SOLD OUT Moss walk and micro-terrarium workshop

Discover Quarry Bank Mill in microscopic detail, immersing yourself in microfauna, delving into microbiomes of moss and lichen, and encountering strange microorganisms that inhabit these spaces

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

In this workshop you will be identifying species through macrophotography, collecting samples and learning how to cultivate moss. You will create a miniature terrarium (sealed self-sufficient ecosystem) to take away. Materials provided. Participants need to bring a smartphone or camera to take photos. If you are interested in learning more about nature recording and want to record and upload your results digitally during the workshop, please download iNaturalist (https://www.inaturalist.org/), which we will be using during the workshop.

Suitable for visitors over the age of 16.

If you are a not a National Trust member, an admission charge applies for entry to the buildings and the gardens on the estate if you wish to explore before or after the event.

This event has been created in partnership with the National Trust, FutureEverything and http://antonyhall.net/

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
Suitable for visitors over the age of 16.
Meeting point
On arrival please go to the Mill Yard, and follow signage to the event location. Please arrive five minutes before the start of your session begins.
What to bring and wear
Footwear and clothing suitable for the outdoors.
Accessibility
The event space is fully accessible.

Contact Info

Name
Quarry Bank
Email
quarrybank@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01625 527468

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Storytelling artwork at Quarry Bank

Sun 21 Aug 2022
11:00-16:00
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