Events Open to the Public at Bishops Wood
National Grid sponsored and helped organise a Bio Blitz at
Bishops Wood over the weekend of 29th and 30th June
2013. Leading experts joined with members of the public to
help find, identify and record bats, moths, butterflies and other
wildlife found in the woodland, meadows and ponds of Bishops
Wood. Visit the National
Grid Connecting (External Website) to view some fantastic
photos taken over the weekend.
Archaeology of the Dark Ages (PDF 355
Thegns of Mercia combine forces with Worcestershire Young
Archaeologists' Club and the County Archaeology Service to provide
an exciting family day for anyone interested in archaeology and the
Anglo Saxon period.
- Talk to Saxon warriors and craftsman
- Listen to Anglo Saxon music and verse
- View replicas of the Staffordshire Hoard
- See reconstructions of armour and weapons
- Make clay pots, spin wool, weave with tablets and looms,
process flax and much more...
Sunday 27th April 2014
11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Join us at 2.0 p.m. on a
guided walk through our glades of blue as far as the eye can see.
Learn more of the natural history and folklore of one of the
nation’s favourite plants. Bring a picnic if you wish.
(Please check the website
to confirm the date please as the bluebells might be early or
Sunday 11th May 2014
2:00 to 4:30 pm
The Plight of Bees talk
Following a short AGM,
there will be a talk on bees, what they do for us and the problems
they currently face.
Tuesday 10th June 2014
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Free of charge
A weekend of activities
to investigate what creatures are to be found at Bishops Wood. Join
some of the country's leading expert naturalists.
Saturday and Sunday
14th and 15th June 2014
To be confirmed
To be confirmed
|Folksy Theatre present The Taming of the Shrew
Following last years successful national tour of Romeo &
Juliet, Folksy Theatre are thrilled to be back this year performing
Shakespeare's wonderful comedy 'The Taming of the Shrew' at
beautiful Bishops Wood.
Baptista has declared that no one may court his youngest
daughter Bianca until first her older sister, the ill-tempered
Katherine, is married.
Petruchio, a brash young man from Verona, agrees to marry
Katherine - but can he tame her?
Set in the rockin' 50's, its The Shrew as you've never seen it
The production is filled with live music, large characters and
guarantees to have audiences of young and old alike, laughing
Bring along your picnics, blankets, folding chairs, friends
and family to enjoy this wonderful open-air production.
|Thursday 24th July 2014
||Tickets go on sale online on 1st April.
Please contact Bishops Wood Centre on 01299 250513 or email
for further details of events and check
out Friends of Bishops Wood
(External Website) for details of membership.
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- Council for Learning Outside the
The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
is the national voice for learning outside the classroom
- Duke of Edinburgh Award
youth Charity the DofE gives all young people the chance to develop
skills for work and life, fulfil their potential and have a
Information on the Earth Education process - helping
people to live more harmoniously with the natural world
- Flora locale 2013
The Flora locale Training programme is created for people involved
in the design management and restoration of landscapes for
biodiversity, whether on a farm, smallholding, village green
or garden. Improve your wildflower id skills or learn how to
introduce woodland wildflowers into new woods...
- Folksy Theatre
Folksy Theatre tour rural areas performing a range of Theatre
styles from issue-based plays and Theatre-In-Education, to open-air
Shakespeare productions. On this site you can find information on
the company and it’s various productions, along with pictures,
reviews, comments and tour dates.
- Forest School
The Forest School Association is the
professional body and UK wide voice for Forest
School, promoting best practice,
cohesion and quality Forest School for all
- Friends of Bishops
Friends of Bishops Wood is a charity set up to support the work of
the Bishops Wood Centre. We run regular events that are open to the
- Herefordshire Forest
Information and advice from Herefordshire Forest
- Institue of Outdoor
Encouraging outdoor learning by developing
quality, safety and opportunity to experience outdoor activity
- Learning through Landscapes
A site dedicated to stimulating outdoor learning experiences.
Bishops Wood Environmental Education Centre
Planetary Voices Radio
Tour around the Bishops Wood Environmental Education Centre
- Tide - global learning
A teachers' network promoting the idea that young people have an
entitlement to global learning through engaging with global
perspectives, human rights, sustainability and international
- WCC Biodiversity for Schools
Worcestershire County Councils School and Biodiversity
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