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Family course: Dyeing, felting and braiding at Bradfield Woods

Come and explore the fascinating world of natural dyes and how to make a rainbow of colours from the trees and flowers around you.

Event details

Meeting point

At education centre


A static map of Family course: Dyeing, felting and braiding at Bradfield Woods

About the event

Spend the afternoon in the woods with your child (8-16 year olds) and tutor Fay Jones, Make your own tie dye square, have a go at wheel braiding and wet felting while the dye pot simmers away.  Prepare your own solar dye bath to continue the fun at home. 


In order to run activity sessions safely while the COVID-19 pandemic is still in effect, there are a number of restrictions put in place, which are in the best interest of our participants, staff and volunteers. We appreciate you following the guidelines we have set out.

More detailed information will be outlined in your confirmation email once you have booked onto the session, however, it is important that you read and agree to the following information before you book onto the session.

  • During the session you will be required to socially distance from other households at the Government recommended 2m. This includes households that you may know. It is your responsibility to be aware of yours and your child's proximity to others. 
  • Each session will have a maximum of 12 participants (adults and children combined). You must book a space for every person attending the event, at the time of booking. No individual will be admitted without a booking.
  • All participants will be required to use sanitising hand gel on arrival. This will be provided by us and will be available for you to use at any additional points during the session, should you wish to. 
  • If you or a member of your household is showing ANY signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or you have been told by NHS Test and Trace to isolate, you must not attend the session.

All equipment used on the day will be cleaned after each session and each household will have their own set for the duration of that session. 

For full event terms and conditions visit:


Phone number

01473 890089


Adult and child place is £35 including materials per pair
An additional adult or child place can be booked alongside for £12

Suitable for

Families, 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

Parking information

Free car park - donations welcome

Bicycle parking



Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities

Contact us

Contact number: 01473 890089

This event is kindly sponsored by Suffolk Cottage Holidays:

Suffolk Wildlife Trust