Tyland Barn

Tyland Barn
Chatham Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3BD
  • Telephone 01622 662012
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  • Website www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserves/…

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Bee Identification Workshop - 6 & 7 May 2017

This 2-day course covers the identification and ecology of wild bees led by Steven Falk, author of the new 'Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland'. The course will be on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May 2017 at Tyland Barn, Maidstone. On day one, Steven will show you how to identify bees under the microscope…

Sat 6 May

The cost is £60 for the weekend course. Please call 01622 662012 to book a place / 01622 662012

Botany Evening Classes

It consists of 10 x 2-hour sessions on Tuesday evenings from 10th Jan (6.30 until 8.30 pm). The aim is to be able to produce a useful report such as a description of a nature reserve or a consultancy survey of a site. It is suitable for anyone with a little knowledge of botany through to professionals who want to be able…

Tue 24 Jan

The cost is £165 per 10-week course. Please call 01622 662012 to book a place / 01622 662012

Tue 31 Jan

The cost is £165 per 10-week course. Please call 01622 662012 to book a place / 01622 662012

Tue 7 Feb

The cost is £165 per 10-week course. Please call 01622 662012 to book a place / 01622 662012

…and 5 more dates until 14 Mar

Brief Agm Followed By Kent’S Living Seas

Fiona White presents a well-illustrated talk – ‘Around and below the waters of Kent. A marine officer’s tour’. Tea, coffee and biscuits in the interval. Donations welcome. Organised by Maidstone, Medway and Swale Local Group. Further details from Richard Jowett on 01622 675002. People with limited mobility…

Mon 27 Mar

Donations welcome. / 01622 662012

Mexico – In Search Of The Monarch

Superbly-illustrated presentation by Peter and Pauline Heathcote about the search to nd this majestic butterfly. Tea, coffee and biscuits in the interval. Donations welcome. Organised by the Maidstone, Medway and Swale Local Group. Further details from Richard Jowett on 01622 675002. People with limited…

Mon 24 Apr

Donations welcome. / 01622 662012

Mr Fox's Easter Trail

Come to Tyland Barn and join in our fun wildlife themed Easter trail. Help Mr Fox to find the clues around the nature park and claim your chocolate prize at the end.  The trail will be available every day from Good Friday through to Easter Monday. Book online or purchase tickets on the day. People with limited…

Fri 14 Apr

£5 per person / 01622 662012

Sat 15 Apr

£5 per person / 01622 662012

Sun 16 Apr

£5 per person / 01622 662012

Mon 17 Apr

£5 per person / 01622 662012

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Operation Osprey

A well-illustrated talk by Ralph Todd on this fascinating and important project. Tea, coffee and biscuits in the interval. Donations welcome. Organised by the Maidstone, Medway and Swale Local Group. Further details from Richard Jowett on 01622 675002. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in…

Mon 27 Feb

Donations welcome / 01622 662012

Pond Dipping

Join us for a great outdoor family event. Come to Tyland Barn visitor centre for a one hour pond dipping session to find and catch a variety of pond life, then get up close and view them through a microscope and identify what you have found.  Each participant will get a spotter sheet to take home. All children under…

Wed 12 Apr

£15 group ticket (up to 5 people) / 01622 662012

Pond Dipping

Come and see what you can find living in the ponds at Tyland Barn? Join us for a great family event - a one hour pond dipping session to find and catch a variety of pond life.  Then get up close and view them through a microscope and identify what you have found.  Every participant will take away a spotter sheet.

Sat 29 Apr

£15.00 group ticket / 01622 662012

Watercolour Workshop With Carole Robson

Be creative and inspired by wild flowers and meadow landscapes at this watercolour workshop. Carole Robson is a local artist and experienced tutor and exhibits her work in London and throughout the South East.  You will see demonstratins and have individual guidance during the session. Participants need to bring…

Sat 8 Apr

£20 per person / 01622 662012

Wiggly Wild Show

A great family event to learn about and handle a variety of unusual exotic animals. Come and be amazed by giant millipedes, stick insects and beetles!  A qualified ranger will lead this entertaining show all about unusual live exotic animals - join in if you dare with some grazy props for brave volunteers!  There will…

Fri 17 Feb

£6 per person / 01622 662012

Wild About Ponds

Frog friendly gardening! Learn about the creatures who would benefit from a pond and ideas on how to construct one no matter what size your garden is!  Wild About Gardens advisor, Maureen Rainey will give an illustrated talk then guide you through some simple steps to construct a small pond or water feature. Tea and…

Sat 29 Apr

£20 / 01622 662012

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