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Open Day at Ruskin Mill’s Gables Farm and The Field Centre

27/05/2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

free

Ruskin Mill Biodynamic Farm| The Field Centre | Stroud Nature, May 27

a wonderful day of craft, land and ecological based activities, 10am – 4pm

 

Ruskin Mill and The Field Centre have teamed up with Stroud Nature to create a special day of fun, family and educational activities.

Join us on Saturday May 27 from 10am – 4pm on the beautiful and biodynamic Gables Farm for a wonderful day of craft, land, ecological and education based activities. Take part in farm and woodland walks, meet the animals, and experience a variety of traditional crafts. Deliciously priced BBQ lunch and new biodynamic farm shop open.

Suitable for all ages and all are welcome. Parking is at the Ruskin Mill carpark adjacent to the Tipputs Inn.

 

Download the programme in PDF: Stroud Nature 2017 Ruskin Mill and The Field Centre May 27 FINAL

Download site map in PDF: FC and Gables Farm Map

 

PROGRAMME OF EVENT FOR THE DAY

 

 

TIMETABLED EVENTS AT GABLES BIODYNAMIC FARM AND THE FIELD CENTRE

TIME ACTIVITY and

LOCATION

DESCRIPTION
10:00 – 11:30 FARM TOUR

Meet at the Farm Shop

Farm tour with Stuart: tour of Gables Biodynamic Farm ending up at The Field Centre for storytelling at 11:30
10:00 – 12:00 HORSES

Paddock by shop

Horses with Carol: meet the working horses in harness and try your hand at working them
10:30 – 11:30 ECOLOGY WALK

Meet at the Shop

Ecology walk with Peter: enjoy the interconnectedness of everything – ending up at The Field Centre for storytelling at 11:30
11:30 – 12:00 STORYTELLING

The Field Centre

Storytelling with Fiona Eadie: wonderful storytellng for children and adults alike
12:00 – 12:30 MOTHS

The Field Centre

Moths with Bob: come and meet the beautiful moths!
12:00 – 2:00 LUNCH

Gables Farm Shop

Delicious Biodynamic Barbeque with delicious prices:

traditional BBQ fare from Biodyamic Gables Farm plus veggie option

2:00 – 4:00 HORSES

Paddock by shop

Horses with Stuart: meet the working horses in harness and try your hand at working them
2:00 – 3:00 ECOLOGY WALK

Meet at the Farm Shop

Ecology walk with Peter and  Sue: enjoy the interconnectedness of everything and meet the Gables Farm bees
 

ALL DAY EVENTS at GABLES BIODYNAMIC FARM

10:00 – 4:00 FOSSILS

Next to the Farm Shop

Fossils and paster cast painting with Amy: fossil plaster cast painting along with a table of handling fossils – great for children & parents
10:00 – 4:00 SPATULA MAKING

Next to the Farm Shop

Spatula making: turn green wood into a kitchen utensil using hand tools
 

ALL DAY EVENTS at THE FIELD CENTRE

10:00 – 4:00 ART & DRAWING

The Field Centre

Art and drawing with Steve Roberts: wonderful guided art and drawing experiences with insects
10:00 – 4:00 MEET THE BEES

The Field Centre

Meet the bees with Peter Lead: meet the bees with Peter’s fantatsic Buzz Club
10:00 – 4:00 LEATHER WORK

The Field Centre

Leather work with Bob: the ancient craft of leatherwork including carving, embossing and stitching, using oak bark tanned leather
10:00 – 4:00 WOOL

The Field Centre

Wool with Kaitlin: the gentle art of making a felted ball
10:00 – 4:00 WILLOW

The Field Centre

Willow with Grace: come and make a willow faerie wand
10:00 – 4:00 BEESWAX

The Field Centre

Beeswax Seedling: forage a tree seedling and plant it in a beeswax bowl
10:00 – 4:00 COUNT THE BEES

The Field Centre

Felted bees with Sue: count the felted bees – fun for children and adults alike!

Details

Date:
27/05/2017
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
free
Event Category:

Organiser

Simon Reakes
Email:
simon.reakes@rmt.org

Venue

The Field Centre
GL6 0QE United Kingdom + Google Map