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Events at Hengistbury Head

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Guide to events at Hengistbury Head, near Christchurch in Dorset.

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Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre, Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 4EW

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Weekly events

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  • Art & exhibitions
  • Children's activities

Golden Jubilee Exhibition

A new exhibition is being held, with free entry, by Hengistbury Land Train in celebration of it's 50th anniversary. Limited edition souvenirs will be available for purchace to comemorate this special occasion. Come and reminisce over the 50 years of nostalgia, headlines and happiness!

When

30th March - 5th August 2018; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

 

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Events at Hengistbury Head

Pottery Club

Try out your pot making skills such as slab, coil and thumb techniques, in addition to learning glazing and underglazing your pottery. Get creative, making your own sculptures and pots, to be kiln fired and taken home for your enjoyment.

Each session costs £10 which provides tuition, as well all materials and equipment. Call 01292 451618 to book.

When

Every Tuesday 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

 


Sand Art

Sand Art uses colourful sand to make wonderful pictures. The workshops are incredible fun, not only for the children, but the parents too. Sand Art is engaging and addictive, giving children the instant satisfaction and enjoyment that they love. 

No need to book. Pictures cost between £2.50 and £5

When

Sunday 24th June; 10:30 to 12:30 pm

Sunday 22nd July; 10:30 to 12:30 pm

Tuesday 31st July; 10:30 to 12:30 pm

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Events at Hengistbury Head

Fossil Art and Cave Painting

Don't miss the chance to join John House in creating wonderful fossil art, creating realistic fossils using natural materials. There is no need to book in advance, but there is a cost of £5

When:

Saturday 23rd June; 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Saturday 28th July; 1:30 to 3:30 pm

You can also take the opportunity for a unique session of cave painting with John House, also £5.

When: Saturday 14th July; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm


Hengistbury Writers

Come and join the informal and friendly group of writers at Hengistbury Head. All abilities are welcomed, from novices to novelists. Whatever your particular writing interests are, come and share your ideas and experience, as well as recieve some helpful feedback. Hot drinks and biscuits are also provided. There is no need to book in advance and the event is free, but there is a suggested donation of £2.

When: 

Tuesday 3rd July; 2:00 to 4:00 pm

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Sketching the Head

Bring along a sketchbook, some lunch and maybe a stool to sit on and partake in an experimental apporach to sketching the landscape of the head, with materials such as charcoal, graphite ink and wax (all provided for). Please book ahead by calling 01202451618. Cost £20

When: 

Sunday 8th July; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Colours of the Head

Bring along a sketchbook, paintbrush and paints, with some lunch and a stool. Other materials will be provided. To book please call 01202451618. Cost £45.

When:

Sunday 15th July; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


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Felting for Adults

Join Debra Marsh, the crafting expert, for the opportunity to learn basic felting techniques and produce something nice to take home with you. To book, please call 01202451618. The session costs £10 and includes a cup of tea or coffee.

When:

Tuesday 17th July; 1:00 to 3:00 pm

 


By the Sea

Come along for this craft and art workshop for children, using various materials to portray the beauty of Hengistbury Head in a canvas picture, at the cost of £10 per child. Please call 01202451618 to book a place.

When: 

Friday 27th July; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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