Saturday 16th Dec '17

Winter Solstice Celebration for Members 2017

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Meet at 3pm at the Cook House for a lantern walk, music, drama, art exhibition, fire, hot drinks, home-made mince-pies and jacket potatoes.   Bring a vegetarian, savoury dish to share – we’ll provide the hot potatoes.   And cash for a Dan bar, Em mince-pies and donations to the re-planting of Bat Park.   Dress up […]

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Thursday 21st Dec '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Making winter treats for our feathered friends

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Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm Age : 3 – 10 Years -  Adults to accompany children Cost: £12.50 per child (accompanying adults free) Booking essential Winter can be a difficult time for birds. The days are short, and nights are often cold and long. The natural food supply has been consumed or is hidden by snow. […]

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Friday 22nd Dec '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Family Christmas craft and gift making workshop

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Join me for 2 hours of celebration and creation. Come with the family and make some Christmas decorations for your home or as a gift. This workshop is for the family for all of you to get involved and make some special creations from the wood. So relax and enjoy sitting by the fire and […]

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Saturday 23rd Dec '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – A Stick Man

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Travel down into the deep dark woods…….with Lucy yes Lucy of Lucy’s Little Forest School will be coming in to run this activity Share this lovable classic (My Favorite story) STICK MAN! under the trees We will light a fire, toast crumpets with butter and jam and have a hot chocolate. Bring a picnic or […]

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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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Wednesday 17th Jan '18

Forest School Fawns – Wednesday’s with Julie Cowell January Term

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About Julie After lots of fun filled forest school sessions with Lucy and my youngest child, Jeannie, I got the Forest School bug! Lucy’s Little Forest School gave us so much inspiration to be creative outside and enjoy our beautiful surroundings in the forest with friends. It was always something we looked forward to in […]

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Friday 19th Jan '18

Forest School Acorns – Friday’s January term with Mel Evans

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Friday mornings! Term time only. Dates: 19th January 26th January 2nd February 9th February Half term no session 23rd February 2nd March Starting: 10.30a.m – 12.00pm Our unique Forest school session is led by Mel from Lucy’s forest school. This is for parents and their child to come and spend some time in the wood […]

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Saturday 20th Jan '18

Tree Identification Walk with Luśka Mengham

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Can you identify tree species just by their buds? Even if you’re not sure how to identify trees in leaf, this is a great way to get to know them very well before the leaves arrive!   Join Luśka Mengham on a walk and talk around Wilderness Wood learning how to identify native and naturalised […]

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Thursday 25th Jan '18

Create Your Own Winter Herbal Remedies Kit with Anita Graham

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Anita is an experienced herbalist and teacher.  She will explain the qualities of various herbal remedies and show you how to make them. You’ll go home with a kit which will help to get you and your your family and friends through the winter: – a bottle of Elderberry syrup to boost the immune system […]

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Saturday 27th Jan '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School Ethical Taxidermy workshop – With Teresa & Wriggly- Adults workshop

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The class takes students(age 18+yrs)  through Mole taxidermy,from corpse to cute ornament. You will be introduced to the process and techniques behind basic taxidermy by learning how to skin, prep, preserve and mount your Mole. Choose to pose your mole in a naturalistic setting or be introduced to the art of anthropomorphism by giving your […]

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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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Thursday 15th Feb '18

Herbal Workshop for Teenage/Pre-teen Girls with Anita Graham

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This will be an introductory talk about herbs that boost the immune system, support the nervous system and help maintain hormonal balance. Find out which herbs can be used for menstrual symptoms and disorders, including period pain, PMT and irregular cycles and herbs that benefit the skin, general detoxification and gastro-intestinal health.   During the […]

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Friday 16th Feb '18

Members’ Working-with-wood-day

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Members of all ages join the Wilderness Wood team for a day of wood-work, stewardship, planting, cooking, crafting and art-work.  All ages welcome.  Cost is £10/day per family.  Meet at 10am at the Meeting House. Lunch provided.   Contact emilyanddan@wildernesswood.org to book on.

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Friday 16th Feb '18

Roots and Wings – meeting about new group which will start in Spring 2018

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We invite you to come and find out more about ‘Roots and Wings’ a rite of passage group for 10-12 year old girls.   The group is run by Kathryn Jordan, an experienced teacher and nature connection facilitator.  We will meet between March and July in a beautiful sheltered fire circle deep in Wilderness Wood.  The […]

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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 10th Mar '18

Create a Withy Animal Sculpture with Martin Brockman

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You will make a life-size animal sculpture from willow, hazel or hornbeam (depending on what is available) to take home.  Working with Martin Brockman, experienced craftsman and tutor. Please bring a picture or sketch of the type of animal you want to make.  And gardening gloves and secateurs, if you have them.  You can come […]

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Thursday 22nd Mar '18

Herbal Workshop on the Menopause with Anita Graham

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We will discuss common and varying symptoms of the menopause and how to treat them holistically with herbs and diet.  Anita will explain why supporting the endocrine system, the liver and nervous system can alleviate symptoms together with the important role of phyto-oestrogens.  We will explore the actions and uses of a selection of dried […]

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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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Sunday 22nd Apr '18

Herbal Workshop with Anita Graham: Spring-time Cleanse

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Come on a herb walk to identify the amazing qualities of the springtime cleansing herbs. We will look really closely at nettle, cleavers, dandelion, silver birch and ribwort plantain amongst others. There is so much to say about the healing and cleansing power of these herbs, together with their traditional use and folklore. Afterwards, create […]

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Saturday 28th Apr '18

Annual Members’ Bluebell Party

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

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Saturday 12th May '18

Bird Carving Workshop

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Carve a wooden bird with experienced woodland sculptor and teacher, Martin Brockman.   Martin will show you how to handle basic wood carving chisels and work in three dimensions.  You will take home with you a lovely decoration from the woods.  You can also have a delicious hot lunch at the cafe.         […]

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