Thursday 21st Feb '19

Adventures of a Gruffalo – Woodland Monsters SOLD OUT

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This workshop is being run by Wriggly 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 the Gruffalo and letting the children get involved, helping with the voices of the animals and actions to suit! This activity is about the adventure, […]

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Friday 22nd Feb '19

Members’ working-with-wood-day

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Members of all ages are invited to gather for a day of work, projects and fun in the wood together.   We will be making rustic fencing and hedging; planking the Under Oak beds; extending the Kitchen Garden;  making lunch and cakes; writing poetry; making bluebell art-work and ceremonial opening of the new cafe toilets!   […]

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Friday 22nd Feb '19

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Making winter treats for the birds SOLD OUT

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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. Most insects are dead […]

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Friday 22nd Feb '19

Mud Kitchen – mud pies and other delights with Lucy SOLD OUT

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Age: 2+ years (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 nice sink…Ovens are everywhere, under bushes, behind trees. Cooking utensils should wherever […]

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Tuesday 26th Feb '19

Owlets Playgroup

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This group will be an opportunity to get together with other parents and their little ones for under 2.5 years. We hope to; Nourish and support families in the wood. Sharing experiences and skills, Follow the seasons, Quality time in nature Listen to stories, Campfire snacks Nature crafting. Hot drinks and healthy snack or a […]

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Thursday 28th Feb '19

Green wood-working group for home educated young people

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These morning and afternoon groups offer young people the opportunity to experience the joy of working with green wood through their own exploration and creativity. The emphasis is on young people working on their own projects while learning new skills.  Kent does not lead the sessions from the front but supports and guides each individual […]

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Saturday 2nd Mar '19

March Stewardship Saturday 2019

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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 31st Mar '19

Mothering Sunday brunch or high tea

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For the early risers we will be offering a Mother’s Day Brunch from 9:45am. To include a morning cup of your favourite coffee or tea, jam jar yogurt with fruit compote. A choice of: waffles with bacon and maple syrup, English muffins with scrambled egg and smoked salmon or avocado and cherry tomato bruschetta. Bite […]

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Sunday 31st Mar '19

Mothering Sunday Flower Workshop

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Treat your Mum – and yourself – to making a beautiful seasonal posy out of the best of British Spring flowers with Zelie, local artisan florist and flower grower. Zelie can also prepare in advance a beautiful bouquet for you to pick up for your mother on Saturday or Sunday from The Meeting House at […]

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Sunday 31st Mar '19

Music for Mothers – musical soiree for members

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Calling all member mothers to join us for music, cake and maybe a glass of bubbly around the piano in Wilderness House from 5.30pm-6.30pm.  Contact emilyanddan@wildernesswood.org if you’d like to come or offer some music to us mothers.  Programme to follow but will include some string treats from the Morrish quartet – with three generations […]

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Sunday 31st Mar '19

Mothers Day – Garland making, wild tea and shelter building – Afternoon

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Mother’s Day Treat! For all the family – max number 5 people per family for £35.00 Age range from 2-99 years! Spend the afternoon at Wilderness Wood,  Come along in to the wilderness and honor your mum with a spring garland made by your family with natural materials found in the wood. We will then […]

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Sunday 31st Mar '19

Mothers Day – Garland making, wild tea and shelter building – Morning

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Mother’s Day Treat! For all the family – max number 5 people per family for £35.00 Age range from 2-99 years! Spend the morning at Wilderness Wood,  Come along in to the wilderness and honor your mum with a spring garland made by your family with natural materials found in the wood. We will then […]

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Saturday 6th Apr '19

April Stewardship Saturday and AGM

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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.  We also have lunch together. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. At 3pm […]

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Saturday 13th Apr '19

Wood Carving with Martin Brockman

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Even if you’ve never handled a chisel before, Martin will help you create a bird sculpture from a log of chestnut or sycamore. Timings: 10am-5pm Place: marquee at Wilderness Wood Price: £75 per person – 10% discount available for members – please bring your card. See attached booking form for more details about how to […]

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Tuesday 16th Apr '19

well-being in wilderness workshops for young people – day 1

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A three-day series of wilderness workshops for young people to de-tech, unwind and re-connect with themselves, nature and others through a balance of activities such as discussion, yoga, story-telling, campcraft, nature connection, creative activities, team-building games culminating in a show-case for parents at 3.30pm on the final day.  Led by Julia Gillick, teacher, expedition leader […]

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Wednesday 17th Apr '19

well-being in the wilderness workshops for young people – day 2

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A three-day series of wilderness workshops for young people to de-tech, unwind and re-connect with themselves, nature and others through a balance of activities such as discussion, yoga, story-telling, campcraft, nature connection, creative activities, team-building games culminating in a show-case for parents at 3.30pm on the final day.  Led by Julia Gillick, teacher, expedition leader […]

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Thursday 18th Apr '19

well-being in the wilderness workshops for young people – day 3

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A three-day series of wilderness workshops for young people to de-tech, unwind and re-connect with themselves, nature and others through a balance of activities such as discussion, yoga, story-telling, campcraft, nature connection, creative activities, team-building games culminating in a show-case for parents at 3.30pm on the final day.  Led by Julia Gillick, teacher, expedition leader […]

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Friday 19th Apr '19

Easter Bunny Hunt on Good Friday

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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; hand-crafted chocolate treats provided by local chocolate maker Rowdy and Fancy’s; arts and crafts; face-painting and flowers;  a hay bail maze; and a delicious lunch-time BBQ.   Time: Anytime between 10am and 4pm everyday of […]

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Saturday 20th Apr '19

Easter Saturday

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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; a hand-crafted chocolate treat provided by local  chocolate makers, Rowdy and Fancy’s; arts and crafts; face-painting; a hay bail maze and a delicious BBQ served from the Cook  House.   Time: Anytime between 10am and […]

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Sunday 21st Apr '19

Easter Sunday

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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; a hand-crafted chocolate treat provided by local artisan chocolate makers Rowdy and Fancy’s; arts and crafts; face-painting and flowers; hay bail maze; and a delicious lunch-time BBQ.     Time: Anytime between 10am and 4pm […]

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Monday 22nd Apr '19

Easter Monday

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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;  a hand-crafted chocolate treat by local  chocolate makers Rowdy and Fancy’s; arts and crafts; face-painting; a hay-bail maze and a delicious BBQ served from the Cook House. Time: Anytime between 10am and 4pm everyday of […]

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Saturday 27th Apr '19

Bluebell Party for members

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Members are invited to our annual celebration of the coming of spring with the crowning of a new May Queen, a ceremonial walk-around projects achieved over the previous year, a ceilidh dance by local musicians, songs around the fire and delicious food and drink.     Do join us – it’s fun.

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Saturday 18th May '19

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed

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Joanna and Rosanna are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday 18th May.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday 19th May.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.

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Saturday 1st Jun '19

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed

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Hilary and Susie are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday June 1st.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday June 2nd.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 8th Jun '19

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed

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Leila and Simon are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday June 8th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday June 9th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 15th Jun '19

Clay Tile Making with Blackbird Arts

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Immerse yourself in the ancient crafts of tile making and decorating with wonderful local artists Adele Scantlebury and Martin Brockman. This workshop starts with decorating clay beads which can go straight into the paper kiln which Martin will be firing throughout the day. Pre-made tiles will be provided for decorating with clay slip and oxides, […]

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Saturday 13th Jul '19

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed

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

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Saturday 10th Aug '19

Wedding private function – woodland closed

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Rachael and Gavin are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday August 10th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday August 11th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 31st Aug '19

Wedding private function – woodland closed

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Cliff and Sian are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday August 31st.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday September 1st.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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