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Topic: Free nature and kid's arts events at Gunnersbury Triangle
Posted by: Helen Wallis
Date/Time: 30/07/13 15:38:00

We have free nature events and kid's arts sessions at Gunnersbury Triangle Nature Reserve, Bollo Lane, W4 5LW (opposite Chiswick Park tube).

Thursday Aug 1st 11am-4pm
Minibeast Mash up
Model, draw, collage or paint your favourite minibeasts and display them in the Arthropod gallery.

Sunday Aug 4th† Dragonflies, butterflies and wildflowers
Explore wildlife with local expert John Wells.† Guided walk 2 - 4.30
Kids arts and crafts 11-2pm

Tuesday Aug 6th & Thursday Aug 9th 11am-4pm
Decoupage Delight
Make art with cut paper and poetry and stories with word soup

Sunday Aug 11th 2pm- 4.30
Brilliant Butterflies
Explore the Triangleís winged beauties with local enthusiast Andy Brown. A guided walk for all ages and abilities.

Tuesday Aug 13th 11am-4pm
Bug Day
Make bug masks and giant recycled insects or hunt for minibeasts with Eleanor from the Natural History Museumís OPAL project.

Thursday Aug 15th 11am-4pm
Animal Magic
Explore birds and beasts through art, poems and stories

Tuesday Aug 20th & Thursday Aug 22nd 11am-4pm
Silhouettes and shadows
Pinhole cameras, shadow prints and night creature silhouettes

Sunday Aug 25th Secret Wild London 11am-4pm
Discover the secret lives of the Triangle's creatures - guided walks at 1pm and 3pm.
Kids arts and crafts 11-1pm

Tuesday Aug 27th & Thursday Aug 29th 11am-4pm
Nature patterns
Find natureís patterns and use natural materials to create prints, collages and stencils.

Sunday Sept 22nd† 2pm- 4.30
Robinís pin cushions, witches brooms and other galls
Plants produce galls when attacked by parasites. Explore these strangely beautiful growths with a guided walk and close up investigation by Dr Brian Spooner.

Sunday Oct 6th† 2pm- 4.30
Fascinating fungi
From the amethyst deceiver to fly agaric, investigate the intriguing world of fungi with a guided walk and close up investigation by Alick Henrici.

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