Arts and Crafts


  • Forest Funday – Bushcraft Skills
    August 6, 2018
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Schools out, but kids still love to learn.  During this session your kids will learn practical outdoor skills of fire craft, knife work, den building and wildlife identification in a wonderful woodland setting.  They will learn important safety skills in a fun way.   The day will end putting skills to the test with campfire (more…)


  • August 8, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Have a great time discovering practical outdoor skills of fire craft in a wonderful woodland setting.  Have fun with your family and 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 (more…)


  • August 14, 2018
    10:30 am - 11:15 am

Do you want to go on a Bear Hunt? Join us for a woodland wander and hunt a bear (with two furry ears).  Discover what else lives in Arnos Vale and then make some lovely bear paws to take home. Suitable for 3+ (babies and toddlers go free when accompanying an older paying sibling). Buy (more…)


  • August 16, 2018
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bored of hearing, ‘I’m bored’.  Not at Arnos Vale.  Kids can come and join in with some great Forest School activities in our wonderful outdoor centre. Your child will have a great time hanging out and learning new skills in a wonderful woodland setting.  They will learn important life skills in a fun and safe (more…)


  • August 20, 2018
    10:30 am - 11:15 am

STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.   A quick-witted mouse encounters a host of predators who seem to think he might make a tasty treat. As he ventures deeper into the deep dark wood, stumbling across a hungry fox, a not-so-wise owl, and (more…)


  • August 23, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Does your little one love the great outdoors?  Bring them along to a play in the woods with loads of activities to keep them entertained.  They can make potions, splash about, dig in the mud, paint with natural materials, use tools and be creative.   Session is led by Learning Coordinator Janine Marriott.  All under 8’s (more…)


  • October 18, 2018
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • January 25, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • April 25, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • July 11, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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