Activities and Events


Willow activities and site maintenance

Willow activities and site maintenance

Tuesday 23rd July 2019
All Day

Led activity learning about one of the maintenance tasks we need to do on site.  (Follow the signs to the willow fence).  Use the willow collected to weave and make stars/dream catchers/butterflies…….   session ends 4pm.  £2.50 per child

Nightwatch

Nightwatch

Friday 26th July 2019
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.

Tree Safari

Tree Safari

Tuesday 06th August 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come to the classroom between 2pm & 3.30pm.  Make your own tree dial then follow the Tree Trail to discover fascinating facts and stories about Trees!!  Identify who and what lives around trees.  Session ends 4pm.  £2.50 per child.

Minibeast Safari

Minibeast Safari

Tuesday 13th August 2019
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 and 4pm. £2.50 per child.

Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

Tuesday 20th August 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Start anytime 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 child.

Grab it for your Rabbit (or other small animal!)

Grab it for your Rabbit (or other small animal!)

Tuesday 27th August 2019
All Day

We are cutting our Wildflower Meadow and the cuttings are available FREE for animal feed.  Rake and collect hay for your furry friends between 1-4pm.  Bring your own bags!!

Signs of Summer

Signs of Summer

Tuesday 27th August 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come to the classroom between 2 & 3pm.  Explore the site to find some signs of Summer!  Return to the classroom by 3.30pm for help with identification.  Session ends 4pm.  £2.50 per group /set of resources borrowed.

Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Tuesday 17th September 2019
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Meet 6.30pm at Rosliston Forestry Centre Classroom.  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 at about 8.15pm.  No need to book.  £2.50 per person.  Suitable for children over 10 and adults.

Science Discovery Fun Day

Science Discovery Fun Day

Saturday 19th October 2019
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.

Autumn Family Activities

Autumn Family Activities

Tuesday 29th October 2019
All Day

Bring your own jam jar to turn into an autumnal lantern.  Help birds by making feeders from cones.  £2.50 per child.