Saturday 20th Jan '18

Twigorama 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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Saturday 10th Feb '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Family Castaway

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Build a shelter ready to survive the wind and rain, light a campfire and enjoy cooking out 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…. Lunch menu: Please can everyone bring  chipolata sausages, bread roll, and a picnic lunch/bottle […]

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Tuesday 13th Feb '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Fire Craft

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We will explore for natural materials to gather and 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 13th Feb '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Adventures of a Gruffalo

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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 getting involved, helping with the voices of the animals and actions to suit! This activity is about the adventure, […]

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Wednesday 14th Feb '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Fairies and Elf Gardens

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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. If you have children under 3 years and you would like them to […]

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Wednesday 14th Feb '18

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

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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 possible be made from something that […]

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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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Thursday 15th Feb '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Explorer’s 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 and snacks. We will be making a snack on the day over the fire – consent forms will be sent out to check dietary requirements the […]

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Friday 16th Feb '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Wild Things

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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 Children will be inspired and will start to explore the wood with new eyes. Make a Wonderful […]

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Friday 16th Feb '18

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Den Building Challenge

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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. There will be tests on the structure! Age: 4 […]

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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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Sunday 11th Mar '18

Mother’s Day – Garland making, wild tea and shelter building

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Mother’s Day Treat! For all the family – max number 5 people per family for £30.00 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm Age range from 2-99 years! Spend the afternoon at Wilderness Wood,  Come along in to the wilderness and honour your mum with a spring garland made by your family with natural materials found in […]

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Sunday 11th Mar '18

Mothers Day – Garland making, wild tea and shelter building

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Mother Day Treat! For all the family – max number 5 people per family for £30.00 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Age range from 2-99 years! Spend the morning at Wilderness Wood,  Come along in to the wilderness and honour your mum with a spring garland made by your family with natural materials found in […]

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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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