Springhead – a rural centre for creative and sustainable living

Find us on facebook
Twitter Instagram

Latest News

FORTHCOMING EVENTS 2018

FEBRUARY Thursday 8th – No Petticoats Here – Louise Jordan Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Louise Jordan tells the stories of inspirational women of the First World War who … 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

INCANDESCENDO – 18TH MARCH 2018

Together Emily Burridge on cello and Felix Gibbons on Latin percussion and Bossa guitar create a musical kaleidoscope of Jazz, World, Folk and Classical influences. In this new show, clever … 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]