Courses & Events

Join us to learn a new skill in the forest

  • Woodland Walk
    September 13, 2018
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Woodland Walk A free event to see a range of approaches to restoring unmanaged woodlands in the Wyre Forest.  The woodland walk will look at recent work across areas managed by the Wyre Community Land Trust (WCLT) and Natural England at Shelfheld Coppice and Town Coppice. The walk led by Tim Selman and Richard Tallents (more…)

  • Forest Tales at Twilight
    September 22, 2018
    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An event inspired by stories of the forest old and new, led by artist Colette Cameron and storyteller Orla Qigong.  Stories of Ruskin Land old and new will be brought to life in the beautiful surroundings of our wood pasture at twilight through art and song. Before the storytelling begins take part in our workshop (more…)

Event Phone: 01952 432769

  • Coppice Camp
    October 6, 2018 - October 7, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come and work alongside professional coppice workers and learn how to restore a coppce woodland and the associated coppice crafts.  You will learn; planning your coppice fall, coppicing using different tools and techniques, creating drifts and processing, layering and planting, coppice products and adding value to coppice woodlands. Participants are encouraged to camp during the (more…)

Event Phone: 01299 488083

  • Saturday - Riverside North park
    October 27, 2018
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday - Ruskin Land
    October 28, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Saturday 27th October in Riverside North Park, 11am – 3pm Sunday 28th October at Ruskin Land, 9am – 12.30pm A free family event open to all ages.  Through using, understanding and experimenting with traditional British and Japanese drawing methods and materials, everyone will be able to incorporate their own style and knowledge alongside a different (more…)

  • Wooden Forest Creatures
    October 29, 2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course is designed for children aged 8 and upwards.  Come and use your imagination to create a wooden forest creature using wood and materials from the Wyre Forest.  You will learn to use saws, drills and hammers to create your own crazy creature to take home. During this course our craftsperson Alice will explain (more…)

  • Cleft Gate making course
    November 10, 2018 - November 11, 2018
    10:30 am - 4:00 pm

THIS COURSE IS NOW SOLD OUT From a log to a gate… You will learn the whole process of making a cleft gate using oak from the Wyre forest. This includes splitting, cleaving and chopping mortice and tenon joints using hand tools and traditional techniques. You will make your own garden sized cleft gate to (more…)