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  • 29/07/2016 : Butterfly Bonanza

    Learn all about these lovely insects. Track their life cycle, use butterfly nets see if you can catch one and make your own feeder. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 03/08/2016 : River Bugs!

    River bugs enjoy living in clean rivers and streams. Join the Severn Rivers Trust to find out more about these creatures and where they live. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 05/08/2016 : Camouflage Countdown

    Using the natural items around you, camouflage yourself so that you're unspottable in the undergrowth! Learn a tracking code and lay trails through the woods to see if you can be found! Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking…

  • 10/08/2016 : Back to the Iron Age

    Make a mini fort using sticks and wattle-and-daub walls. Have a go at grinding wheat with stones to see if you can make flour. Make a thumb pot from clay and decorate it with Celtic patterns, and help us paint a big picture. Under 8s must be accompanied…

  • 10/08/2016 : Visit to Weston Park

    Weston Park was the seat of the Earls of Bradford from the 17th Century, and was gifted to the nation by Richard, the seventh and present earl. The tour, organised by the Friends of Shropshire Archives, will take in the front hall, the Victorian library…

  • 12/08/2016 : Rain or Shine Theatre Company presents A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Enjoy the antics of four gorgeous mortal lovers and six slightly less gorgeous rude...mechanicals, as they become unwitting participants in the magical machinations of the immortal world. Add one Bottom, one elixir flower and one drugged fairy queen, and…

  • 12/08/2016 : Rocket Day!

    Have a go at designing a pop-bottle rocket. Make some rocket fuel using cola and mints and see how big an explosion you can get! Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 13/08/2016 : Make a Chestnut Gate Hurdle

    Spend a satisfying day developing your woodworking skills crafting a rustic gate hurdle from sweet chestnut. First you'll cleft and peel the wood, then shave the rails and staves with a draw knife.  Then you'll mortise the staves by hand and carve tenons,…

  • 17/08/2016 : Mini-beast Olympics

    Learn about mini-beasts on the park, and their incredible feats of endurance. Find out which pond creature is the fastest swimmer, who can jump the highest and who would win at long jump. Collect snails and take part in the Severn Valley Snail Race!

    Under…

  • 19/08/2016 : River Meanders

    Make a 3D model of our river valley. Have fun with paint creating meandering
    patterns, and get outdoors to get hands-on with our landscape!

  • 24/08/2016 : Dinosaur Day

    Cast your own fossil and also excavate our sand pit to uncover new fossils. We’ll be making, painting and printing dinosaurs on anything we can get our hands on!

  • 26/08/2016 : Awesome Orienteering

    Navigate around our permanent course using a specially drawn map. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 31/08/2016 : Journey Sticks and Tree Spirits

    Join our ranger as a he tells a tale which weaves through our woodland and meadows. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 02/09/2016 : Teddy bear's picnic

    Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Booking essential as places are limited.

  • 04/09/2016 : Autumn Dyes from the Countryside

    Take a basket and wander through the meadows, investigate the hedgerows and gardens to identify and collect traditional dye material in season. Berries and barks, roots, flowers and fruits all provide wonderful natural ingredients. Participants will prepare…

  • 08/09/2016 : Behind the scenes of Shropshire Archives

    Part of Heritage Open Days  (https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/)

  • 10/09/2016 : Autumn Preserves

    Autumn is the time the wooden spoon really starts working, the time that most preservers are at their busiest. There's so much to choose from, from the gluts of the vegetable garden and orchard to the fruitful hedgerows. In this preserving workshop we'll…

  • 13/09/2016 : Palaeography – How to read old writing

    This six week course covers secretary, italic and mixed hands from the 16th-18th centuries, and 19th century formal and informal writing.

  • 17/09/2016 : Introduction to Keeping Pigs (part 2)

    This one day course builds on the skills and knowledge from Part 1. We go into further detail about health, breeding, moving and handling, and the products of pig keeping. Participants will be able to undertake small scale pig keeping including farrowing…

  • 18/09/2016 : Shrewsbury Severn Bridges Road Race
    The Severn Bridges Road Race is unaffected by the change of date for the Shrewsbury Fields Forever Concert. The event will go ahead as planned.

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