Creative Writing workshop: Elements of Nature: Fire

January 18, 2017 – January 18, 2017 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: During a series of writing workshops with Lizzie Chittleboro we will explore the elements of: earth, fire, air and water using the natural world for inspiration. This month’s theme is Fire. The workshop is suitable for...

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Music@theBarn presents the Alter Eagles

May 20, 2017 – May 20, 2017 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: The Alter Eagles The Eagles, one of the world’s best-selling bands, ended over 40 years of making memorable music in March 2016 following the death of founder member Glenn Frey. So there’s an added poignancy...

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Making the Most of Your Camera

March 18, 2017 – March 18, 2017 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: Have you recently upgraded to a more sophisticated digital camera? Confused by all those buttons, menus and settings? Then this workshop is for you.  With expert tuition from professional photographer and lecturer Duncan Shepherd you...

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Tuppenny Tots: Halloween-themed Mask-making Activity!

October 21, 2016 – October 21, 2016 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: These sessions are especially for pre-school children and their parents, to have fun with nature-themed craft and play activities. Please bring wellies and coats as we always like to spend time outdoors, weather permitting.  Drinks and...

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Tuppenny Tots: Autumn edibles and printing

September 16, 2016 – September 16, 2016 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: Have fun with nature-themed craft and play activities. These sessions are especially for pre-school children and their parents. Please bring wellies and coats. £5 per family, which includes a drink and a homemade cake for...

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Circle Dance with Claire Wilton

March 11, 2017 – March 11, 2017 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: Circle Dancing is like having a wardrobe of a thousand colourful costumes as we dance to exotic melodies and compelling rhythms from around the world. All steps are taught with easy to follow traditional village...

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Herbs and Women’s Health

November 4, 2016 – November 4, 2016 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: Sarah Furey, medicinal herbalist, will be showing us how we can use medicinal herbs, nature’s medicines to maintain or regain hormonal and emotional balance in today’s stressful world.  We will Empower ourselves to take control of our...

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Children’s Holiday Activity: Music Workshop

August 16, 2016 – August 16, 2016 Main Road Map and Directions | Register Description: At this workshop we will be making our own instrument out of recycled bits and pieces that we’ve found, and even out of fruit and vegetables too.  If it’s not too wet we’ll have a lovely...

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Benefits to wildlife are clear

We recently hosted the South East Environmental Educators’ Forum in the education centre and, inevitably, it provoked and promoted much discussion about the food chain. With the theme of “Food Production and Nature Gain”, delegates came from organisations involved with promoting the environment and outdoor education – subjects close to...

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