Meersbrook Park Tree Day

Posted on October 4, 2011 by


The second Meersbrook Tree Day will be held by Sheffield City Council Community Forestry team on Thursday October 27th.  This is a fantastic half-term event for all the family.
Come along & take part in an interesting, fun-filled day of activities based around Meersbrook Park’s trees:

•          Watch as a huge dying beech tree is ‘doctored’ by professional tree surgeons to leave a standing stump for wildlife to inhabit

•          Take part in a fun tree-trail and learn about all the trees in the park

•          Help plant eight new trees around the park (sturdy footwear required)

•          Visit a traditional Mongolian yurt & learn about natural dye -making

•          Take part in a fabulous fungi forage

•          Make a wild bird feeder

•          Listen to a wonderful storyteller in Bishops’ House

•          Learn about mediaeval woodwork and pole-lathing

•          Watch a skilled chainsaw sculptor in action

•          Learn about the trees and plants in the Walled Garden

•          Take part in natural art activities

•          Learn about traditional basket-making

Events will be going on all over Meersbrook Park between 10:30am- 3:30pm.  See the signs at the Park’s entrances for more information. 

An ‘orientation yurt’ will be positioned above the Council Offices at the top end of Brook Road.