A workshop inspired by the Climate Coalition’s Green Heartsinitative started with the question “what do you love in nature”. The results were colourful and don’t really need any further explanation…At the Green Man Gallery, Buxton
Mice, moles, minibeasts? Who knows?
We want to populate the woods with animals that might, that should or, in our wildest dreams, really ought to live there.
Make your own tiny puppets with our artists Sarah Males and Gordon (from Creeping Toad) then use your phone or one of our cameras to make your own wildlife documentary
This event is part of the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s Family Activity Day in Buxton. There will be other activities in Pavilion Gardens and at Lightwood
Will there be monsters?
There might be rabbits…or badgers…or woodlice….or spiders
Will there be butterflies, and bumblebees and dragonflies clinging to fingers?
We do not know,
We cannot say,
Until wonderful ideas and nimble fingers
draw our animals into life on their cardboard shapes…
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: investigations will lead onto drawing and making until visitors can make a whole hand full of tiny creatures to take home
Emergency excitement event! We have a day available for a community or community group in the South West Peak area for sometime in August or September: we will bring activities if you can offer a space and an opportunity open to anyone. Talk to Gordon or Sarah at our email address or at an event
Working with support from the South West Peak Landscape Partnership and the Bingham Trust, Stone and Water is running this series of free family activities in the South West Peak and Buxton area through the second half of 2018.
We have 8 days of activity planned. Some places are stand-alone events. At others, we’ll invite participants to also propose ideas for a future winter event – maybe we should make lanterns of the houses in your village, maybe have a cosy storytelling session, maybe we should make kites of local birds…