Events

Half-term events

Discover the creatures of Wicken's watery depths © NTPL paul harris

Discover the creatures of Wicken's watery depths

Pond Dipping & Minibeast Hunt

Tuesday 26 May, 12noon, 1:45 & 2:30pm

Enjoy a 30 minute pond dipping session followed by a minibeast hunt.

Tickets £2.75 on 0844 249 1895 or book online - advance booking essential.

Half-term events

Learn how to build a secret den © National Trust

Learn how to build a secret den

Den Building

Friday 29 May, 2 - 4pm

Learn how to build little dens for minibeasts and big dens for you. Plus games and challenges inspired by sticks.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online - advance booking essential.

Rush Weaving

Fancy learning a new skill?

Saturday 6 June 2015 10am - 4pm

Learn to make your own rush mats and baskets using locally grown rush.

Tickets £60 (includes all materials)

Advance booking essential on 01353 720274
 

Summer Events - Pond Dipping

Pond dipping at Wicken Fen © Howard Cooper

Pond dipping at Wicken Fen

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

Thurs 23 & Tues 28 July, Tues 4, 11, 18, 25 August


Enjoy a 30 minute pond dipping session followed by a minibeast hunt

Tickets £2.75 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online - advance booking essential.

Summer Events - Wild Art

Get creative on the fen © NTPL/National Trust Images/ArnheldeSerra

Get creative on the fen

Wild Arts & Crafts

Fri 24 July & Mon 17 Aug 10:30am or 2:00pm

Use a range of natural materials gathered from the fen to create some spectacular masterpeices to take home.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online - advance booking essential.

 

Summer Events - Mud Glorious Mud

Muddy fun on the fen © NTPL/NT/ Wicken Fen

Muddy fun on the fen

Mud Glorious Mud

Fri 31 July,  Mon 10  & Wed 26 August, 10.30am or 2pm

Your chance to get really dirty! Explore the finer qualities of mud, for throwing, painting, building and cooking.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online

Summer Events - Bug Hunters

Discover the amazing world of bugs © NTPL/National Trust/John Millar

Discover the amazing world of bugs

Bug Hunters

Mon 27th July & Wed 12 August, 10.30am or 2pm.

Discover where bugs live and what they like to eat, plus bug themed games and crafts.

Tickets £5.25 per child or book online - advance booking essential.

Summer Events - Den Building

Build a den on the Fen © NTPL/National Trust

Build a den on the Fen

Den Building

Mon 3,  Wed 19 & Fri 28 August, 10.30am or 2pm

 

Build little dens for minibeasts and big dens for you, plus games and challenges inspired by sticks.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or book online - advance booking essential.

Summer Events - All About Birds

Kingfisher at Wicken Fen © NTPL/R J Nicholl

Kingfisher at Wicken Fen

All About Birds

Wed 5 or Fri 21 August, 10.30am or 2pm

Discover the birds of the Fen, where they live and what they eat, plus bird inspired games & crafts.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or online - advance booking essential.

 

Summer Events - Sounds and Stories

Stories inspired by the fen © NTPL/National Trust Images/Nick Daly

Stories inspired by the fen

Sounds and Stories

Fri 7 August 10:30am or 2:00pm

Storytelling and music-making inspired by the Fen.

Suitable for ages 3 - 7.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or online


 

Summer Events - Go Wild

Find our hidden caches © NTPL/National Trust

Find our hidden caches

Go Wild

Tues 11 Aug 10:30am or 2:00pm

Go Wild at Wicken Fen -  geocaching challenge, shelter building, and much more.

Tickets £5.25 per child on 0844 249 1895 or online - advance booking essential.


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