Fairhaven Green Festival on its way

FAIRHAVEN Woodland and Water Garden in South Walsham is staging its 12th annual Green Festival on Sunday, June 26.

An action-packed day of entertainment and fun environmental activities is on offer from 10am to 4pm in the Broadland garden.

Special events include: 11am and 2pm Bumblebee Walk; 11.30am and 2.30pm Alpaca Amble; noon Nutmeg Puppet Theatre; 1.30pm children’s fancy dress bug parade – prize for best-dressed bug; and 2pm-4pm live music from The He Haws. There will also be Morris Dancing, circus skills, face painting, children’s crafts, clay play, fairy-den building, insect box making, have-a-go felt making, sailing taster.

Demonstrations and stalls are from Norfolk Countryside Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers, Burnt fen Alpacas, pole lathe turning, hurdle making, British Dragonfly Society, Norfolk Wildlife Trust, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists’ Society, master composter, BTCV, Norwich Bat Group, Wing and a Prayer, Nancy Oldfield Trust Electric Boat, Blofield and District Conservation group, EA Unearthed – outdoor activities specialists, soapmaker, crochet knitter and other craft stalls.

Boat trips on the Fairhaven Private Broad and South Walsham Broad on the Primrose will be available all day at an additional charge.