All workshops are being hosted at Wilderness Wood for the foreseeable future! Stanmer park location is not being used for the time being……We will keep you posted on this!

The tickets are for children only, but adults do need to accompnay children on most events unless stated. Explorers and Saxon quest are two workshops that do not need adult supervision. Max 2 adults on all workshops.

No refunds given for workshops booked.

Wilderness wood is open everyday in the holidays and half terms. walks, trails, play glade and wilderness cafe as part of your ticket! 

We will meet opposite the cafe 10 minutes before the workshops starts in the shack!


  • May 3, 2018 - June 21, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Forest School- Squirrels group. Thursday Term Time  – 10.30-12.00. PRICE: Booking essential 6 sessions for £45.00, running term time only Dates: 3rd May 10th May 17th May 24th May 14th June 21st June AGE: 2 – 5yrs!  Baby siblings free and more than welcome! Our unique Forest school session is led by Julie from Lucy’s forest school. (more…)


  • May 16, 2018 - June 27, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Forest School- Fawns group. Wednesday Term Time  – 10.30-12.00. PRICE: Booking essential 6 sessions for £45.00, running term time only Dates: 16th May 23rd May 6th June 13th June 20th June 27th June AGE: 2 – 5yrs!  Baby siblings free and more than welcome! Our unique Forest school session is led by Julie from Lucy’s forest school. (more…)


  • May 28, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop is being run by Mel an expert in Gruffalo Hunting! Find the secret path, discover the storytelling circle.  Come and share an adventure in the wilderness, reading the story of the Gruffalo and letting the children get involved, helping with the voices of the animals and actions to suit! This activity is about the adventure, (more…)


  • May 28, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Build a shelter ready to survive the wind and rain, light a campfire and enjoy cooking out lunch over the fire….Adult to accompany child/dren and join the adventure! Lighting a communal fire and have a go at the 60 seconds fire challenge…. Lunch menu: Please can everyone bring  chipolata sausages, bread roll, and a picnic lunch/bottle (more…)


  • May 29, 2018
    10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Join Mel for a day in the woods – we will set up our camp at a peaceful location. We will work together to make a camp fire before trying some spring crafts – will make elder beads, Spring crowns and have a go at Hapa Zome ( bashing leaves and flowers with a hammer (more…)


  • May 30, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Julie will be running this event and families will be racing snails, making snails and….. eating snails (not real ones of course). What fun! 🐌 We will be making snails to take home and having a snail related snack Suitable for all ages 0 -99 families welcome ticket required for participating children and adults to (more…)


  • May 31, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Listen to the story of Super Worm….. Meet some of the animals that live in the wood. make a small wormery to take home and find a worm! Please bring a glass jar  with a lid big enough to fit some small worms or one big worm!  Head to the story telling circle to hear (more…)


  • May 31, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

SShh! The fairies have arrived at the wood! Come dressed up and find the enchanted Fairy and Elf glade. Make your very own beautiful flower fairy to take home and then find the secret garden and forage for natural materials to create a beautiful space for the fairies and elves to play in! Make magical (more…)


  • June 1, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

We’ll go searching  under logs, in trees, among the leaves for all kinds of minibeasts, and make a clay bug Age: For all the family – Accompany adult Free! We will meet in the Cafe tea garden…..come dressed for the British weather!   (more…)


  • June 1, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A story that speaks to the heart of every child. Become king of the wild things in our own magical forest. Find the secret path and the story telling circle. Here we will read this classic story.  The Children will be inspired and will start to explore the wood with new eyes. Make a Wonderful (more…)