Get crafty this half-term and help us build our giant wicker bee in the Walled Garden.
Join wicker artist Melanie Bastier for a guided workshop as you get involved with weaving parts of our bee together!
Go on an expedition at Colby as you tackle our explorer trail.
During your quest, you'll trek through woodland and our wildflower meadow as you search for the resident wildlife. Complete the trail and you'll be rewarded with a victory prize!
Did you know that there are approximately 275 different species of bee in the UK?
Join bee specialist Clare Flynn for a guided walk around the gardens to find out more about these charismatic creatures and Colby’s resident pollinators.
Join Act Your Shoe Size and members of Narberth Youth Theatre for creative play and storytelling workshops at Colby Woodland Garden.
Solitary bee Manon is getting set for the opening of her hotel for bugs, Gwesty Manon, but needs your help...
Discover beautiful Colby Woodland Garden in the evening. In partnership with Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, these evening walks invite you to explore a familiar place at the end of the day.
What will emerge as dusk falls? Learn about the...
From Jodie Whittaker the new Doctor Who, to the notorious Gunpowder Plot conspirator Guy Fawkes, discover the faces that have helped create the reputation of Yorkshire. Who would you include to demonstrate the county’s reputation?
Why not get inspired at the very first Greenway Literary Festival in celebration of the ten year anniversary of Greenway House being opened to the public for the first time. Part of the #LoveGreenway year of celebrations.
Whose voices do we hear? Young people on journeys for justice! Carnegie Medal winning author, Beverley Naidoo’s characters face real-life challenges that can overpower young people and smother their voices.
Writer Muhammad Khan visits Greenway to discuss his critically acclaimed debut novel, 'I Am Thunder', sharing his inspiration for the book and introducing his latest novel, Kick The Moon. Young adult fiction for age 12 years and up.
Come along to create a baddy (or two), a detective and a simple crime plot with Rosie Sandler, co-author of the Agatha Oddly detective series. Work as a group, pooling ideas and having fun along the way. Suitable for ages 9-13.
Join writer and illustrator Katie Cleminson in a workshop to hear her read and see her create a drawing live, and then make your own bear mask as you enter the enchanting world of Otto, the lovable bear.
This simplified, messy workshop uses colourful flowers, berries, or vegetables like beetroot to make photographs using a totally environmentally friendly photographic process. Perfect for half term family fun.
Pick up a free trail from reception or the Mill and meet the Very Important Pollinators who keep Cotehele going. You'll find out why they are Very Important and what you can do to ensure their survival.
Go on a journey around the Pleasure Ground and discover more about the trees and plants that call Petworth home. There's change happening at Petworth to remodel the gardens back to how they once were and we need your help.
Visit Winchester City Mill to see how seasonal ingredients can be combined with our stoneground wholemeal flour to produce delicious bread, cakes, biscuits and much more. Sample different recipes and be inspired.
Visit on a milling day and see our team of volunteer millers in action as they harness the power of the River Itchen to turn waterwheels, gears and millstones to produce Winchester City Mill's traditional wholemeal flour.
Join us for some wild fun over May half-term; explore the woodlands and parkland, have a go at some of the 50 Things to do before you're 11¾, and celebrate birds, bugs and bees with some hands-on activities.
Flitter and flutter across the parkland looking for our British butterflies and moths. See how many you can find, discover more about these beautiful winged creatures and pick up your sticker from the Coach House shop.
Get close to nature this half-term with a wide variety of bee related activities. Become a nature detectives and discover the secret life of bees. Discover how hard a bee has to work in the special Beespoon installation in the second week.
This half-term, we’ll be celebrating bees, butterflies and blooms with 50 things activities in the garden. Join us every day and make something special as you discover more about the natural world around us.
Explore worlds within worlds this half term at Longshaw on the magnifying glass trail, every day of the holidays. Pick up a trail from the welcome building or shop for £1 and you can buy a magnifying glass for an extra £2.
From 25 May to 2 June why not park and ride to Max Gate?
Visitors to Thomas Hardy’s house at Max Gate in Dorchester will be able to park for free at Kingston Maurward College, and take a free shuttle bus to Max Gate.
Tudor gardener William Wode returns to Trerice to offer his sage and often hilarious words of wisdom on precisely how a garden should be cared for, with advice from the first gardener’s manual published in English.
Be part of our 'Grow Your Green Roots' year at Attingham. The estate is home to approx. 200 deer, find out all about them and the other wildlife which call Attingham home. Take a seat on our tractor and trailer safari ride to see what you can spot.
This May half term come and discover the wild side of Dapdune Wharf. Try your hand at making some mini-rafts and test them down our course. Learn some bushcraft skills, from building dens to lighting fires without matches.
Pick up a trusty trail stick and make fallen flower kebabs with the brightly-coloured flowers and leaves you find on the ground as you venture round the garden. Then join with others in 'planting' your kebab to form an art installation.
This May half-term investigate Lyveden's wilder inhabitants with free trails, worksheets and activity sessions. There are plenty of opportunities to get closer to nature during Lyveden Alive week. Enjoy a different activity every day!
A brand new version of the classic story of the three little pigs set in Paris. A grumpy old wolf is a chef who wants some pigs' tails for his soup. Will the little pigs outwit the wolf and what kind of house will they build? A funny,...
Second Year BA Acting students at East 15 Acting School, bring to life Shakespeare's greatest and most tempestuous play, in a fresh, inventive and imaginative production.
Lead by a professional director the actors use their individual and...
Discover Stackpole’s beautiful stretch of coastline for yourself. With award-winning sandy beaches, tranquil wooded valleys, wildlife-rich lily ponds, walking trails and watersports, there’s lots to see and do.