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The Conservation Volunteers

Contact Name: Harry Bratt

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Skelton Grange Environment Centre
Skelton Grange Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS10 1RS

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The Conservation Volunteers's Courses

A Winter’s Trail at Skelton Grange Environment Centre
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A Winter’s Trail at Skelton Grange Environment Centre
West Yorkshire - Next course on 17th December 2019
£8.52
A magical winter trail for younger children and families, wandering through the candle lit woods and gardens at Skelton Grange. Catch glimpses into the secret worlds of the little folk who reside here and find your way to our campfire for a warming drink and gingerbread. You'll also get to do a little craft activity along the way! All the funds raised will support the charitable work of The Conservation Volunteers at Skelton Grange Environment Centre.
Bushcraft (for 8-13 yrs)
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Bushcraft (for 8-13 yrs)
West Yorkshire
£32.63
A day of outdoor environmental and bushcraft activities led by experienced leaders. Come and set up camp and spend your day in the woods. We try to vary the activities as much as possible on each session, so the kids can try out new things with each visit. Past Bushcraft events have included: Shelter building, fire lighting, campfire cooking, field games, hammock making, wild food walks, wood work crafts, string making, bows and arrows, stalking and tracking, pyro-carving, and charcoal making. "The kids really enjoy their days at Bushcraft -...
Chickens and Ducks Wire Bird sculpture workshop with Chris Moss
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Chickens and Ducks Wire Bird sculpture workshop with Chris Moss
West Yorkshire
£74.55
Having admired the work of Yorkshire wire sculptor Chris Moss at a number of exhibitions over the years, we are thrilled to welcome her back to Skelton Grange Environment Centre to lead this workshop for us. During the day you will learn to create a life sized wire sculpture duck or chicken of your very own - all materials and tools will be provided. Skelton Grange is a beautiful, light eco-building set in a nature reserve with ponds, meadows, woodland, vegetable garden & fruit orchard. If the weather is inviting,...
Christmas Fabric Wreaths with Agnis Smallwood
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Christmas Fabric Wreaths with Agnis Smallwood
West Yorkshire - Next course on 7th December 2019
£32.63
Agnis Smallwood is a Designer and Maker based in Yorkshire who loves to create, make and teach, with a passion for textiles. In this half day seasonal workshop she will help you make a scrap fabric wreath to display during this festive period! Skelton Grange is a beautiful light & airy eco-building set in a nature reserve with ponds, meadows, woodland, vegetable garden and fruit orchard. If the weather is inviting, you are very welcome to drink your cup of tea and wander around our nature area... To see examples...
Christmas Tree Forest - stained glass workshop with Caryl Hallett
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Christmas Tree Forest - stained glass workshop with Caryl Hallett
West Yorkshire - Next course on 30th November 2019
£74.55
Yorkshire based Glass artist Caryl Hallet will lead a session on how to select, cut and join stained glass using copper foiling methods, enabling you to make your own Christmas Tree forest to take home. Skelton Grange is a beautiful, light eco-building set in a nature reserve with ponds, meadows, woodland, vegetable garden & fruit orchard. If the weather is inviting, you are very welcome to enjoy your lunch or cup of tea outdoors and wander... You can see examples of Caryl's beautiful work on her website. All proceeds will...
Gelli Printing Workshop
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Gelli Printing Workshop
West Yorkshire
£53.59
A full day's workshop learning the beautiful art of Gelli Printing, which is a way of making monotype prints without a press. No previous experience is required for this day, where you will explore the delightful nature reserve at Skelton Grange for inspiration and materials, then will be guided by artist Tina Roberts to make your own original prints. The resulting prints can be used as artworks in their own right or used as painting or zendooling backgrounds, in art journals, for collage and decoupage and crafts such as card...
Small Wire Birds sculpture workshop with Chris Moss
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Small Wire Birds sculpture workshop with Chris Moss
West Yorkshire
£74.55
One day small wire bird sculpture workshop in Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Leeds. Chris Moss, who has exhibited her stunning wire sculptures across Yorkshire, will guide you to make your own small wire birds for indoors or the garden. Skelton Grange Environment Centre in Leeds offers a wide range of courses and events for people of all ages. The Conservation Volunteers at Skelton Grange in Leeds have long recognised that looking after green places isn't only about caring for nature, but about caring for people as well. Skelton Grange is...