Wonderful Weeks (throughout August)

Throughout August

Nestled in the beautiful landscape of the South Downs National Park, the Weald & Downland Living Museum offers families of all ages, an enjoyable and captivating day out in the great outdoors.

Museum’s popular Wonderful Weeks are back for August 2022, offering an exciting programme of family fun and activities every day of the week throughout August. These are hands-on activities with a theme that changes every Monday.

The theme this year is traditional games and pastimes, with a programme that changes weekly and a scorecard to use each week.

Week 4Personal challenges (Monday 22 to Wednesday 31 August 2022)

Example activities include hoop and stick, egg & spoon distance challenge, memory game, hop scotch, and an obstacle challenge.

Over the bank holiday weekend, find out see a field-based archery display, striking a medieval coin and find out about elements of medieval first aid.

Hands-on historical activities change daily, and will be given on arrival for that day. .

In addition, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday we have the “Knucker Nature School”

Did you know we’ve got a dragon in our woods? Don’t worry he’s friendly and along with his mini-beast friends has lots to teach you about life in the woods. Join us for a feast of free, forest themed, drop-in activities, available from 11am – 4pm:

Creation Station – modelling, weaving and art and craft activities with a minibeast and dragon theme

Games Station – Minibeast dominoes, noughts and crosses, Knucker the Dragon story trail and more

Investigation Station – learn how to identify woodland footprints, excavate forest treasures, discover the uses of leaves and plants in the past and have a chance to see like a bug with our special glasses.

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Mon–Wed 22–31 August 2022