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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Be Creative for Key Stage 1 at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

KS1 Art and Design and Music

 

Natural Art Gallery

Using your senses, explore the natural world as a media for artistic expression and then help create an art gallery in the meadows.
Cirriculum Links: Arts and design
Availability: March - November 
Maximum group size: 70
Price: See standard charges below

Framing Nature

Go on a hunt for natural treasures around our meadows and use these to explore willow work techniques.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design, PE 
Availability: March to November
Maximum group size: 35
Price: £120 + VAT per group of up to 35

Sensory Sculpture Trail

Indulge your creativity in a day of making and composing inspired by our unique art installations. Make music, write poetry, create dragonflies and earth imprints.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design English: Writing Composition Yr 2
Availability: March to November
Maximum group size: 70
Price: See standard charges below

Make Wild Music!

Create a sound CD and an orchestral score inspired by sounds heard around the meadows. Make your own instrument from natural materials.
Curriculum Links: Music, Design
Availability: All year round
Maximum group size: 50
Price: See standard charges below

Secret Hills Exhibition

Take a fascinating journey through Shropshire’s past; meet a mammoth; explore an Iron Age roundhouse; and take off with our film panorama that drifts across the local landscape like a hot air balloon. Focus tasks will also challenge the children during their time in the exhibition.

Free to any school booking a led activity, otherwise £2.75 per child aged 5 or over; 1 adult to every 10 children free of charge, additional adults £3.25.

Prices

The standard price structure for the led activities are:

  • 25 children or less – £90 + VAT
  • 26 to 35 children (or one class, whichever number is larger) – £120 + VAT
  • 36 to 50 children – £180 + VAT
  • 51 to 70 children – £240 + VAT

Further Information and Booking

Click here to download a copy of our 2017 Education Brochure.

For further details of individual activities, to discuss your individual requirements and/or to make a booking, call 01588 676060 or contact Stephanie at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.


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Meet The Mammoth

Get up close & personal

Meet our larger than life Shropshire mammoth

Find out about the chilling Ice Age and meet our mammoth – a full size replica of the skeleton found at Condover, near Shrewsbury.

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Café

Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Events

Family friendly events and activities

From slime making to fairy cakes, we have a party to suit everyone!

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Upcoming Events...

21 Aug - 25 Aug

COOK-ing with Dinosaurs

Summer family activities with dinosaurs and cooking.

28 Aug - 01 Sep

LEARN with a Sense of Adventure

Summer family activities putting your senses to the test while exploring the local landscape.

02 Sep

Learn to Ride

What better way to finish the Summer Holidays than to ride your bike for the first time without stabilisers?

07 Sep

"Free From" Cookery Course

Join Milly Rees for the Free From Gluten and Dairy Cookery Course, back by popular demand.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795