Wassailing – Rowntree Park Sunday 5th of February 2023

Wassailing has ancient roots in Britain, but in the 21st century it’s fun to learn about this tradition and create our own version of this old custom.  Therefore on Sunday 15th of January we are holding our own Wassail in Rowntree Park, just before it starts to get dark. We aren’t wassailing ‘experts’, or pagans,Continue reading “Wassailing – Rowntree Park Sunday 5th of February 2023”

Our Guide to staying warm outdoors

Forest School top tips for keeping warm when outside in winter! Here at Rowntree Park Forest School we play outside all year round, whatever the weather.  The children get so much from being outdoors, especially as the weather changes.  It’s a great learning experience and brilliant for building resilience.  Going outside when it’s raining, coldContinue reading Our Guide to staying warm outdoors

Art workshops for children

As a new venture for the Young Friends, we’re offering art workshops for children, on Saturday mornings, starting this Saturday, November the 9th. This week, Liz Collier, an exciting local artist, is going to be leading a session based on doodling. The sessions are totally FREE to Friends, and only £2 for others. 10am toContinue reading “Art workshops for children”