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 Annual Programme of work-shops 2019/20


Walk and Talk - Arty Birthdays Parties for Grown Ups - Art Workshops in Watercolours, Drawing skills, Mono Printing


We offer the following options


1) Guided walk and talk about the

development of our lovely little nature

reserve including how to create a wildflower patch. Includes NZ special cream tea £8.00 min 8 people (£64)


2) Art and Craft visits with professional artist Angela Hewitt


Make it a fun Birthday Party.

a) Loosen-up water-colours. £10.00/person includes cuppa and cake Min 10 people. (£100)

b) Mono printing– lots of fun using simple techniques and materials from nature £10.00/person includes cuppa and cake Min 10 people. (£100)

c) Folk Art—Learn the traditional skills of Folk Art. £55 per person includes a kit to take home with you, instruction and an NZ cream tea. Min 4 people. (£220).



Alternatively—drop in on one of our regular open days

(Thur/Sat/Sun 10.30—3.30) for a reserve ramble, cuppa and cake, from £5.00 donation—No need to book



A Winter Walk Through Nature

10th or 24th November 2019


Enjoy  a guided walk and talk around the nature reserve. Looking at its habitats and biodiversity. Get up real close to things invisible to the naked eye under the microscope.

Find out how to create your own biodiverse garden

Includes lunch and refreshments. (Homemade soup, Sandwich, cake etc)

Dress for the weather—wrap up warm

Duration 3-3½ hrs

Max 10 people per session £40/person. Friends of Naturezones £36


Drawing with Confidence 2020


Can't draw - apart from matchstick men? Drawing is a technique that can be learnt. This intensive 1 day course will leave you surprised by what you can achieve

Dates: Spring 2020

Places will be limited to a max of 6 people per session

£125.00 per session

Includes light lunch and refreshments

or book on the Price is Wight for £69.00 from 13th Oct


Watercolour Master Class Winter 2019/20

8th or 9th November

Spend the day with Angela Hewitt learning her watercolour techniques. Use it to help you develop your own style. Suitable for beginners and experienced artists wanting to add to their skills.

Places will be limited to a max of 6 people per session

£125.00 per session

Includes light lunch and refreshments

or book on the Price is Wight for £69.00 from 13th Oct



Monday Art Group


Commences Monday 7th October 1pm-3.30pm

6 weeks £70.00 book on Priceiswight from 13th October

i) Bring your own art to work on, to discuss and share ideas

ii) Try a different medium, painting on fabric, folk art, make a tile, make a plaster cast.

iii) Chance to experiment and try something new/different

iiii) Have a chat with other artists

The sessions will be run by Angela. As well as working on your own projects Angela will introduce to to new ideas and techniques

This is a six week course but there will be 8 dates to allow for missed sessions

The first 6 sessions are £70 thereafter £50 per 6 sessions or £250/yr for 36 sessions


Meadow Makers Workshop £55/person 2020


This workshop will be promoted on The Price is Wight

Dates will be in June and July 2020 10am - 3pm includes refreshments and light lunch.

We can accommodate 10 people per session


Lets Get Crafting

Spend a day trying out a range of craft ideas from printing, to painting on fabric to making natural dyes, burning in to wood, to weaving with willow.

10.30 - 3.30

includes light lunch and refreshments



Pricing Structure 2019 - These prices supersede all other prices

Annual Friendship Pass. £18 single pass.  £55.00 Family Pass (4 people at least one adult). Couple £30.00. These passes allow free entry into the nature reserve on Thursday and Weekends and various discounts..

As a Friend of Naturezones you will be supporting our important educational programme

Price includes 8 cup of tea vouchers (Value £10). 10% discount on purchases excluding special events and courses. Packet of wild flower seeds (value  £4) and recipe booklet (value £4). Complimentary day pass for family member or friend (value £5)

Please note dogs are not allowed in the nature reserve

.Other days are reserved for group visits and special activity sessions.



On paying the fee/s you are automatically agreeing too abide by our safety rules


Naturezones is an environmentally sensitive nature reserve. Its  woodland has protective status.

We are not an Adventure Playground


For the protection of the reserve and the safety of children it is essential to adhere to the following rules


1. Children must be under parental control at all times and not allowed to wander away or play with unsuitable items (taps, sticks, machinery, tools, items that are not part of an activity, climb on log piles or in trees)

2. Keep to paths at all times

4. Parents are responsible for their child's health and safety

3. Be aware of the following hazards

· Deep water

· Holes in the ground

· Slippery ground

· Hanging branches

· Machinery and tools

· Tree roots across paths

· Nettles, poisonous berries, wasp nests




The above art and meadow workshops will be run by Angela Hewitt. She has 12 years experience in creating wildflower meadows and wildlife habitats and 24 years experience as a professional artist

BOOKING: Please send cheques payable to Naturezones Wildlife Education Trust. Address is on the "about page"


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