Family Events

The Farm and Garden

SPRING OPEN DAY

at The Out of Town centre, Beaulieu - To raise funds for the trust
Thursday 10th April 2014 10.00am-4.00pm



Come and check out your local Countryside and enjoy a fun-filled day with something for everyone!
  • VINTAGE TRACTORS, ENGINES AND FARM MACHINERY
  • MEET THE FARM ANIMALS, SIT ON A TRACTOR, COLLECT THE EGGS, EXPLORE THE FARM AND GARDEN TRAILS AND HELP TO MILK THE GOATS
  • PIZZA MAKING IN OUR FIELD KITCHEN MUD OVENS
  • ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
  • LOCAL CRAFTSMEN, WOODWORKING & MACHINERY DEMONSTRATIONS
  • PONY RIDES
  • BEEKEEPING
  • FRONTIERSMEN
  • FALCONRY
  • HOMEMADE OR LOCALLY SOURCED REFRESHMENTS
Come along and see for yourself - we would love to share the unique CET experience

ENTRANCE: £4.00 adults, £2.00 child, Friends £3.50/£1.50
No need to book - just turn up! Free car parking opposite CET. Dogs Welcome on Leads



WINTER INTO SPRING BIRD WATCHING WALKS WITH GRAHAM GIDDENS
Guided walks giving you the unique opportunity to birdwatch on quiet areas of private land in the company of professional, knowledgeable guide, Graham Giddens. 

With the exception of the Dawn Chorus Walk, all walks begin at 9am and run for approximately 2 hours. Please wear dark colours. Paths may be muddy and wet, so wear walking boots or wellies with a good grip.
Cost: £12.00 per walk per person, Friends £10.00. Numbers are limited on each walk so book early. Full details will be sent upon booking.

APRIL:
Sunday 27th: Dawn Chorus with Nightingales, Needs Ore Reserve (with hides) at 6am-9am
WE SHOULD SEE: Bird song, spring migrants and avocets.

FIELD ARCHERY - ARCHERY THE WAY NATURE INTENDED

Thursday 17th April 1.30pm-4pm. Adults & Children 12yrs+
At the Treehouse Study Centre
Experience
what it would be like to hunt the way our ancestors did with a bow and arrow. Move around the field archery course through our enclosed woodland shooting at different targets, at different elevations and at different ungiven distances.
Family groups welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

 

ALL ACTIVITIES need to be booked and paid for in advance: Tel. 01590 612401  mail@cet.org.uk   www.cet.org.uk (sign up for free e-news)
The Countryside Education Trust is based at: Out of Town Centre, Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7YG   Payment by credit/debit card or cheque (payable to CET).

Falconry Activities with Paul Manning Falconer of Amews Falconry at the Out of Town Centre, Beaulieu.  Paul is a fully accredited LANTRA falconry assessor, has practiced falconry for over 20 years and is chairman of the Wessex Falconry & Hampshire Hawking Club.

  “Introduction to Falconry” - A Falconry experience
During this half day session you will gain a basic understanding of birds of prey, their training and care whilst providing a hands-on experience holding and flying falconry birds.
Sundays         10.00am – 1.30pm
 13th April & 18th May
Cost: £50.00 per person, Friends of the Trust £45.00.  Additional dates available on request.
                                    
Birds of Prey - Falconry Photography Day
Saturday 12th April 10.00am - 4.00pm
The day starts with a short Introduction to falconry, followed by an opportunity to photograph birds of prey in flight, working and posed in their natural habitat.  Working closely with Falcons, Hawks and Amber, the European Eagle Owl.
Cost: £50.00 per person, Friends of the Trust £45.00 including refreshments (Please bring your own packed lunch) 

FUN ACTIVITIES for the Easter Holidays

Amazing Storytelling

Monday 14th April 2pm-4pm. At the Treehouse Study Centre.
Enjoy
the magical storien in our atmospheric woodland, told by "Green Man of the Woods". An experience not to be missed. Space is limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Cost: £5.50 per adult and child = £2.50 for each additional child.
Friends of the Trust: £4.00 + £2.00

Little Owls Parent & Toddlers Club

Little Owls Parent & Toddlers Club
Come and have fun exploring nature for 2-4 year olds with adults Meetings are usually the first Fri and following Mon of each month.  Choose from two sessions: 10.00am – 12.00 noon or 1.00 – 3.00pm
2nd & 6th May           Beautiful Butterflies

Sessions in January, February, and March are at the Treehouse Study Centre. Sessions in April and May are at the Out of Town Centre.

£5.50 per parent & child (plus £2.75 for additional child/adult)
Friends: £4.00/£2.00.  Advance booking and payment only.

Big Owls Club
Fun, discovery activities for 4 – 6 year olds with adults

Meetings are usually held in the school holidays
Wed:  10.00am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 4.00pm.
Thurs: 10.00am-12.30pm only
15th & 16th Apr           Seeds, Plants and Trees
28th & 29th May          Spring on the Farm

Sessions in February and April are at the Treehouse Study Centre. The May session is at the Out of town Centre.£6.00 per adult & child (plus £3.00 for additional child/adult) Friends: £5.00/£2.50. Advance booking and payment only.

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Additional courses are available on request. Why not buy a falconry session as a Birthday or Special gift?   Gift Vouchers available.
IMPORTANT for all falconry bookings and enquiries, please contact Paul or Mandy Manning: Tel. 01794 368487 or email: info@amews.com

 

CHILDREN’S PARTIES

If you want something different – outdoor and eco-friendly, we have two great venues: The magical Treehouse Study Centre and Out of Town Centre Farm at Beaulieu with a range of fun activities.

Themes include Survival for 7 year olds + and Campfire Experience for 10 year olds+, a range of exciting themes for 4 – 10 year olds including Robin Hood, Pirates, Fairies & Elves, Dinosaurs, Bugs and Animals based at the Treehouse Study Centre all year round and farm parties in spring and summer at the Out of Town Centre.

For more information and to discuss your party requirements please contact

Nicky Lee, Tel. 023 80891102, m 07923 697879   Email: nicola@celebrateevents.co.uk

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