Enjoy the relaxed setting of Bradfield Woods to explore the wonderful world of the Silver Birch Tree. Learn all about the ecology, associated wildlife and the many uses of this marvelous tree. Carve a butterknife from the green wood. See what colours can be extracted from the bark and dye your own samples. Use the bark to make fire, birch bark tar and learn how to turn tar into glue. Complete the day by using the rest of the wood to make pimps.
About the event
Price includes all tools and materials on the day.
Please wear suitable clothing and stout footwear.
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided and are included in the price, but please bring a packed lunch.
Suitable forAdults, Beginners
Know before you go
No dogs permitted
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair accessWheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
What to bring
Bring a packed lunch
Parking informationFree car park