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home education group in wrexham forest school

Pathfinders: Home Ed Group – winter term

November 7 @ 11:00 am - December 19 @ 2:00 pm

"Seeking knowledge, Sharing inspiration." Nature education, bushcraft skills and forest school for home educating families with activities suitable for children of all ages. Our winter term of fortnightly sessions promises to be jam packed with engaging outdoor learning for our older children and plenty of child-led woodland activities for younger ones. All sessions are led by experienced tutors. This event page is specifically for those wanting to book onto our sessions. If you're new and want to find out more…

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Winter in the Woods (Wrexham)

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

We've teamed up with the National Trust at Erddig to give parents a chance to get some shopping & wrapping done while the kids are away having fun. It's the last weekend before Christmas and they're going to need somewhere to release all that pent up excitement. So, they could join us for this special festive themed day of activities in the wintery woods of the Erddig estate, open to children aged 3-12 years. There will be outdoor games, woodland…

mindfulness at midwinter

Mindfulness at Midwinter – SOLD OUT!

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness and a celebration of the Winter Solstice, working with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Qualified and experienced tutors will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving students techniques which they can take forward to practise Mindfulness in their own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful National Trust's Erddig estate with…

celebrating winter solstice with national trust

Woodland Winter Solstice – SOLD OUT!

December 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Celebrate Midwinter's Eve with us in the woods. Families with children of all ages are welcome to join us at our Forest School circle hidden in the ancient woodland on the National Trust's Erddig estate for an early evening session of solstice celebration around the campfire. We will start with a lantern-lit walk across the meadow and into the woods where our crackling campfire will give us a warm and welcome light at the darkest time of the year. This…

celebrating winter solstice with national trust

Woodland Winter Solstice (2nd date) – SOLD OUT!

December 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

2nd date due to popular demand! Celebrate Midwinter's Eve with us in the woods. Families with children of all ages are welcome to join us at our Forest School circle hidden in the ancient woodland on the National Trust's Erddig estate for an early evening session of solstice celebration around the campfire. We will start with a lantern-lit walk across the meadow and into the woods where our crackling campfire will give us a warm and welcome light at the…

mindfulness in nature

Mindfulness in Nature (5 week course)

January 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Want to be more mindful in your life in 2018? Lea will be hosting weekly sessions, each Saturday for five weeks beginning in January. Nature is the key element here, over the five week period we will practice different Mindfulness and meditation exercises with the natural world being the focus. Lea Kendall, Mindfulness Practitioner & Counsellor, will be teaching you a range of approaches to Mindfulness through the use of movement, observing nature and enjoying the outdoors. This course offers…

tree identification in winter

Identifying Trees in Winter (Wrexham)

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

When you're out walking, have you ever wondered, "which tree is that?" Once the leaves have fallen from the trees, many people can be stumped when asked what they're seeing in the woods. But have no fear, because on this one-day course we'll show you how to identify trees in winter by looking at buds, bark, the shape of the tree and other clues. We'll also look at the different uses that trees have, their place in the ecosystem and…

leather pouch

Introduction to Leathercraft: Make Your Own Pouch

February 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

In this day long workshop you will get to grips with traditional leathercraft skills to make a unique leather belt pouch to take away. Using techniques including stitching, engraving, painting and staining, you will be guided through the use of specialist leather-working tools. As well as your own personalised leather pouch to take home you will pick up a bunch of new sills along the way. James has been practicing traditional leathercraft for over ten years now. He’ll be leading…

autumn leaf mindfulness

Mindfulness in the Woods

March 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Qualified and experienced tutors will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving students techniques which they can take forward to practise Mindfulness in their own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful National Trust Chirk Castle estate with ancient woodland, deer parkland and footpath network.…

mindfulness in the woods - north wales

Mindfulness in the Woods

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

An introduction to Mindfulness with nature as an aid and stimulus for learners to improve their health & well-being through a stronger connection to ourselves and nature. Qualified and experienced tutors will take you through a range of activities aimed at giving students techniques which they can take forward to practise Mindfulness in their own time. All this will take place against the backdrop of the beautiful National Trust Chirk Castle estate with ancient woodland, deer parkland and footpath network.…

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