 2.45 “We’ll go searching  under logs, in trees, among the leaves for all kinds of minibeasts, and make a clay bug and a bug house to take home.” Hunting equipment –   Magnifying glasses                         […]

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Friday 14th Apr '17

Wilderness Wood Easter Bunny Hunt

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Join us for Spring celebrations at the woods with Lucy’s Little Forest School’s take on the traditional Easter Bunny Hunt.  There will also be arts, crafts, face-painting activities and goodies around the new Meeting House building near the cafe.   Wilderness Cafe will be serving its famous family BBQ between 12- 3pm.   Time: Anytime between […]

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Saturday 15th Apr '17

Wilderness Wood Easter Bunny Hunt

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Join us for Spring celebrations at the woods with Lucy’s Little Forest School’s take on the traditional Easter Bunny Hunt.  There will also be arts, crafts, face-painting activities and goodies in and around the new Meeting House. Time: Anytime between 10am and 4pm everyday of the bank-holiday weekend. No need to book. Age: 0-99! Price:  […]

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Sunday 16th Apr '17

Wilderness Wood Easter Bunny Hunt

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Join us for Spring celebrations at the woods with Lucy’s Little Forest School’s take on the traditional Easter Bunny Hunt.  There will also be arts, crafts, face-painting activities and goodies in and around the Meeting House. Wilderness Cafe BBQ between 12pm and 3pm.   Time: Anytime between 10am and 4pm everyday of the bank-holiday weekend. […]

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Monday 17th Apr '17

Wilderness Wood Easter Bunny Hunt

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Join us for Easter celebrations at the woods with Lucy’s Little Forest School’s take on the traditional Easter Bunny Hunt.  There will also be arts, crafts, face-painting activities and goodies in and around the new Meeting House.   Time: Anytime between 10am and 4pm everyday of the bank-holiday weekend. No need to book.  BBQ 12pm-3pm. […]

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Saturday 29th Apr '17

Bluebell Art Workshop with Blackbird Arts

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Taking inspiration from the bluebells in the woods and with guidance from the experienced local artists, Martin Brockman and Adele Scantlebury, have a go at Woodblock Printing, Painting, Drawing, printing on fabric to make bunting which will have its first outing at the annual Wilderness Wood May Day party that evening…. Place:  the marquee at […]

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Saturday 29th Apr '17

Bluebell Party

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Members and friends are invited to celebrate the coming of spring at the woods and our collective progress over the last year.  We will gather at 5.30pm outside the cafe to crown this year’s May Queen and process around a tour of works achieved over the year.  Then it’s time to party with a ceilidh […]

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Saturday 6th May '17

May Stewardship Saturday 2017

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch is provided. Tea and cake at 4pm. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you […]

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Saturday 13th May '17

Wedding private function – woodland closed on May 13th

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Daniel and Heidi are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday May 13th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday May 14th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 3rd Jun '17

Wedding private function – woodland closed on Saturday June 3rd

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Hannah and Henry are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday June 3rd.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday June 4th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 1st Jul '17

July Stewardship Saturday and pizza night

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. […]

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Saturday 15th Jul '17

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on July 15th

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Steve and Farinoz are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday July 15th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday July 16th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 5th Aug '17

August Stewardship Saturday

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Monday 7th Aug '17

Working-with-wood-week summer 2017

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Members are invited to join the Wilderness Wood team for a week of timber construction, woodland stewardship, arts, crafts and putting on a play-in-a-week.  You can camp or come in each day.  All ages welcome and needed!  For further details on activities and costs, contact emilyanddan@wildernesswood.org

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Saturday 2nd Sep '17

September Stewardship Saturday 2017

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 9th Sep '17

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on September 9th

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Hannah and Eduardo are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday September 9th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday September 9th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 30th Sep '17

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on September 30th

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Vicky and Matthew are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday September 30th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday October 1st.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 7th Oct '17

October Stewardship Saturday 2017

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 28th Oct '17

Members’ priority Christmas Tree reservations

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Come and have pick of the crop and a 10% discount on Christmas Trees in the field.

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Saturday 6th Jan '18

January Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 3rd Feb '18

February Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 3rd Mar '18

March Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 7th Apr '18

April Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 5th May '18

Annual Members’ May Party

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Another spring.  Another party.  Another May Queen.  Details to follow….

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