Half Term Activities in East Devon:
Wildlife gardening, Tuesday 14 February, 10am to 2pm at Seaton Wetlands, £7.50 per bird box, £3 for other crafts, No booking required
Help the Seaton Wetlands Rangers in the wildlife garden
Bird watching for Children, Tuesday 14 February, 3pm to 4pm, The Tower Hide at Seaton Wetlands, Suggested donation £2 per child, book online: wildeastdevon.co.uk (or contact the Countryside team 01395 517557, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Join an expert guide as they introduce you to the art of bird watching
Bird and bug box making, Thursday 16 February, 1pm to 3pm, Phear Park, Exmouth, £7.50 per bird box, donations for other crafts, book online: wildeastdevon.co.uk (or contact the Countryside team 01395 517557, email@example.com)
Join the Countryside Education Rangers and make homes for the wildlife in your garden.
Bird ringing demonstration, Tuesday 21 February, 9am to 11am, The Discovery Hut at Seaton Wetlands, free, no booking required
Bird ringing demonstration by Axe Estuary Ringing Group. An exciting chance to see wild birds up close as they are ringed to allow us to obtain important data about them.
Wildlife gardening at Cranbrook, Saturday 25 February, 10am to 12noon, Younghayes Community Centre, Cranbrook, free, no booking required.
Help the Country Park Ranger in the Cranbrook Country Park Wildlife garden
The following half term activities have been arranged by EDDC :
Spooky Halloween trail, Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 October at Seaton Wetlands. Collect your map and follow it to find all the creepy creatures hiding around the wetlands. Complete the trail to receive a treat (no tricks)! No booking required. Suggested donation £2 per child.
Bird watching for children, Tuesday 25 October, 10am to 12 noon at Tower Hide, Seaton Wetlands. Join an expert guide as they introduce you to the art of birdwatching. See what you can spot. Binoculars available to borrow and telescope set up to use. Booking required wildeastdevon.co.uk , 01395 517557. Suggested donation £2 per child.
Halloween crafts, Wednesday 26 October, 2pm to 4pm at Younghayes Centre, Cranbrook. Join the Country Park Rangers to make autumnal and Halloween themed crafts using natural materials. No booking required. £3 per child.
Woodland skills day, Wednesday 26 October, 9am to 4pm at The Knapp, Sidmouth. Learn skills to manage woodlands for wildlife and woodland. Includes charcoal making, coppicing, firewood processing and more. Tea and coffee provided. Moderate level of fitness required, minimum age 8. Booking required: wildeastdevon.co.uk, 01395 517557. A free event.
What’s that bird? Thursday 27 October, 10am to 12 noon. The Tower Hide at Seaton Wetlands. Whatever your level of knowledge or experience come and improve your bird watching with an experienced guide. No booking required. A free event.
Halloween crafts. Thursday 27 October, 10am to 12 noon. Reed Base at Seaton Wetlands. Join the Education Ranger to make autumnal and Halloween themed crafts using natural materials. No booking required. £3 per child.
THG TAKEOVER at the Exmouth Festival
Venue : Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth EX8 2RU
Saturday 28 May - drop in anytime between 11am and 4pm
Roll up, roll up! Come and create circus prints with the Double Elephant Print Workshop’s mobile printing station.
Sunday 29 May - drop in anytime between11am and 4pm
Using the seaside as inspiration, prize winning illustrator Elisa Cunningham will help you create drawings and illustrated badges.
Monday 30 May - drop in anytime between 11am and 4pm
Take part in a big animation experiment with THG’s resident animator, Anna Aroussi.
Free drop in activities, no booking required. Absolutely no experience needed, any age welcome!
Action Packed Adventures this May Half Term
Great Outdoor Activities throughout the week at Exeter Quay. New activities include Climbing on Dartmoor and Bushcraft to name but a few
Courses start from just £48 for one day of activity. Five days of activity £145. Ages 8 – 16 year olds. 30th May – 3rd June 2016.
All information is available online at www.haven-banks.co.uk , image from poster below.
HM Queen's 90th Birthday Village Celebrations
The Manor Room Committee would like to invite you to bring your own picnic (and chairs etc) to the Manor Room playing field from 12.30pm on Sunday 12th June to celebrate the 90th birthday of HM Queen where there will be Jack Ward magician, bouncy castle, and coconut shy. Fancy dress competition 'Kings and Queens through the ages' in three age groups (pre-school, 5-7s and 7-11s), village photograph, finishing with a village rounders match for all the family (no need for teams).
We should like to invite the children to draw/paint a portrait of the queen which we shall display in the hall on the day and for a couple of weeks afterwards. Portraits may be given to Suzanne Molyneaux by the 10th June please. There is no charge for any of the events on the day, so do please come and make this a real village celebration.
Action Packed Adventures this Easter with haven banks Outdoor Education Centre
Great Outdoor Activities throughout the Easter holidays at Exeter Quay. New Courses for 2016 include rock climbing, artificial caving and bushcraft to name but a few.
Activity days start from just £43. Five days of activity £145. Ages 8 – 16 year olds. 28th March – 8th April
All information is available online at www.haven-banks.co.uk
Wednesday 17 + Thursday 18 February – Family Drop In Workshop
Join us anytime between 11am and 3pm for some yarn bombing!
Honiton’s mayor, Caroline Kolek, is calling for the community to join together to knit, crochet or create pieces of woolwork to yarn bomb the THG garden - with every piece either representing a personal memory or the memory of a loved one.
All ages/abilities welcome - we will have knitting and crocheting expertise and materials and tools all on hand. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Free - donations for materials welcome!
This project has been created in partnership with Honiton's Dementia Action Alliance to highlight those living with dementia in our community.
Click here for more information.