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Animal Tracks & Signs Trail

Saturday 27th April - Early July

See the tracks left behind by our Ice Age animals, find the letters and rearrange them to make hidden word.

Picnic in the Meadow

Sat, 20 July 2024

6pm

Bring your picnic, blankets and chair to the meadow and listen to the sound of the Welbeck Estate and the Worksop Brass Bands.

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

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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?

Net Making Workshop

Sat, 03 August 2024

10am-4pm

Nets and netting tools can be traced back into the Palaeolithic and are still made using similar techniques today. Explore the evidence for nets in prehistory, compare ancient and modern tools, and learn how to set up a rectangular or round net before starting work on a natural fibre net bag to take home with you. All materials provided.

Outdoor Theatre - Angelica Sprocket's Pockets

Tue, 13 August 2024

5:00pm

Angelica Sprocket lives next door. Her overcoat has pockets galore! And you'll never guess what's in them...

Basket weaving workshop

Wed, 14 August 2024

10am-4pm

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Working with willow sustainably harvested in the UK, you will learn several traditional basketry techniques including a pairing weave, three rod wale and a trac border.

Corn Dollies - Welsh Fan Workshop with Angela Riley

Sat, 17 August 2024

10am to 1pm

This practical workshop starts with making the traditional 3 straw plait and from there you will work your way up toward making a Welsh Fan. These are a traditional Welsh house blessing, given as a gift to promote good fortune in the house where it hung

Bat Night

Thu, 22 August 2024

6:30pm - 9:00pm

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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.

Bat Night

Thu, 29 August 2024

6:30pm - 9:00pm

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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.

Bird Ringing with Jack Baddams

Sun, 22 September 2024

10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm

Join ornithologist Jack Baddams to learn how we study the birds of Creswell Crags.