Nature Tots

It’s never too early to be inspired by nature! Explore the great outdoors through fun and stimulating activities at Stirley. These friendly and inclusive Nature Tots sessions are specially designed for children aged four and under to learn with their parent or carer. Each session will have a special theme, be it based on a book, season or wildlife. We can’t wait to meet you and your adventurous little ones!

Last Friday of every month (April  to September) and Friday 21st October 2022 at Stirley, off Hall Bower Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 6RP

Price £4 to £10. Organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Nature Tots – book your place

Wild Club, August 2022

An action-packed day camp for those wild about the great outdoors. From wild cooking to minibeast hunting and wild animal tracking, each day is set to be a true adventure and the highlight of your summer. For ages 8 to 11.

Bookings are for all four days (£80 per child).

Thursday 4th August to Sunday 7th August (all four days, 10am to 1pm) at Stirley, off Hall Bower Lane, Berry Brow, Huddersfield, HD4 6RP.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Wild Club – book to take part

Creepy Crawly Trail and Pumpkin Picking 2021

Discover the mighty mini beasts that have gardening superpowers on this family-friendly trail around Stirley Farm’s allotment and orchard.

Don’t forget to pick your spooky pumpkin before you head home! Fun for all ages.

Monday 25th October to Sunday 31st October 2021from 10:30am to 2:30pm

At Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane , Berry Brow, Huddersfield HD4 6FA.

Book now

Full trail unsuitable for buggies – these can be left on the main farm while you’re walking round.

Organised by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

School’s Out! Summer 2021 holiday activities

School’s Out! is a programme of summer clubs and activities for children and young people in Kirklees.

This includes the Holiday Activities and Food programme which will help children to stay active and healthy, boosting their mental and physical wellbeing.

Sessions are available for 4 to 16 year olds who receive benefits-related free school meals.

School’s Out! sessions

Newsome Play Day 2021

Come and join the fun at Newsome Play Day. Lots of activities for children aged 0 to 12 and their families.

Newsome Play Day is on Wednesday 4th August 2021 from 11am to 3pm outdoors in the field behind Hillside Primary school, Headfield Road, Newsome HD4 6LU.

Activities include: Slip Slide, Arts and Crafts, Circus Skills, free Play activities and Sports.

It’s always a great fun day. Please remember to bring suitable outdoor clothing and bring along your lunch and drinks.

Covid is still here so remember: hands, face, space.

Organised by Newsome Ward Community Forum.

Pumpkin Picking and Creepy Crawley Trail, October 2020

Pick your own pumpkin from the Stirley Farm gardens and complete a creepy crawly trail with a sweet treat at the end. You can dress up in your favorite spooky halloween costume! Join in the fun from Monday 26th to Saturday 31st October, 10am to 1pm at Stirley Community Farm, off Hall Bower Lane, Huddersfield HD4 6FA.

It’s all outdoors and the organisers, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, have done everything they can to make sure you’ll feel safe and secure while still having fun. Booking in advance is essential.

Book in advance and find out more

Pumpkin Picking poster (PDF)

Newsome Play Day Treasure Hunts

We can’t get together for our usual Play Day event this year, but you can still join in the fun. Newsome Ward Community Forum are setting up 3 Treasure Hunt Trails around Newsome.

Pick up your entry forms at one of these local stores:

  • Newsome Fisheries
  • Newsome Post Office
  • Fair Price
  • Naim Stores

The forms will tell you where the Treasure Hunt routes are, and how to join in.

You can take part from Wednesday 5th August 2020, which is National Play Day.

The closing date for entries is 5pm on Wednesday 19th August.

Prizes will be suitable for ages 3 to 12 years old.

If you have any queries, or if you’d like us to send you the entry forms by email, please get in touch with Julie. Email: julie@dtbs.net

Easter Egg-travaganza at Stirley Farm – cancelled

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have cancelled all events at Stirley Farm until the end of April 2020, due to the coronovirus outbreak.

Come along and egg-splore out egg-celent gardens! We’ll have an Easter themed trail with lots of family craft activities themed on new life! Standard price £4 / £6 per child. Fun for all the family, ages 3+ Light refreshments will be available.

Good Friday 10th April to Easter Monday 13th April 2020 from 10.30am to12.30pm at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane, HD4 6FA.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Spring Nature Tots

Please note: The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have cancelled all events at Stirley Farm until the end of April 2020, due to the coronovirus outbreak.

Come and join us for fun activities in and around Stirley Farm for pre-schoolers and their parents (suitable for 5s and under). Nature Tots take place the last Friday of every month, we encourage creative play and weather permitting, will do many of our pre-school activities outside. We aim to incorporate nature and wildlife elements into toddler play, it’s also a great opportunity to meet new parents and have a good catch-up with a cup of tea or coffee. Light refreshments available. Standard price £4 / £6 per child – adults free.

Friday 27th March 2020, Friday 24th April 2020 and Friday 29th May 2020 from 10.30am to 12 noon at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane, HD4 6FA.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Spring Nature Tots

Spring has Sprung – cancelled

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have cancelled all events at Stirley Farm until the end of April 2020, due to the coronovirus outbreak.

Nature needs a little helping hand after the long winter to start building new homes for their families. Come along and have fun making nesting stations for birds and hotels for bees to take home with you! Light refreshments available. Suitable for 5 years +

Price (standard £4 / £6 per child) – adults free.

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 2020 from 10.30am to 12.30pm at Stirley Community Farm, Hall Bower Lane, HD4 6FA.

Organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Spring has Sprung – 21st March

Spring has Sprung – 22nd March

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