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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Feathers, Flying & Fun - All About Birds

A great fun family event discovering lots of facts about our feathered friends! Join us for lots of activities all about birds.  Be a bird detective with trails and quizzes, make some funky bird crafts and get up close and personal with live birds of prey from Kent Owl Academy. Tyland Barn visitor centre has a small…

Wed 16 Aug

£6 per person / 01622 662012

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Felting Workshop

Learn all about the felting process at this one day workshop and create your own piece of artwork. Experienced artist and tutor Di Buttenshaw is running our new felting workshop at Tyland Barn.  Di will demonstrate then guide you through the process to make a flat hanging inspired by nature and plants. Some…

Sat 15 Jul

£40 per person / 01622 662012

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mini Beast Adventure

You will find bees, butterflies, beetles and much more on this mini beast adventure at Tyland Barn. There are so many bugs and mini beasts hiding in the nature park at Tyland Barn.  Shrink to the size of a beetle, get out your majnifying glass then go on a mini beast hunt!  See what creatures you can find and with the…

Wed 23 Aug

£6 per child / 01622 662012

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Owls In The Barn

An exciting and interactive event with live owls for all the family. Join us at Tyland Barn for a fantastic interactive talk and presentation.  The experienced handlers from Kent Owl Academy have a wealth of knowledge and will talk about their passion to preserve through education.  Different topics will include…

Mon 7 Aug

£8 per person/ £30 group x4 / 01622 662012

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Pond Dipping At Tyland Barn

Come with a group of friends to find lots of wonderful wildlife at this pond dipping session. There are so many creatures living in the pond at Tyland Barn.  Join us 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…

Wed 30 Aug

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

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Silkscreen Printing

Let autumn and the changing seasons inspired you to create your own unique piece of artwork. Sue Batt is a local artist and experienced tutor who will deomonstrate a variety of techniques and processes of silkscreen printing.  You will then have the opportunity to create a selection of silkscreen prints using paper…

Sat 7 Oct

£25 / 01622 662012

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Study Day 19 Kentish Butterflies

Spot and identify some of the common species Learn more about the butterflies and their habitats from an expert. Weather permitting, spot and identify some of the common and possibly rarer species of chalk grassland habitat at a mid-Kent reserve. Particularly suitable for beginners     Leader: Bryan Bullen, …

Sun 2 Jul

Normal fee: £28 per day (£5 off for concessions). Corporate rate: £50 per day. Please call 01622 662012 to book a place / 01622 662012

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Watercolour Workshop

Looking at the natural environment for inspiration to create your own watercolour painting. Changing seasons, wild flowers and meadow landscapes will be your inspirtion at this watercolour workshop.   Carole Robson will give demonstrations on technique and provide individual guidance during the session to create your…

Sat 16 Sep

£25 / 01622 662012

  • 10:30 – 13:30

Wild About Birds

An informative talk by Wild About Gardens advisor Maureen Rainey. Maureen will provide a fascinating insight into the birds that regularly visit our gardens, where they come from, different types of behaviour and how to recognise them.  Maureen will also discuss which species are in decline and why, as well as…

Sat 4 Nov

£10 / 01622 662012

  • 11:00 – 13:00

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