Activities and Events


Summer Party!

Summer Party!

Tuesday 24th July 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the start of the summer holidays with environmental games, quizzes and craft…… Join us on the picnic area for as long as you like between 2pm and 4pm!  Bring your own picnic.  Activities suitable for ages 4-12 years.  £2.50 per child.

Nightwatch

Nightwatch

Friday 27th July 2018
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Find out about nocturnal creatures and the night sky with experts to guide you.  Full programme £2.50 per person.  Suitable for all ages.  7.30-11pm

Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

Tuesday 31st July 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Start anytime betweeen 2pm & 3.30pm.  Join us by the pond/lake (follow signs).  Find out what creatures live there!  We provide all the equipment, but please be prepared to share within family groups.  Session ends 4pm.  £2.50 per child.

Wings around Rosliston

Wings around Rosliston

Tuesday 07th August 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

See how many flying creatures you can find – from tiny flies to beautiful butterflies, dramatic dragonflies and brilliant birds!  Drop in to the classroom any time between 2pm & 3.30pm.  Explore the site and record your finds, then return to the classroom (by 3.30pm) for help with identification.  £2.50 per group/set of resources borrowed.

Minibeast Safari

Minibeast Safari

Tuesday 14th August 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gather in the classroom from 2pm to start promptly at 2.15pm.  Join us for a guided walk to discover some of the smallest creatures at Rosliston!  We will be looking for mini beasts in different places around the site.  Session will finish between 3.30pm-4pm.  £2.50 per child.

Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

Tuesday 21st August 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Start any time between 2pm & 3.30pm.  Join us by the pond/lake (follow signs).  Find out what creatures live there!  We provide all the equipment, but please be prepared to share within family groups.  Session ends 4pm.  £2.50 per group/set of resources borrowed.

Teddy Cycle Ride

Teddy Cycle Ride

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Bertie the Bear for a cycling adventure. More details to follow…………

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Tuesday 28th August 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hunt for the natural treasures to be found in late summer!  Come to the classroom any time between 2pm & 3.30pm.  Explore the site and record your finds, then return to the classroom (by 3.30pm) for help with identification.  £2.50 per group / set of resources borrowed.

Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Tuesday 25th September 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

An opportunity to find out about bats – where they live, what they eat and how they find their way in the dark.  Led by Derbyshire Bat Group.  (Walk ends about 8.15pm).  No need to book.  £2.50 per person.  Suitable for children over 10 years and adults.

Science Discovery Fun Day

Science Discovery Fun Day

Saturday 13th October 2018
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for fun with science – have a go at simple experiments with the Environmental Education team.  Rolls-Royce plc and the Astronomy Group.  Event free (may be small charge for some activities).  Suitable for all ages.

Preparing for Winter

Preparing for Winter

Tuesday 30th October 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drop in to the classroom anytime between 2pm and 3.30pm.  Lend a hand to our feathered friends by making bird feeders to help them survive the cold winter months ahead.  £2.50 per child.