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at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve

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Cuckoo Clock workshop 

Make a charming cuckoo clock model to hang on your wall at home! This brand new workshop will delight anyone who likes crafts.

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on
28 May 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Pond dipping at Wicken Fen 

Delve into the watery world of Wicken Fen to find out what is living beneath the surface.

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on
29 May to 26 Aug 2024
at
10:30 to 11:15
+ 21 other dates or times
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Building Bricks Wetland Workshop 

It's time to get creative with everyone's favourite building bricks this May half-term!

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on
30 May to 1 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 11:00
+ 7 other dates or times
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Building Bricks Wetland Workshop- Model Viewing Session 

What might you find at Wicken Fen in another 125 years' time? Come and look at what people have made during our workshops: Windpumps, artifacts, wildlife and so much more!

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on
1 Jun 2024
at
12:30 to 14:30
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'We need to talk about Peat' Walk 

What is going on with peat at the Fen. As part of the Fens East Peat Partnership, we're undertaking large-scale projects to keep our deep peat wet, and to rewet other areas of peat - a vital tool in the fight against climate change.

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on
2 Jun 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Fen Flowers Walk 

Discover the fen flora on the historic Sedge Fen, with our expert guide. We are happy to offer this walk as part of our Summer Evenings programme.

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on
6 Jun 2024
at
18:00 to 19:30
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Botanical Illustration Workshop 

Inspired by the flora of the Fens? Join us for a day long workshop to learn the basics of Botanical Illustration

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on
7 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
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Dusk Chorus Walk 

An evening walk through the fens to discover some of the sounds of twilight

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on
13 Jun 2024
at
19:00 to 20:30
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Evening Boat Ride 

Join us on a relaxing boat ride down Wicken Lode. We are happy to offer this activity as part of our Summer Evenings programme.

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on
20 Jun 2024
at
18:00 to 19:00
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Mucky Pups 

Outdoor adventures at Wicken Fen, for pre-school children who enjoy getting grubby.

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on
28 Jun to 19 Jul 2024
at
10:30 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Bug hunters! 

Perfect fun for families that like to discover creepy crawlies under logs and catch crickets in the long grass.

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on
24 Jul to 5 Aug 2024
at
10:15 to 11:15
+ 5 other dates or times
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Creative Dragonfly Crafts 

Outdoor crafting sessions for those who like painting, cutting, sticking, stencilling and drawing.

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on
26 Jul to 29 Jul 2024
at
10:15 to 11:15
+ 3 other dates or times
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Creative Butterfly Crafts 

Outdoor crafting sessions for those who like painting, cutting, sticking, stencilling and drawing.

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on
7 Aug to 19 Aug 2024
at
10:15 to 11:15
+ 5 other dates or times
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Minibeast Superheroes! 

Can you jump like a grasshopper? Can you collect nectar like a bee? Or maybe 'taste' the ground with your feet like a butterfly?

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on
14 Aug to 28 Aug 2024
at
10:15 to 11:15
+ 5 other dates or times