Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve

Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve
Mill Way, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8QA
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Craft Workshop: Batik

Batik is a form of wax resist whereby hot wax is applied to cloth, which is then covered with dye. The wax will resist the dye creating a simple pattern. By repeated application of wax, followed by repeated applications of dyes in various colours, a complicated pattern can be built up and developed into a desired…

Fri 6 Oct

SWT members £70, non-members £75

  • 10:00 – 15:00
  • 10:00 – 15:00

Craft Workshop: Felt Flowers & Coiled Baskets

Spend a full day learning two rural craft skills in our purpose built classroom nestled within an ancient woodland setting. Wet Felting: Nancy Shafee, experienced tutor and Chair of the Surrey Guild of Craftsmen, will use the morning session to instruct you on wet felting. You will make flowers that can be turned…

Thu 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Craft Workshop: Wildlife Mosaics

Tiffany Gregory is a local artist whose beautiful mosaics have been inspired by nature. Use the surrounding woodland at the Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve to help influence the creation of a mosaic wildlife creature of your choice.  Select from a variety of precut forms.  You will be given excellent guidance and…

Sat 28 Oct

SWT members £40, non-members £45

  • 09:30 – 13:00

Dormice

The Dormice population is in decline and they have become extinct in some areas of the UK.  The changes in farming practices, loss of hedgerows and the fragmentation of woodland have all contributed to this crisis. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 8 Jun

SWT members £20, Non-Members £25

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Forest School Taster Session

Have you heard about the hugely positive impact that Forest Schools are having on children and young people in Surrey? This is a chance for you to get outside and have a go at some of the activities that illustrate how forest schools work, and to ask experienced leaders and trainers about how you might develop programmes…

Sat 10 Jun

24

  • 09:30 – 12:00

An Introduction To Moths

Did you know there are more types of moths in the UK than there are butterflies?  Join us on this course designed for newcomers to the world of British moths. Our tutor, moth enthusiast Alan Holloway, will discuss with you the various safe techniques to use when collecting and identifying moths.  He will have trapped…

Tue 18 Jul

SWT £35, Non-Members £40

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Investigating Insects

This introductory course aims to assist the observer in differentiating between the orders of adult insects found in Britain; both in the laboratory and, where possible, in the field. The course also introduces the attendees to the basic principles of Taxonomy, the making of a valid biological record, curation…

Mon 12 Jun

SWT members £45, non-members £50

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Minibeasts And Microscopes At Nower Wood

A family event at Nower Wood suitable for children aged 4 years and up.  Discover the wonderful world of minibeasts.  We will collect creatures from the woodland and ponds and then see them in amazing details under our video-microscope! People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 26 Jul

£7.50 SWT Member, £10 Non-Member

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Nower Wood Summer Open Afternoon

Visit our new education centre and discover more about Nower Wood.  Lots of FREE activities are on offer (suitable for children aged 3+ years) - minibeast hunting, pond dipping, woodland play and more. Please book your places in advance. Car parking is available at Nower Wood - on arrival, just walk up the steps…

Sat 15 Jul

Free

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Nower Wood Summer Open Morning

Visit our new education centre and discover more about Nower Wood.  Lots of FREE activities are on offer (suitable for children aged 3+ years) - minibeast hunting, pond dipping, woodland play and more. Please book your places in advance. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 15 Jul

Free

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Photography - Autumn Colours & Fungi

The changing colours of the autumn leaves can produce some of the most striking photographs. But when you look beyond the tree line and focus on the woodland floor, a multitude of colours, shapes and textures appear as hundreds of fungi species come alive. Learn the best ways to capture these autumnal images with Adrian…

Sun 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Photography - Close Up And Macrophotography

Spend a fascinating day learning how to photograph items very close up.  The technique of macrophotography is expertly taught by Adrian Davies, www.adriandaviesimaging.com. He will guide you throughout the day. With his knowledge and experience you will discover new ways of taking photographs. People with limited…

Thu 27 Jul

SWT members £50, non-members £55

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Rec Outdoor 1St Aid Level 2 (16 Hours) 2 Days

If you work or play in the outdoors, then this course is ideal for you. There will be a strong emphasis on practical skills with plenty of hands-on activities to help deal with a broad range of outdoor scenarios. You will receive a certificate confirming your First Aid Level 2 qualification upon completion. Space is…

Tue 12 Sep

Prices to be confirmed

  • 09:00

Rec Outdoor First Aid Level 2

If you work or play in the outdoors, then this course is ideal for you. There will be a strong emphasis on practical skills with plenty of hands-on activities to help deal with a broad range of outdoor scenarios. Space is limited. Booking Essential People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 22 Jun

150

  • 09:00

Wednesday In The Woods - Evening Lecture Series

We are proud to offer an evening lecture series that will cover various woodland-themed topics. Between 7 and 9pm every Wednesday in June in the peaceful setting of the Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, we will be hosting a guest speaker who will enlighten us with their knowledge and experience. Enjoy a welcome…

Wed 7 Jun

SWT members £8, non-members £10 (per lecture)

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 14 Jun

SWT members £8, non-members £10 (per lecture)

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 21 Jun

SWT members £8, non-members £10 (per lecture)

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 28 Jun

SWT members £8, non-members £10 (per lecture)

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wild Explorers Holiday Club

People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 7 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Tue 8 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Wed 9 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 09:30 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 18 Aug

Wild Tots (6 Sessions)

Forest School inspired adventures Unleash your little ones on the great outdoors with Forest School inspired adventures at Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, Leatherhead. Suitable for children aged 2-6 years, accompanied by an adult Booking essential - 6 sessions Friday 16th, 23rd and 30th June  Friday…

Fri 16 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

  • 10:30

Wild Writing

Be inspired to write in the beautiful woodland setting of this course. Our instructor on the day, Ruth Brandt, is a published author, tutor and Writer in Residence at both SWT and the National Trust's Polsden Lacey as well as being a professional member of the National Association of Writers in Education. She will guide…

Sun 2 Jul

SWT members £60, Non-members £65

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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