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Acorn Activities July 2022

Prior booking at Recption is required unless stated - look out for the B symbol
which indicates booking required.


Some events may incur a charge or are run by outside contractors who may charge, look out for the £ symbol and pay at Reception when booking, unless otherwise tated, when payment should be made at the event venue.


Please wear clothing that is suitable for the event, time of year and weather conditions.
For all activities meet outside Reception in the Village Square unless otherwise stated.
Drop in sessions mean that you can join the session at any time between the published times.

Available every day
Walking Trails Our 48 page walking trails book features eight trails within Kelling Heath and details of our iPhone explorer App. It is available from Reception for a charge of £1 making it the ideal companion to take with you on your walks round Kelling Heath.
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Self-guided scavenger hunt with prize Information and equipment are available from Reception

Saturday 16th July

14.00-15.00
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages
Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

15.15-16.15
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages
Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

Sunday 17th July 

9.30-11.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

11.00-12.00
Family Nature Ramble with Carl Brooker
All Ages
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

11.30-13.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

13.30-15.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

Wildlife Walk at Dusk with Carl Brooker
All Ages
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

Monday 18th July

11.00-12.00
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception B 12.15-13.15 Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

13.45-14.45
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages
Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

15.00-16.00
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages
Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

Tuesday 19th July

9.00-10.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

09.00-10.30
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

10.45-12.15
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

11.00-15.00
Needle Felting with Nessa
8 years and over
Drop In – no booking required
Terrace Restaurant

 

11.00-12.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

12.45-14.15
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

13.45-14.45
Pond Dipping
All ages
Meet outside Reception
B

 

14.30-16.00
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

Wednesday 20th July

9.00-10.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

10.00-11.30
Low Ropes - Family Activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Meet at Reception
B C

 

11.00-12.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

12.00-13.30
Low Ropes - Family Activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Meet at Reception
B C

 

13.45-14.45
Pond Dipping
All ages
Meet outside Reception
B

 

14.00-15.30
Low Ropes - Family Activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Meet at Reception
B C

 

17.30-18.30
Discover Birds, Butterflies & Dragonflies across the Park with Peter Walton
Adults and over 8s
Meet outside Reception
BC

 

20.45-21.45
Heathland Wildlife Walk at Dusk with Peter Walton
Adults and over 8s
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

22.15-23.15
Moth watch with Peter Walton
Adults and over 8s
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

Thursday 21st July

9.00-10.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

11.00-12.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

13.45-14.45
Pond Dipping
All ages
Meet outside Reception
B

 

Friday 22nd July  

09.00-10.30
Archery
9 years and over
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

10.45-12.15
Archery
9 years and over
Heathland Recreation Area
B

12.45-14.15
Archery
9 years and over
Heathland Recreation Area
B


15.00-16.00
Mini Olympics
5–8 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

Saturday 23rd July

14.00-15.00
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages
Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

15.15-16.15
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages
Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

Sunday 24th July

9.30-11.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B


11.00-12.00
Family Nature Ramble with Carl Brooker
All Ages
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

11.30-13.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B


13.30-15.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B


Wildlife Walk at Dusk with Carl Brooker
All Ages Meet outside Reception
B C

 

Monday 25th July

10.00-12.00
Forest School – We’re going on a tree hunt
6 years and over
Outdoor event.
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

10.30-12.30
Mini Beast Safari with Jon Tyler
5 years and over
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

11.00-12.00
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

12.00-12.45
Football Activities
5-7 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

12.15-13.15
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

13.00-13.45
Football Activities
8-10 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B


13.45-14.45
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

14.00-16.00
Mini Beast Safari with Jon Tyler
5 years and over
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

14.00-14.45
Football Activities
11-14 years
Heathland Recreation Area
 B

 

15.00-16.00
Creative Crafts – Sketching Activity (all abilities)
All ages
Outdoor activity – meet outside Reception
B

 

Tuesday 26th July

9.00-10.00
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

9.00-10.30
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

10.30-12.30
Wild Food Taster Walk with Jon Tyler
8 years and over
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

10.45-12.15
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

11.00-15.00
Needle Felting with Nessa
8 years and over
Drop In – no booking required Terrace Restaurant

 

11.00-12.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

12.00-12.45
Football Activities
5-7 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

12.45-14.15
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

13.00-13.45
Football Activities
8-10 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

13.45-14.45
Pond Dipping
All ages
Meet outside Reception
B

 

14.00-16.00
Wild Food Taster Walk with Jon Tyler
8 years and over
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

14.00-14.45
Football Activities
11-14 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

14.30-16.00
Family/Group Orienteering Activity (instructor led)
All ages (minimum of 3 in a group)
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

Wednesday 27th July

9.00-10.00
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

10.00-11.30
Low Ropes - Family Activity 10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Meet at Reception
B C

 

11.00-12.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

 

12.00-13.30
Low Ropes - Family Activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Meet at Reception
B C

 

12.00-12.45
Football Activities
5-7 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

13.00-13.45
Football Activities
8-10 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

13.45-14.45
Pond Dipping
All ages
Meet outside Reception
B

 

14.00-15.30
Low Ropes - Family Activity
10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Meet at Reception
B C

 

14.00-14.45
Football Activities
11-14 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

17.30-18.30
Discover Birds, Butterflies & Dragonflies across the Park with Peter Walton
Adults and over 8s
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

20.30-21.30
Heathland Wildlife Walk at Dusk with Peter Walton
Adults and over 8s
Meet outside Reception
B C

22.00-23.00
Moth watch with Peter Walton
Adults and over 8s
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

Thursday 28th July

9.00-10.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

10.00-12.00
Forest School – Woodland Play
0-5 years
Outdoor event
Meet outside Reception
B C


11.00-12.15
Fishing For Families
7-12 years
Meet outside Reception
B

13.45-14.45
Pond Dipping
All ages
Meet outside Reception
B


14.00-16.00
Forest School – Scavenger Hunt with games
3 years and over Outdoor event.
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

Friday 29th July

09.00-10.30
Archery
 9 years and over
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

10.00-12.00
Forest School – Den Building
All ages Outdoor event.
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

10.45-12.15
Archery
9 years and over
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

12.45-14.15
Archery
9 years and over
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

15.00-16.00
Mini Olympics 5–8 years
Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

Sunday 31st July

9.30-11.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity 10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation
Area
B

 

11.00-12.00
Family Nature Ramble with Carl Brooker
All Ages
Meet outside Reception
B C

 

11.30-13.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity 10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

13.30-15.00
Fencing for Families – sporting activity 10 years and over (family groups encouraged)
Outdoor event on the Heathland Recreation Area
B

 

Wildlife Walk at Dusk with Carl Brooker
All Ages
Meet outside Reception
B C

 
The right is reserved to alter the programme or location of the performance without prior notice.

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