Special Events

Calendar of Special Events

2016 Events

January 2016 Events

Tai Chi Classes – CANCELLED
5-1-2016

Due to the Christmas and New Year period, there will be no Tai Chi classes today.

February 2016 Events

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 15-02-2016

Drop in between 2pm and 4pm. Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in

Tuesday 16-02-2016

2pm to 4pm. Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information.

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Wednesday 17-02-2016

Drop in between 2pm and 4pm. Purchase a token from The Barn Shop and try your hand. £2.50 per person for 6 arrows.

 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 17-02-16

Drop in between 10am and 12noon. Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and Children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Thursday 18-02-2016

Drop in between 2pm and 4pm. Purchase a token from The Barn Shop. £2.50 per person for 6 arrows.

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 19-02-2016

Drop in between 2pm and 4pm. Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

March 2016 Events

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Good Friday 25-03-2016

2pm to 4pm. £2.50 for 6 arrows. Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion!

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Monday 28-03-2016

Sign in before 1pm. £1.50 per person. Contact 01283 563483.

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 28-03-2016

2pm to 4pm. £2.50 for 6 arrows. Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion!

 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 29-03-2016

2pm to 4pm. Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information.

 

Family Drumming Workshop

Tuesday 29-03-2016

1-2pm. A fun activity for all the family. Age 5 to adult welcome. No experience necessary. Book to reserve on 01283 563483 or 01283 225741. £3.00 per person.

 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 30-03-2016

10am to 12noon. Join Julie for craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

April 2016 Events

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 01-04-2016

2pm to 4pm. £2.50 for 6 arrows. Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion!

 

Out and Active Holiday Club

Monday 4-4-16 to Friday 8-4-16

9am – 5pm. Fully supervised fun-packed days for the kids. A fantastic range of outdoor activities. £20 per child per day. Suitable ages 8+. Book 4 days in the same week and get the 5th day free!! Booking essential. Places limited. Call 01283 563483.

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Thursday 04-04-2016

2pm to 4pm. £2.50 for 6 arrows. Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion!

 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 05-04-2016

2pm to 4pm. Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information.

 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 06-04-2016

10am to 12noon. Join Julie for craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 08-04-2016

2pm to 4pm. £2.50 for 6 arrows. Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion!

 

Archery for Beginners Course

5 weeks starting Monday 11-04-2016

6pm to 8pm. £25.00 per person. Advanced booking essential. Suitable for all ages 8 years+. Run by qualified instructors. See leaflet for details. Contact 01283 563483 to book.

Science Discovery Fun Day

Saturday 16-04-2016

11am to 4pm. Have fun experimenting!! Suitable for all ages. Free event although there may be a small charge for some activities. Contact 01283 535039.

 

Kraftiz Craftathon Day

Sunday 24-04-2016

10am to 4pm. Join Julie for a fantastic day of crafting. Take home 5 projects using a variety of products and a wide range of techniques, with guest demonstrators. Only £40 per person including free Goody Bag. Full event details can be downloaded at this link. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

May 2016 Events

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 21-05-2016
9.30am to 1pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Wedding Fayre in The Glade

Sunday 15-05-2016
11am Last Entry 3.30pm.

Ann opportunity to see our beautiful arena and local suppliers. For more information email weddings@roslistonforestrycentre.co.uk
 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 30-05-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the Archery Pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 31-05-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond-dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information

 

June 2016 Events

 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 01-06-2016
10am to 12 noon.

Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Wednesday 01-06-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Archery Day Camp

Wednesday 01-06-2016
10am to 3pm.

£10.00 per session. Learn to shoot for gold this Half Term! For young people aged 8 – 16 years. Booking essential. See leaflet attached for details. Call 01283 563483 to book.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Thursday 02-06-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 

Ting Tang Theatre presents The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Thursday 02-06-2016
Shows at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

All tickets £5.00 per person, Under 2’s FREE.

TingTang Theatre Company present this interactive show in a fun, pantomime style, written especially for young audiences. The audience become Mr McGregor’s allotment where the action takes place. Peter may need his allotment friends to help him escape from Mr McGregor’s angry clutches! Gates open 15 mins before each show. Performance approximately 45 minutes. The show is scheduled to be outdoors so please wear appropriate clothing and bring along a rug / chair and refreshments. Download our Peter Rabbit Event leaflet here. Contact 01283 563483 to book. Limited numbers for each show. Booking essential.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 03-06-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 05-06-2016
11am to 3pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 25-06-2016
11am to 3pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 26-06-2016
11am to 3pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

July 2016 Events

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 16-07-2016
11am to 4pm.

£20.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Night World

Friday 22-07-2016
7.30pm to 11pm.

Evening discovery talks, walks and displays. Stars, owls, bats and moths! £2.50 per person. Contact 01283 535039.

 
 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 27-07-2016
10am to 12 noon.

Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Wednesday 27-07-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Thursday 28-07-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 29-07-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 

August 2016 Events

 

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 01-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the Archery Pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 02-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond-dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information

 
 

Family Drumming Workshop

Tuesday 02-08-2016
1pm to 2pm.

A fun and energising activity for all the family to participate in. All ages welcome, no experience necessary. Book and reserve spaces £3 per person. Call 01283 563483.

 
 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 03-08-2016
10am to 12 noon.

Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Wednesday 03-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Thursday 04-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 05-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 06-08-2016
11am to 4pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 07-08-2016
11am to 4pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 08-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the Archery Pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Out and Active Holiday Club

Monday 08-08-2016 – Friday 12-08-2016
9am to 5pm.

Fully supervised fun-packed days for the kids with a fantastic range of outdoor activities which may include archery, laser games and bushcraft. Suitable for children 8years+. Booking essential. Call 01283 563483 to book.

 
 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 09-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond-dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information

 
 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 10-08-2016
10am to 12 noon.

Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Wednesday 10-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Family Bushcraft Evening

Wednesday 10-08-2016
5.30pm to 9.30pm.

Come and learn how to survive in the wild! £10 per adult, £7.50 per child. Suitable for ages 7+years (children must be accompanied by a paying adult). Booking essential on 01283 563483.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Thursday 11-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 12-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 15-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the Archery Pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 16-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond-dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information

 
 

Family Drumming Workshop

Tuesday 16-08-2016
1pm to 2pm.

A fun and energising activity for all the family to participate in. All ages welcome, no experience necessary. Book and reserve spaces £3 per person. Call 01283 563483.

 
 

Teddy Bears Picnic Cycle Ride

Tuesday 16-08-2016
10.30am to 12.30pm.

More information to follow…

 
 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 17-08-2016
10am to 12 noon.

Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Junior Bushcraft Day

Wednesday 17-08-2016
10am to 4pm.

Come and learn how to survive in the wild! £20 per child. Suitable for ages 8+years. Booking essential. Call 01283 563483 to book.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Wednesday 17-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Thursday 18-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 19-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 20-08-2016
11am to 4pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 21-08-2016
11am to 4pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Out and Active Holiday Club

Monday 22-08-2016 – Friday 26-08-2016
9am to 5pm.

Fully supervised fun-packed days for the kids with a fantastic range of outdoor activities which may include archery, laser games and bushcraft. Suitable for children 8years+. Booking essential. Call 01283 563483 to book.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 22-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the Archery Pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 23-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond-dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Wednesday 24-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 24-08-2016
10am to 12 noon.

Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Thursday 25-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Ratburger – A Production in The Glade

Thursday 25-08-2016
Performance begins at 4pm. (Gates open at 3pm)

All tickets £10.00. Available from Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre, West Street, Swadlincote. Telephone: 01283 222848 or The Barn Shop, Rosliston Forestry Centre Tel:01283 563483.

Heartbreak Productions return to The Glade with the theatrical premiere of ‘Ratburger’, based on David Walliams’ hilarious, action-packed and touching novel.

Come and join the Grand Opening Party of “Armitage’s Ices”, the ice cream parlour set up by Zoe and her Dad and follow 12 year old Zoe’s journey as she takes on the revolting characters that have proved to be one of the hallmarks of David Walliams’ appeal. Our heroine has a profound love of animals and a dream of travelling the world that keep her going as she copes with her disgusting neighbours, her recently unemployed dad and the menacing Burt (of Burt’s Burgers) who is after Zoe and her pet rat! Recommended for ages 7+ years. Performance lasts approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute interval.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 26-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Monday 29-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the Archery Pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Wildlife Watch Drop-in Session

Tuesday 30-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Enjoy exploring the site looking for wildlife. Various activities throughout the year from pond-dipping to nature walks. Prices vary depending on activity. Ring the Education Team on 01283 535039 for more information

 
 

Kraftiz Drop-in Session

Wednesday 31-08-2016
10am to 12 noon.

Join Julie for a craft activity. Adults and children welcome. £2.50 per person. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Wednesday 31-08-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 

September 2016 Events

 

Laser Combat in the Woods Drop-in Session

Thursday 01-09-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and play a 10 minute game in the woods for £2.50 per person.

 
 

Archery Drop-in Session

Friday 02-09-2016
2pm to 4pm.

Purchase a token from The Shop and make your way to the archery pavilion. Shoot 6 arrows per person for £2.50.

 
 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 03-09-2016
11am to 3pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 04-09-2016
11am to 3pm.

£15.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 10-09-2016
Performance begins at 7pm (Gates open 5.30pm).

Join us for an evening of carnival themed musical magic and sing-a-long to all of The Proms favourites with Newhall Band. Don’t forget to bring a picnic!

Prices: Adult £5.00, Child / Conc. £2.50, Family £12.00. Tickets available from Swadlincote Tourist Information Centre, West Street, Swadlincote Tel: 01283 222848 or The Barn Shop, Rosliston Forestry Centre Tel: 01283 563483.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 17-09-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£22.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 18-09-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£22.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

October 2016 Events

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 01-10-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£30.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Science Discovery Fun Day

Saturday 08-10-2016
11am to 4pm.

Have fun experimenting!! Suitable for all ages. Free event although there is a small charge for some activities. Contact the Education Team on 01283 535039

 
 

Wedding Fayre in The Glade

Sunday 09-10-2016
11am Last Entry 3.30pm.

Ann opportunity to see our beautiful arena and local suppliers. For more information email weddings@roslistonforestrycentre.co.uk
 
 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 09-10-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£30.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Halloween Walks

Friday 28-10-2016

More information to follow…

 

November 2016 Events

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 05-11-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£20.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 06-11-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£20.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 12-11-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£20.00 or £27.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 13-11-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£20.00 or £27.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Real Christmas Trees on sale!

From date tbc

Visit the centre and choose your real tree from Rosliston for Christmas! Various prices and sizes available.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 26-11-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£30.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 27-11-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£30.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

December 2016 Events

 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Saturday 03-12-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£30.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 
 

Santa Fun Run

Saturday 03-12-2016
10am arrival for 10.45am start.

More information to follow…

 
 

Kraftiz Weekend Workshop

Sunday 04-12-2016
10.30am to 4pm.

£30.00 per session. See leaflet for details. Contact Julie on 01283 480272 or 07971 268943.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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