A drop-in Workshop with costumed characters, no under 3’s
The vast majority of authentic British fairy folklore is linked to our native wildflowers. In this workshop children learn these stories and how to identify wildflowers by making a wearable paper version of one. The aim is to inspire children and parents to grow some wildflowers at home in order to encourage bees, butterflies, other insects and maybe a fairy or two.
Modern research has shown the growing importance of gardens as a wildlife sanctuary away from intensive agricultural chemicals.
Small person meets the Flower Fairies Violet, Bluebell and Red Clover
What each child and adult will experience
Cornflower and Poppy, two Flower Fairies
A beautiful costumed Flower Fairy will lead them into the workshop where they can choose to make one of three wildflowers ( using crepe paper and a pipe cleaner ). They are given the materials to do this and a set of step by step photographic instructions to follow, plus a little card of their special flower with its folklore, natural history and where to plant them at home.
We offer four versions of this Workshop
Dandelions, Red Clover and Daisy (suitable for sunny Fairy Lawns)
Poppy, Buttercup and Corncockle ( suitable for sunny Fairy Flower beds)
Cornflower, Gypsy Rose, Knapweed ( suitable for sunny Fairy Flower Beds)
Primrose, Violet and Red Campion ( suitable for shady Fairy Woodlands)
Copyright: please note that all our Workshops and are the intellectual property of the Fairyland Trust Charity no 1089771. They were researched, created and improved with lots of often voluntary effort by our crew, and the donations of our Supporters. So please don’t copy them but do help us, or hire us.
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