Special Events and Activities
For booking information:
Telephone: 01793 979224 or 07768 917466
Email: info@richardjefferies.org

Please note: this listing outlines the one-off events and activities we for the start of this year, up to April 2018.  A new programme will be up before the end of April, so do come back now and again to see what's new. 
April 2018
Jefferies & WilliamsSat 7th 14:00 to 17:00
The annual joint meeting, with readings & talks, of the Richard Jefferies Society and the Friends of Alfred Williams.
FREE

Easter Magic Monday Mon 9th 13:00 to 15:00 (free play to 17:00)
An afternoon playing in the gardens, planting flowers and vegetables, chasing eggs, making rabbits, and arts & crafts.
£5 per family.

Every date tells a story Sat 21st 14:00 to 16:00
Dates have significance, resonance. A birthday, an achievement, separation, loss.

Where were you when...? In this workshop, Bob Walton will help us cut some
dates open, and examine them inside and out.
£15  

May 2018
The Wild Animals of Richard Jefferies Monday 7th 11:00 to 13:00
Come and enjoy a family-friendly morning and/or afternoon of adventure; and discover the wild animals that roam the pages of Richard Jefferies’ stories, through arts and crafts, nature walks, animal hunts, drawing, and storytelling.
Meet artist Jill Carter in her wild gallery of crafty crows, jumpy jackdaws, and other incredible creatures - have a go at drawing with Jill to create your own wild things! Jill will also be exhibiting in the gallery throughout May. Hilda will tell an RJ version of 'The Ginger Bread Man' with our own loveable fox - starting in the attic: 11:30 & 13:30 - other amazing Richard Jefferies tales will creap into this gingerly scented trail. There will be arts and crafts with Suzie and Rosie - indoor and outdoors.
Robert & Jackie will be playing foxy tricks around the museum with circus skills and musical fun.
£3 per child
This event is part of The Swindon Festival of Literature - 7th to 19th May. There are other events for families throughout the ten days: SWINDON FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE
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PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for the safety of your children. Please be aware this is an aged and natural environment with some elements of risk, including an open pond, high trees, low branches, and uneven surfaces. Indoors there are steep stairs and low cellings.

Every date tells a story Sat 21st 14:00 to 16:00
Dates have significance, resonance. A birthday, an achievement, separation, loss.

Where were you when...? In this workshop, Bob Walton will help us cut some
dates open, and examine them inside and out.
£15  

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