Credit: Helena Dolby 

Wildfamilies @ Gentleshaw Common

Location: Gentleshaw Common, Rugeley
WS15 4NG
Outdoor fun for the whole family

Event details


13:00 - 15:00
A static map of Wildfamilies @ Gentleshaw Common

About the event

We are delighted to welcome you back to our face to face family events. You will notice some changes to the way we do things but we are excited to have you join us for a Wildfamilies at Gentleshaw Common.

Are you aged between 8-17 years and live with the Lichfield District? Then come with your family for an adventure and turn your family wild this August. Activities may include bug hunting, den building and natural crafts all at the stunning Gentleshaw Common Nature Reserve. 

Activities will run 1pm-3pm and follow the signs from the edge of the reserve at the lay-by on Common Side opposite the Ye Old Windmill Inn (WS15 4NF) to our outdoor clasrrom. Don’t forget to wear outdoor clothes and pair of sturdy shoes or wellies as we’ll be outdoors.

Please be aware that we will be practicing social distancing during all of our activities. You will be given the information required to do this in advance of the event and in the event briefing. We have produced a Covid 19 risk assessment for this event and will be adhering to it. You will be provided with your own equipment to use and there will be a hand sanitiser station as well as biodegradable anti-bac wipes for your use. Please be advised that there are no facilities at Gentleshaw Common. We ask that you do not attend this event if you, or anyone in your household, are showing symptoms of Covid 19 or if you have been contacted by the Test and Trace system and advised to self isolate.  

You must pre-book your space before the event. Part of the booking process you will be asked to register for a SPACE pass. This is because this activity is free of charge thanks to funding from SPACE and they require all attendees to have a SPACE pass before they can attend one of these events. Please note if you do not have on the day of the event we will be unable to let you attend the event.  Please check your spam folder for confirmation as it can sometimes fall into here.

You can only book onto this event if you live within the Lichfield District area

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Free - Thanks to space

Suitable for


Know before you go


People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance

What to bring

Please wear suitable clothing for the weather and sturdy footwear, and bring card/cash for payment.

Parking information

Parking available on site


Picnic area

Contact us

Wild Child team
Contact number: 01889 880100
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