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The MERL Family Picnic and Farm Event with Miller’s Ark
ENJOY ACTIVITIES IN THE MERL GARDEN
JOIN US AT THE MERL TO MEET THE MILLER’S ARK ANIMALS AND ENJOY THE GARDEN
Bring a picnic and blanket and enjoy a range of hand-on activities from The MERL and visit real farm animals from Miller’s Ark.
List of free activities to enjoy on the day:
- Miller’s Ark mobile farm – pet and feed the animals
- Federation of Children’s Book Groups Reading branch: Get comfortable and enjoy storytelling
- Willow Craft activity: make hearts and charms and include your green pledge
- BBOWT: find our more about about the Wildlife Trust and enjoy colouring and craft activities
- SEE and EAT: Enjoy a planting activity and learn about the UoR research project, focussed on how to introduce variety into children’s diets
- Garden games and fun
- A range of garden trails including our woodland brass rubbings
- Farm animal badge-making
- A range of other activities and crafts
- Cost: Please contribute what you can at donation points on the day
- Drop-in, booking not required
- Suitable for all
Parking on the day
Parking is limited at the museum and although we do our best to help those who need to come by car find a space, we would always encourage you to use alternative means of transport where possible. See our Getting Here page for details.