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Forest School + Birthday Parties

Forest School runs throughout the school holidays. Please see below for the next upcoming dates. 

Forest School is made up of a very wide range of experiences and adventures, which can include bush craft skills, whittling, fire lighting and cooking on fires, through to bug hunts and bird watching.  Children can also take part in tailored activities designed to help them connect to their environment through arts and crafts, games and science based investigation activities. The unique, natural environment of THCP is at the very heart of all the workshops and children will discover the wonderful habitats found through a choice of inspiring hands-on activities and games.
Forest Schools are always run by a qualified practitioner (level 3 or above) who is experienced in working with children in an outdoor environment. Kenneth Greenway (Cemetery Park Manager) leads Forest School at THCP, with support from team members and other qualified forest school practitioners. All staff are DBS checked.

Upcoming dates


Forest School for May half term has sold out! Summer dates coming soon.

Have you ever attended our free wildlife club, Bow Beasties?  If not, please check out what it's all about here.

Next available sessions will be held during the May half-term holiday 2018: please join our mailing list to keep informed of when booking opens.

Times: 10am - 2pm on the Tuesday 29th, Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June 2018

Cost: £30 per session, 10% sibling discount, £75 for three sessions.
Two subsidised places per session are available for Tower Hamlets parents/carers/guardians who are unemployed or on low income. This is on a first come, first served basis. Contact us for more info - 0208 983 1277

Booking:  Via Eventbrite here:

Activities are suitable for children aged 6 - 14 (younger children are welcome too, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the whole session) 

Clothing: Please remember to dress for the weather as we are likely to be outside come rain or shine

Meeting Point: The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove,  E3 4PX

Payment:  The fee must be paid before the first session. Other payment options are welcomed, so please let us know if you would prefer another method.

Further information

Please read our Forest School Guide for Parents for more information. Further information will be provided to parents prior to the first session, but if you have any questions please contact us on 0208 983 1277.

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Forest School Gallery.