Calling all young explorers, painters, and builders! Bradford Cathedral is thrilled to announce it’s second ‘Bee Creative’ event, set to take place on Saturday, 3rd June. This exciting gathering invites participants to immerse themselves in a range of engaging activities amidst the stunning surroundings of the historic cathedral.
Commencing at 11am, the ‘Bee Creative’ event promises an assortment of captivating experiences to captivate young minds. Attendees will have the opportunity to embark on an exploration of the cathedral grounds, armed with spotters’ guides, to seek out the local flora and fauna. Prizes await those who manage to spot the most plants and animals during their adventure.
For nature enthusiasts keen on making a difference, there will be an opportunity to contribute to the cathedral’s ‘Bug Hotel’ project. Participants can assist in stocking up the hotel, providing safe havens for bees, bugs, and beetles. This hands-on activity aims to foster an appreciation for the importance of supporting local wildlife.
In addition to these endeavours, the event also offers budding artists the chance to create their own bug hotel or bee box. Limited tickets are available for this activity, allowing participants to either leave their masterpieces at the cathedral or take them home as a cherished mementos.
As part of the day’s festivities, attendees will also gain valuable insights into the environmental initiatives undertaken by the cathedral. Informational sessions will shed light on the Cathedral’s commitment to ecological preservation. To keep participants energized, refreshments will be provided throughout the event. Moreover, there will be ample opportunity to explore the grandeur of the cathedral between activities.
‘Bee Creative’ forms an integral part of the nationwide events program, Churches Count on Nature 2023. This initiative celebrates the abundance of vibrant wildlife that thrives within churchyards and chapel yards. ‘Bee Creative’ is a collaborative effort endorsed by Caring for God’s Acre, the Church of England, the Church in Wales, and A Rocha UK.
Expressing excitement about the upcoming event, a spokesperson for Bradford Cathedral shared, “We are looking forward to the return of this great event. It was such a fun day when we last did it in 2021, and we can’t wait to see what artistic work can be created this time!”
For individuals interested in attending the ‘Bee Creative’ event, further details and free ticket bookings can be found at bee-creative-2023.eventbrite.co.uk. Alternatively, reach out to the Cathedral directly via phone or email for more information.
This event promises to be a remarkable opportunity for young minds to unleash their creativity while developing a deeper connection with nature. Don’t miss out on this chance to embark on an enchanting journey of exploration and artistic expression at Bradford Cathedral’s ‘Bee Creative’ event.