Plants as food and Medicine (Food for Free)

Plants as food and Medicine (Food for Free)

Mon, 24th Jun 2019

10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join Dr Patrick Harding for this fantastic Day course! £24 pp
A day school looking at useful wild plants. Illustrated talks on plants for food and drink and also about plants with medicinal properties. Includes trips out to look at wild plants and to learn how to identify them. There will also be specimens,medicines and a display of useful books.
Bring a picnic lunch or get food and drink in the excellent cafe.
Tea and coffee provided.
“Fantastic course, can’t wait for the next one!”
“brilliant and informative, thanks!”
Call 01909 720378 to book your place! Places are limited and will sell out.
Dr Patrick Harding's Day School - All About Britain's Trees

Dr Patrick Harding’s Day School – All About Britain’s Trees

Mon, 1st Jul 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This day will include illustrated talks on the history of our trees and woodland since the last Ice Age and on how to identify our native species. We will also look at the many different uses to which tree products have been put. There will be a display of books, lots of timber specimens and two trips out to identify trees and shrubs.

There is an onsite cafe, or you can bring packed lunches, and tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day.

£24 pp.

Call 01909 720378 to book your place.


The Secret Garden - Chapterhouse Theatre Company

The Secret Garden – Chapterhouse Theatre Company

Fri, 16th Aug 2019

5:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Join the Chapterhouse Theatre Company for their outdoor theatrical performance of The Secret Garden in our meadow!

“This summer, join young Mary Lennox on a journey of discovery as she is sent to her uncle’s house in the countryside, where mysteries and secrets lurk round every corner… As she makes new friends and encounters magical creatures, Mary has one burning question: where is the location of her uncle’s secret garden, and where has he hidden the key? This enchanting story, loved by children and adults alike, is presented in some of the UK and Ireland’s most beautiful outdoor venues. Relive this tale of secrecy and curiosity in what will be one of the highlights of the summer.”

Gates open from 5:30, performance starts at 6:30pm

Please bring your own rugs or low backed seating. Picnics welcomed.

Adult £16 / Child £11 / Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £46

10% discount for parties of 10 or more

Call 01909 720378 to book, or call into the Visitors Centre.

Bat Night

Bat Night

Fri, 30th Aug 2019

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Derrick Eames, resident Bat Man at Creswell Crags, for a guided talk and walk of the gorge to see these incredible creatures feed at nightfall. This is a sell out event, so pre-booking is a must!
7:30pm start, refreshments available from 7:15pm.
Sensible clothing required, as you will be outdoors for a lot of the event.
Call 01909 720378 to book your place!
Astronomy Night

Astronomy Night

Mon, 30th Sep 2019

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

See the stars like never before, with expert astronomer, Paul Money.
Join Paul for an insightful talk about the night’s sky, before heading out into the evening, to look through telescopes at the constellations.

All equipment is provided, tea and coffee will also be provided. Remember to dress warm and sensibly – you will be outdoors for some of the event.
Booking essential – call 01909 720378 to secure your place.
7:30pm start, £8 per person.

This event always sells out! Book today!