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Take time to Notice Nature!

Immerse yourself within the woods. Be Mindful and help to improve your Wellbeing by Noticing Nature!

Draw pictures, print leaves, paint with mud or write your own story of new leaves and new life.

There could be pockets to put things in, fold out pages, maps of hidden worlds and doors opening into magical places.

We’ll be making books for you to take away and keep writing and drawing.

Enjoy the Spring!

We bring the materials: you bring the imagination!

To help with the cost of materials – we are asking for donations for this session. Please donate what you can per book!

TIMES: 10:30 – 15:00

Suggested Donation – £3 per book!

Who this is suitable for: Suitable for all – Anybody can enjoy making a small booklet! It’s a perfect way to zone in and forget about everything else.

Suitable for Adults and families with children 3 to 12 years old.

Meeting point: Poole’s Cavern Visitor Centre, Buxton.

We will be based in a shelter near the picnic benches at the far side of the main car park – just below Go Ape!

(If the weather is really bad this session will be based inside the ‘classroom’ – the small building to the left of Poole’s Cavern Visitor Centre as you approach from the car park).

What to bring: All materials are provided. You may want to bring something to drink or snack upon. Toilets are available at Poole’s Cavern visitor centre. There is also parking at the centre (for a fee).

Tickets: Each person wishing to make a book should obtain a ticket (please donate). It will also be possible to just turn up on the day and make a donation.

Suggested Donation – £3 per book!

Please try to arrive as close to the start time of the hour slot that you have booked – allow around 30 – 45 mins to complete your booklet.

Children must be accompanied by at least one adult; Supervising adults don’t need a ticket (unless making additional books) – but a maximum of two supervising adults per booked ticket please!

Session Leader: Gordon Mclellan of Creeping Toad

This event is subsidised as part of the Stronger Roots project, run by Buxton Civic Association. Your donations will help us to provide more activities to help improve the health and wellbeing of locals and visitors alike!

There are many other events happening throughout the year and you can find out more about the Stronger Roots project and Buxton Civic Association here.

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