Start Date: 30th July 2016, 13:00
End Date: 31st July 2016, 16:00
Rediscover the magic of the ancient woods; see them come alive with story, characters and song. Try out woodland crafts, learn about the wonderful creatures that reside in the trees and relax to the sounds of birdsong or a jive along with a Live Latin Band.
This event has been developed and managed by Creative Recovery, working with the Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership and the Forestry Commission.
Bring a picnic, a rug and your imagination and settle in for the day. Uplift your spirits, soothe your mind, only the curious have something to find…..
Homestead in the Woods-Saturday 30th July 2016, 1.00pm-9.00pm
- 1.00-9.00pm, Ruff Around the Hedges–Den building, storytelling and traditional Romany bush crafts
- 1.00-2.00pm, Woodland Crafts Workshop- Pewter Casting- (You will need to BOOK for this activity)
- 2.00-3.00pm, Woodland- Instruments- (You will need to BOOK for this activity)
- 2.00pm, Birdbox ART Trail– Guided Nature Walk
- 3.15-4.15pm, Woodland Workshops– Pewter Casting- (You will need to BOOK for this activity)
- 4.00pm, The Tree Sparrows Tale (Woodland Performance) – (You will need to BOOK for this activity
- 5.00-6.00pm, Woodland Workshops Continued– Woodland Instruments- (You will need to BOOK for this activity).
- 7.00pm, The Tree Sparrows Tale (Woodland Performance) – (You will need to BOOK for this activity
- 8.00-9.00pm-,Campfire Songs and Stories
Picnic in the Woods-Sunday 31st July 2016, 12.00pm-4.00pm
Bring a picnic and enjoy a lazy Sunday at the Woods with a creative twist!
Mini Bug Hunters wanted! Join our bug experts for a hunt to unearth what mini-beats live deep in the woods.
- 1.00-3.00pm Live Latin Band & Woodland Sounds
Get creative at the ART Stations and find out more about the woods and ways to get involved @The UPLIFT/DVLP Homestead and In the Woods
- 12.00-4.00pm, More adventures with Ruff Around the Hedges in the woods
- 1.00pm, Birdbox ART Trial Guided Walk
*2.00pm, The Tree Sparrows Tale (Woodland Performance) – (You will need to BOOK for this activity)*
*The Tree Sparrow’s Tale*
A family friendly woodland promenade performance from the lake to the fire.
Join the humble tree sparrow as she takes you around her Woodland home, telling tales of loss, courage and friendship. With some fun friends along the way, come and join the flock, because after all, the best journey takes you home.
Meet at The Lake
Saturday, 4.00pm and 7.00pm
There are limited spaces on some of the workshops so please pre-book your FREE places at these events, either in advance (details below) or at the UPLIFT Station on arrival.
Locations in the Dearne
This event can be found at the following locations: