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A Microscopical World Fires Children's Interest at Carymoor

Tue 7 Aug '12, 12:35
By Mandy Cochrane
A Microscopical World Fires Children's Interest at Carymoor

My children aren't what you'd call keen to engage in educational pursuits during school holidays, but this first in a series of three microscopical peeks at nature at Carymoor Environmental Centre got them excited!

School Holiday Fun with Wild Wednesdays at Carymoor

Fri 20 Jul '12, 12:37
By Helen Boyer
School Holiday Fun with Wild Wednesdays at Carymoor

It can be difficult to keep your children busy during the summer holidays, especially with the weather we're having at the moment! Why not bring them to Carymoor Environmental Centre on our 'Wild Wednesdays'?

A Unique Opportunity to Explore Carymoor Nature Reserve

Tue 1 May '12, 23:01
By Helen Boyer
A Unique Opportunity to Explore Carymoor Nature Reserve

Carymoor is offering local people a unique opportunity to explore the Carymoor Nature Reserve on Saturday 5th May. Explore the nature reserve by following nature trails through the wildlife habitats that have been created on this restored landfill site.

Easter Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Wed 28 Mar '12, 21:50
By Helen Boyer
Easter Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Hop along to Carymoor with your children during the Easter holidays for some eggciting family activities, then enjoy some light refreshments, including mini bird's nest eggs for the children, on sale in our education centre.

FREE* Green Skills Workshops at Carymoor in February & March

Fri 17 Feb '12, 13:33
By Juliet Lawn
FREE* Green Skills Workshops at Carymoor in February & March

Come and learn how to lay a hedge, construct a path or weave a willow screen in the beautiful surroundings of Carymoor Environmental Centre near Castle Cary. Includes delicious home-made soup and cake!

Feathery February! Half-Term Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Thu 9 Feb '12, 15:20
By Helen Boyer
Feathery February! Half-Term Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Visit Carymoor Environmental Centre this half-term for some Feathery February Fun! Carymoor will be celebrating National Nest Box Week with family activities inspired by our feathered friends!

Crafty Christmas Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Tue 6 Dec '11, 21:28
By Helen Boyer
Crafty Christmas Fun at Carymoor Environmental Centre

Bring the whole family to Carymoor Environmental Centre, Castle Cary on Saturday 10th December between 2.00pm and 4.00pm for some Crafty Christmas Fun!

Stourhead’s Autumn

Wed 23 Nov '11, 14:48
By John Baxter
Stourhead’s Autumn

Sunday 6th November saw the car park at Stourhead packed as visitors from all over the country and beyond came to see the spectacular display of autumn colours. Once again my camera had to be in use.

Live 'n' Deadly - Half Term Fun at Carymoor

Tue 18 Oct '11, 08:32
By Helen Boyer
Live 'n' Deadly - Half Term Fun at Carymoor

Become a deadly detective during October half term and solve a wildlife crime at Carymoor Environmental Centre! Explore our nature reserve to find clues and deduce who's eaten who.

What's an Arboriculturist? Jonathan Astill Aims to Shed Some Light

Fri 30 Sep '11, 12:10
By Jonathan Astill
What's an Arboriculturist? Jonathan Astill Aims to Shed Some Light

"Arbolist... look up the word. I don't know, maybe I made it up. Anyway it's an arbo-tree-ist, somebody who knows about trees.” (George W. Bush). Poor old George 'Dubya' wouldn’t be the first person to get a little confused. Perhaps I can explain.

Daubing Day at Carymoor

Fri 10 Jun '11, 14:18
By Helen Boyer
Daubing Day at Carymoor

Carymoor's exciting new classroom - a replica iron-age round-house - will be daubed with a mixture of mud and straw. Take part in our Daubing Day on Saturday 2nd July. Get messy and try your hand at daubing - a fun activity for all the family.

Stourhead in Bloom

Fri 3 Jun '11, 23:55
By John Baxter
Stourhead in Bloom

Never boring, nearby Stourhead pulls in the crowds for a reason. Enjoy these ten images.

FREE "Go Global" Workshop - Tuesday 10th May

Sun 8 May '11, 22:59
By Juliet Lawn
FREE

On Tuesday Carymoor is hosting a free 'Go Global' workshop that includes a free buffet lunch! Spaces are still available but booking is required. This informal, informative and fun day at Carymoor will look at how our actions impact on others around the world and what lessons we can learn from other more resourceful cultures.

Methane - The Most Dangerous Gas in Our Everyday Lives!

Sun 3 Apr '11, 10:59
By Clive Rogers
Methane - The Most Dangerous Gas in Our Everyday Lives!

Clive Rogers introduces Methane and the different ways this 'Green House Gas' is affecting us and launches an interesting competition. Design your own system for capturing methane from cows.

Spring Comes to the Town

Mon 28 Mar '11, 11:27
By John Baxter
Spring Comes to the Town

As March ends and April begins the first shoots of spring are with us.

Looking Forward to Spring Butterflies

Thu 17 Feb '11, 18:56
By Jules Cross
Looking Forward to Spring Butterflies

Jules introduces us to a few of his favourite springtime invertebrate friends and tells us about their habits and personalities as they wake from their winter slumber.

The Garden in Winter

Fri 11 Feb '11, 19:15
By Sarah Darlington
The Garden in Winter

Sarah Darlington muses on gardening in the darkest months.

Waxwings in Yeovil - Stunning Shots by Stewart Canham

Sat 5 Feb '11, 17:17
By Stewart Canham
Waxwings in Yeovil - Stunning Shots by Stewart Canham

Stewart Canham has been out with his camera shooting rare birds near Yeovil. Don't miss these super shots - courtesy of climate change.

A White Christmas

Thu 30 Dec '10, 21:37
By John Baxter
A White Christmas

Separating many who planned to be together and causing travelling chaos, it still produces magical effects.

Preparing for a Green Christmas at The Growing Space

Tue 7 Dec '10, 10:42
By Sarah Darlington
Preparing for a Green Christmas at The Growing Space

Preparations for Christmas as a group at The Growing Space, Wincanton's Community and Therapeutic Gardens, get together to make biodegradable Christmas wreaths.

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