Around Ealing April / May 2019 | Page 10

OUTDOOR FUN Get out this Easter Spring is in the air, teeming with the promise of emerging wildlife and plants – and there are lots of events and activities celebrating nature this Easter in Walpole Park. And fun to be had at Gunnersbury Park, too. Why not treat your family, Dan Stephens asks? T he Rickyard Centre in Walpole Park, in Ealing, is playing host to an array of outdoor, art and educational events in the coming weeks – from woodland walks and nature spotting to crafts and climbing. It is perfect for families and children looking for fun and learning over the holidays. 10 around ealing    April/May 2019 Walpole Park’s Easter holiday highlights include: n   Forest school – youngsters can try their hand at fire lighting, shelter building, bug hunting, games and wood whittling n   Park is my Playground – there are plenty of trees and natural furniture dotted around Walpole Park and children will be able to take part in obstacle courses, tree trunk climbing and balancing – and much more n   Living Medicine Walk – families can learn about how we can live and eat more naturally and there will be plenty of advice on hand from an expert on this guided walk n   Bees, Birds and Bugs – learn how to attract wildlife to your garden by making bug hotels and bird feeders n   Pond dipping – where children can learn about the insects, bugs and aquatic life that call the park home n   Brilliant birds – find out about the array of feathered friends living in the