Summer activities at Cherryburn

Deckchairs and giant jenga on the lawn

This summer we’re celebrating Thomas Bewick and his legacy with all things art. Have a go at fingerpainting, make a mud picture, create your own stick animal, learn all about printing, try charcoal art, and more!

All activities are from 11am - 3pm

24 - 28 July

Monday: Fingerprint bees and skeps

Tuesday: Barefoot mud painting

Wednesday: 50 things

Thursday: Print fun

Friday: Bird spotting and drawing

31 - 4 August

Monday: Fingerprint bugs

Tuesday: Animal hand painting

Wednesday: Stick creatures

Thursday: Print fun

Friday: Charcoal art

7 - 11 August

Monday: Fingerprint print and skeps

Tuesday: Barefoot mud painting

Wednesday: 50 things

Thursday: Print fun

Friday: Bird spotting and drawing

14 - 18 August

Monday: Fingerprint bugs

Tuesday: Animal hand painting

Wednesday: Stick creatures

Thursday: Print fun

Friday: Charcoal art

21 - 25 August

Monday: Fingerprint bees and skeps

Tuesday: Barefoot mud painting

Wednesday: 50 things

Thursday: Print fun

Friday: Bird spotting and drawing

28 August - 1 September

Monday: Doggie day

Tuesday: Animal hand painting

Wednesday: Bioblitz

Thursday: Print fun

Friday: Juneau Projects art activity

Upcoming events

May half-term fun

Mon 28 May 2018
11:00-15:00
Get inspired by Thomas Bewick this half-term with artsy fun

Charcoal burning day

Wed 30 May 2018
10:00-14:00
Meet the rangers and see how they make barbecue charcoal from invasive rhododendron, and learn why it's important for woodland health to remove this species.

Walking Looking and Telling Tales

Sat 02 Jun 2018
11:00-15:00
Artist Mark Fairnington will present a series of miniature oil paintings at Cherryburn this season

Father's Day Bushcraft Day

Sun 17 Jun 2018
10:00-14:00
Celebrate Father's Day by spending some time in the outdoors learning all about bushcraft. You'll be like the original wild child Thomas Bewick and enjoy a day of outdoor fun with Dad.

Stargazing - An introduction to astronomy for families and beginners

Fri 23 Nov 2018
19:30-21:30
Join us for a spot of stargazing with Ace of Space Astronomy. This fun, indoor and interactive workshop is the ideal way to learn all about the cosmos.