We are delighted to announce that Fleur will be offering the chance to help create a woven deer sculpture from found wood and materials. There is already one magnificent beast stalking the woods. Come help build another one!
A weekend of woodland wonder at Sladebank Woods
Saturday and Sunday 14th and 15th October
11 a.m to 4 p.m both days
Discover a wood on your doorstep this autumn and experience some of the wonders that our native woodlands can provide.
FREE EVENT Something for all ages.
Apple pressing: We will be pressing crab and other apples. Please feel free to bring your own apples and small plastic bottles to take juice away
Charcoal making: will be made in biscuit tins to produce drawing/artists charcoal
Children’s activities: a range of different activities on offer through the weekend
Guided walks: around the woods and including the orchard
Refreshments: there will be tea/coffee/biscuits, and new this year the Falafel Cafe
Green woodwork: produce interesting things using a shave horses
Volunteers welcome: If you would like to help out over the weekend please do get in touch
Some things we need: trestle tables, cakes, people to handle refreshments; sharp knives, chopping boards and bowls for the apples.
We are asking for a donation of £10 in advance/£12 on the day per place to go to the workshop leader. The mushroom workshop involves sharp tools so min age 12 suggested if working alone. Book via the link below:
Mushroom logs: make your own with Dom Thomas. 10 places max. Booking (www.fungusloci.cscic.org for more info about Dom). 1300 – 1545. Extra places if enough interest
Find the play park on Summer Crescent and follow the signs from the main gate – about 100 metres. Gate is next to 8 Summer Crescent, GL5 1PP
For more information: 01453 766519