Events

We're organising some really exciting events at Kirroughtree Visitor Centre for 2014, here are some of the highlights:

Stargazing for Beginners 
11th Oct (FULL), 8th Nov(FULL), 6th Dec, 6.30pm. Adults £7.50, Children £5. Booking required. Starting with soup, cake and a drink at 6.30pm then a talk indoors at 7pm. We'll head out to see the stars when it's dark.
The event will take place whatever the weather! Phone 01557 814040 to book places.

Halloween Special
24th October 7pm-9pm, £10 per ticket inclusive of parking
This event is not suitable for young children, strictly 14 years and above. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential.
Do you dare to join us?

Halloween
25th October 6pm-8pm, charges apply. Suitable for 6 years and above. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Join us for family fun this Halloween, with pumpkin lantern carving and ghostly walks; dressing up and prizes up for grabs!

Christmas at Kirroughtree
6th, 7th, 14th & 21st December, charges apply
Kirroughtree is a fabulous destination to kick-start your festive celebrations. Visit Santa in his winter grotto at Kirroughtree, enjoy a woodland stroll, warm up by the log burning fire with a hearty meal and soak up the festive atmosphere. You can even buy a real Christmas tree to take home!

Food for Thought
3 Oct, 7 Nov and 5 Dec. £13.50. Suitable for adults.
Meet for coffee and scones at 10.30am, followed by a fascinating talk, walk or demonstration, finishing with a delicious two course lunch. Topics planned for 2014 include real bread making, photography, red squirrels, healthy soils, fungi, dark skies and much, much more. Click here to reserve places.

  • Our next event on 3rd October is Autumn Photography - a gentle stroll in the forest with your camera.
  • November - Forest Fungi with Duncan Ford
  • December - Dark Skies with Keith Muir

Cooking for Kids
Last Wednesday of each month, 10.30–11.15am, £2
Suitable for pre-schoolers and their grown ups. Booking required.
Messy and edible fun!
Next event: Wednesday 29th October.

Storytime
Every other Friday, 10.30-11.15am, free.
Stories, singing, rhymes and fun! This session is ideal for pre-school children and their grown ups. Enjoy the company and share the fun.
Join us on 10/10, 24/10, 7/11, 21/11, 5/12, 19/12.