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Go Wild at Winchcombe

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Dates: 06/08/2022, 07/08/2022, 09/08/2022, 10/08/2022, 11/08/2022, 13/08/2022, 14/08/2022, 16/08/2022, 17/08/2022, 18/08/2022, 20/08/2022, 21/08/2022

Venue: Winchcombe GWSR


An opportunity to explore nature and conservation through craft and observation; Go Wild at Winchcombe will take place on twelve train operating days from Saturday 6 to Sunday 21 August 2022 (6th, 7th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st) between 10:30 and 15:50. This event will appeal especially to children aged between 3 and 9 and is taking place at Winchcombe Station in the Tim Mitchell room and on the grassed area behind platform 2.

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To get to Winchcombe join one of our trains from any of the stations, Toddington, Cheltenham or Broadway; our normal timetable and prices apply.

Free bookable craft activities, (20 children per activity per session), which will vary each day will be available including making seed bombs, decorating animal masks, making dream catchers, block printing bags, creating bug hotels, and making felt bugs. For entry into the craft activities, pre-booking is required - click on the 'Book Activities' button below to select the date and time. The accompanying adult and the child (where appropriate) must have a valid ticket to travel on the train on the same day (normal travel ticket prices apply); these can be purchased on the day or in advance.

On the grass area behind platform 2 there will be an open access area, no need to book, featuring a bug treasure hunt and colouring sheets as well as an opportunity to explore and picnic.

There will also be displays from Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, Butterfly Conservation, Cheltenham Animal Shelter and our own re-wilding team; there's also a pop-up GWSR shop. Please note: not every organisation will be on site each day.

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Day Choice of Activities (4 sessions each day)
Saturday 6th August Seed Bombs or Animal Masks
Sunday 7th August Seed Bombs or Animal Masks

Tuesday 9th August Seed Bombs or Dream Catchers
Wednesday 10th August Seed Bombs or Felt Bugs
Thursday 11th August Block Printing or Animal Masks

Saturday 13th August Block Printing or Animal Masks
Sunday 14th August Block Printing or Animal Masks

Tuesday 16th August Block Printing or Dream Catchers
Wednesday 17th August Bug Hotel or Felt Bugs
Thursday 18th August Bug Hotel or Dream Catchers

Saturday 20th August Bug Hotel or Animal Masks
Sunday 21st August Bug Hotel or Animal Masks


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