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Cavemen didn't go 'ugg'!

Sun, 21 April 2024

10am - 2:30pm

Join Paul Bahn and Elle Clifford as they set the record straight on Ice Age Life to celebrate the launch of their children's book - Living in the Ice Age.

Bat Night

Thu, 18 April 2024

6:30pm - 9:00pm

***Sold out*** 
Join the mythical and enchanting world of the Creswell Crags’ bats as you observe them in their natural home. Join Derrick Eames, resident Bat Expert at Creswell Crags, for an illustrated talk and guided walk into the gorge at dusk to see these incredible creatures feed.

Stone Age Story Time

Sat, 27 April 2024

12:00pm & 2:00pm

Stone Age Story Time returns for more fantastical adventures through fiction in one of our caves! Children aged 5 - 11 will be led on a journey through story and picture books with our Stone Age storyteller.

Cordage Workshop with Chris Woodland

Sat, 27 April 2024

10:00am - 1:00pm

***Sold Out*** Please click to be added to our waiting list.

In this introductory workshop, learn about the different natural materials we can make cordage from, where to find them, how and when to harvest and process them. We will look at a variety of natural fibres and how they were used in prehistory.

Bat Night

Thu, 02 May 2024

6:30pm - 9:00pm

**Sold out** Our May Bat Night is sold out. If you wish to be added to the reserve list please click the button below.

Join the mythical and enchanting world of the Creswell Crags’ bats as you observe them in their natural home. Join Derrick Eames, resident Bat Expert at Creswell Crags, for an illustrated talk and guided walk into the gorge at dusk to see these incredible creatures feed.

Green Man Pottery Workshop

Sun, 12 May 2024

10:30am-1:30pm

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Creating your own Green man, or woman, with tuition from Shaun on how to build up a pottery shape with its form and decoration. The finished item will be taken away to be fired and glazed to make a permanent earthenware ceramic object that can be displayed on a wall or used as a plant container.

Early Morning Birdsong Walk

Sun, 19 May 2024

6:00am

Experience the Crags as the sun rises and the birds start their day. As we say ‘the early bird catches the worm’ as we leave the Visitor Centre at 6.00am to make the most of this special time at the Crags.

Willow Obelisk Workshop

Sat, 15 June 2024

10am-12:30pm

Join mixed-media artist, David Evans, for this obelisk making workshop. You'll learb the techniques of weaving with this versatile natural and sustainable material, starting with the basic structure and building up to a finished obelisk, which you can take home at the end of the workshop.

An introduction to making Corn Dollies - Sunspray Workshop with Angela Riley

Sat, 20 July 2024

10am to 1pm

In this workshop you will learn about the origins and history of the Corn Dolly, and then have a go at making your own to take home.

A Midsummer Night's Dream & Twelfth Night: A Comedy Shakespeare Double Bill

Sat, 27 July 2024

Performance start: 6.30pm

Four Forty Theatre are back with a British Summertime Shakespeare Double Bill! Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, both performed by only four actors in forty (ish!) minutes each!

Introduction to Prehistoric Textiles

Thu, 01 August 2024

10am to 4pm

Discover the ancient use of textiles through an exploration of techniques and discussion with experimental archaeologist, Sally Pointer.

Prehistoric Jewellery Making

Thu, 01 August 2024

10am-4pm

Create your own Stone Age jewellery using a range of techniques that would have been available to makers over 10,000 years ago

Bone and Antler Carving Workshop with Dr James Dilley

Fri, 02 August 2024

10am to 4pm

Bone and antler have been used from the start of prehistory up to the modern day for making tools, what does that tell us about the past?

Braiding, Looping & Sprang

Fri, 02 August 2024

10am to 4pm

Learn how to use ancient textile techniques and make your own item of clothing through the discovery of Bronze Age hand crafts, with experiemental archeaologist Sally Pointer. 

Flintknapping with Dr James Dilley

Thurs 1st & Sat 3rd August

10am to 4pm

Discover the art of the oldest craft in the world: Flintknapping. How did prehistoric people make tools to survive the Stone Age?