Arts and Crafts


  • October 21, 2019
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • November 4, 2019
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • November 11, 2019
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • November 18, 2019
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • November 25, 2019
    10:10 am - 11:00 am

  Launchpad classes are fun and educational sessions for 2, 3 and 4 year olds to share with their parent or carer.  Our classes give a gentle introduction to letters, numbers and science. They also encourage communication and social skills. The classes are fun, active and varied. They include stories, role play, simple science experiments, (more…)


  • October 26, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Discover a mindful approach to the art of photography in the stunning grounds of Arnos Vale Cemetery. Learn to look and really see! In this workshop you slow down and use photography, mindfulness, and walking in nature to look again at the world around you. You learn to take notice in the present moment, and (more…)


  • October 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the big Bristol Festival of Literature Book Fair and peruse the shelves of some of the region’s best publishers and authors. Buy local books, children’s books, best-sellers, radical books, cookery, poetry, illustrated books, history, fiction, meet the author and more. Booksellers: AA Abbott Best Books Bob’s Books Book Island Bristol Books Bristol (more…)


  • October 27, 2019
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • October 27, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • October 27, 2019
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Celebrate Day of the Dead and join Viva Los Muertos in making 3 traditional Dia De Los Muertos activities during this workshop: Decorating your own traditional ‘Calavera de Azucar’ (real sugar skull) with piping icings to keep. This activity is keeping with the traditions of Dia De Los Muertos in Mexico. Sugar skulls are decorated (more…)


  • October 29, 2019
    10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • October 29, 2019
    11:30 am - 12:15 pm
  • October 29, 2019
    1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

What will the Funnybones family get up to in a cemetery? Explore this brilliant tale by the amazing Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Discover the world of the Funnybones family and their adventures in a Halloween walk around Arnos Vale. These skeletons are definitely not scary so suitable for little ones. Enjoy the walk, hunt the (more…)


  • Forest school 29/08
    October 30, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Does your little one love the great outdoors?  Bring them along to a play in the fall woods with loads of autum themed activities to keep them entertained.  They can make create plate plant gardens, explore the woods,  dig in the mud, create with clay and other natural materials and make lots of seasonal things (more…)


  • October 30, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Have a great time discovering practical outdoor skills of fire craft and den building in a wonderful woodland setting.  Have a go at using at building, starting and control fire safely in the outdoors. Learn important safety skills in a fun way. Then put these skills to the test with a bit of campfire cooking. (more…)


  • November 1, 2019
    10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • November 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Is there enough Room on the broom?  STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.  The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows.  What will happen next as they tumble into a bog and (more…)


  • November 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn to make a moss filled twine/ wire bound seasonal wreath with Floriography.  A circle of hope symbolising eternal love from seasonal foliage and natural extras from start to finish. Take a little time out from the pressured run up to festivities and let flowers and foliage warm and fill you up. Bring a friend? (more…)


  • Elf tales 11am
    December 1, 2019
    11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Elf tales 1pm
    December 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

The wonderful Time and Tide Taletellers will be back to share their brand of Christmas joy.  Join them for  Christmas themed stories from around the world, tales of Father Frost and winter wonders around the warming fire at the Underwood Centre. Child tickets: £5 To reserve a place email nhresearchsite@gmail.com, or pay on the day. (more…)