Events Calendar

Children’s Fused Glass Workshop

Nene Park

Join June from Semperart at this workshop, especially for children to make their own unique fused glass. During the session you will * Develop a design that June has created especially for this workshop, you can choose to make either a dragonfly or a butterfly. * Choose a variety of coloured glass to create your design There are two workshops at 10:30 ... Read More

£15

February Drop in Crafts at Summer Leys

Summer Leys

Throughout February half term we will be running a variety of drop-in crafts at our Summer Leys visitor centre. Pop by to get involved and create a wildlife craft to take home with you! Sessions will be running 10:30am-3pm on the following dates: Saturday 11th February- Owl Pellet Dissection: Come along to have a look at our range of skulls and bones ... Read More

Recurring Event Sublime Science Workshop

Sublime Science Workshop

Nene Park

Have you ever wanted to have a mad scientist in your family? Now is your chance to train up your little ones with the prefect Christmas gift! Join Sublime Science  at the Chester House Estate, as seen on BBC's Dragon's Den, learn how to create everything from bubbling potions to yummy sweets. You will even witness some spectacular science experiments ... Read More

£10
Recurring Event Sublime Science Workshop

Sublime Science Workshop

Nene Park

Have you ever wanted to have a mad scientist in your family? Now is your chance to train up your little ones with the prefect Christmas gift! Join Sublime Science  at the Chester House Estate, as seen on BBC's Dragon's Den, learn how to create everything from bubbling potions to yummy sweets. You will even witness some spectacular science experiments ... Read More

£10
Recurring Event Sublime Science Workshop

Sublime Science Workshop

Nene Park

Have you ever wanted to have a mad scientist in your family? Now is your chance to train up your little ones with the prefect Christmas gift! Join Sublime Science  at the Chester House Estate, as seen on BBC's Dragon's Den, learn how to create everything from bubbling potions to yummy sweets. You will even witness some spectacular science experiments ... Read More

£10
Recurring Event The Dino Stu Show

The Dino Stu Show

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

Only £7.50 per person to discover more all about the prehistoric dinosaurs ... Back by popular demand, Ranger Stu awaits to take you back in time to the prehistoric era! He will be bringing along his Dinosaur friend who will take you on a story to explain how life used to be. Along with this there will be a chance to ... Read More

£7.50
Recurring Event The Dino Stu Show

The Dino Stu Show

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

Only £7.50 per person to discover more all about the prehistoric dinosaurs ... Back by popular demand, Ranger Stu awaits to take you back in time to the prehistoric era! He will be bringing along his Dinosaur friend who will take you on a story to explain how life used to be. Along with this there will be a chance to ... Read More

£7.50

Bushcraft: Tool Use

Nene Park

Learn how to use a selection of tools including loppers and gimlets to turn elder sticks into crafts such as beads, jewellery and many more! Suitable Age:               8yrs+ Cost:                            £12.00 per child, accompanying adult at no additional charge Advisory information: Activities take place in outside areas, so do please come suitably dressed for the weather. This activity ... Read More

February Half Term: Trail and Crafts – Ice Age Themed!

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

Looking for a cost effective way to keep the kids having fun this February half term? Come and join us at the Museum for some Ice Aged themed fun all the family can enjoy! No need to book, just drop in! The Trail: Set off round the museum, checking out all the galleries, on our popular Ice Age themed trail ... Read More

£2.50
Recurring Event Lego Robotics Workshop

Lego Robotics Workshop

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

For only £20 join us this February Half Term for a Lego Roboticist Workshop! Hosted by JuniorSTEM this is an exciting way to learn programming and engineering. You will be taught each step over the 90 minute session. At the end of this you will have created a fully functioning Lego robot. This is a highly engaging activity allowing your ... Read More

Recurring Event Lego Robotics Workshop

Lego Robotics Workshop

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

For only £20 join us this February Half Term for a Lego Roboticist Workshop! Hosted by JuniorSTEM this is an exciting way to learn programming and engineering. You will be taught each step over the 90 minute session. At the end of this you will have created a fully functioning Lego robot. This is a highly engaging activity allowing your ... Read More

Recurring Event Lego Robotics Workshop

Lego Robotics Workshop

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

For only £20 join us this February Half Term for a Lego Roboticist Workshop! Hosted by JuniorSTEM this is an exciting way to learn programming and engineering. You will be taught each step over the 90 minute session. At the end of this you will have created a fully functioning Lego robot. This is a highly engaging activity allowing your ... Read More

Soap Making Workshop

Nene Park

Do you love natural skincare products, want to reduce plastic waste in your home or start a new hobby? This introductory workshop teaches you how to make your own hair and body soap using the traditional cold processed method and all natural ingredients. We will be looking at how to create beautiful soaps using a mixture of essential oils and ... Read More

Threads Throughout Creation Exhibition: Jacqui Parkinson Textiles

Peterborough Cathedral

Jacqui Parkinson returns to the Cathedral to showcase her stunning exhibition, 'Threads Throughout Creation'. The exhibition includes 12 large vibrant panels telling the Genesis story. Her previous exhibition Threads Throughout Revelation was exhibited at 14 other cathedrals across the UK between 2016-2018 and viewed by up to 1 million people! Here's what The Very Revd Professor Dr Gordon McPhate - Dean ... Read More

Nature Tots

Nene Park

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group with a nature theme. Each session will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time. The session will take place mostly outside, so please dress for the weather.

Willow Weaving (Obelisks) at Summer Leys

Summer Leys

Join to weave a willow obelisk to take home with you, perfect for training climbing plants up, all in the beautiful setting of Summer Leys nature reserve. Booking essential- spaces are limited so please book now to secure your place Suitable for adults (12+) Beginners welcome Weaving can be surprisingly physical work, so some strength in the hands is required ... Read More

£34 – £40

Indian block Printing – Beginners Workshop

One this half day workshop you will work with local multi-media artist Melanie Missin-Keating. This is an introduction to Indian Block Printing, it really is quite easy to do and creates fabulous results. They can be used on fabrics, papers, clothes and much more.  You will be using genuine Indian blocks and some that  Melanie designed which are hand carved ... Read More

Willow Weaving Workshop

Nene Park

This is a beginners workshop to introduce you to the wonderful world of willow. Join Martin from Rutland Willow as he takes you through the techniques you need to create 3 pieces of work starting small and working up to this beautiful Dragonfly There are two sessions starting at 10:00 and 13:00. Minimum Age: 16yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £25.00pp Book

Forest School – Chester House

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

We have a fantastic offering this May half term to connect with nature, working with Muddy Boots! Forest School for 18 months - 5 years (Tuesday 30th May 2023 and Friday 2nd June 2023) Learn how to build a Teddy Bear Shelter, make a mess in the muddy kitchen, connect with a sensory nature activity and much more. This forest ... Read More