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Elvaston Woodland Festival

Sat 23rd September, 2017 @ 10:00 - Sun 24th September, 2017 @ 17:00

Green Man image from Elvaston Woodland

An annual celebration of traditional and contemporary woodland crafts, it promises to be a brilliant day out for all the family.

Watch expert woodcraft professionals at work, learn how to survive in the woods and to cook wild food or simply take a walk through the magnificent Elvaston Castle grounds.

Veggies Food is HereThe event will be held at Elvaston Castle Country Park on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 10am − 5pm, with Food by Veggies Catering Campaign.

Other attractions are likely to include:

Pole lathe turning
Fire lighting
Campfire cooking
Green Man songs and stories
Forest school activities
Sawmilling and chipping
Hurdle making
Survival skills
Rustic furniture
Longbow maker
Didgeridoo maker
Low ropes course on Saturday
Woodturning with a horse driven gin wheel
Clay workshops for children
Chair making and spoon making

Admission is free − parking was £6 (in 2015).

More details, including directions, on Veggies 2012 Diary Listing


Sat 23rd September, 2017 @ 10:00
Sun 24th September, 2017 @ 17:00
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Derbyshire County Council Countryside Service
Gill Forrester: 01629 533 870 ext. 33875

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