Greensand Country Festival 26 May 2018 – Invertebrate Day

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As part of the Greensand Country Festival, The Wildlife Trust is running their annual Invertebrate Day with the Flit Vale Local Group from 10am until 12:30pm on Saturday 26th May.

A joint event with Bedfordshire Natural History Society – many of their species recorders will be present. Come and see what wonderful creatures we can find on the Moor! Lots of help with identifying species – all equipment will be provided.

The event will take place at Flitwick Moor, a Wildlife Trust Reserve.

Narrow, uneven tracks which become slippery when wet.

Come and join us at this lovely reserve and see what we can find!

For directions and information on the site, go to: www.wildlifebcn.org/reserves/flitwick-moor-folly-wood. 

Greensand Country Festival 27 May 2018 – Guided Walk

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As part of the Greensand Country Festival, Clophill Heritage Trust is hosting a 2 hour guided walk at 12 until 2pm on Sunday 27th May.

Starting and finishing at Clophill Eco Lodges, and taking in some of the beautiful Greensand Countryside around the village, this gentle walk is suitable for all ages, with plants and wildlife of interest pointed out along the route.

Please wear appropriate footwear for walking and bring wet weather gear/sun-cream depending on the weather!

£3 per person

For more information and to book, visit clophillecolodges.org.uk/events/ contact info@clophillheritage.org or  tel. 07935 911207

Greensand Country Festival 27 May 2018 – Sunday Teas

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Clophill Eco Lodges will be opening its Nest as a Cafe and serving hot & cold drinks, as well as delicious homemade cakes as part of the Greensand Country Festival on Sunday 27th May.

Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Soft Drinks are all available and our cakes change monthly.

No need to book, and children and dogs are always welcome (although we do ask that dogs are kept on a lead due to food being served).

Volunteers will also be offering Tours of Old St. Mary’s Church & Tower; £3 Adult £2 Child

For more information and to book a table (for parties of 5+), visit clophillecolodges.org.uk/events/ contact info@clophillheritage.org or  tel. 07935 911207

Greensand Country Festival 29 May 2018 – Art Workshop

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As part of the Greensand Country Festival, Clophill Eco Lodges is offering half term fun with local art professional, Colin Veitch.

With sessions from 10am until 4pm, participants will have the opportunity to paint with acrylics to create a mono-print….anyone can create Art with just a bit of gumption!

Please bring something you would like to draw or use the site to forage for your little piece of inspiration at the beautiful Eco Lodges.

£39.00 per person for the day, including all art materials.

Lunch is available at £5pp or bring your own if you prefer.

For more information and to book, visit clophillecolodges.org.uk/events/ contact info@clophillheritage.org or  tel. 07935 911207

Greensand Country Festival 31 May 2018 – Earth Day

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To celebrate Earth Day, Clophill Eco Lodges will be opening up the site to anyone who would like to come and have a go at some wilderness crafts.

Open to all ages, this free afternoon will take place from 1pm to 4pm.

A variety of activities will be available to try including making willow hurdles, willow weaving, dead hedging, fire starting and more.

Our cafe will be open serving hot and cold drinks, cakes and soup.

Please visit clophillecolodges.org.uk/events/ contact info@clophillheritage.org or tel. 07935 911207 to book your space, as places are limited.

Greensand Country Festival 3 June 2018 – The Secret Garden Open Air Theatre

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As part of the Greensand Country Festival, Clophill Heritage Trust will be holding two 40 minute shows at 12 and 2pm, at the Old Church, Clophill on Sunday 3rd June.

“As you close the gate’s door, you pause and smile. Until next time…” Follow Mary as she discovers the wonders of the Secret Garden, which is locked deep in her Uncle’s manor where she meets many interesting characters along the way, who quickly become her friends.

The English Gardner Theatre Company presents their 2 woman show of ‘The Secret Garden’; follow the action as they share Mary’s story, bringing the wonder of the garden to life at Clophill’s Old Church.

£5 per person

For more information and to book, visit clophillecolodges.org.uk/events/ contact info@clophillheritage.org or  tel. 07935 911207

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