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Half Term at Brogdale

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Half term is covered here at Brogdale.

Keep the kids entertained and happy this October half term at Brogdale with a week of fun and experiences.

Beastie Day

Meet the bugs and beasts on Beastie Day on 23rd October.

Get up close to the mega bugs before going on your very own bug hunt in the Brogdale Orchards and discovery all the important creatures living out in amount the apples. Finish the day with a fun insect inspired crafty session.

Book your tickets HERE

Meet the Owls Evening

Have a hoot and Meet the Owls on 24th October.

See the owls swoop and fly in the Apple Barn before getting up close to the owls and their handlers.

Meet the Barn Owls, Tawny Owls, Asian Brown Wood Owls, European Eagle Owls, Spectacled Owls & African Eagle Owls.

Book your tickets HERE

Wild Weather Day

Become a weather scientist on the Wild Weather Day on 26th October.

Ride the tractor trailer to Brogdale’s interactive weather station, take scientific measurements, learn about the weather, the climate and more on a fun & educational day out.

Book your tickets HERE

 

School Food Matters & Brogdale Collections

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School Food Matters & Brogdale Collections

Brogdale Collections have teamed up with School Food Matters a London based charity for a fun and education school kids event. Brogdale are always keen to help children discover more about our environment, food and more by learning all about our fruit trees.

Brogdale Collections donated apple trees to 6 schools to support and help them grow their very own fruit, which will help the children gain a fantastic understanding about where fruit comes from, how it grows, pollination and more.

Our expert guide Mike and education officer Kathryn spent the day at Borough Market teaching children about how an apple tree changes during the seasons and showing them how to plant and care for their new trees. Each tree was taken from Grow – Brogdale’s plant centre to plant & nurture in their own school grounds.

As you can see it was a great fun & educational day out for all involved. Find out more about our school education days HERE