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Air Gliders and River Floaters

Air Gliders and River Floaters Make your very own flying machines and miniature rafts and boats using natural materials! At this family workshop, you will discover how to use natural materials to create glorious air gliders and fantastic river floaters. You will join wild-crafts maker, Jon Tyler, for a short walk to explore RSPB Lakenheath […]

March 5, 2023
AM workshop: 10.30am-12.30pm , PM workshop: 1.30pm-3.30pm
RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve, IP27 9AD

Air Gliders and River Floaters

Make your very own flying machines and miniature rafts and boats using natural materials!

At this family workshop, you will discover how to use natural materials to create glorious air gliders and fantastic river floaters. You will join wild-crafts maker, Jon Tyler, for a short walk to explore RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve, and collect materials to use in your creations. You will then return to the Visitor Centre workshop to construct your very own flying machines and boats using what you have gathered. Find it, make it, keep it!

This is a family friendly event, suitable for Ages 5 years+

 

Key Information:

Sunday 5th March

AM workshop: 10.30am-12.30pm

PM workshop: 1.30pm-3.30pm

Book your tickets HERE

  • Age: This event is suitable for ages 5 years(all children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the workshop)
  • Cost: With the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, this event is offered on a Pay What You Can basis including a free option. Our aim is to remove barriers to taking part and we hope that the event is open and welcoming for everyone. BFER is a not for profit project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
  • Because of limited spaces please book if you wish to attendAfter booking, if you are no longer able to attend, please contact BFER: bfer.admin@suffolk.gov.uk
  • Location: RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve, IP27 9AD, (Meet at the Visitor Centre)
  • This event will include a short walk outdoors in the Nature Reserve. There may be a variety of terrain and uneven footing.
  • Parking: Free parking is available at the RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve onsite carpark.
  • Materials: All materials will be provided
  • Please do not bring dogs

 

Find out more information about RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve, including travel directions HERE

Jon Tyler is an experienced forager and bush-craft practitioner with a natural passion and enthusiasm for wildlife, wild food and outdoor living.

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