Wednesday 24th Jul '19

Den Building for all the Family

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Join Mel and learn how to build a shelter than can withstand wind and rain as well as make it as camouflaged as you possibly can using natural materials we forage for in the wilderness. We will venture into the wood and get into teams and build a shelter to be proud of! All the […]

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Wednesday 24th Jul '19

Adventures of a Gruffalo – Woodland Monsters

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This workshop is being run by Mel 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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Wednesday 24th Jul '19

Lucy’s Little Forest School summer Programme

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Take a look at the webiste to see all the workshops, family forest schools happening during the summer Holidays. You can also book a session for a grop of friends, max 12 and prices start from £7.50+ depening on times and workshop. http://lucyslittleforestschool.com/events-2/  

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Thursday 25th Jul '19

Summer Family Forest school – Book all 6 sessions

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Family Forest school 3 – 11 years old: This Family Forest School will be a selection of interactive Woodland activities. The sessions will be planned for children of all ages between 3-11. The activities will all be focused on outdoor, natural enjoyment. The activities will be led by Jack, a qualified Forest School Leader who […]

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Thursday 25th Jul '19

Summer Family Forest school 25th July

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Family Forest school 3 – 11 years old: This Family Forest School will be a selection of interactive Woodland activities. The sessions will be planned for children of all ages between 3-11. The activities will all be focused on outdoor, natural enjoyment. The activities will be led by Jack, a qualified Forest School Leader who […]

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Friday 26th Jul '19

Fire Craft & Fondue

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This workshop will ne led by Forest school jack, king of fire crafting! We will gather materials in the wood for kindling and identify good sources of plants and trees. Then learn how to use a flint and steel to light our own fires. Once established a good fire we will make a hot drink […]

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Friday 26th Jul '19

Wild Things

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This workshop is being led by Jack a forest school level 3 leader and wild at heart! A story that speaks to the heart of every child. Become king of the wild things in our own magical forest. Find the secret path and the story telling circle. Here we will read this classic story.  The […]

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Monday 29th Jul '19

Family Art Camp Forest School

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Family Art 6 + age accompanying adults free. Younger siblings welcome Join Mel for a Family Forest School with an arty twist.  Mel will take the group to a quiet spot in the woods where we will take inspiration from nature and have a go at a few different crafts.  Crafts will range from wet felting, […]

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Tuesday 30th Jul '19

Working-with-wood-week summer 2019 – the sixth

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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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Tuesday 30th Jul '19

Bear Hunt

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This workshop will be run bt Mel chief Bear Hunter! We will listen to the story of ”We are going on a bear hunt” We’ll go on an exploring walk hunting for the bears at Wilderness wood. We’re not scared!! we’ll investigate sounds, shapes, and textures along the way. When we find the bear, we […]

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Tuesday 30th Jul '19

Family Castaway

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This workshop will be led by Mel of Lucy’s Little Forest School Build a shelter ready to survive the wind and rain, light a campfire and enjoy cooking a late lunch over the fire….Adult to accompany child or children and join the adventure! Lighting a communal fire and having a go at the 60 seconds […]

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Wednesday 31st Jul '19

Meg and Mog!

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This workshop is be led by Mel of Lucys Little Forest school Join us at our story circle in the woods as we share a favourite Meg and Mog book. After we will make fizzing magic potions in the mud kitchen using foraged ingredients and things you would find in your kitchen. We will light […]

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Wednesday 31st Jul '19

Fairy and Elf Gardens

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This workshop is being led by Lucy of Lucy’s Little forest school Do you believe in fairies? Find the secret path and the fairy and Elf glade .Make a secret garden for the fairies and elves  to play in and make and decorate a willow wand to take home. If you have children under 3 years […]

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Wednesday 31st Jul '19

Build Mini beast Hotels

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Age 4+ Join Mel for a bug hunt and also make your own bug hotel to take home. Accompanying adults free and younger siblings welcome no ticket required. To book a place please click here

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Thursday 1st Aug '19

Summer Family Forest school 1st August

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This Family Forest School will be a selection of interactive Woodland activities. The sessions will be planned for children of all ages between 3-11. The activities will all be focused on outdoor, natural enjoyment. The activities will be led by Jack, a qualified Forest School Leader who works both within Forest School settings and schools. Come […]

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Friday 2nd Aug '19

Bug Hunting And Sculptures

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Come and create a small clay sculpture of an animal of your choice with fantastic Forest School Jack. This is what we will be up to in the woods….. Bug Hunting in the forest create a giant sculpture on the woodland floor with natural material make bug model to take home using clay, wire, paints […]

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Monday 5th Aug '19

Mud Kitchen – mud pies and other delights

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This workshop is being led by Julie of Lucy’s Little forest school 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 […]

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Tuesday 6th Aug '19

Forest school – Things that go!

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Mel will lead you to the story circle and read a story all about ‘Things that Go.’  On the way we might take a look at some of the work that is going on in the woods and if we are really lucky we might see the dump truck!  After we will have a go […]

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Tuesday 6th Aug '19

Fairy and Elf Gardens

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This workshop is being led by Lucy of Lucy’s Little forest school Do you believe in fairies? Find the secret path and the fairy and Elf glade .Make a secret garden for the fairies and elves  to play in and make and decorate a willow wand to take home. If you have children under 3 years […]

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Wednesday 7th Aug '19

Woodland Bake Off With Fire Craft

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Join us to make traditional damper bread in the wild with Mel your leader! As the bake off begins mixing and matching an array of ingredients for a taste sensation. Once we are all ready and have packed up all the baking equipment we will go into the wood and find a good spot to […]

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Wednesday 7th Aug '19

Stanley stick!

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This workshop is being run by Mel….a sticktastic expert and good with her tools! Head to the story telling circle and listen to the story of Stanley stick! Its a great story and has lots of ideas of what to do with all those amazing sticks you may find in the wood. Then we will […]

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Thursday 8th Aug '19

Summer Family Forest school 8th August

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Family Forest school 3 – 11 years old: This Family Forest School will be a selection of interactive Woodland activities. The sessions will be planned for children of all ages between 3-11. The activities will all be focused on outdoor, natural enjoyment. The activities will be led by Jack, a qualified Forest School Leader who […]

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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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Monday 12th Aug '19

Supershelters

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This is a great session for anyone who loves building shelters and might have taken part in one of our shelter building sessions before.  Mel will teach you how to build an advanced shelter big enough for all your tribe!  When the shelters are finished we will light a fire and cook up some campfire […]

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Thursday 15th Aug '19

Summer Family Forest school 15th August

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Family Forest school 3 – 11 years old: This Family Forest School will be a selection of interactive Woodland activities. The sessions will be planned for children of all ages between 3-11. The activities will all be focused on outdoor, natural enjoyment. The activities will be led by Jack, a qualified Forest School Leader who […]

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Monday 19th Aug '19

Fire Craft – Play With Fire!

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We will explore for natural materials to gather our light our fire as if we really do have to survive in the woods! Fire is about the most useful tool there is in the wilderness learn how to light and build a fire in a fun and practical way We will use a flint and […]

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Tuesday 20th Aug '19

Pizza, Fires and Dens!

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This workshop is being led by Lucy of Lucy’s little forest school Together make our pizza base, head out into the wilderness to make/collect kindling, tinder and fire wood. add our topping on the pizzas and get cooking….. while the pizza is cooked over the fire have a go at making a den fit to […]

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Wednesday 21st Aug '19

Adventures of a Gruffalo – Woodland Monsters

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This workshop is being run by Julie 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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Wednesday 21st Aug '19

Fairy and Elf Gardens

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This workshop is being led by Julie of Lucy’s Little forest school Do you believe in fairies? Find the secret path and the fairy and Elf glade .Make a secret garden for the fairies and elves  to play in and make and decorate a willow wand to take home. If you have children under 3 years […]

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Tuesday 27th Aug '19

Summer Flower Fairies

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This workshop is being led by Mel of Lucy’s little forest school SShh! The fairies have arrived at the wood! Come dressed up and find the enchanted Fairy and Elf glade. Make your very own beautiful flower fairy to take home and then find the secret garden and forage for natural materials to create a […]

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Tuesday 27th Aug '19

Bear Hunt

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This workshop will be run by Mel chief Bear Hunter! We will listen to the story of ”We are going on a bear hunt” We’ll go on an exploring walk hunting for the bears at Wilderness wood. We’re not scared!! we’ll investigate sounds, shapes, and textures along the way. When we find the bear, we […]

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Wednesday 28th Aug '19

Mud Kitchen – mud pies and other delights

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This workshop is being led by Lucy of Lucy’s Little forest school 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 […]

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Thursday 29th Aug '19

Summer Family Forest school 29th August

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Family Forest school 3 – 11 years old: This Family Forest School will be a selection of interactive Woodland activities. The sessions will be planned for children of all ages between 3-11. The activities will all be focused on outdoor, natural enjoyment. The activities will be led by Julie, a qualified Forest School Leader who […]

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Friday 30th Aug '19

Bug Hunting & Sculptures

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This workshop is being led by Sarah, bug whisperer and excellent hunting skills…. “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 30th Aug '19

Survive in the Wild

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Could you survive in the wood? Sarah who will be leading this workshop is going to teach you how! On this basic bush craft course you’ll learn how to survive in the wild, collect drinking water in the wilderness. Forage as much as we can! Build survival shelters to withstand wind and rain and collect […]

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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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Saturday 7th Sep '19

September 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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Saturday 21st Sep '19

Introduction to lifestyle medicine with Giles Hazan

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An interactive, walking workshop to explore the science behind how factors such as sleep, stress, diet and physical activity affect our health and wellbeing and how we can start to apply some simple changes to our lives to help us promote good health and wellbeing.   Dr Hazan has worked in the NHS for over […]

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Saturday 5th Oct '19

October 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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Saturday 12th Oct '19

Make your own shave-horse with Mark Smith

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An opportunity to make your own shave-horse, an essential tool for green woodworking.  With Mark Smith an experienced maker, teacher and user of shave-horses! 12th and 13th October, 10am-4pm £175 for the 2 days (£150 for members of Wilderness Wood). All tools and materials supplied.  Some basic woodworking skills required.   Maximum number of participants […]

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Saturday 4th Jan '20

January 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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Saturday 1st Feb '20

February 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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Saturday 7th Mar '20

March 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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