Bradfield Woods

Bradfield Woods
Felsham Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0AQ
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Adult Course: Make A Shave Horse At Bradfield Woods

Create your own beautiful bowl using hand tools and English hardwood. With Chris Perkins, local craftsman and green wood worker. Bradfield Woods open air workshop offers protection from the rain and a fireplace for making a brew! All wood, tools and expertise will be supplied on the day. Enjoy two inspirational days…

Advanced (Bow) Rake Making

Make a beautiful and useful rake using traditional woodworking tools, steam bending and coppiced ash from Bradfield Woods. With David Wheeler, local craftsman and furniture maker Bradfield Woods open air workshop offers protection from the rain and a fireplace should it be chilly! All wood, tools and expertise will be…

Sat 5 Aug

£60.00 + £10 materials

Carve A Plate And Beaker

Create your own beautiful plate and beaker using hand tools and English hardwood. With Chris Perkins, local craftsman and green wood worker. Bradfield Woods open air workshop offers protection from the rain and a fireplace for making a brew! All wood, tools and expertise will be supplied on the day. Enjoy learning…

Sat 4 Nov

£60.00 + £10 materials

Children's Activity: Capture The Flag

Fun games and activities for 8 -14 year olds A day of fun and games in the woods. Please book below People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 2 Aug

Children's Activity: The Art Of Invisibility At Bradfield Woods

Fun games and activities for 8 -14 year olds Learn how animals in the wild use camouflage to avoid detection. Please book below People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Children's Activity: Tree Magic

Fun activities for 8 -14 year olds Make string, dye wool, whittle, climb, hug and be inspired by trees. Please book below   People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 9 Aug

£7 per person

Evening Walk At Swt Bradfield Woods

With Felixstowe Wildlife Group - no need to book All welcome.         People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 16 Jun

Family Activity: Nature Explorers At Arger Fen

Family nature activity walk. Part of the Stour Valley Education Network (SVEN) family events. Please book below. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 27 Jul

£4 per child, £2 per adult

Fungus Foray & Identification - Friday 20 October

Come and spend a day in the woods learning about the main groups of larger fungi and looking at key edible and poisonous species. With fungi expert, Jonathan Revett. You will learn how to group fungi into families, structure, growth, fruiting bodies, smell, colour and taste. Basic identification techniques and spore…

Introduction To Natural Dyeing With Native Plants - Monday 28 August

Spend a peaceful day with local craftswoman Fay Jones in this wonderful ancient woodland learning about dyeing with natural plant & tree bark dyes. Fay will take you on a walk through the woods to identify and collect potential dye plants, you will then dye a selection of wool skeins to take home with you. While…

Make A 3 Legged Stool At Bradfield Woods

Make a beautiful and useful 3 legged stool using traditional woodworking tools and wood from Bradfield Woods. With David Wheeler, local craftsman and furniture maker Bradfield Woods open air workshop offers protection from the rain and a fireplace should it be chilly! All wood, tools and expertise will be supplied on…

Sat 1 Jul

£60.00 + £10 materials

Sharpening And Care Of Green Woodworking Tools

Get to grips with the sharpening and maintenance of common and unusual green wood working hand tools. With Chris Perkins, local craftsman and green wood worker. Bradfield Woods open air workshop offers protection from the rain and a fireplace for making a brew! Tea, coffee and biscuits included in the price. All you…

Spring Birdsong For Beginners - Sunday 30 April

Improve your skills in bird identification concentrating particularly on bird sounds. A variety of techniques & technology will be used. With local ornithologist Edward Jackson. The workshop is suitable for anyone with a general interest in birds and birding, or for someone who needs to be familiar with bird sounds…

Steam Bending

Learn how to steam bend coppiced poles from Bradfield Woods and make your own walking stick with David Wheeler, local craftsman and furniture maker. Bradfield Woods open air workshop offers protection from the rain and a fireplace should it be chilly! All wood, tools and expertise will be supplied on the day. All you…

Sat 7 Oct

£60.00 + £10 materials

Tree Crafts - Sunday 8 October

Spend a peaceful day with local craftswoman Fay Jones in this wonderful ancient woodland learning to make a selection of different tree crafts. Discover the wonders of Bradfield Woods with a guided walk to introduce you to native tree species and their uses then go back to the Green Oak Centre and make a range of…

Sun 8 Oct

We're Going On A Bear Hunt! At Arger Fen

Family activity morning Join us on the trail of the Arger bear….. Please book below.   People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 1 Jun

£4 per child, £2 per adult

Wild Skills: Fur, Feather And Bones

Wild skills course for 11 - 16 year olds Learn about animals through their fur, feathers and bones. Please book below People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 31 Jul

£5 per person

Wild Skills: Introduction To Green Woodworking For Teens

Wild skills course for 14 - 19 year olds Use hand tools safely and learn wood carving techniques to create small items such as spoons, spatulas and jewellery This event has been funded by The Charter for Trees Woods and People Please book below People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wild Skills: Plate Carving

Wild skills course for 11 - 19 year olds Use hand tools safely and learn wood carving techniques to create a useful plate. This event has been funded by The Charter for Trees Woods and People Please book below People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 28 Jul

Wild Skills:trees And Whittling At Bradfield Woods Please Note Change Of Date To That Advertised

Wild skills course for 11 - 16 year olds Learn about trees and their wood. Learn how to use a knife safely, and practice your knife skills Please book below. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wild Tots At Bradfield Woods

Family activity morning for under 5's and their carers Join us in Bradfield Woods for outdoor play, exploration and adventure. Please book below   People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 8 May

£4 per child, adults free

Mon 22 May

£4 per child, adults free

Wild Tots At Bradfield Woods

Family activity morning for under 5's and their carers Join us in Bradfield Woods for outdoor play, exploration and adventure. Please book below   People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 12 Jun

£4 per child, adults free

Mon 26 Jun

£4 per child, adults free

Mon 10 Jul

£4 per child, adults free

Woodland Wellbeing Walk At Bradfield Woods

Woodland wellbeing walks give us the opportunity to connect with the wonder of the natural world; the bursting buds in spring, the clarity of a nightingale's song in summer, the glory of autumn leaves. Each moment in nature can return us to a place of childlike wonder and help to develop a real, lasting sense of well…

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