A selection of workshops and activities will be available during your stay. Detailed schedules will be posted on our website and on sign boards at our HQ. Activities will be carried out in accordance with government safety guidelines with regards to social distancing.
A Sunday afternoon matinee for children, and an evening showing for adults and families. Free for all, films TBA. Please maintains social distancing.
Lazy afternoon DJ sessions. A selection of DJ friends will provide the musical nutrition at Wild HQ, this will be a gentle, summer soundtrack to your time here. There will be no music in the camping areas after 8pm.
Calling all super heroes out for a Sunday afternoon parade around Fernhill Farm, bringing that splash of energy and colour only super heroes can bring. Bring your finest outfits, get creative, everyone is welcome for this spectacular procession, kicking off around 2pm on Sunday 16th and Sunday 23rd of August. What will the sheep think of it all?
Ben Grey was trained by Ray Mears, and has spent over a decade delivering bush craft courses, wilderness experiences and expedition training for TV crews and others. At Wild Canvas, Ben will be providing a range of activities for different ages aimed at building confidence and self-reliance in nature.
Explore sign making and lettering in a fun family workshop with our resident artist Mr. Dane. Using kid friendly materials, water-based inks and paints. Ideal for younger ones or the young-at-heart. Create something original to take away. Children should be accompanied by parents or carers. Not suitable for under 5s.
Luke Warburton’s meditative standing and movement practice with breath work. Based on the vast wisdom and traditions originating in Eastern cultures. Begin the day locating your baseline of comfortable relaxed calm. Open up a physical dialogue to get on better speaking terms with your body, your balance and your human side. All abilities welcome.
Join Kate Magic and a circle of like-minded individuals for an afternoon of upliftment and inspiration. A cacao ceremony is a fun way to shift into your heartspac, and use the time to release old discordant patterns, and welcome in new, more resonant, frequencies. Kate’s cacao ceremonies include a gratitude circle, intention setting, gentle yoga, guided meditation, and reiki. We will provide the cacao, you just need to bring a glass jar with a lid to prepare your drink in.
Kate has been working with cacao since 2004, and is fascinated by the way the plant continues to reveal more of its medicine to her year on year. She loves the power of group work and the healing that comes when we sit and hold space for eachother in a safe and intentional way.
A fun and engaging activity for the little ones, where they will enjoy yoga postures, relaxation, dance, imaginative games and meditation. Susie has completed her yoga training in 2003 and since then has been teaching kids and adults in and around London and Brighton. Please note that this is not a drop-off activity and children will need to be supervised.
Kate Magic will take you through some gentle stretches to warm your body up and get you into a relaxed state for a beautifully long savasana and guided meditation. After the session, you will feel super chilled and blissed out! Includes reiki.
Kate has been practicing yoga for 30 years. She completed her 200 hr training with Stewart Gilchrist, one of the UK’s foremost yoga teachers. She is certified and insured by Yoga Alliance Professionals.
Health is at the forefront of everyone’s mind in 2020. But how much do you really know about how your body works? Scientific understandings about how the brain, the immune system, our hormones, our digestive system, and our environment are so interrelated have progressed hugely in the last couple of decades, yet mainstream health advice completely ignores this level of information. In this talk, Kate will share simple and inexpensive lifestyle advice for building a strong immune system that doesn’t leave a person vulnerable to viruses or chronic illness. Kate is a professional health educator who has taught in over 25 countries around the world. She is founder of RawLiving.eu, Europe’s leading resource for cutting edge health foods.
James will lead a fun, story based yoga and movement adventure for you & your mini wildling yogi! Let your creative side go wild! This class is for 1 to 4 year olds and their parents / carers.
Bristol based James from yogicyogis will be teaching an all levels, invigorating, yet fun and grounding morning session drawn from over twenty years of experience of all things yoga, combined with a deep love of the outdoors, camping and being at one with nature.
James from yogicyogis will be leading en evening Yoga Nidra session for the ultimate in deep relaxation and rest with an added bonus of a deep gong bath immersion.
Andy will be leading regular farm tours where he will talk about the history, the farm’s eco-installations with renewable energy systems, regenerative farming, sheep shearing, wool and meat production, grass and trees etc and take all sorts of questions from both adults and children. This is a big farm so you will need to allow at least an hour for the tour and closed sturdy shoes or boots / wellies are essential.
After introductions and safety briefing, you will cover;
All equipment and materials will be provided for the workshops and no previous skills are required for either workshop activity.
This simple form of weaving uses our raw fleece to create a textured tuffet seat pad that can be used as a cushion for sitting by a campfire or on a picnic. Use our naturally coloured fleece to create patterns of stripes or gradients.
This is an oversized version of French knitting, using both our dyed and naturally coloured yarns in various weights and textures to create a light, airy neck-warmer.
A range of nonspecific craft activities for the whole family to enjoy wool fibres.
2D pictures and badges
This uses coloured wool fibres to *needle felt a textured 2D felt picture or badge.
Curly white wool boa
Using washed Teeswater curly wool locks, we *needle felt these onto a thin strip of pre-felt to make a scarf / boa.
Create a card with wool felt decorations
Colourful card and wool felt we *needle felt 2D pictures to make personalised cards.
Learn to spin wool
Using drop spindles and a spinning wheel, tuition available to help you master the art of spinning wool fibres.
Athough the caves and other paid for attractions are closed, with no date yet known for their reopening, the Gorge itself remains accessible for walking, most of the shops have reopened, as have some of the cafes and the pubs. There are various ways of accessing the amazing Clifftop Walk. If this is something you might be interested in, you can download a map with step by step instructions from the National Trust website (search for ‘Cheddar Walk’). Near the bottom end of the lower gorge you will find the Cheddar Cheese Company, where you can taste all of the types they make, including one which is matured in Gough’s Cave. They usually allow people to visit the cheese-making area but this has not resumed yet. If you wanted to check nearer the time their direct number is 01934 742810.
We are always happy to answer your questions and help you organise your camping arrangements.