Easter Holiday Event: Woodland of Wonder

Free Easter Event – Woodland of Wonder.
Celebrate the natural world and sustainability with creative workshops and exhibition for your Easter holiday.

This Spring, you are invited to a free Easter event – Woodland of Wonder, a new community art festival taking place in John Wesley’s New Room and Sparks Bristol from 3rd to 6th and 10th to 13th April (Wednesdays to Saturdays).

All activities will be FREE.

Woodland of Wonder celebrates the natural world and invites all ages to enjoy exhibitions and allow creativity to flourish with nature-themed craft workshops and photography walks, plus performances from stilt-walking trees!

The event has been planned with sustainability, creativity, and the importance of trees at its heart, with schools and local groups encouraged to make trees for the exhibitions using recycled and sustainable materials. The completed artworks will be displayed in the New Room Chapel and Sparks over the Easter holidays.

Free Easter Event Information

Week 1

Wednesday 3 April – Photograph nature – photo walks starting at 11am and 1pm – >> BOOK NOW <<

Thursday 4 April – Junk Bugs – drop into John Wesley’s New Room between 11am and 3pm to make colourful insects from recycled materials alongside other fun crafts

Friday 5 April – make seed bombs and plasticine nature models at Sparks Bristol, 11am-1pm and 2-4pm

Saturday 6 April – look out for the Treemendous stilt walkers on Broadmead and The Horsefair

Week 2

Wednesday 10 April – Photograph nature – photo walks starting at 11am and 1pm – >> BOOK NOW <<

Thursday 11 April – Your Wonderful Woodland – drop into John Wesley’s New Room between 11am and 3pm to make trees, flowers, and animals from recycled materials

Friday 12 April – make seed bombs and plasticine nature models at Sparks Bristol, 11am-1pm and 2-4pm

Saturday 13 April – look out for the Treemendous stilt walkers on Broadmead and The Horsefair

Exhibition of artwork open in John Wesley’s New Room and Sparks on all eight days

 

Visit Our Museum and Learn More About Wesley Brothers and Bristol!

The Museum at the New Room tells the story of John and Charles Wesley and eighteenth-century Methodism and its relevance today.

The museum is housed in the rooms that were originally constructed in 1748 to accommodate the Wesleys and the early Methodist preachers. As part of your visit you will see John Wesley’s study and bedroom, as well as the main parlour for the preachers.

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John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

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