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!

  • Squirrels
    June 8, 2017 - July 13, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

We still have 3 spaces for Squirrels Group – five sessions remaining – With Lucy Colllins Forest school leader level 3. Date: 15th June 22nd June 29th June 6th July 13th July Every Thursdays 10.30-12pm – We do not meet in the holidays and half terms! Location: Wilderness Wood Explore, discover, create and make friends (more…)

  • Acorns
    June 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We still have 4 spaces on Friday mornings! Term time only. 16th June 23rd June 30th June 7th July 14th July Starting: 10.30 am – 12.00 pm   Our unique Forest school session is led by Mel from Lucy’s forest school. This is for parent and their child to come and spend some time in (more…)

  • hapa zome
    July 25, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come and try the Japanese art of bashing leaves with a hammer!  We will go on a walk around the woods collecting interesting leaves and perhaps trying to identify them.  Then we will arrange our leaves between two pieces of cotton before bashing them with a hammer.  The leaves release their dye creating a beautiful (more…)

  • den building
    July 25, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to build a shelter than can with stand wind and rain as well as make it as camouflaged as you possibly can only from using natural materials! We will venture into the wood and get into teams and build a shelter to be proud of Age: 3 years + Accompany adults free (cost per (more…)

  • Bear Hunt!
    July 26, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

We will listen to the story of ”We are going on a bear hunt” We’ll go on an exploring walk hunting for the bears at Wilderness wood. We’re not scared!! we’ll investigate sounds, shapes, and textures along the way. When we find the bear, we discover that he’s more scared of us than we are (more…)

  • pirates advebture
    July 26, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shipwrecked on a wooded island, the pirates need to survive until rescue… Does X really mark the spot? Light a fire to cook your food and create smoke signals – don’t leave without the treasure! Includes a snack – bring a drink! Aged 4+, to be accompanied by an adult. (more…)

  • Bug Hunt!
    July 27, 2017
    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 and a bug house to take home.” Hunting equipment –   Magnifying glasses                                           tubs (more…)

  • SITW
    July 27, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Could you survive in the wood? On this basic bushcraft course you’ll learn how to survive in the wild, collect drinking water in the wilderness. Forage as much as we can! Build survival shelters to withstand wind and rain and collect tinder and fuel to light the fire without matches. We will make a hot (more…)

  • Robin Hood
    July 31, 2017
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wilderness Wood becomes Sherwood Forest for the day, with activities to keep you and your merry men/woman happy! Play a few games and challenge in the wood. Shelter building is a great way to understand how Robin and his men survived in the forest –   storytelling and acting, games and challenges, den building, camp fire, (more…)

  • felting
    August 1, 2017
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Lucy’s Little Forest School with her collaboration with Karen Rao – Felt Artist for 2 hours of woodland storytelling and forest felting fun. Explore the Fairy Ring with Lucy, looking for fallen leaves and animal traces, brought to life by her magical stories. We’ll return back to base full of inspiration and ready to (more…)