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FORTHCOMING EVENTS 2017

OCTOBER Sunday 1st October – Music by the Lake – 3.00 pm. We are very pleased to welcome back the CODA Youth Chamber Orchestra from Germany directed by Valerie Robeson-Groling who will perform … Read more

HERITAGE LOTTERY GRANT AWARDED

  Springhead Revisited: Restoring the Rotunda     On the recent death of Rosalind Richards, the former life tenant of Springhead, ownership of the property reverted to the Springhead Trust. … Read more

‘MAKING A MYTH’ CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP – TUESDAY 29TH AUGUST 2017

Tuesday 29th August – Children’s Workshop – ‘Making a Myth’ (Dorset Forest School)

Time: 11.00 am- 3.00 pm   Age: 5-12 yrs  Price: £10.00

Investigating the myths and legends surrounding some of the ancient stones in the area – such as the Hel Stone, Grey Mare and her Colts and the valley of the stones.  Working to create some new Myths about how they came to be there, by working in small groups and then hearing the new stories around the fire circle at the end.  Focusing on the geology of the site – and using the chalk to make paint the children will then decorate their own stones with chalk and coloured clay to make a simple game of tic tac toe.  Using stones, wool and leather cord the children will make staffs and story sticks using wool and lashing techniques.  This is an outdoor adventure.  Items to bring – a packed lunch, suitable outdoor clothing and robust footwear.

 

TO BOOK:

Ring : Springhead Trust Office on 01747 811853

Email: [email protected]