Grey Squirrel, courtesy of Kevin Sawford

Family Course: Photography

Location: Reg Driver Centre, Christchurch Park
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BX
Christchurch Park: An opportunity for parents or carers to attend a course with their child (11-16 years old) learning to observe and record wildlife on camera, with award-winning photographer, Kevin Sawford.

Event details

Meeting point

Reg Driver Visitor Centre, Christchurch Park


08.00 to 13.00
A static map of Family Course: Photography

About the event

Ipswich is blessed with incredible wild spaces, where urban wildlife can be spotted around almost every corner. On this Wild with your Child event, you will have the chance to enjoy a morning of wildlife discovery together and learn how to capture the very best photos of your chosen subjects.

Parents/carers pay the usual £45 price for an adult place and can bring their 11-16 year old with them for just £10 extra.  (Previously known as Wild with your Child)

If you are interested in this course but unsure whether you have the necessary equipment or knowledge please feel free to visit Kevin's website to contact him with any questions prior to booking: 

When booking please ensure your email/contact address is correct as it will be used to send event joining instructions. If you do not receive these instructions after booking, please contact:

If you'd like to share photographs from your course we'd love to see them. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Please ensure you have others' consent before publishing photos of people.

If you are unable to attend for any reason, please let us know by calling 01473 890 089. Please note that your booking is non-refundable and non-transferable. You can find our full Terms & Conditions via this link:

If any of the courses you wish to attend are full or you cannot make the date, please let us know so that we can register your interest and let you know of opportunities planned for the future. You can contact us on: or Tel: 01473 890 089.

If you’d like to purchase a Voucher for future courses for yourself or as a gift, you can do so via our online shop at



Parents/carers pay the usual £45 price for an adult place and can bring their 11-16 year old with them for just £10 extra.
Adult + Child place (2 people) = £55
One other place per booking = £10

Suitable for

Children, Adults, Beginners

Know before you go


No dogs permitted


People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance

What to bring

All camera equipment (including spare batteries, memory cards), phone or tablet - A notebook & pen A packed lunch if you’d like to stay on in the park to practice your new skills together. Suitable clothing and stout footwear or wellies

Parking information

Free parking


Picnic area
Disabled toilet

Contact us

Contact number: 01473 890 089

This event is kindly sponsored by Suffolk Cottage Holidays:

Suffolk Wildlife Trust