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Events at the Dean Heritage Centre

July 2015

 

Event:

Waterwheel Exhibition

Date:

18-Jul

Time:

10:00 - 17:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Come and see our new permanent exhibition exploring the fascinating history of this Mill, from its earliest recorded history as part of the Kings Forge in the 1600's, a corn mill, sawmill, foundry and watch its latest innovation as a producer of electricity!

Event:

Family Adventure
Challenges

Date:

18-Jul

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Why not try your hand at our specially tailored challenges for families to compete against each other (or why not challenge the kids to see if they can beat Mum and Dad at our fiendish woodland puzzles)

Event:

Family Adventure
Challenges

Date:

19-Jul

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Why not try your hand at our specially tailored challenges for families to compete against each other (or why not challenge the kids to see if they can beat Mum and Dad at our fiendish woodland puzzles)

Event:

Family Adventure
Challenges

Date:

20-Jul

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Why not try your hand at our specially tailored challenges for families to compete against each other (or why not challenge the kids to see if they can beat Mum and Dad at our fiendish woodland puzzles)

Event:

Family Adventure
Challenges

Date:

21-Jul

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Why not try your hand at our specially tailored challenges for families to compete against each other (or why not challenge the kids to see if they can beat Mum and Dad at our fiendish woodland puzzles)

Event:

3D Forest Creatures

Date:

22-Jul

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Do you find the Forest Magical? If so, come and join us as we delve into the undergrowth to discover a world of secret characters! How to find a fairy hiding amongst the leaves or a troll staring out from a tree. All you need is your imagination!

Event:

Circus skills

Date:

23/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

A lively workshop where they can learn basic circus and performance skills including plate spinning, diabolo, juggling, balancing skills

Event:

Family Adventure
Challenges

Date:

24/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Why not try your hand at our specially tailored challenges for families to compete against each other (or why not challenge the kids to see if they can beat Mum and Dad at our fiendish woodland puzzles)

Event:

Yorkley Coin Hoard Exhibition

Date:

25/07/2015

Time:

10:00 - 17:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Come and see our latest addition to our collection, a Roman Coin Hoard! We were fortunate to be able to keep in the Forest a collection of 4th Century Roman Coins, this is your chance to see them for the first time since they were lost 1,600 years ago

Event:

Family Adventure
Challenges

Date:

25/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Why not try your hand at our specially tailored challenges for families to compete against each other (or why not challenge the kids to see if they can beat Mum and Dad at our fiendish woodland puzzles)

Event:

Amanda Cox Art Exhibition

Date:

25/07/2015

Time:

10:00 - 17:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

From Saturday 25th July until Sunday 6th September, local artist Amanda Cox will be exhibiting an enthralling exhibition which was inspired by Amanda’s fascination with the playwright Dennis Potter and how his work both reflects and challenges the status quo.

Event:

Mosaic Art
Workshops

Date:

26/07/2015

Time:

10:00 - 13:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Join in with our artist, Amanda and help her create a mosaic on the wall of our new classroom. You'll learn some great techniques about this fascinating art form and will be making a new permanent exhibit at the Centre (something for you and the kids to say, I did that!)

Event:

Family Adventure
Challenges

Date:

26/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Why not try your hand at our specially tailored challenges for families to compete against each other (or why not challenge the kids to see if they can beat Mum and Dad at our fiendish woodland puzzles)

Event:

Felt making

Date:

27/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Using merino wool you’ll have the opportunity to make 2D and 3D items using both dry and wet felting techniques. 3D items could include tea cozies, a pair of slippers or a hat. Alternatively you can focus on 2D work, making patterns and pictures using wool in a wide range of beautiful colours. Enjoy making both functional and decorative items. You will be amazed at what you can achieve with felt!

Event:

Willow weaving

Date:

28/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

You will have the opportunity to explore basketry techniques which can be expanded in many imaginative directions. Learn the techniques of how to make beautiful sculptures, wigwams or trugs for use in the garden or a fruit basket or umbrella stand to adorn your house.

Event:

Felt making

Date:

29/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

Using merino wool you’ll have the opportunity to make 2D and 3D items using both dry and wet felting techniques. 3D items could include tea cozies, a pair of slippers or a hat. Alternatively you can focus on 2D work, making patterns and pictures using wool in a wide range of beautiful colours. Enjoy making both functional and decorative items. You will be amazed at what you can achieve with felt!

Event:

Circus skills

Date:

30/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

A lively workshop where they can learn basic circus and performance skills including plate spinning, diabolo, juggling, balancing skills

Event:

Willow weaving

Date:

31/07/2015

Time:

11:00 - 15:00

Tickets:

Included with entry to the Dean Heritage Centre (children under three free, child - £5.40, concessions - £6.30 and adults £7.20. Family and group tickets are available)

Where:

Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley, Gloucestershire, GL14 2UB

Event Description:

You will have the opportunity to explore basketry techniques which can be expanded in many imaginative directions. Learn the techniques of how to make beautiful sculptures, wigwams or trugs for use in the garden or a fruit basket or umbrella stand to adorn your house.