Wild art in Whippendell Woods and mini beasts in Cassiobury Park

Children in Watford aged 10 and under are invited to take a walk on the wild side in Whippendell Woods this half term.

Published: Monday, 1st February 2016

Artist Alex Baranovski will create a number of timber and steel sculptures in the woods on Thursday 18 February.  Taking inspiration from creatures that live in the woods, local children are invited to join between 1 and 4pm to paint some fabric banners, which will be hung from Alex’s beautiful creations. The completed sculptures will be left in the woods for a few weeks to delight and surprise visitors.   

The gazebo will be just behind Grove Mill Lane car park (WD17 3TX); parents will need to stay with their children, and visitors are advised to wear old clothes – as the paint may not wash out.  Hot chocolate made on the campfire will be served with biscuits, to keep chills at bay.

To inspire children for the wild art session; the day before (Wednesday 17 February) there is a Mini Beast Hunt in Cassiobury Park. Children over 6 years old are invited to come along between 11am and 1pm, wearing warm clothes and sensible footwear. Meet at the park’s Gade Avenue car park

For more information, or to reserve a place, please contact Debbie via email at: debbie.brady@watford.gov.uk

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