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Nettle Wonder

August 27, 2022 10am-1pm RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve

Nettle Wonder

Discover the history and many uses of the common nettle, from things to make, eat, and drink.

Experience the common nettle in a whole new way, with foraging and bush-craft expert, Jon Tyler.

In this workshop, you will discover more about the history and many uses of this much maligned member of the hemp family. Try out all things nettle including; things to make, things to drink and things to eat – stinging optional!

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


Nettle Wonder

Saturday 27th August


Location: RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve

Booking Essential. Book tickets via the BFER Eventbrite found HERE


Cost: Places are limited (max. 12 participants) so there is a booking fee of £5 per adult to encourage attendance. If the cost is prohibitive for you, please contact:

Children: This workshop is suitable for children (Ages 5+). Children are free of charge, but all children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the workshop.

Clothing: Closed toe footwear is advised.

Parking: Free parking is available at the RSPB Lakenheath Fen Nature Reserve onsite carpark.

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

For further information about this event, please contact:


This is a Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape (BFER) partnership scheme event, with thanks to BFER project partner, RSPB Lakenheath Fen. BFER is made possible by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, with thanks to players of the National Lottery.