Nature Journaling with Sharon Williamson at Paxton Pits
About the event
Learn how to start and keep a nature journal on this outdoor workshop, with tips on drawing, writing and recording information from Sharon Williamson. A great opportunity to cultivate your curiosity and deepen your connection with the natural world, and broaden your observational skills at this beautiful reserve. Sessions run monthly - you can attend once or attend regularly and watch the seasons change!
The entire session will run outside.
This session is not suitable for children.
BCN member and non-member ticket options with or without an A5 sketchbook selected by Sharon.
Please ensure you read the 'what to bring' section.
We will have folding stools available to borrow. If you prefer you can bring your own folding stool or folding lightweight chair to sit on. A clipboard will be provided for each participant.
Please bring a re-useable bottle pre-filled with water, or a flask as we are sorry we currently will not be able to provide drinks here. Please be aware all litter/recycling will need to be taken home with you.
Covid-19 safety measures
Pre-booked tickets only. Safety is our priority therefore appropriate social distancing and hygiene measures will be implemented throughout. Do not attend this event if you feel in any way unwell, for the safety of everyone.
Price£12 members of The Wildlife Trust BCN (plus booking fee)
£15 non-members (plus booking fee)
£13 members of The Wildlife Trust BCN including recommended sketchbook (plus booking fee)
£16 non-members including recommended sketchbook (plus booking fee)
Additional booking informationBooking essential
Suitable forAdults, Experts, Beginners
Know before you go
Uneven ground and gravel. Please contact Debbie in order we can advise you further,
Wheelchair accessPlease contact Debbie in advance to chat further about wheelchair access and parking.
What to bring
Please wear or bring the following according to the weather. Summer: waterproof coat, long trousers and sleeves (essential), wide-brimmed sun hat, suncream and insect repellent. In the winter: warm waterproof coat, layers of warm clothing, hats, thick socks and gloves.
Please either bring a sketchbook/notebook, if you have one you’d like to use. Alternatively tickets including A5 sketchbooks are available - please select a ticket with a sketchbook, if you need one. Also bring pencil, pen, and any easily portable materials you might like to use (e.g. coloured pencils, watercolour etc., but consider how easy they are to carry around and use outside); binoculars may be useful, as may a magnifying glass/loupe; phone/camera for grabbing ref pics for later use.