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EVENTS

 

Summer 2021

We are delighted to be collaborating with Belle Vue Arts Festival this summer.  The theme is WILD....

with a focus on exploring the

Rea Brook. 

We had a wonderful day with over 200 people joining us for the following activities: 

Mindful Meditation

Clay workshop 

Busk under the bridge 

Stories by the Riverside 

Silent Disco Walk 

Learn the Nelken Line 

Sing with Roxane 

Saturday 31st July

2021

 

 

Mindful Meditation 

with Sarah Holland

9am - 9.30am

Free Event

Donations Welcomed

    Drop in Clay Workshop

with Ruth 

Come and make decorative tiles using natural materials found along the Rea Brook

FREE EVENT

Voluntary donations welcomed

Suggested  £5 family

Time: 10.00 - 12.00

Location :

the Beach on Small Bend Field

Silent Disco Rea Brook Walk

Enjoy a new way to experience the nature reserve

accompanied by music and movement.

Lead by Sally Tonge.

Time: 12.00 - 13.00

Suitable for over 18s

Tickets £10

Booking Essential 

Meeting point:

Sainsbury's Local Carpark on Whitecroft Road

Stories by the Riverside

with Sally Tonge

Enjoy a new experience of listening to Sal's magical stories via 'silent disco' headphones.

Learn the Nelken Line

Come and learn a simple piece of walking choreography

based on the seasons.

Originally created by German choreographer Pina Bausch 

Ruth will guide you through the simple moves and we will attempt to walk between the 'busking' stages performing the Nelken Line

Free Event

 

Busk Under the Bridge

14.00 - 18.00

An opportunity to bring your instruments down

'the Brook' and play or sing to passers by!

Location:

 Haycock Way Underpass

SING with Roxane Smith

 

OTHER  ACTIVITIES.....

delivered by

Shrewsbury Town Council's Ranger Team

Bug Hunting

Tree Identification

Wild Flower Search

Machinery Display

All Free

10.00 - 13.00

Location:

Column Meadows, off Haycocks Way  

Rea Brook Wonders

the future....

 We hope to be able to deliver ongoing  creative events and are looking into funding to do this.  Any offers of help with this would be much appreciated. 

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Piano Installation

December 2020

An old piano was donated to Rea Brook Wonders and with permissions of the Nature Reserve's site manager, and  support of Shrewsbury Town Council, the piano was installed in the Nature Reserve, on the Hazledine Way underpass. It took a team of volunteers to wheel the piano down a muddy track and to securely fix it to the wall of the bridge structure. We then painted the piano white.

It was a pop-up experiment to surprise and delight passers by on their daily walks during lockdown. Members of the enjoyed playing the piano and  posted photographs and videos on our Rea Brook Wonders Facebook Page.

The floods came early in December and as the river levels rose, we decided to remove the piano and have begun to dismantle it to make artworks from its innards!

With thanks to Shrewsbury Town Council for supporting this pop-up project

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