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!

  • March 8, 2018 - April 26, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

About Lorraine I am a mum of two little wild things, who love nothing more than being outside, where they can learn, develop confidence, build resilience and gain amazing skills through play. As a teacher of 8 or so years, I put down the ‘chalk’ (interactive whiteboard pen!) last year, to go back to what (more…)

  • March 9, 2018 - May 18, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Friday mornings! Term time only. 5 Sessions remaining   16th March 23rd March Break for Easter and the 20th April 27th April 4th May 18th May   Starting: 10.30a.m – 12.00pm Our unique Forest school session is led by Mel from Lucy’s forest school. This is for parents and their child to come and spend (more…)

  • March 21, 2018 - May 9, 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: 21st March 28th March 18th April 25th April 2nd May 9th May   AGE: 2 – 5yrs!  Baby siblings free and more than welcome! Our unique Forest school session is led by Julie from Lucy’s forest (more…)

  • March 30, 2018 - April 2, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for Spring celebrations at the woods with Lucy’s Little Forest School’s take on the traditional Easter Bunny Hunt.  There will also be arts, crafts, face-painting activities and goodies around the Meeting House building near the cafe.   Wilderness Cafe will be serving its famous family BBQ out of the new Cook House.   Time: Open 10.00 am – (more…)

  • April 3, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Sarah Kelleher she has been working at Wilderness Wood for over 16 Years! “Track the rabbits of Wilderness Wood, play rabbity games  and make a clay Easter Bunny to take home. ” We will meet in the cafe Tea Garden 10 mins before workshop starts. Age: For all the family – Accompany adult Free! (more…)

  • April 3, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:30 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…)

  • April 4, 2018
    10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Wriggly and Mel Evans Forest school level 3 leaders will take you to a peaceful area in the wilderness. We will spend the day, lighting fires, using bushcraft skills. Making natural dyes, from coffee to cabbage! Using natural leaves and ferns. More details to follow…. If you would like to bring a picnic lunch, which (more…)

  • April 5, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is being run by Wriggly 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…)

  • April 5, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We will gather materials in the wood for kindling and identify good sources of plants and trees. Then learn how to use a flint and steel to light our own fires. Once established a good fire we will make a hot drink using the kelly kettle and make a chocolate fondue – please bring something (more…)

  • April 6, 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…)