Wild Wonder at Westonbirt - Saturday 27 August

Further information on each event below. 

After you've browsed the workshops book your tickets here. You'll be directed to book your day admission ticket first before selecting the events you'd like to attend on Saturday. 

If you wish to attend more than one day of the festival we would recommend making separate bookings for each day. Prices are per adult and per child e.g for 1 adult and 1 child you will need to purchase 2 workshop tickets. Children under the age of 12 will need an adult with them, unless otherwise stated.

Book Saturday tickets

A book cover showing the words it's a wonderful world

It's a Wonderful World with Jess French

Sat 27 Aug
10am - 11am
£9 per child and per adult attending
Learn how to protect the plants, animals and environments of our world with Jess French of CBeebies series Minibeast Adventure with Jess. Ages 7+
A book cover called the secret wild. A cartoon image of a girl holding a plant in her hands looking up at London attractions covered in plants.

The Secret Wild with Alex Evelyn

Sat 27 Aug
10am - 10.45am
£8 per child and per adult attending
Join Alex Evelyn for an exciting adventure and storytelling journey into The Secret Wild. Alex will help you design your very own plant Superhero. Ages 8+
A book cover called wolf bane. A silhouette of a wolf sits on a mountain.

Michelle Paver

Sat 27 Aug
12pm - 12.45pm
£8 per child and per adult attending
Join Michelle Paver in the Stone Age world as she reveals the myth, menace and magic behind her bestselling Wolf Brother series. Ages 9+
a book cover with the words escape to the river sea

Escape to the River Sea with Emma Carroll

Sat 27 Aug
4pm - 5pm
£9 per child and per adult attending
Beautiful and full of adventure, Escape to the River Sea by Emma Carroll is a compelling new novel. Join Emma as she tells you all about her story. Ages 9+
A cartoon image of the Gruffalo - a fictional creature with 2 spikes coming out of his head, wide orange eyes, brown fur, a green wart on his nose, a big long tooth, and purple spikes running down his back

Storytime with The Gruffalo

Sat 27 Aug
10am - 10.40am
£6 per child and per adult attending
This fun-packed event includes storytelling and activities inspired by the book and a special guest appearance from the Gruffalo himself! Ages 3+
A book cover saying What do you see when you look at a tree? A painting of a large tree with a girl stood below.

Nature Drawing Workshop with Emma Carlisle

Sat 27 Aug
1pm - 2.30pm
£16 per child. Adults do not need to accompany children during this event
Explore the natural imagery of the trees and plants that surround us with Emma Carlisle, illustrator of What Do You See When You Look At a Tree? Ages 7+
A book cover with the words one million insects. Cartoon insects of all shapes and sizes cover the book

One Million Insects

Sat 27 Aug
1.30pm - 2.15pm
£8 per child and per adult attending
Meet Lou Baker Smith, illustrator of One Million Insects, for a workshop about the most important animals on Earth. Make your own insects too. Ages 7+