Upcoming events

Events for 25 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019

Horrible Habits and Costumes through the Ages!

  • Date: 7 August 2019 - 28 August 2019
  • Every week
  • Location: Crofton Roman Villa, Crofton Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 8AF
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:30
  • Cost: £4 per child with adult carer free

Find out about horrible habits through the ages from the Celts to the Victorians...

Mask of historical character

You can choose to make a mask and get an information sheet from your favourite period in history to take home. Or you can make a collage picture from your favourite period in history.

Sessions at 10.30am. For up to 11 year olds. No booking needed. Children to be accompanied.

Sessions taking place every Wednesday in August.

Car parking available off York Rise. The villa is adjacent to Orpington Station.

Event organiser: Crofton Roman Villa
Telephone: 01689 860939
Email: crofton.roman.villa@gmail.com
Web: www.cka.org.uk/crofton-villa.htm

Sketching Nature Workshops : Woodland Habitats and Hedgerows for Wildlife

  • Date: 30 August 2019
  • Location: BEECHE, High Elms Country Park, Shire Lane, Orpington. BR6 7JH
  • Time: 09:00 - 13:00
  • Cost: £30 adults; £10 child (11+ accompanied by fee paying adult)

Come to High Elms this summer - bring your sketchbook and pencil... Suitable for anyone wanting to sketch outdoors or spend time observing nature on the doorstep of this historic country park.

woodland and path in High Elms country park

‘Bright and happy thoughts, contentment and peace of mind’ - Lubbock.

Follow the footsteps of John Lubbock, past owner of High Elms Country Park – unwind as you observe what you see outdoors.

There’s no need to be able to draw or paint and the workshops welcome anyone interested in nature - from beginner artists and naturalists to nature and wildlife experts! Record your personal responses to the natural world as you see it - using a combination of notes, quotes and simple sketches to capture interesting details. Enhance your discoveries with viewings of natural history specimens and live observations, along with a spotter guide and pick up a few sketching/journaling techniques along the way.

Bookings : www.bromleyparks.co.uk/bookings/  

Event organiser:Claire Murthy

Web: www.clairemurthy.co.uk

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