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Bec Cork

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HoneyWoods is run by experienced woodland manager and all round woman-of-the-woods, Bec Cork. Bec manages Tortworth Forest Centre as well as a variety of nature-based events in woodlands across the UK. She has worked with a number of different groups at Tortworth from adults with addiction, families, youth groups and forest school groups.

Bec is first aid trained and an experienced teacher of woodland crafts and activities as well as holding her level 3 Forest School Leader qualification. She is an aspiring maker using natural sustainable products from ethically sourced wool to home grown willows. She knows the arboretum inside out, and can’t wait to share her enthusiasm for this magical place with you.

April 2020

Meet the Redwoods Cancelled

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£6.5 – £10 Sold out

This session is a celebration of the three species of redwood growing at the arboretum.   Learn about the habits and traits of the species, how to identify them and where ours come from.   We will use the redwood as the focus of our day to learn how to experience nature more closely, using all of our senses.   From folklore to medicinal and edible uses, get to know this amazing tree in winter when the differences can be…

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May 2020

Woodland Women – Spinning Natural Fibres

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£30 – £35 3 tickets left

*Rescheduled Date* This session we will join together around the fire to discover a thread that connects us to our ancestors, so that we can continue to spin it into a sustainable future. We will explore plant and animal fibres, how to prepare them, how to spin and ply them and create beautiful yarn. Learn to use a simple drop spindle to create your own yarn and try out a traditional spinning wheel. We will use ethically sourced single breed…

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June 2020

Meet the Sweet Chestnut Tree

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£6.5 – £10

This session is a celebration of the veteran sweet chestnut trees at Tortworth.   Learn about the habits and traits of the species, how to identify them and where ours come from.   We will use the sweet chestnut tree as the focus of our day to learn how to experience nature more closely, using all of our senses.   From folklore to medicinal and edible uses, get to know this amazing tree just as the flowers are emerging.

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Mother Daughter Journey

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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A journey for mothers and daughters at the Tortworth Forest Centre. Join Leona and Bec on a journey designed to bring you closer together. * Foraging * Woodland Craft * Nature Connection * Wild Seasonal Food * Bec and Leona will bring their respective skills and experience to a unique woodland series, the Mother Daughter Journey, three woodland days spread across the seasons. Arrive in the woods to the sound of the campfire crackling, and the smell of coffee brewing.…

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Meet the Oak Tree

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£6.5 – £10

Join us for an evening of nature connection under the trees. This session will be focussed around the beautiful oak trees at Tortworth Arboretum, from the veteran English oaks to the exotic varieties. Learn about the habits and traits of the species, how to identify them and where ours come from. We will use the oak as the focus of our day to learn how to experience nature more closely, using all of our senses. From folklore to medicinal and…

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Solo Wild Camp for Women CANCELLED

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - June 21 @ 12:00 pm
Tredean Woods United Kingdom + Google Map
£100 – £120

We run supported solo wild camping trips for women, offering you the chance to try out wild camping with the safety and security of our experienced staff nearby. Our wild camps are designed to give you the skills and confidence you need to set up your own camp including a shelter and fire, cook your meals, and enjoy the peace of the woodland all with the security of knowing we are on hand to support you if you need it.…

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Woodland Women – Mid-Summer CANCELLED

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£4 – £65

Please note you do not need to create a login to book tickets – simply click on Buy Now. Please choose the ticket that you feel is right for your income, including our Wellbeing tickets for those who would otherwise not be able to attend. For full details visit our Woodland Women page.

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July 2020

Wild Women Retreat – July Cancelled

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - July 26 @ 3:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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Wild Women Retreat The Wild Women Retreat is an escape to the woods to deepen our connection with nature and is a safe space for anyone who identifies as female. * Start each morning with a nature meditation * Practice yoga under the trees * Rediscover your creativity with woodland crafts including willow baskets, weaving with wool, making charcoal or whittling * Relax with nature walks * Share communally cooked food around the campfire * Explore your connection with nature…

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September 2020

Solo Wild Camp for Women

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - September 20 @ 12:00 pm
Tredean Woods United Kingdom + Google Map
£100 – £120

We run supported solo wild camping trips for women, offering you the chance to try out wild camping with the safety and security of our experienced staff nearby. Our wild camps are designed to give you the skills and confidence you need to set up your own camp including a shelter and fire, cook your meals, and enjoy the peace of the woodland all with the security of knowing we are on hand to support you if you need it.…

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Woodland Women – Autumn Equinox

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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£4 – £65

Please note you do not need to create a login to book tickets – simply click on Buy Now. Please choose the ticket that you feel is right for your income, including our Wellbeing tickets for those who would otherwise not be able to attend. For full details visit our Woodland Women page.

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October 2020

Mother Daughter Journey

October 4 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Tortworth Forest Centre, off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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A journey for mothers and daughters at the Tortworth Forest Centre. Join Leona and Bec on a journey designed to bring you closer together. * Foraging * Woodland Craft * Nature Connection * Wild Seasonal Food * Bec and Leona will bring their respective skills and experience to a unique woodland series, the Mother Daughter Journey, three woodland days spread across the seasons. Arrive in the woods to the sound of the campfire crackling, and the smell of coffee brewing.…

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