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Events and Activities

Pond Dipping at George’s Barn

Date of Event: 1 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

Join us to catch watery beasts in our pond and stream. Learn about the life cycles of some of the animals that we catch. Donation appreciated.

Exhibition: Art of the White Cliffs

Date of Event: 1 April 2017

Event Category: Exhibitions

The iconic white cliffs are a welcome sight to many visitors to our country but how do we see them? We display copies of art work by the famous and not so famous to discover different meanings.

NATURE’S ART AT GEORGE’S BARN (Please book)

Date of Event: 1 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

On the first Saturday of each month from April to November we choose a different theme each month and learn about changes of season. We use art to explore the nature of the Tangled Bank – a small wooded area and grassy bank that is full of wildlife. Sessions involve using clay, paint, papier maché and other materials to create your own piece of art.

Pond Dipping at Georges Barn

Date of Event: 3 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

Join us to catch watery beasts in our pond and stream. Learn about the life cycles of some of the animals that we catch. Donation appreciated.

Bug Road Show

Date of Event: 5 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

If your children are curious conservationists bring them to one of the Bug Road Show sessions during the school holidays where they can learn lots of facts about some wild exotic animals and even get to hold some of them!.  £6 per person.

Willow Weaving and Pond Dipping

Date of Event: 11 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' EventFamily Event

A fun family event with a watery theme!

Come and join a pond dipping session to catch and identify creatures that live in the pond at Bough Beech, then weave your own fish out of willow, wool and other natural materials.  All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear.

Pond Dipping at Tyland Barn

Date of Event: 12 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

Join Kent Wildlife Trust for a great family event – a one hour pond dipping session to find and catch a variety of pond life, then get up close and view them through a microscope and identify what you have found (every participant will get a spotter sheet to take home).

Mr Fox’s Easter Trail

Date of Event: 14 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

Come to Tyland Barn and join in our fun wildlife themed Easter trail.

Help Mr Fox to find the clues around the nature park and claim your chocolate prize at the end.  The trail will be available every day from Good Friday through to Easter Monday.

Book online or purchase tickets on the day.

Easter Snail Trail

Date of Event: 14 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

Bough Beech nature reserve is a wonderful place for our Easter Snail Trail.

Join in to find the clues around the oast house and surrounding grounds, then claim your chocolate prize at the end.

The trail will be available from Good Friday through to Easter Monday.

Book online or purchase tickets on the day.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Date of Event: 14 April 2017

Event Category: Childrens' Event

Explore the house and garden with our family trail and collect your Cadbury Bunny at the end.