Gingerbread Hall of Fame

We had a wonderful time at the Blackthorn Christmas Fair! Here are some fantastic efforts from our gingerbread decorating stall. Thank you to everyone who came along!

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Upcoming Advent Spiral

After a couple of years off, we are very excited about our advent spiral this weekend!

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A calm evening for our Martinmas Lantern Walk

At dusk on Sunday 13th November the children and families connected with Cobnuts Kindergarten met at the Blackthorn garden to celebrate Martinmas. Carrying their homemade lanterns and singing, they wound their way around the garden in a traditional lantern walk. It was a lovely still and clear evening, with stars shining above us. Refreshments of… Continue reading A calm evening for our Martinmas Lantern Walk

Apple Pressing ’22

The sun shone on our harvest apple pressing afternoon! We made some lovely autumn garlands with ivy flowers, hips, berries, leaves and acorns. We shared delicious homemade cake, live music and of course, apple juice!

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Martinmas, the lantern festival

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a magical celebration of Martinmas. It was wonderful to be back in the Blackthorn garden, enjoying the soft glow of our lanterns together.

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Garden Gnomes

Garden Gnomes

Gnomes are guardians of the Earth’s minerals and their work is always in connection with the Earth. Today they helped big hands and small as we tidied the kindergarten garden. During the half term the children and their families carried out a few tasks around the garden in preparation of their return next week. Small… Continue reading Garden Gnomes