Events

Seasonal Activities 2018

Sandfield Farm is ideal for learning about and experiencing the changing seasons. Please subscribe to our newsletter to be kept up to date on upcoming events.


Open Farm Sunday

*Although Sandfield Farm Outdoor Learning will not be opening for Open Farm Sunday in 2018, all group visits made during June will be part of the Open Farm Sunday School Days.
Open Farm Sunday is a wonderful initiative where farmers across the country open up their farms for the day. For more information about Open Farm Sunday, on 10 June 2018, please visit ‘openfarmsunday.org


Below are examples of activities which link in with the changing British year.

January

January

  • New year and new life on the farm
  • A year in the life of a farmer

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February

February

  • Calving time
  • From nest to flight
  • Egg box treasure

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March

March

  • Tadpole hunt
  • Springtime lambs
  • Leave collection
  • Blossom hunt

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April

April

  • Beauty of Bluebells
  • Creepy Crawly city

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May

May

  • Nature book marks
  • Clay creatures

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June

June

  • Discover dragonflies
  • Elderflower pick, make and taste
  • Open Farm Sunday *

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July

July

  • Country colour
  • Essential bees
  • Butterfly feeders

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August

August

  • Pick a plum
  • Texture treasure hunt
  • Bark rubbing

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September

September

  • Super worms
  • Blackberry art
  • Den weaving

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October

October

  • Autumnal hedgerows
  • Apple activities
  • Wands, broomsticks and potions

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November

November

  • All about hedgehogs
  • Bird feed for the winter
  • Twig tower art
  • Stick weaving

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December

December

  • Christmas berries
  • Winter wreaths
  • Willow stars
  • ‘Eight maids a-milking’

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