Awesome Activities

Monday 8th August - Wednesday 10th August, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Awesome Activities

Join us for an exciting 3 days themed activities, games and crafts in the beautiful setting of our House & Gardens.  The event is drop-in so you can join us any time between 12pm-3pm and you can come on any or all of the 3 days!

Suitable for ages 4yrs – 12yrs

The event cost is £3 per day per child.
All children must be accompanied by an adult

Monday 8 – Environment

Woodland Activities
Explore our wonderful woodlands and create art in nature. They’ll be a number of activities to get involved in :

  • create your own journey stick
  • storytelling
  • weaving
  • den making.

Recycle Crafts
Our crafts will focus on reducing waste and reusing & recycling materials.

  • Junk modelling
  • Making Dream catchers
  • Bottle pour painting
  • Creating Plastic sculptures

Discover & Explore

  • What’s in a metre square
  • bug and butterfly hunt
  • Flower bashing
  • Stone art wrapping stones / painting stones

Tuesday 9 – Traditional

Get the opportunity to explore and interact with times of old inside our beautiful historic house.

House Games & Crafts

  • Making herb bags
  • Culinary Crafts
  • Design & create your own Heraldry
  • Calligraphy feathers
  • Traditional Games

Outdoors 

  • Drawing / sketching
  • Weaving
  • Nature Painting
  • Art

Wednesday 10 – Awesome Outdoor Activities

Get stuck in with traditional outdoor games and activities on our main lawn

  • Old fashioned games
  • Obstacle course
  • Parachute games
  • Crafts
  • Quiet zone

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