Our Outdoor Learning Programme offers a variety of walks and workshops to utilise the beautiful landscape of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site and the Trust’s community room which is located in a fully accessible award winning eco-build set within the woodlands of Sunniside Old Deer Park in Coalbrookdale.  

Severn Gorge Countryside Office

 

 

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Tuesday 7th May: 10-1pm

Mini Meadow Medicine (Workshop)

Tutor: Hannah Charman www.physichealth.uk

Description: Be introduced to the fascinating tradition of western herbal medicine.  After learning some basic theory we will be getting ‘hands on’ with harvesting some plants and trying simple remedies.  You will be invited to ask about how herbs can help with specific conditions.

Cost: £20.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

N.B. sturdy shoes

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Monday 10th June: 10-4pm

Knitting and weaving using local yarns (Workshop)

Tutor: Ewe and Ply  www.eweandply.co.uk

Description: British sheep are woven into the structure of the British countryside.  Join Teri and Becca to learn a little of the history of wool production and textiles and visit our Soay sheep.  We will weave a coaster with a Welsh motif and knit a mug hug using local yarn.

Cost: £35.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

N.B. sturdy shoes, packed lunch.  Basic knitting knowledge required

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Friday 5th July: 10-4pm

Plein Air landscape drawing (Workshop)

Tutor: Nigel Glaze https://nigelglaze.myportfolio.com

Description: Walking and experiencing the landscape allows a personal refinement of feeling the sense of a place.  We will focus on the medium of charcoal sketching to develop your own drawing sensitivity.  Nigel will teach aspects of drawing techniques, such as expressive mark making, interlocking shapes, tonal value and landscape perspective.

Cost: £35.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

N.B. sturdy shoes, packed lunch.  List of materials will be provided.

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Wednesday 11th September 10-4pm

Ink Painting (Workshop)

Tutor: Sam Brett Atkin www.sambrettatkin.co.uk

Description: Sam will introduce the extensive and exciting potential of painting with drawing inks.  We will explore simple yet effective methods to create unique and striking art, inspired by natural forms, collected during a peaceful woodland walk.

Cost: £35.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

N.B. sturdy shoes, packed lunch.  Materials and tools will be provided but attendees may bring additional watercolour paper and brushes.  Extra paper will be available to purchase.  Wear old clothes/apron as inks may stain.

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Friday 4th October 10-1pm

Creative Writing with Nature (Workshop)

Tutor: Jen Edwards

Description: Using inspiration from nature and a multi sensory approach, this workshop looks at how nature can influence and form the basis of creative writing.  All abilities welcome.

Cost: £20.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

N.B. sturdy shoes, packed lunch, notebook and pen/pencil

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Friday 8th November 10-4pm

Hedgerow basket making (Workshop)

Tutor: Cathy Preston www.morethanwillow.co.uk

Description: Use natural materials to make a simple hedgerow or gathering basket.  After exploring local woods to gather all sorts of pliable material we will use our gathered materials and willow provided to weave a small frame basket.

Cost: £35.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

N.B. sturdy shoes, packed lunch

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Saturday 30th November 10-1pm

Christmas Wreaths (Workshop)

Tutor: Craig Baker

Description: Make your own traditional Christmas wreath with wire, moss, greenery gathered from our local woodlands and ribbons.  Foliage will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own decorations to personalise your wreath.

Cost: £20.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Friday 17th January 10-1pm 2020

Sutton Woods (Guided Walk)

Leader: Cadi Price

Description: Kick start your New Year with a 3 mile ramble around Sutton Woods a little explored woodland near Coalport, followed by a warming soup lunch.

Cost: £5.00 per person

Meet: Shakespeare Inn, Coalport, TF8 7HT

N.B. sturdy shoes

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Wednesday 19th February  10-12pm 2020

Spring Detective (Family Walk)

Leader: Cadi Price

Description: Be a BIG explorer on our scavenger hunt along the Severn Valley Way and riverside walk on the Tile Trail

Cost: £2.00 per person

Meet: Maws Craft Centre, Ferry Road, Jackfield, TF8 7LS

N.B. suitable for pushchairs

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point:

Wednesday 18th March  10-12pm 2020

Lino Printing (Workshop)

Tutor: Amanda Hillier www.amandahillier.co.uk

Description: Create a series of lino prints using inspiration from the local woodland setting.  After a short walk along Ropewalk footpath to find your inspiration, you will carve lino blocks to create your own unique two colour prints.

Cost: £35.00 per person

Meet: Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, TF8 7EP

N.B. sturdy footwear, old clothes/apron, packed lunch

Booking Information

Bookings

Your place is reserved once payment is received. See below for payment details

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  Cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we will retain 50% to cover administration costs.  Cancellations within four weeks of the course dates are chargeable in full unless we fill the place.  If you book and we have to cancel, then you will receive a full refund.

Workshops:  You will be outside for all or part of the day.  Tea and Coffee will be available.  See ‘NB’ for any extras you may need to bring with you.

Ages:  All workshops are available for participants 16+.  Family walks from 2+

Contact Information:

bookings@severngorge.org.uk

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Darby Road

Coalbrookdale

Telford

TF8 7EP

01952 433880

www.severngorge.org.uk

Payment Details:

Cash

Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)

Online banking reference: YOUR NAME

Sort Code: 08-90-01   Account no: 65014772

Map of meeting point: