Make an Egg Flipper
Sep
22
9:30 am09:30

Make an Egg Flipper

You will use traditional green woodcraft skills to make your own egg flipper (spatula) to take home. You will be taught how to select a suitable log; how to split the log into usable billets; how to create a rough out with a carving axe; how to refine the shape using a shave horse and draw-knife; and how to finish off with a carving knife.

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Rustic Bench Making
Oct
5
9:30 am09:30

Rustic Bench Making

Spend a day in the woods learning how to make a fabulous rustic bench. Using a range of traditional hand tools, you will learn how to split a log (recently harvested from our own woodland), rough out with an axe before moving onto an ancient woodland devise (shave horse) for more accurate finishing. You will then learn how to create the mortise and tenon needed to bring your bench top and legs together, and how to use oak wedges to secure the legs in place. You will then have a fabulous bench suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

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Mindfulness Retreat
Oct
12
10:45 am10:45

Mindfulness Retreat

mindfulness-retreat

Join a one day retreat at the Lakehouse, nestled in the Lancashire countryside. This retreat includes mindfulness meditation and exercises such as mindful movement.

Through cultivation of the attitudes of mindfulness through meditation (not always sitting) can guide the mind toward stillness and heighten awareness that allows us to make choices that nurture our growth. 

 If the weather is kind we will also have yoga outside in this trance inducing setting.  

Everyone is welcome on this retreat from beginners to experienced practitioners of mindfulness. 

Refreshments and complimentary lunch included.

 Mats and blankets provided or you may bring your own for added  comfort. Please bring suitable outdoor clothing and possibly sunscreen!

Cost per person £45

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Jewellery Making Retreat and Afternoon Tea
Oct
19
9:00 am09:00

Jewellery Making Retreat and Afternoon Tea

RING IN A DAY & AFTERNOON TEA

We welcome you to the beautiful Wyresdale Park Estate where you will be spending the day lake side in the beautiful Lake House. Expert Goldsmith Rachel Elizabeth Wood is hosting an exclusive day where students will learn how to make their own ring using the ancient technique of wax carving.

At the end of the day wax finished masters will be sent to the casters for casting in sterling silver and hand polishing, before being posted out to students ready to be worn.

THE DAY

9.00 am Start & Welcome

10.00 am Demonstration and design session with Rachel

1.00 pm Afternoon Tea curtesy of the fabulous Apple Store

2.00 pm Afternoon practical- Perfecting your designs in wax

4.30 pm Celebration of your work with a glass of fizz

YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Designing for wax carving

  • Properties of different forms of wax

  • Using wax carving tools to achieve your designs

  • Making finished wax carved masters ready to cast

All the tools and materials you need will be provided on the day.

AFTERNOON TEA

Selection of freshly made sandwiches & cakes, scones jam & cream. Served on a traditional carousel with tea or filter coffee. Locally sourced and homemade by The Apple Store


WE BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE CAN MAKE JEWELLERY, NO MATTER WHAT SKILL LEVEL OR AGE GROUP YOU ARE.

If you would like to chat about the event give us a call on 0113 323 0717 or email on info@rachelelizabethwood.com


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Make an Egg Flipper
Oct
20
9:30 am09:30

Make an Egg Flipper

You will use traditional green woodcraft skills to make your own egg flipper (spatula) to take home. You will be taught how to select a suitable log; how to split the log into usable billets; how to create a rough out with a carving axe; how to refine the shape using a shave horse and draw-knife; and how to finish off with a carving knife.

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Rustic Bench Making
Oct
25
9:30 am09:30

Rustic Bench Making

Spend a day in the woods learning how to make a fabulous rustic bench. Using a range of traditional hand tools, you will learn how to split a log (recently harvested from our own woodland), rough out with an axe before moving onto an ancient woodland devise (shave horse) for more accurate finishing. You will then learn how to create the mortise and tenon needed to bring your bench top and legs together, and how to use oak wedges to secure the legs in place. You will then have a fabulous bench suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

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Witches & Wizards School of Excellence
Oct
27
1:00 pm13:00

Witches & Wizards School of Excellence

Interactive Children’s Halloween Theatre Show & Event

1.5 hour fully immersive theatre event for all of the family. Book your event session today!

Witches & Wizardry School of Excellence

Welcome to a mystical world where dreams become reality and the magic begins. Your children will become part of the show and be taken on a journey of a lifetime. They will step into the school of magic & wisdom and help the characters solve problems and enrol in magic masterclasses.

Enter the school room where the magic is taught and the journey begins..

Fully immersive theatre event where children are taken on a magical journey with Witches & Wizards learning how to make spells & potions.

Students will take part in:

  • School Enrolment

  • Making Potions

  • Mastering Spells

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Legend Fires North West Stages Rally 2020
Mar
20
to 21 Mar

Legend Fires North West Stages Rally 2020

Outline plans to date include documentation, reconnaissance and a repeat of the popular Garstang Town Centre ceremonial start on Friday 20th and on Saturday. Competitors can look forward to 100% closed road action.

Watch this space and our Facebook page for updates and all the latest event news.

*subject to all authorisation being granted.

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Wedding Open Day
Sep
15
2:00 pm14:00

Wedding Open Day

To our lovely Brides and Grooms to be, whether you have already booked your special day with us; and are just coming for some fresh ideas, or if you are still searching for your dream venue. Your searching ends here...

We invite you to our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 15th September 2pm and 6pm.

Come and explore our glorious wedding barns which will be beautifully dressed, bringing the space to life and giving you inspiration for your special day; have a sneaky peek at our stunning North Wing bridal suite and picturesque glamping village.

We have invited some of our wonderful suppliers who will be on hand to answer questions.

Register below to receive a complimentary glass of fizz on arrival.

We look forward to seeing you!


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Rustic Bench Making
Sep
15
9:30 am09:30

Rustic Bench Making

Spend a day in the woods learning how to make a fabulous rustic bench. Using a range of traditional hand tools, you will learn how to split a log (recently harvested from our own woodland), rough out with an axe before moving onto an ancient woodland devise (shave horse) for more accurate finishing. You will then learn how to create the mortise and tenon needed to bring your bench top and legs together, and how to use oak wedges to secure the legs in place. You will then have a fabulous bench suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

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Lancashire Game and Country Festival
Sep
7
to 8 Sep

Lancashire Game and Country Festival

This exciting event will showcase many aspects of the local game industry – including shooting and fishing and gundogs – as well as attracting some of the top sporting brands and leading industry bodies. The festival will feature countryside crafts, artisan food stalls, clever gadgets, top technology and lots of other fun things to buy.


Attractions will include hound and gundog displays, clay pigeon shooting, ferret and terrier racing and fishing demonstrations. A huge range of clothing and sporting-related stalls will be joined by rural activities, great festival food and a fantastic atmosphere for a real countryside day out for all the family.

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Make a Kitchen Utensil from a Greenwood Log
Sep
5
9:30 am09:30

Make a Kitchen Utensil from a Greenwood Log

You will use traditional green woodcraft skills to make your own kitchen utensil (such as a flipper, spatula) to take home. You will be taught how to select a suitable log, how to split the log into usable lengths, how to create a rough out with a carving axe, how to refine the shape using a shave horse and draw-knife, and how to finish off with a carving knife.

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Rustic Bench Making
Aug
31
9:30 am09:30

Rustic Bench Making

Spend a day in the woods learning how to make a fabulous rustic bench. Using a range of traditional hand tools, you will learn how to split a log (recently harvested from our own woodland), rough out with an axe before moving onto an ancient woodland devise (shave horse) for more accurate finishing. You will then learn how to create the mortise and tenon needed to bring your bench top and legs together, and how to use oak wedges to secure the legs in place. You will then have a fabulous bench suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

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Wedding Open Day
Jul
28
2:00 pm14:00

Wedding Open Day

To our lovely Brides to be, whether you have already booked your special day with us; and are just coming for some fresh ideas, or if you are still searching for your dream venue. Your searching ends here...

We invite you to our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 28th July between 2pm and 7pm.

Come and explore our glorious wedding barns which will be beautifully dressed, bringing the space to life and giving you inspiration for your special day; enjoy a complimentary glass of fizz at the cocktail bar and have a sneaky peek at our stunning North Wing bridal suite and picturesque glamping village.

We have invited some of our wonderful suppliers who will be on hand to answer questions.

Register below to receive a complimentary glass of fizz on arrival.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Wedding Open Day
Jun
26
12:00 pm12:00

Wedding Open Day

Hi folks,

We would love to invite you to our informal Wedding Open Day on Wednesday 26th June between 12pm and 8pm.

Come and explore our wedding barns which will be beautifully dressed; enjoy a drink at the cocktail bar and have a sneaky peek at our stunning North Wing bridal suite and glamping village. 

We have invited some of our wonderful suppliers who will be on hand to answer questions:

Bluebells & Daisies
Lytham Fizz bar
The Striped Pig
Matthew Grainger Photography
DFC

We look forward to seeing you!

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Solstice Sun Salutations by Temple Yoga and the Herbarium
Jun
21
6:00 pm18:00

Solstice Sun Salutations by Temple Yoga and the Herbarium

Friday 21st June 2019 6pm:
We will join together to move through 108 sun salutations in honour of The Summer Solstice. Working through 9 sets of 12 sun salutations we will rest, rehydrate, refuel, reflect and nurture ourselves between sets. There will be opportunity to set intentions for each set also. Afterwards we will join together to share tasty, home cooked plant based food to nourish ourselves after our practice and watch the sun setting in the beautiful lakeside setting of Wyresdale Park.

THE SUMMER SOLSTICE:
The summer solstice is a celebration of abundance and blessings, by honouring the solstice we are reminded how precious each day and each season is, as the truth of it passing away is also acknowledged.
The summer solstice is the highest point of energy, we are bathed in the full power of the sun and are guided to illuminate areas of our life that have been hidden.

WHY SUN SALUTATIONS?
According to the Vedas, the sun "Surya" is not only the creator of all life but also the manifestation of the soul. Since everything that exists originates from the sun then it must contain the potential of all that is known.

SURYA = sun and NAMASKAR = to bow

In practicing sun salutations or Surya Namaskar we are bowing to the sun- giving thanks for it's life force energy, connecting that to our internal life force energy and making compassionate connections with ourselves, others and the world around us.

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF 108
There are many explanations as to the significance of 108:
- In the Sanskrit alphabet there are 54 letters, each with a masculine and femine = 108
- In Ayurveda there are believed to be 108 sacred energy centres
- The diameter of the sun is 108 times the diameter of Earth
- In numerology 108 =9 which symbolises universal love, eternity and awakening
- In ancient Vedic culture 108 = the number of the wholeness of existence - 1= one thing, 0=nothing and 8 = everything

The practice of completing 108 Sun Salutations is an act of reverence, honour and commitment.

This event MUST be PRE BOOKED. There will be a car share in place if anybody needs transport to the venue - Wyresdale Park, Scorton. The event will last between 3-4 hours in total including food and drinks afterwards. No yoga experience needed but a base level of fitness - as always listen to your body and rest when needed but this will be a physical practice.

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Scorton Steam Fair
Jun
15
to 16 Jun

Scorton Steam Fair

Scorton Steam is a fantastic Father’s Day out for all the family, with more than 600 exhibits of vintage and classic vehicles, fabulous arena displays, fairground and soft play areas, food and crafts. 

  • Lawn Mower Racing

  • Falconry displays

  • Steam Engines

  • Vintage Vehicles

  • Trade stands

  • Food and craft marquee

  • Fairground rides, mini quad bikes and bungee trampoline

  • Beer tent - live entertainment on Saturday night!

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Race2Remember
May
12
11:30 am11:30

Race2Remember

RUN OR WALK THIS BEAUTIFUL TRAIL

The Race2Remember is an 8km marshalled trail race for runners and walkers of all abilities on around the scenic environs of Nicky Nook in the beautiful Forest of Bowland, Lancashire.

The occasion includes a junior race (U16s); 2km fun event, and kiddie races: Kangaroos (U7s) and Bunnies (toddlers), as well as refreshments available in the delightful Applestore café.  

Organised by the Bolland family with Bowland Fell Runners and by kind permission of the owners of Wyresdale Park, the event is a dedication to dementia awareness and all proceeds go to Defying dementia

Be Dementia Friendly and make it a day to remember!

Entry fees - £10 (plus £2 for unattached runners). All junior races, £1

Main trail race starts at 12.10pm. Junior and kids races start at 11.30am.

The walk starts just after the main race at 12.10pm.

Race date: Sunday 12th May 2019

Starting time: 11:30am

Distance: 8k

Telephone: 07956 450276

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Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival
May
4
to 6 May

Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival

The 2019 Festival will take place 4th-6th May 2019.

Scorton Bikes & Barrows Festival is on May Day bank holiday weekend - look out for the decorated bicycles and wheelbarrows all around the village. FULL PROGRAMME CLICK HERE

The weekend  will feature archery, 2-day music festival, a dog show, Spring and artisan fairs, children’s games and attractions, beer tent, classic cars, military vehicles, the Sherriff 10k run, the Rose Queen procession and fancy-dress parade, wheelbarrow racing, pop-up cafes, morris dancing, jazz orchestra and falconry & hawk displays (Sat & Sun only).

 The Bikes & Barrows Festival has plenty to suit all ages and lots to enjoy.

Festival car parking is available in the village.

 Scorton Bikes & Barrows Festival is a fabulous event for all ages - visit the Facebook page or Twitter for news and photos.

If you require any further information please contact

Kevin Morley (Chairman) by email: kevinmorley2@gmail.com

The Bikes and Barrows Festival raises funds for village projects, local groups and associations, the three churches and other good causes.

If you haven't been before, check out the 2019 programme to see what goes on.

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