Wild About Plants18 April 10:00
Tuesday 18th April (and Tuesday 11th April)
10am – 1pm
Come along for this fun packed session and learn about the importance of planting wildflowers with local charity Growing 2gether and the RENEWAL Project. Children can decorate a pot and then plant a wildflower seedling ready to take home, all whilst finding out about the amazing ways that wildflowers support the natural environment.
This activity will take place in the newly renovated Kitchen Garden at Shaw House, in the case of bad weather it will be moved to the Great Hall, please purchase your tickets on the day from Reception.
£2 per child. For 4-11 year olds but younger and older children are welcome. No need to book, drop in.
Please note: Shaw House is a Grade I listed building and unfortunately cannot accommodate pushchairs. We have a policy where visitors are asked to please leave push chairs on the ground floor, in the safe area provided. We offer hip seats which are suitable for children from 6 months to 3 years. Thank you.
About Growing 2gether
Growing 2gether is a project designed to give people from all walks of life the chance to learn about and help to grow a range of fruit and vegetables, run by the Newbury Community Resource Centre, operators of the Community Furniture Project. We offer volunteering, learning and training opportunities at our 1.5 hectare site at Cottismore, near Kingsclere in North Hampshire, which has a training area and educational facility for local groups and individuals.
About the RENEWAL Project
The Renewal ProjectThe RENEWAL Community Project (Restoration in NEWbury along the river Lambourn) follows on from The Heritage Lottery funded programme, and work carried out on the river by the Environment Agency, which began in 2009 and aimed to help restore chalk river characteristics.