House, Gardens & Cafe Open Tuesday - Sunday 10.30 - 17.00

Autumnal Tales

Stories, Activities and Craft: Autumnal Tales (Age 5-8) 1.30pm-3pm

Join author and professional storyteller, Dawn Nelson, for seasonal family stories as featured in her book ‘Adventures In Nature’, along with activities and take-home craft inspired by autumn.

Listen to what happened to the last pumpkin in the patch, how a little bat overcame his fears and the dung beetle that wanted to reach the stars.

Dawn Nelson is a local author and professional storytelling specialising in nature connection and heritage interpretation. For more information on her work and events please visit

Tickets are £8 per child, accompanying adults £2. One accompanying adult required for every 3 children booked.


    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre

    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre is the Education Department of Gilbert White’s House and The Oates Collection. Our mission is to inspire journeys of discovery in the natural world for all ages and abilities and throughout the seasons.

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