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Events for 2016

18 February: Bushcraft demonstrations

Come and ‘have-a-go’ and find out more about our new bushcraft programme for families and friends

25 March – 11 April: It’s an Easter Eggs-travaganza on the Farm

Great Easter Egg Hunt & Lamb Feeding

Throughout the Easter Holidays we will be running our Great Easter Egg Hunt, where children go in search of our Giant Easter Eggs.

We will also be offering lamb feeding where park guests can come and help feed our orphan lambs.

25 March – Wood-carving demonstration

Chainsaw Woodcarving Demonstrations
Local tree surgeon and chainsaw woodcarver, Steve Radford will be here demonstrating his skills with his chainsaw and creating beautiful wooden sculptures, taking inspiration from the local fauna.

28 March – Easter Monday country activity programme

Chainsaw Woodcarving Demonstrations
Local tree surgeon and chainsaw woodcarver, Steve Radford will be here demonstrating his skills with his chainsaw and creating beautiful wooden sculptures, taking inspiration from the local fauna.

Bushcraft Taster Sessions
Whether you just join in for an hour or stay for the day, our new taster sessions mean you can try your hand at a range of woodland crafts from firelighting to shelter-building, or maybe some marshmallow toasting!

Falconry Displays – CANCELLED DUE TO FORECAST POOR FLYING CONDITIONS
Birds of prey flying demonstrations with Ray Prior. Ray is one of the leading falconers in the country with a wide selection of beautiful birds for display that will provide an entertaining, educational and awe-inspiring performance.

4 April – Go WILD! with our new poet in residence James Carter

‘WILD!      Calling all you WILD THINGS! Come and meet James Carter, the WILDest poet and guitarist in any town – and that includes the countryside, especially Bucklebury… Hear some zany wildlife poetry and WILD guitar music and then write your very own animal shape poem to take home with you. Family event for 5-555 year olds. One Hour.

HEY, LITTLE BUG!     Calling all you little creatures with your not-quite-so-little parents/carers! Come along for a gentle but minibeastly rhyme time with poet and guitarist James Carter. Expect soothing guitar music and animal riddles and poems from James’ critically-acclaimed poetry collections for the under 7s, including Hey, Little Bug! (Junior magazine’s Book Of The Month) and I’m A Little Alien! (BfK Website’s Book of The Week). 2-6 year olds. Half hour.

7 April & 11 April – Bushcraft taster

Bushcraft Taster Sessions
Whether you just join in for an hour or stay for the day, our new taster sessions mean you can try your hand at a range of woodland crafts from firelighting to shelter-building, or maybe some marshmallow toasting!

2 May: Early Spring Bank Holiday Monday

Come and explore the great outdoors! Explore our Nature Trails and wild walk and enjoy the blue bells…


30 May: Spring Bank Holiday Monday

Why spend hours on the motorway when you can get away from it all much closer to home at Bucklebury Farm Park? Come and meet our new arrivals – a family of playful new-born Anglo Nubian goat kids and new deer calves in the park


Spring Calfs

Spring Calfs

4/5 & 11/12 & 18/19 June: Spring deer safaris

Get up at daybreak to see the new deer calves and enjoy a woodland BBQ. Limited numbers so book early to secure your place…email bookings(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk for more details.

 

 


It's picnic time for Teddy's

It’s picnic time for Teddy’s

4 August: Teddy Bear’s Picnic

In aid of our chosen charity Helen & Douglas House hospice for children. Bring your favourite teddy, go on bear hunt and spot some famous bears.


Morning mist

Morning mist

8/9 & 15/16 October: Autumn deer safaris

Make an early start for one of the highlights of the year in the deer park, the autumn rut…hear the stags roaring and glimpse the clash of antlers through the morning mist. The early start and fresh air will make that woodland bbq taste all the better! Please email bookings(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk for more details.


This way to the Pumpkins

This way to the Pumpkins

21-31 October: Giant pumpkin hunt & Halloween evenings

Take a walk on the wild side through our new spooky woodland maze and join us for special Halloween evenings in the park* – booking essential.


26-28 October 6pm-8.30pm: Haunted Forest Be’Witching Bushcraft Evenings

Are you brave enough to journey into the Haunted Forest at night? £20 per child. Booking essential. For more information or to book please call 0118 9714002 or email bookings(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk

1-23 December: – Christmas on the farm

Woody’s Cafe will be offering Christmas lunches between 1-23 December for tables of two and upwards. The Christmas menu is also available in the evening for groups, office teams and family parties. Please email woodys(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk for more details.

20-22 December 5.30pm-9pm – Enchanted Woodland Evenings