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Lambing on the FarmPowys
Lambing live is fun for the whole family and is a great opportunity for parents and children alike to experience something unique – it’s not often you get to see a lamb being born before your eyes!
If you would like to experience the wonders of lambing first hand, then why not put a spring in your step and come along to Lake Vyrnwy to enjoy a tour of the lambing ‘maternity wing’. With over 2000 pregnant Ewes, you’re sure to see a lamb being born and if you’re lucky, you may even enjoy some hands on experience! You’ll also get the chance to meet Harold, Lake Vyrnwy’s very handsome Welsh black bull. Just be sure to wrap up warm as the lambing sheds can get quite cold and of course, don’t forget your wellies for some fun on the farm!
Please note – as there is a health risk to expectant mothers, we are unable to accommodate them at these events.
Event runs every weekend throughout April.
The Easter AdventureNorth Yorkshire
The Golden Egg Hunt - 8th April - 24th April – Free With Entry
Find our hidden golden eggs for the chance to win a Giant Easter Egg!
Doris The Dragons Egg-cellent Easter Show - 22 & 23 April – Free With Entry
Join Doris and her fiery friends in a brand new show - Interactive fun for all the family!
Chocolate Week, With York’s Chocolate Story - 10-17 April
Design, create and work alongside real Chocolatiers.
Pony Handling - 17-21 April - Bookable on-line
Make friends with your very own pony!
Characters – 8-24 April – Free With Entry
Keep your eyes peeled for our new Easter bunny roaming around the forest!
Golden Tickets – 8-24 April
Purchase a Stocklate bar in our shop or cafe for your chance of finding a lucky golden ticket!
Arts & Crafts – 8-24 April
Let’s get arty this Easter! Show off your Easter bonnets at our parade on Sunday 16th April for your chance to win.
Face Painting 8-24 April
Our professional face painter will be available on selected dates during our Easter adventure.
For further information please visit www.stockeldpark.co.uk
Art On The RunGreater Manchester
Wild Rumpus (producers of the award-winning Just So Festival) and Forestry Commission England join forces to present a brand new experience for families this spring: Art On The Run.
Combining our joint love of the arts, woodlands and exercising outdoors Art On The Run is a ridiculous run like no other – a 5k dash through the most beautiful landscape encountering surprising and fantastical large-scale art installations …. expect the unexpected to help you on your way.
Race, run, scamper, chase, sprint, scurry, bound, dart, canter, gallop, jog, scuttle, trot or walk. Cross the finish line and join some footstomping musicians. Art On The Run is a new wondrous woodland experience and perfectly curious spring run. Look out for eccentric warm ups in advance. A limited amount of tickets are on sale now.
Art On The Run is the first event of this scale at the newly regenerated LIVIA Forest which spans Salford and Bury councils and is part of the City Forest Park an initiative by City of Trees and the Forestry Commission to create a huge public park in Greater Manchester bigger than New York’s Central Park. Lots of trees have been planted across the site in recent years to provide a haven for wildlife and an expanse of woodland for local communities to enjoy. LIVIA is part of the Irwell Sculpture Trail and made up of many community woodlands and nature reserves linking Clifton Country Park and Drinkwater Park.
Sarah Bird and Rowan Hoban, Directors of Wild Rumpus say: “We love running, we love music, we love art and we love exploring forests, so we put all this together to create a new event. We’re thrilled to have found such a beautiful and inspiring site to host our first ever Art On the Run"
Richard Topley, Forester for LIVIA at Forestry Commission England says: “We are delighted to be able to host the "Art On The Run" event at LIVIA. The woodland has developed over the last few years and this event is a great chance to open the doors to a wider audience and invite families to enjoy the site in a different and unusual way. LIVIA is host to a wide range of habitats and wildlife, and being stone’s throw from Manchester City Centre it’s a great place to spend a day walking, cycling or running!”
Oak Apple Weekend – A Right Royal RestorationWorcestershire
Celebrate the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 with a bank holiday weekend of traditional spring-time festivities at The Commandery.
Be swept back in time by a living history camp and enjoy a 17th century coffee shop. Meet historical characters and learn their stories through entertainment throughout the weekend.
Dance around the maypole and enjoy nostalgic children's games and a 17th century football match.
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