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Children’s Programme

Wealden has something for all ages and is proud to be a family-friendly festival with free entrance to the gardens and woodland at Boldshaves for children aged 14 and under . Please note that places for ticketed events should still be reserved in advance.

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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June 2019

Outdoor learning with Imagine Make Play

June 29 @ 10:30 - 16:30
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One event on 30/06/2019 at 10:30

We are delighted to welcome Imagine Make Play to Wealden 2019. Come and find wonderful woodland creatures to make your festival flag! Imagine Make Play will be doing their super stylish screen…

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Seedlings Forest School

June 29 @ 10:45 - 11:45
£5 15 tickets left

Come to this family and children’s outdoor adventure session run by Seedlings Forest School in the woods at Boldshaves. Seedlings aims to foster a love of being outside from the earliest ages and…

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Firecraft with Badger Bushcraft

June 29 @ 11:30 - 12:30
£5 20 tickets left

Phil from Badger Bushcraft has an infectious passion for all aspects of bushcraft and country living. In this session, you will experiment with methods of making flame, including fire by friction with…

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Mark Cocker – Wildlife Safari

June 29 @ 11:45 - 12:45
£12 35 tickets left

The celebrated naturalist and author of best-loved books about nature including Crow Country and Our Place, is back by popular demand to lead a wildlife safari in the gardens and woodland at…

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Frann Preston-Gannon – In the Swamp by the Light of the Moon

June 29 @ 11:45 - 12:45
£4 57 tickets left

A little frog is singing to himself in the swamp one night. His song doesn't seem complete, so he invites other animals to join in. Nothing sounds right until the littlest voice…

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Natural Cordage with Badger Bushcraft

June 29 @ 14:30 - 15:30
£5 20 tickets left

Phil from Badger Bushcraft has an infectious passion for all aspects of bushcraft and country living. Discover some of the materials and techniques used to make cordage from natural materials and learn…

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Seedlings Forest School

June 29 @ 14:30 - 15:30
£5 13 tickets left

Come to this family and children’s outdoor adventure session run by Seedlings Forest School in the woods at Boldshaves. Seedlings aims to foster a love of being outside from the earliest ages and…

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Christopher Lloyd – Absolutely Everything! A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things too Numerous to Mention

June 29 @ 15:00 - 16:00
£4 29 tickets left

Embark on an entertaining journey across millennia and continents, and learn about absolutely everything including the creation of planet Earth, the age of dinosaurs, the rise of humans, the miserable medieval times,…

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Storytelling with Parrot Street Book Club

June 29 @ 15:00 - 16:00
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One event on 30/06/2019 at 15:00

Parrot Street Book Club seeks to help young readers enjoy and connect with great books. At Wealden 2019, they will be hosting storytelling sessions featuring a variety of wonderful children’s books. Discover…

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Drop-in willowweaving taster

June 29 @ 15:30 - 18:00
Free 16 tickets left

Drop in and have a go at willowweaving and take away what you have made. Suitable for all ages but children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that this is…

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Outdoor learning with Imagine Make Play

June 30 @ 10:30 - 16:30
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 30/06/2019 at 10:30

We are delighted to welcome Imagine Make Play to Wealden 2019. Come and find wonderful woodland creatures to make your festival flag! Imagine Make Play will be doing their super stylish screen…

Find out more »

Seedlings Forest School

June 30 @ 10:45 - 11:45
£5 15 tickets left

Come to this family and children’s outdoor adventure session run by Seedlings Forest School in the woods at Boldshaves. Seedlings aims to foster a love of being outside from the earliest ages and…

Find out more »

Firecraft with Badger Bushcraft

June 30 @ 11:30 - 12:30
£5 20 tickets left

Phil from Badger Bushcraft has an infectious passion for all aspects of bushcraft and country living. In this session, you will experiment with methods of making flame, including fire by friction with…

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Foraging: Taste of the Wild

June 30 @ 11:45 - 13:15
£6 – £18 14 tickets left

Join Michael White – the founder of Rural Courses – on a foraging walk around the gardens and woodland at Boldshaves followed by a course of wild food tasters and cocktails from…

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Katharine McEwen – Bear Hug

June 30 @ 11:45 - 12:45
£4 60 tickets left

Katharine McEwen has been illustrating children's books for over 20 years, working with some of our best-loved authors including Allan Ahlberg and Michael Rosen. After years of longing to illustrate a book…

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The Clayground Collective – Clay in Common

June 30 @ 13:30 - 14:30
Free – £8 118 tickets left

The Weald is a land of clay. The Clayground Collective encourages people to work directly with clay and explore their belief that everyone, whatever their age or background, will gain something positive…

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Lucy Strange – Our Castle by the Sea

June 30 @ 13:30 - 14:30
£4 – £6 30 tickets left

England is at war. Growing up in a lighthouse, Pet’s world has been one of storms, secret tunnels and stories about sea monsters. But now the clifftops are a terrifying battleground, and…

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Natural Cordage with Badger Bushcraft

June 30 @ 14:30 - 15:30
£5 20 tickets left

Phil from Badger Bushcraft has an infectious passion for all aspects of bushcraft and country living. Discover some of the materials and techniques used to make cordage from natural materials and learn…

Find out more »

Seedlings Forest School

June 30 @ 14:30 - 15:30
£5 15 tickets left

Come to this family and children’s outdoor adventure session run by Seedlings Forest School in the woods at Boldshaves. Seedlings aims to foster a love of being outside from the earliest ages and…

Find out more »

Storytelling with Parrot Street Book Club

June 30 @ 15:00 - 16:00
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 30/06/2019 at 15:00

Parrot Street Book Club seeks to help young readers enjoy and connect with great books. At Wealden 2019, they will be hosting storytelling sessions featuring a variety of wonderful children’s books. Discover…

Find out more »

Foraging: Taste of the Wild

June 30 @ 15:45 - 17:15
£6 – £18 15 tickets left

Join Michael White – the founder of Rural Courses – on a foraging walk around the gardens and woodland at Boldshaves followed by a course of wild food tasters and cocktails from…

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