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Lantern making and Twilight walk

Mark the changing of seasons with a celebration of light at our special lantern making workshop.

November 18, 2023
2pm-5pm
Brandon Country Park
£5 per adults, children free of charge (ticket costs have been heavily subsided with thanks to the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund)

Lantern making and Twilight walk

As the Autumn season nights draw-in, cultures around the world mark the seasonal changes through festivals such as Samhain and Diwali.

To recognise this special time come along on for an afternoon of creative lantern making at Brandon Country Park. Join wild craft enthusiast Jon Tyler to make and decorate willow framed paper candle lanterns from natural / recycled materials. Then take your creations on an atmospheric guided twilight walk through the park in a twilight parade. (All materials provided).

 

Brandon Country Park is a beautiful landscape in the heart of the Brecks. It’s peaceful forest and heathland will be vibrant with the colours of autumn, and make the perfect atmosphere for this nature focused creative activity. Find out more information about Brandon Country Park HERE

 

Lantern making and Twilight walk

Further Information

 

When: Saturday 18th November 2023

 

Where: The Engine House, Brandon Country Park, Bury Road, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0SU

 

Time: 2pm – 5pm

 

Age: 7+ (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult throughout the workshop)

 

Cost: £5 per adult. Children under 18 free of charge

The cost of tickets has been heavily subsidised for participants with the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, to help make the workshop as inclusive as possible.

 

Booking Required: To book, visit the BFER Eventbrite or click the ‘Book Now’ button at the top of the page.

Please only book if you intend on attending, as unexplained cancellations negatively impact our ability to provide future funded opportunities. If after booking you are no longer able to attend, please notify BFER asap so that we can notify the event leader, and reallocate your ticket

(E) bfer.admin@suffolk.gov.uk (T) 01473 265600

 

What to wear: This workshop will take place indoors but will involve a guided walk outdoors through the Country Park. Please bring warm layers, and wear clothing suitable for the weather (e.g. wet weather gear). The Country Park has a mix of terrain, and may be uneven or muddy underfoot. Please wear suitable closed toe footwear.

 

Parking: Parking is available at the Orchard Car Park located a few minutes’ walk away from the Engine House (Orchard Car park: https://w3w.co/fairy.mainframe.station

Parking is £3 for the day. Signage will be in place at the Orchard Car Park to direct you to the Engine House.

Disabled parking is available outside the Engine House. Please request access prior to the event if required via: bfer.admin@suffolk.gov.uk

Terrain: Brandon Country Park has a variety of terrain. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing for the weather. The paths may be uneven in places. If your mobility is impaired, please let us know in advance so that we can arrange safe access. (bfer.admin@suffolk.gov.uk)

Facilities: Accessible toilet facilities are available at the Engine House. For further information about Brandon Country Park, including site maps, travel information, and café facilities, please visit: https://www.whatsonwestsuffolk.co.uk/parks/brandon-country-park/brandoncountryparkyourvisit.cfm

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