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WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London


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London Wetland Centre
Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes
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Sat 7th Jul 2012 to
Sun 8th Jul 2012

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WHERE:WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT

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TIMES:Saturday to Sunday: 10.30 - 16.00

ADMISSION:Included with admission

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Everyone loves butterflies, but did you know that you can put feeders out for them just like you can for birds? Of course, you can attract butterflies by planting the right flowering plants in your garden, but why not give them an extra treat by making a special feeder.

We'll also be creating beautiful picture frames from natural materials, and finding out what's swimming beneath the surface of the ponds in our pond dipping sessions.

Most of our activities take place indoors or under cover, so no need to worry if there's a sudden summer shower!

Activity times

10.30 - 11.15 Butterfly feeders
Make a flower to fill with delicious nectar for butterflies to feed on. Rain garden (South route).

11.30 - 12.15 Picture frames
Make a frame from natural materials and do a leaf rubbing or draw a picture to go inside it (£1). Recommended for ages 6+. Lodge (West route).

12.30 - 13.00 Pond dipping
Grab a net and discover which animals live in the pond. Pond zone.

14.00 - 15.00 See blackboard in Courtyard for today’s activity

15.30 - 16.00 Pond dipping
Grab a net and discover which animals live in the pond. Pond zone.


OFFICIAL LINK: http://www.wwt.org.uk/visit-us/london




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