Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve
Mallard Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 8DB
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Clone Of Forest Tots

Fun outdoor play for toddlers based on Forest School activities - making dens, playing woodland games, building camp fires and having bags of fun! This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award. All children must be accompanied by an adult.   People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 16 Oct

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Clone Of Spoon-Bills

Monthly club for people who would like to improve on their spoon carving skills. 18+ only. If you have your own axe and wood carving knife bring them along. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 15 Oct

£5

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Craft Your Wellbeing: Natural Dyes

Join Charlotte from Making&Doing for this fascinating workshop experimenting with natural dyes. Please bring something that we can use the dye on e.g. white t-shirt, scraps of fabric. All other materials and equipment included. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 13 Sep

£12/£15

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Craft Your Wellbeing: Sketching With Sheila Bury

Join local artist Sheila Bury in a beginners sketching session. Part of this will be outdoors to be able to sketch the reserve. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 16 Aug

£8/£12

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Forest School Experience

A day of exciting experiences in the woods. Make a fire, build a den, cook lunch and enjoy! People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 10 Aug

£5

  • 10:30 – 14:30

Forest School Experience

A day of exciting experiences in the woods. Make a fire, build a den, cook lunch and enjoy! This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award. All children must be accompanied by an adult. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 29 Aug

£5

  • 10:30 – 14:30

Forest Tots

Fun outdoor play for toddlers in the woods making dens, woodland games, camp fires and bags of fun! Please wear insect repellent, as there are biting insects around at this time of year. This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award. All children must be accompanied by an adult. People with limited mobility…

Fri 1 Sep

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Mon 18 Sep

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Forest Tots

Fun outdoor play for toddlers in the woods making dens, woodland games, camp fires and bags of fun! Please wear insect repellent, as there are biting insects around at this time of year. This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award. All children must be accompanied by an adult.   People with limited mobility…

Mon 21 Aug

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Forest Tots

Fun outdoor play for toddlers based on Forest School activities - making dens, playing woodland games, building camp fires and having bags of fun! This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award. All children must be accompanied by an adult.   People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 6 Oct

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Mon 16 Oct

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Fri 3 Nov

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Forest Tots

Fun outdoor play for toddlers based on Forest School activities - making dens, playing woodland games, building camp fires and having bags of fun! This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award. All children must be accompanied by an adult.   People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 6 Oct

£5 per child (£3 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Get Crafty: Batik Ceations

Use this unusual way of decorating fabric and material. Please bring something that we can use the dye on e.g. white t-shirt, scraps of fabric. All other materials will be provided. This event is eligible for our Hedgehog Award.  Suitable for people with limited mobility. Wheelchair users please contact organiser in…

Thu 3 Aug

£3 per child YWT Member, £5 per child non-member. Accompanying adults FREE.

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Get Crafty: Printing With Nature

Nature provides us with so many brilliant materials to work with, select items and see what patterns we can print! This event is eligible for our Hedgehog Award.  Suitable for people with limited mobility. Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance.

Thu 27 Jul

£3 per child YWT Member, £5 per child non-member. Accompanying adults FREE.

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Get Crafty: Wet Felting

Make some fantastic nature-inspired creations from wool! This event is suitable for over 10s as we'll be using sharp tools. Suitable for over 5s. This event is eligible for our Hedgehog Award.  People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 15 Aug

Child Member £4, Child Non-member £6, Adults FREE

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Guided Walk On Carr Lodge (Potteric Extension)

Introduction to Carr Lodge one of Potteric Carr's newest extensions with the Potteric Carr gateway manager. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 27 Sep

Adult members £4, adult non-members £6

  • 10:30 – 13:30

Home Education Connection: Forest School

Monthly Forest School for Home educated families. Limited child places as per Forest School ethos. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 10 Oct

£6 per child (£4 if member)

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Home Education Connection: Harvest

This months event will cover wild foods and what to do with them!         This event is eligible for the Hedgehog Award People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 22 Sep

£6 per child (£4 if member)

  • 10:30 – 12:30

Home Education Connection: Seashore Detective

Become a Seashore Detective! Discover exciting treasures on the strandline and find out what these tell us about our local marine environment. These events are for home educated children and their families.           People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance. Not suitable for…

Fri 8 Sep

£6/£4

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Lakeside Bat Walk

See Potteric Carr Nature Reserve in a different light and find out more about mysterious bats People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 1 Sep

£4 Members/£6 Non-members

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Magical Butterflies

This event is eligible for our Hedgehog Award.  Suitable for people with limited mobility. Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance.

Wed 2 Aug

£3 per child YWT Member, £5 per child non-member. Accompanying adults FREE.

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Pond Dipping

Drop in. Come and have a go at Pond dipping to see what wonderful and weird creatures we can find in our ponds. Please be aware, as this is drop in, we could be busy and the platforms full at some points, so please be patient with us while people have their turn on the platform. This event is eligible for our Hedgehog…

Wed 9 Aug

£3 per child YWT Member, £5 per child non-member. Drop in and pay on the day!

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Pond Dipping

Free drop in event*. Come and have a go at Pond dipping to see what wonderful and weird creatures we can find in our ponds. Please be aware, as this is drop in, we could be busy and the platforms full at some points, so please be patient with us while people have their turn on the platform. *This additional activity is…

Thu 17 Aug

Free

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Shelter Building

Learn how to make different types of shelters in the woods! This event is eligible for our Hedgehog Award.  Suitable for people with limited mobility. Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance.

Wed 26 Jul

£3 per child YWT Member, £5 per child non-member. Accompanying adults FREE.

  • 10:30 – 12:00

Spoon-Bills

Monthly club for people who would like to improve on their spoon carving skills. 18+ only. If you have your own axe and wood carving knife bring them along. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 13 Sep

£5

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Sun 19 Nov

£5

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Volunteer Drop In Day

Find out more about voluntering with us on the Humberhead Levels. Our Humberhead Levels roving volunteer group get stuck in to a range of tasks from scything to water vole monitoring. Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, kick-start a career in conservation and get fit. There will also be the opportunity to try…

Fri 25 Aug

Free

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Volunteer Open Day

Come and speak to us about the different roles you could get involved with in the South Yorkshire region including Potteric Carr. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 3 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Wild Workshop: Moth Id

Join our Moth Expert for a morning opening the moth trap that was set overnight. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 6 Aug

£6 (Non YWT members) £4 (YWT members)

  • 08:30 – 09:30

Wildlife Wanders: Bat Walk

See Potteric Carr Nature Reserve in a different light and find out more about mysterious bats People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 9 Sep

£4 Members/£6 Non-members

  • 19:45 – 22:00

Wildlife Wanders: Fungi

Open your eyes to the fascinating world of funghi on this guided walk. Please note, this is not a forageing walk as we are a nature reserve. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 3 Oct

£4 Members/£6 Non-members

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wildlife Wednesday: Bat Ecology & Conservation - From The Wharfdale To The Western Ghats

Highlights of our work to better understand and protect bats, the world's most diverse group of mammals. Much of our work has been done here in Yorkshire, but we do a little globe-trotting too… People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 29 Nov

£15

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Wildlife Wednesday: Gardens, Greenspace And Global Footprint

This talk will draw on work from recent research projects looking at the role of greenspace in urban environments and their effect on biodiversity and human wellbeing. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 30 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Wildlife Wednesday: Global Sustainability: Human Population, Agriculture And The Environment

We take for granted the way food is produced, its price and availability, but will our food system stay the way it is into the future? I will explore the sustainability of our food system, and why it is currently a significant global ecological threat (via its impacts on climate, water and biodiversity). If the food…

Wed 25 Oct

£15

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Wildlife Wednesday: Metal Munching Earthworms - Evolution In Action

If your soil has earthworms in it, that's a good indication that the soil is healthy. But some soils, contaminated by metal mining activities  during the industrial revolution, support earthworm populations despite the high metal concentrations in the soil. professor Mark E Hodson will talk about the benefits that…

Wed 27 Sep

£15

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Yorkshire Day: Treasure Hunt

Celebrate Yorkshire and take a trail around one of Yorkshires best nature reserves! This event is eligible for our Hedgehog Award.  Suitable for people with limited mobility. Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance.

Tue 1 Aug

£3 per child YWT Member, £5 per child non-member. Accompanying adults FREE.

  • 10:30 – 12:30

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