Winter, wildlife and water week

Our Exploring with Stories project has added a few extra events to shape a week of exciting activities for the February holiday

 

 

Winter birdsWinter Stories

Tuesday 19th February

Capturing the cold with children’s stories and traditional tales and turning the best bits of those or your favourite wintry scenes into pop-up story cards and paper sculptures

       

Where? Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton, SK17 6DA

When? 10 – 12 and 1 – 3, free, open public sessions for all the family (children under 8 need to bring a grown-up) no booking needed, just drop by and join in!

(the Museum has other activities on that week as well – visit their website to check out what else is on)

 

 

 

Raven Day

Friday 22nd February

stone birdo copy

Celebrating the crows, ravens – and other birds – of the Peaks – making bird mask, fluttering birds on sticks and even origami birds to sit on fingers or shoulders

 

Where? Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton, SK17 6DA

When? 2 sessions, 10 – 12 and 1 – 3, free, open public sessions for all the family (children under 8 need to bring a grown-up) no booking needed, just drop by and join in!

 

WaterSinging the Wells

Saturday 23rd February

A chance to enjoy playing with voices, stories, ideas and instruments.  Celebrating our ancient wells by singing stories, places, landscapes and water – to sing the Holy Wells of the Hills. No experience needed – just bring a sense of adventure and the readiness to join in! Led by musician and singer Jos Razzell

The end of this workshop will coincide with the Raven Walk so that we can join the procession and visit St Anne’s Well

 

Where: Green Man Gallery, 55 High St, Buxton, SK17 6HB When: 1.30 – 4pm. The workshop is free but places are limited: please email or phone to reserve a place: stoneandwater@btinternet.com, 07791 096857

 

 

The Raven Walk

Saturday 23rd February

4.30 – 5.30pm, meeting at Bath Road entrance to Pavilion Gardens

Join the Stone and Water crew at the end of this week of Winter, Wildlife and Water for a walk round Pavilion Gardens. Bring Friday’s Ravens or flags, hats or masks and we will salute the rich and ancient waters of the hills and  the wild and wonderful birds of our wild and wonderful winds!

 

if you are under 12, bring a grown-up with you so they can join in too!

 

Meeting points; Green Man Gallery and then the Bath Rd entrance to Pavilion Gardens, 4.30

Duration: 1 hour maybe?

celebrate the cheerful birds of the Peak District....

celebrate the cheerful birds of the Peak District….

 

...and the fiercer ones too!

…and the fiercer ones too!

 

 

 

 

we gratefully acknowledge the support of Awards For All

we gratefully acknowledge the support of Awards For All