Sunday 24th Jun '18

Storytelling night!

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Stories for the heart! This is a call for all storytelling lovers, come and enjoy listening around the fire or share your favorite story! We would meet at 16 :00 outside of the cafe and walk together though the woods of wonder arriving to our lovely sheltered fire place. Snacks and warm drinks would be […]

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Saturday 7th Jul '18

July 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 Jul '18

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on July 21st

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Rhi and Louis are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday July 21st.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday July 22nd.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Monday 23rd Jul '18

Working-with-wood-week summer 2018 – the fifth

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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@www.wildernesswood.org

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Tuesday 24th Jul '18

Summer Family Forest School 3-11 years!

Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; Woodland […]

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Thursday 26th Jul '18

Martin Brockman creates and fires a pot as part of his Kiln Tour of Sussex

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We are very honoured that Martin is including us as part of his kiln tour around Sussex – during our annual working-with-wood-week.  This Kiln Tour of the Landscapes and Clay Land of Sussex will explore traditional making firing techniques and push the terminology of fired clay back to those early experiments with clay air fire and […]

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Friday 27th Jul '18

Bug Sculpture Workshop with Lyn Merrick and Lucy

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Come and create a small clay sculpture of an animal of your choice with fantastic local artist-scientist, Lyn Merrick. 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, […]

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Tuesday 31st Jul '18

Summer Family Forest School 3-11 years!

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Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; Woodland […]

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Saturday 4th Aug '18

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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Tuesday 7th Aug '18

Summer Family Forest School 3-11 years!

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Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; Woodland […]

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Wednesday 8th Aug '18

Wild Writing with Xaverine Bates

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Wild Writing with Xaverine M A Bates, a writer and artist from Hastings  – a creative writing workshop inspired by the woods, for graduates of the roots and wings programme and other young women members of the wood (age 12 plus). Bring a journal & be led through the woods to draw and write poems […]

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Thursday 9th Aug '18

Felted Unicorn Horn

Felted Unicorn Horn Feel the magic of the woods and follow the ancient art of felt making. I will show you how to create your very own unicorn horn simply by rubbing the softest Merino wool with soap and water and watch it gradually transform from soapy wool to handmade felted material. Ready to wear. […]

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Thursday 9th Aug '18

Felted pet portraits and woodland animals

Felted pet portraits and woodland animals Create your very own work of art using the ancient art of felt making by simply rubbing natural wools with just soap and water. We will be inspired by the woods around us and the beautiful textures of the wool fleece we will be using to create pet portraits […]

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Saturday 11th Aug '18

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on August 11th

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Kayleigh and Lee are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday August 11th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday August 12th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Tuesday 14th Aug '18

Summer Family Forest School 3-11 years!

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Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; Woodland […]

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Tuesday 21st Aug '18

Summer Family Forest School 3-11 years!

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  Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; […]

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Saturday 25th Aug '18

Wedding private function – woodland closed on Aug 25th

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Jenny and Laurence are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday August 25th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday August 26th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Tuesday 28th Aug '18

Summer Family Forest School 3-11 years!

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Family Forest school is great for Families with an established love of the outdoors, as well as those who want their first taste of adventure in the wood. Come along and be inspired by responding to your child’s ideas for play (as well as your own!) Forest School is an inspirational process that involves; Woodland […]

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Wednesday 29th Aug '18

Felted Unicorn Horn

Felted Unicorn Horn Feel the magic of the woods and follow the ancient art of felt making. I will show you how to create your very own unicorn horn simply by rubbing the softest Merino wool with soap and water and watch it gradually transform from soapy wool to handmade felted material. Ready to wear. […]

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Wednesday 29th Aug '18

Felted pet portraits and woodland animals

Felted pet portraits and woodland animals Create your very own work of art using the ancient art of felt making by simply rubbing natural wools with just soap and water. We will be inspired by the woods around us and the beautiful textures of the wool fleece we will be using to create pet portraits […]

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Saturday 1st Sep '18

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 1st Sep '18

Introduction to bee-keeping

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In Spring 2017, two hives of bees were brought to Bat Park in Wilderness Wood.  Members – Jonathan, Roberta and Dave – have been looking after them over the past year.  They would like to share some of the basics of the art and science of bee-keeping with interested people – including seasonal practices, the […]

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Saturday 8th Sep '18

Wedding private function – woodland closed on Saturday September 8th

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Laura and Ross are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday September 8th.  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 15th Sep '18

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on Saturday September 15th

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

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Saturday 6th Oct '18

October 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 13th Oct '18

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 apply […]

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Saturday 17th Nov '18

Create a Withy Deer Sculpture with Martin Brockman

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You will make a deer sculpture from willow, hazel or hornbeam (depending on what is available) to take home or give as a present. 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 […]

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Saturday 5th Jan '19

January 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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Saturday 2nd Feb '19

February 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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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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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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