50 things Friday

Join in with one of the 50 things activities from making friends with a bug to making a home for wildlife or creating wild art. Have fun and tick off one of your '50 things to do before 11¾'.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Discover more about the natural world around us and during lots of the sessions, make something special to take home. Some activities have a small charge to cover the cost of materials. This activity is weather permitting.

The basics

Suitability
These activities are perfet for children
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Activities will take place in the Old Farmyard at Avebury.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 August 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
30 August 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Hazel Barry-Scott
Email
Hazel.Barry-Scott@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01672 538036

Upcoming events

Stonehenge and Avebury walking challenge

Sat 17 Aug 2019
01:00-23:59
An opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in this iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy these wide open spaces by challenging yourself to complete all eight walks - once done you'll have walked 50km.

Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge

Sat 17 Aug 2019
01:00-23:59
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire's iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all twelve walks at our landscape sites.

Still digging ... Recent excavations around Avebury

Sat 17 Aug 2019
10:00-17:30
This year at Avebury we’ll be shining a light on recent excavations through a pop up exhibition in the Barn gallery. This exhibition will highlight many of the results of those excavations alongside a selection of the artefacts discovered.

Alexander Keiller’s Avebury Manor: pop-up exhibition

Sat 17 Aug 2019
11:00-16:00
Discover how Avebury Manor looked during the years it was owned by the excavator of Avebury stone circles, Alexander Keiller.

Summer of play at Avebury

Sat 17 Aug 2019
11:00-17:00
Join us at Avebury for a fun summer of play. With plenty of areas to explore and lots of family activities and events, there's always something to do.

Teddy bear adventures

Sat 17 Aug 2019
12:30-13:30
Bring your favourite teddy bear to Avebury for a family picnic. Relax in the Church Garden and listen to the teddy bear themed story hour from 12.30-1.30pm. Throughout the summer holidays there will also be a daily teddy bear discovery trail.