Outdoor Learning Programme 2017

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.

Wednesday 2nd August 2017: 10-12 noon

Stick Man (Family Walk)

Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and his stick children three….. Let’s follow his adventures and help him get back to his tree.  With the help of the story we will discover some of the 101 things that you can do with a stick.

Cost: £2.00 per person

Meet: Coalbrookdale Community Centre car park, Wellington Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DX

NB: Bring a snack and wellingtons.  The walk includes steps

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Friday 15th September: 10 – 4pm

Wildflowers in Wool (Workshop)

Tutor: Fiona Jackson

Following a walk along the Ropewalk for Autumnal Inspiration, Fiona will guide us through the art of creating a wildflower picture using wet felted wool.  The course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of felting.  Fiona creates textiles and jewellery and is an enthusiastic tutor.  See http://www.fionajacksondesign.co.uk

Cost: £30.00 per person

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: Bring two towels, a plastic bag and sketchbook

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Wednesday 18th October: 10 – 4pm

Photography for Beginners (Workshop)

Tutor: Mike Ashton

Discover new ways of looking at Ironbrige Gorge World Heritage Site and improve your picture- taking  with a local professional photographer.  Mike will help you learn about composition, colour and camera techniques in and around the gorge with its lovely autumnal colours. To see some of Mike’s fantastic photos http://www.flickr.com/macreative

Cost: £30.00 per person

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: Camera or smartphone essential, bring a packed lunch

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Wednesday 25th October: 10 – 12 noon

Wild in the Wilderness (Family Walk)

Walk leader: Cadi Price

A wild adventure in Wilderness Woods!   We will create natural wild weaving art, weave dens and celebrate the Autumn colours!

Cost: £2.00 per person

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: Bring a snack

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point:

Friday 1st December: 10 – 4pm

DIY Christmas Cards (Workshop)

Tutor: Amanda Hillier

After a woodland walk for inspiration, Amanda will guide you to create your own unique lino print to make into Christmas cards to take home.  We will explore composition and the technique of carving and printing.  Suitable for all abilities, Amanda will give you the attention to develop your skills.  Check out Amanda’s creativity at http://www.amandahillier.co.uk

Cost: £30.00 per person

Meet: SGCT, Darby Road, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7EP

NB: bring a packed lunch, sketchbook and optional camera

More information

All workshops and walks have a limited number of places.  Your place is reserved once payment has been received.

To book your place please email: bookings@severngorge.org.uk or phone: 01952 433880

Payment details:

  • Cash
  • Cheque (Severn Gorge Countryside Trust)
  • Online banking

Sort Code: 08-90-01

Account No: 65014772

Start Times: Please arrive 15 minutes before the stated start time for registration.

Refreshments and clothing: We shall be outside for all or part of the day.  Please bring your own packed lunch and drinks, strong footwear and outdoor clothing.  Tea and coffee are available for all day workshops.  You may be required to bring extra equipment – see ‘NB’.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants 16+.  On family walks, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Not all walks are suitable for pushchairs.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.  If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the course starts we will retain 50% to cover our administration costs.  Cancellations within 4 weeks of the course start date are chargeable in full unless we are able to fill the place from a reserve list.  If you have booked and we have to cancel, then you will be entitled to a full refund.

Meeting Point: