Art and Craft with Trees & Seeds (for families)

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Adults £20, children free

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About the course

Join us on this parent and child Trees, Seeds, Art and Craft Day; Join us to meet our native trees through story, song and craft. We will explore tree lore, gather tree seeds for germination, and craft with natural materials, magic and story around the fire together.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • This course is suitable for adults and accompanied children, both beginners level and those with more experience in nature connection.

The course will cover

  • Learn a variety of tree inspired crafts
  • Tree inspired song and story for all the family 
  • Learn how to sow different tree seeds
  • Create an opportunity to engage more with local community

With gratitude to the People’s Project in partnership with The National Lottery for supporting this course.

About the tutors

Erica Shorter: Erica has been learning and playing in nature as a Forest School Leader and Nature Connection Mentor for over 10 years. She is happiest wandering barefoot in the forest and brings a flavour of deep nature connection into her work with children and adults. She is informed and inspired by the 8 Shields and is passionate about creating spaces for people to deeply connected with nature and their inner landscapes.

Lucy Hyde: Lucy holds spaces and ceremonies for nature connection and cultural regeneration, a
lover of trees and creativity, she gathers mothers around the fires together with humour
and connection.

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Upcoming courses

April 22 - July 1 2024, 4-6pm

'Greet the Trees' Summer term (for community)

£10 drop-in per family, or Adults £35 for 4 week block (children free)

Join us for these weekly sessions on Monday afternoons to greet some of the trees we met in the autumn in their Spring and Summer finery. With games, songs, stories, crafts and food we will experience the gifts of the trees and tend the tiny seedlings growing from seeds gathered and sown in the autumn.

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April 27th 2024, 10-2pm

Tree Nursery Community Volunteer day

Free

Join us to tend the tree nursery and learn about growing trees. These are volunteer work days for individuals and families where we will tend the young trees growing in our tree nursery. Work includes watering, weeding, pricking out seedlings, sowing tree seeds and more depending on the time of year. You’ll learn some aspects of growing and caring for young native trees at each session.

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April 28th 2024, 10-3pm

Beltane Fire Making & Tree Tending (for families)

Adults £25 per person, children by donation.

Join us for a family fire making and tree tending day. We will explore ancient fire making techniques, plant trees and tend the childrens forest together. Enjoy fireside community connection through song, games and nature connection.

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