Green Woodworking Sessions

 We are offering ‘Green Woodworking’ sessions for  Home Educated children. Starting on Thursday 27th February 2020 1pm – 2.15 (running for 6 weeks) What is Green Woodworking? Green woodworking is a form of woodcraft that works unseasoned or “green” timber into finished items using handtools. It’s a lovely chance to work with the natural materialsContinue reading “Green Woodworking Sessions”

Woods for Wellbeing Winter sessions

Escape from the stress of life and take some time to unwind and connect with nature. Join us for ‘Woods for Wellbeing’ sessions in the beautiful setting of Rowntree Park’s woods.  The next sessions now available to book are: Friday 22nd of November 2019  – 12.30-2pm Saturday 14th of December 2019  – 10.30-12pm    JoinContinue reading “Woods for Wellbeing Winter sessions”

Festive Forest School Big Kids

Join us for  a ‘festive-themed’ Saturday Forest school/bushcraft session aimed at children aged 6 and over. Saturday  14th of December 1-2.30pm We’re getting festive for our December ‘Big Kids’ forest school.  This month we’re using green woodcraft skills to make mini reindeer and Christmas decorations.  There will be sawing, hammering and hand drilling all followedContinue reading “Festive Forest School Big Kids”

Forest School 6+ – November session

Join us for a Saturday Forest school/bushcraft session aimed at children aged 6 and over. Saturday 16th of November 1-2.30pm We started running these sessions in September and they have proved very popular.  We intend to run the sessions monthly.  The sessions will get children outdoors and engaging with nature. Sessions will include a mixContinue reading “Forest School 6+ – November session”

Wood for Wellbeing – adult mindfulness and crafts

Escape from the stress of life and take some time to unwind and connect with nature. Join us for ‘Woods for Wellbeing’ in the beautiful setting of Rowntree Park woods on                                                 Continue reading “Wood for Wellbeing – adult mindfulness and crafts”

Halloween Spooktacular!

Howling Half term fun this Halloween in Rowntree Park Calling all witches and wizards, the Young Friends of Rowntree Park would like to invite you to our Halloween Spooktacular! Thursday 31st of October  – 10am or 10.30 am start (until 12pm) A mix of storytelling and crafts with a magic touch!  Make your own magicalContinue reading “Halloween Spooktacular!”

Forest School October session

Join us for a weekend Forest school/bushcraft session aimed at children aged 6 -12 taking place on Saturday, October 19th 1-2.30pm in Rowntree Park. Places are strictly limited and MUST be booked in advance.  Sessions over the next few months will include a mix of: Fire lighting and campfire cooking Bushcrafts – using tools, knives,Continue reading “Forest School October session”

Rowntree Park Photograph Competition 2019

We are pleased to announce that we are holding a photography competition for images taken in the park.  There are a range of categories and ages groups that you can enter. You are welcome to submit up to 3 images in each category. Categories: People in our parks: such as people walking, jogging, cycling, picnicking,Continue reading “Rowntree Park Photograph Competition 2019”