Wharton Park events
Find out about all the upcoming events in Wharton Park.
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If an event takes place in the outdoor amphitheatre don't forget to bring a waterproof coat if it rains. You can also bring along a blanket for the grassed seating.
February half term events
Children's ceramic workshops
Date: Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February.
Cost/booking: £12 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the workshop. Booking essential limited spaces available.
Details: Artist Kay Henderson returns to deliver her popular ceramic workshop. Children will join Kay to explore clay and work with the material to build a wonderful creation using their imagination using a range of tools. Once fired the finished pieces can be collected and taken home at the end of the workshop.
Freeze frame craft drop in
Date: Friday 21 February.
Cost/booking: £3 per child. Drop in - no need to book.
Details: Drop in to out freeze frame craft session which will take inspiration from the latest Frozen movie. Children will be encouraged to get creative with the theme of the 4 spirit elements featured in the film earth, fire, water and air using a range of craft materials. Children will then be encouraged to photograph their creation and share the image.
Family nest box and birdfeeder workshop
Date: Sunday 23 February.
Time: 30 min workshops running between 1.00-3.00pm.
Cost/booking: £8.50. Booking required: contact us.
Details: Celebrate National Nest Box Week with us in the park and join our park ranger to create your own nest box to take home for birds to enjoy in your garden. All materials supplied.
Date: The sessions will run bi-monthly.
Time: 1.00pm - 2.30pm.
Cost/booking: £3 per child per session. contact us - all bookings need to be made in advance.
Details: It's time to take your little explorer on a mini adventure. These sessions are ideal for under 5's giving them the opportunity to get outdoors and explore the park. They will search for signs of plant and animal life, collect natural materials and take part in a range of other seasonal activities. Children will be given the freedom to explore nature and use it to create their own artwork, search for signs of life in the park with some bird spotting and mini beast hunting, take inspiration from the weather with themed play and crafts and plant some new life to watch it grow.
Baby class - Wharton Park's Tiny Toes
Date: Every Friday, term time only.
Time: 10.00am - 11.30am.
Cost/booking: £24 for six weeks. To book: contact us.
Details: A relaxed six week programme for babies from birth to approximately 13 month. Sessions take place in our education room with a different theme each week. There is careful balance between structured activity and self-led exploration so that as new parents you can connect with each other sharing experiences and offering support.
Educational sessions for schools
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- Quality Badge awarded by Council for Learning Outside the Classroom