Date & Time
Sun 3rd Nov 2019
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Let’s Gather and Share Autumn’s Wonders
The Woodland Cafe will be open serving hot drinks and waffles (10am – 4pm)
Fresh Pumpkin and Squash soup made on the open fire
Free community event run on donations (suggested at £10pp)
Explore, learn and feel the woods in our immersive autumn activities.
Full details and timings below;
- Seed Collecting – introductory talk at 11am & 1.30pm
Forage on the forest floor for nuts and seedlings ready to be picked, potted and harvested into new growth and rejuvenation.
- Forest Bathing (Shinrin-Yoku) – limited numbers, book your space
10.30am – Forest Bathing for Families (all ages)
1pm – Forest Bathing (ages 10+)
Join Emma (Nature & Forest Therapy guide) on a invigorating connective walk with the more-than-human world. Her practice of guided immersive walks in the natural environment is taken from the roots of the Japanese practice ‘Shinrin-yoku’, and promotes wellness, health of ourselves and each other. See more on Emma’s work at Creative Journeys in Nature
- Lichen Workshop – 12.30pm to 3.30pm (Introductory talk at 12.30pm)
Discover the beauty and importance of lichen at this fascinating workshop with Lucy (an amateur lichenologist and ‘lichen whisperer’). Read more about Lichen by Lucy here
- Earthwalks – 11.30am & 2pm (limited numbers, book your space)
Mark will take you on 45- 60 minute sensory earthwalk in the North Woods.
An Earthwalk is a sensory nature experience designed to immerse you in the natural world. Explore the woods in a new a magical way and feel nature in your hearts.
- Pumpkin and Squash Carving – all day
Carve and create your own fruit masterpiece to take home (yes botanically pumpkins and squash are classified as fruit). Fruits and tools provided for a donation.
Spaces are limited for our Forest Bathing & Earthwalks so please reserve your place by emailing email@example.com with your name, contact number and your requested numbers.
All ages welcome, wearing boots advisable
See you in the woods, The Woodland Presents Team x