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

September 21st 2024, 10-3pm

Autumn Equinox Community Celebration

Adults £25-£50 (sliding scale), children £5

We will gather together at the Autumn Equinox to celebrate the land and the bounty of the years harvest. Wandering together we will learn about tree and plant lore as we gather wild berries and nuts, celebrating the gifts they provide through song and story. Bringing together home grown vegetables from the Spring Rise garden with the wild food we have foraged, we will cook stew on the fire as we craft.

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September 28th 2024, 10-3pm

Seed Song & Tending; Community day

Adults £25-£50 (sliding scale), children £5

Join us to wander the land & gather tree seeds. Meet some of our native trees & learn about their ecology, lore, food & medicine through song & story. We will gather fruits & nuts for food, and tend to the trees at the Children's Forest on this land.

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October 26th 2024, 10-3pm

Seed Song & Tending; Community day

Adults £25-£50 (sliding scale), children £5

Join us to wander the land & gather tree seeds. Meet some of our native trees & learn about their ecology, lore, food & medicine through song & story. We will gather fruits & nuts for food, and tend to the trees at the Children's Forest on this land.

Find out more