Autumn Crafty Kids – new workshops added October 22, 2014

Flyer for Animal Head and Christmas DecorationsMartineau Gardens is hosting a series of Crafty Kids with Kika workshops this Autumn and Winter.

Following on from the fun of  Trail Tale – Night Animals in mid-November, you can now book on-line (via for:

Paper Mache Animal Heads (Sat 29 November and Saturday 6 December, 2-3pm)

Aimed at: 4 to 11 years old, (with a parent / guardian in attendance). A workshop to make an animal head decoration that you and your child will be proud of. Hang it on your bedroom wall, your living room wall- it will look fantastic on any wall. This workshop requires two sessions to complete the project and cost £10 in total (siblings £5) plus booking fee. (If you can’t make 29 November then start on the 6 Dec and finish off at Christmas Decorations workshop (Sat 13 Dec)- please call Kika on 07899 778601 so she can make provision for you.)


Christmas Decorations (Sat 13 December, 11am-12  or 2pm-3pm)

Aimed at 2 to 11 years old, (with a parent /guardian in attendance). Come and make stylish cards and decorations to adorn christmas trees and your homes over the festive season. This workshop is a single session, choose one of two identical sessions (at 11am or 2pm); the session costs £5 (siblings £2.50), plus booking fee.

Activities will take place in the Studio, within the setting of this beautiful community garden.  

Children must be accompanied by an adult –  this is an opportunity to spend time with your child and to enjoy being creative together. Ten children per session, so booking in advance is essential via (see below). Martineau Gardens is a two and a half acre family-friendly landscape to explore and is open to the public, 10am until 4pm, free entry, (Monday to Saturday except Bank Holidays), so bring some warm waterproofs if you want to explore the Gardens before or after . There’s no cafe but we will make you hot and cold drinks (donations welcome) and you can bring a picnic. To plan your visit to Martineau Gardens, click here.

Find out more:  or email:

Call Crafty Kids with Kika on 07899 778601


Booking only available on-line via – search Martineau Gardens.

ON-LINE BOOKINGS for Christmas Decorations workshop (Sat 13 December) close at 4pm on Friday 12 December (or sooner subject to availability). Please contact Crafty Kika direct if you wish to book a ticket after 4pm, see contact details above.

To book for Paper Mache Animal Heads (Sat 6 December), please contact Kika direct on 07899 778601.


Trail Tales leads children through the woods, encountering curious homes

Trail Tales leads children through the woods, encountering curious homes

Keep your eyes open wide!

Keep your eyes open wide!