Wild Rumpus use art and play to deepen nature connectedness
“A shimmering, heart-on-sleeve ode to nature for children’ – The Guardian.
We had been wondering for some time what would happen if we brought together a group of artists, thinkers and activists from a whole range of backgrounds and disciplines, to spend some time together in the woods.
Timber was described as ‘a celebration of all that’s good in the world’ by Janet Ellis, one of our Wilderness Tracks guests this summer; this ambitious statement is one we’ll keep in mind as we begin plotting and planning for our 2024 festival!
This summer we had the pleasure of creating ‘The New World’ a series of six playscapes which took families on a technicolour journey of play during their visit to the National Memorial Arboretum.
Playing Wild and Free at Just So ’23! From the beautiful to the ridiculous, playful to silly – Just So Festival was once again a celebration of abandoned play and all that childhood is meant to be.
As summer draws to a close, we’ve been taking a moment to reflect on our ever-growing Wild Rumpus community; those who volunteer their time and energy to help us bring… Continue reading Volunteering as a transformative experience