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Ogden Water events 2018

Friday 13th April
Getting Arty at Ogden Water
Join Julie Swift and Chris Sutcliffe at Ogden Water at 10.00 to create some nature inspired artwork to take home with you.  £3.90 per child (£2.90 for Passport to Leisure holders). Pay on the day.  Wear old clothes – likely to involve paint and glue! Suitable for children aged 4+. Event ends around 12.00.

Friday 11th May
Walk, Stitch, Doodle, Chat and Rag Rug                                                         
Come to Ogden Water and spend a morning outside, walking around the reservoir looking for inspiration to use in the afternoon in your own artwork. After lunch, there will be the opportunity to work on a large communal rag rug, make a Zentangle style doodle leaf, make a French knot tree and learn how to make an appliqué tree. The day will be led by The Piecemakers art group with support from Countryside and Woodland Service staff. 10.30am start. Maximum of 20 places available – please e-mail to book a place.  Small charge for materials.

Archaeology at Ogden Water
Details still being sorted out at present but a 2 week archaeological themed fortnight including digs, talks, walks and events.

Thursday 26th July
Elves and Fairies                                                                                               
Come along to Ogden Water for a creative session using natural materials to make elves, fairies and wands.  Sessions start at either 10.30 or 13.00.  Booking essential (limited numbers) – visit £3.90 charge (£2.90 for Passport to Leisure holders).

Tuesday 21st  August
Digging up the Past                                                                                          
Come to Ogden Water to take part in a simulated archaeological dig and then make a prehistoric figure and build a shelter in the woods. £3.90 per child (£2.90 for Passport to Leisure holders). Suitable for children aged 7+. Two sessions to choose from: 10.30 or 13.00.  Booking essential – visit

Practical days
Ogden Water is an very popular spot for people to visit, but also an important wildlife habitat. With this in mind there are always tasks to be done to help our 2,4,6,8 and many legged visitors. How about lending a hand with ongoing management and new projects designed to look after the wildlife and infrastructure of the nature reserve.
Sessions run 09.45 – 15.00. Please contact 0776 995 4956 for more details.
Tuesday 17th April
Tuesday 15th May
Tuesday 19th June
Tuesday 17th July
Tuesday 18th September

                 Page updated February 28, 2018