Come and enjoy Long Mead’s Wild Flower Meadow at its most beautiful; a rich tapestry of flowers, grasses, butterflies and a host of other wildlife.
Find out about floodplain meadows and their vital role in providing the food we eat, preventing floods and storing carbon.
Catriona Bass and Kevan Martin, who have lived and worked there for the past twenty years, can tell you about the Thames Valley Wildflower Meadow Restoration Project, and their work to create a connected meadow network along the Thames with neighbouring landowners.
You can help them raise the profile of these vanishing habitats by entering the national meadow art competition, run by their partners The Floodplain Meadows Partnership.
We will spend time sketching and colouring the meadow and flowers at first hand with guidance from Eynsham artist and tutor Alice Walker.
Open to all artistic abilities from absolute beginners to experienced Picassos. Art materials provided (but you are welcome to bring your own). Ages 8-108.
Places are limited please register on the NRN website. To encourage you all to become members and reduce the administration we are charging £11 for non-members. Membership is £10 and entitles you to free or discounted events going forward. (Long Mead and Alice are working pro bono).