a book of bees?

Build your own book a Derwent Stories activity On our Bumbles, butterflies and picnics day with Derwent Stories, we made Bumble Books and drew in these the insects and flowers we were finding.   These are concertina books which essentially fit one long folded strip of paper into a cover. Once you are used to doingContinue reading “a book of bees?”

A day for picnics

a Day for Picnics a Derwent Stories event Darley Park 6th August   Where did we go, 2 After our Derwent Stories events, we are posting blogs  a) where did we go – so you could go there yourself, maybe, and b) the activity we did there – so you could do that yourself, eitherContinue reading “A day for picnics”

Make your own ancient rockpool

Inspired by fossils Make your own ancient rockpool A Derwent Stories activity What might you have found if you had strolled along the beach of an ancient sea a few hudnred million years ago…. We have used this easy technique many times. We designed it for public events where we would have to make aContinue reading “Make your own ancient rockpool”

Derwent Stories

Derwent Stories seasons, stories and art outdoors   Over the summer and autumn of 2018, Stone and Water are running a series of creative outdoor events structured to support families with children with additional needs. With funding from Derwentwise and Foundation Derbyshire, and advice and support from Umbrella, events are happening along the Lower DerwentContinue reading “Derwent Stories”

Field, flowers, fruit and picnics

Fields, flowers and fruit A day of art and picnics Dove Valley Centre, Staffordshire Tuesday 4th September   Join the Stone and Water team at the Dove Valley Centre for a relaxed session making the most of late summer sunshine (we hope!) At this beautiful setting in the Upper Dove Valley, there will be timeContinue reading “Field, flowers, fruit and picnics”

Summer stories at Carsington

Summer stories Tales of wild creatures and adventurous children! Wednesday 29th August 2018 Carsington Water, Derbyshire   There are adventures everywhere and stories waiting to be told, tales waiting to be heard. In the wind whispering through the leaves, in the shadows under the bench, in the sudden splash of something in a pond.  Continue reading “Summer stories at Carsington”

small creatures event

Wild Beasts and Fabulous Flowers 21st August, 10 – 15.00 In the grounds of St Bartholomews School, Longnor, SK17 0NZ   What wildlife lives in the fields and gardens of Longnor? With wildlife walks and a bit of rummaging, we’ll bug-hunt and butterfly count and hope for beautiful bumblebees From bees, flowers, butterflies and wildlife:Continue reading “small creatures event”