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at Avebury

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Birds and butterflies: family spotter sheet 

How many British birds and butterflies can you spot on your visit to Avebury over May half term?

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on
28 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 5 other dates or times
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Summer of play: build your own obstacle course 

Challenge yourself to build and complete a nature obstacle course. What can you create? See how fast you can jump, wobble, and weave!

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on
28 May to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 96 other dates or times
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Odd one out family trail 

Calling all museum detectives! Families can come and explore the Alexander Keiller Museum, following clues to discover a new set of objects which are the odd ones out.

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on
28 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 5 other dates or times
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Flower crown making 

Celebrate nature and the beginning of summer by making a flower crown using ivy and seasonal blooms. Children and adults of all ages welcome.

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on
28 May 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
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Family stone circle tour 

Visiting with children and want to know more about Avebury? You can join a tour on Wednesdays and Sundays during school holidays to learn more about this amazing site as a family!

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on
29 May to 3 Nov 2024
at
11:30 to 12:15
+ 28 other dates or times
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Guided tour of Avebury Manor Garden 

Join a tour of the wonderful Avebury Manor Garden with Garry the Head Gardener to learn about seasonal highlights, history, and new developments in the historic garden rooms.

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on
6 Jun to 3 Oct 2024
at
10:00 to 11:30
+ 3 other dates or times
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Landscape walk - Waden Hill 

You can discover more of the history of the landscape that surrounds Avebury on this guided walk.

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on
15 Jun to 13 Sep 2024
at
13:30 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Trust10 trail run at Avebury 

The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape.

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on
23 Jun to 27 Oct 2024
at
09:00 to 11:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Glow worm walk at Figsbury Ring, near Salisbury 

Is a glow worm really a worm? Why do they shine? How can an insect produce light? Learn the answers to these questions and more by joining the rangers for a nocturnal promenade and talk under the moon and stars at Figsbury Ring.

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on
28 Jun to 5 Jul 2024
at
21:45 to 23:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Summer foraging course 

Discover nature's wild food secrets on this foraging course with Fred Gillam. You'll be able to enjoy walking through the Avebury landscape as Fred teaches you how to identify plants growing in our hedgerows, fields and woods.

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on
6 Jul 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
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Summer floral workshop 

During this workshop with local florist, Sue Scott, learn the techniques to condition stems, and work with shape and form, and create a beautiful summer arrangement in a vintage jug with seasonal flowers. Materials and cream tea included.

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on
12 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 12:30
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Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit 

This guided walk takes you out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue.

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on
23 Jul 2024
at
13:30 to 16:00
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Afternoon with an Avebury Archaeologist 

As part of the Festival of Archaeology, visit from 2pm to chat with an Avebury archaeologist about this fascinating World Heritage Site's history, archaeology, and recent digs.

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on
25 Jul 2024
at
14:00 to 16:00
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Fairytale theatre in the Dovecote 

Special guests Tall Tales will be singing and performing some favourite classic tales in the colourfully decorated dovecote.

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on
2 Aug to 16 Aug 2024
at
11:00 to 12:00
+ 8 other dates or times