Big Dig Sat 21st April 11-3pm


Try out community volunteering, meet the team, explore our wild space and help us get it to the next stage.

All ages welcome and you can just visit and play if you like.

Please book

Drop in anytime. Last entry 2.30pm.

Easter outdoor fun – postponed until Thurs 5/4 12-3pm

We certainly aren’t fair weather folk at the Wilderness but because of the amount of rain today and poor forecast for tomorrow we are postponing our planned activities until Thursday 5/4 12-3pm. So if you can join us please rebook.
Hopefully less soggy eggs on Thursday!

Saturday  31st 10.30am-1.30pm Easter outdoor fun – egg hunt, find the bird plus volunteering

Outdoor fun for all the family – a nature based egg hunt and find the bird competition – with some chicks, rabbits and carrots thrown in! There are over 100 hidden around the Wilderness! Can you find them?DZclxASWAAAKb5X

All welcome. Please book via the Whats on Page

Volunteering opportunities as well to help prepare for our shed and polytunnel.

Fun in Nature and Volunteering Sat 24th March


Making seed bombs and sowing broad beans 10.30-1pm Sat 24th March – all welcome

Learn about nature and enjoy the outdoors. This week we will be sowing broad beans and making wild flower seed bombs.

You can also volunteer and help clear paths, plan the food growing space and this week we need help loading up the skip. There is something for everyone to get involved.

Latest events March



‪Thursday 22nd March volunteering 12-3pm. Friday 23rd March the last indoor Winter Wild session at PLACE Ladywell – learn all about herbs all welcome. Full details and booking via the Whats On page.

This week – veg scrap growing, sowing chillies and making bug spray

Dont forget you can volunteer every Thursday 12-3pm – this week we are planting our espalier and fan fruit trees and clearing a space for a polytunnel.

Our indoor Winter Wild sessions continue every Friday 11.15-2.30 until the end of March at Place Ladywell and this week 23rd Feb we will be growing for veg scraps (last entry 1.30)

On Saturday 24th Feb 10.30-1pm we have a Fun in Nature session plus volunteering and will be sowing chillies and making a natural bug spray (last entry 12.30pm)

Fun whatever your age. Please book via the Whats on Page and sometimes places are limited.

Activities and half terms ideas

Our latest activities for February – see the whats on page for full details, times and to book a place

Thursday 8th – help us build our shed base

Friday 9th – make bird feeders (PlaceLadywell)

Sat 10th – sorry cancelled sow broad beans and bug hunt plus volunteering

Thursday 15th – make a mini pond and natural trail

Friday 16th – make seed bombs (PlaceLadywell)


Wassail – celebrate our fruit trees Sat 3rd Feb

Saturday 3rd Feb 2.30-6pm – celebrate our fruit trees with cider, apple juice and campfire food.

In conjunction with the Orchard Project.

Join us in the ancient custom of visiting orchards and singing to the trees to promote a good harvest. We will be making instruments, learning how to play a ukulele, having a procession and drinking mulled cider and apple juice plus eating campfire food. Please bring any instruments and a torch.
Instrument making from 2.30pm
Ukulele lession 3.30pm
The wassail procession 4.15pm followed by food and drink.

All welcome and any age.
Please book so we know numbers


At our indoor Winter Wild session this week 2/3 you can also learn how to make spice bags for the mulled cider/apple juice. Full details on the Whats on Page. Please book as places limited.