Eco Animators: Operation Wildflower

Young Animators Club Community Interest Company

Be part of our movement to protect and grow wildflowers in Folkestone, Hythe & Romney Marsh. Learn, grow & share through our hands-on animation workshops for all ages and help us open eyes to our unique wild district.

Visitor Information

Folkestone Quarterhouse
Mill Bay
Folkestone
Kent
CT20 1BN

Our nomadic team of Animators, Filmmakers, Artists, Writers, Musicians and Environmental enthusiasts work with community groups of all ages from Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh. Our mission is to champion our precious wildflowers by creating animated films to highlight the social, environmental, economic, spiritual and educational importance of our native wildflowers. All the films will be published online and screened throughout the district.

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

Are you an artist, creative, writer, musician or environmental enthusiast?
Would you like to be part of Operation Wildflower?
We welcome volunteers to help our community groups to create artwork, animated films and content for our campaign.
Please contact Kate, our project manager: [email protected]

Get in touch

Contact information

To stay updated on upcoming events, join our mailing list at: younganimators.org/subscribe

Photos of the site

Lydd School Wild Carrot Diagram

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Collaborative Stop Motion

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

ShepwayCommunitySupport Danelions

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Shepway Community Support Group

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Saltwood Yr2 Nature Animations

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Saltwood Yr2 Nature Animations

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Saltwood Yr2 Nature Animations

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Hythe Youth Hub Canal Shot

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hythe Bay Youth Centre

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Hythe Bay Youth Centre Shot

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Bug House Animation

Monday, June 10, 2019

Build a bug house

Monday, June 10, 2019

Painting Bug House

Monday, June 10, 2019

Team work at The Shed

Monday, June 10, 2019

Animate Butterflies

Monday, June 10, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Greatstone School Vipers Bugloss campaign films: https://operationwildflower.org/2019/06/19/greatstone-primary-school/ 06/06/2019 - 10:00 35 Mixed ages
Brookland School: Common Mallow Workshop https://operationwildflower.org/2019/07/17/brookland-primary-school/ Workshop & Mallow-hunt. 28/06/2019 - 10:00 45 Mostly families or children under 12
Daisy workshop with parents & children at New Romney Children's Centre. Stop Motion cut-out wildflower seed and daisy workshop. 25/07/2019 - 11:00 15 Mixed mainly families
The Village Children's Centre Wildflower Animation Workshop: Thistles Workshop with parents at Folkestone Sure Start Centre. 01/08/2019 - 11:00 20 Mixed mainly families
Lydd Youth Hub Romney Marsh Nature Connection Animation Workshop. Wildflower Photography with Youth participants with bikes and scooters. 05/06/2019 - 16:00 10 16 - 19 years
Shepway Youth Hub: Wildflower Walk in Folkestone Mapping workshop: 360ΒΊ Photography & mapping images of Folkestone. Wildflower Animations. 30/07/2019 - 13:00 16 12 – 15 years
We used the Shepway Community Support Dandelion films to help the children in year 2 to make their own Dandelion campaign films. 15/05/2019 - 09:45 34 Mixed ages
Shepway Autism Support Group session #2: Wildflower VR, nature connect & Stop motion animation workshop 31/05/2019 - 13:00 12 16 - 19 years
Hythe Bay Youth Hub Wildflower VR & Animation Workshop: http://operationwildflower.org/2019/05/29/youth-groups/ 29/05/2019 - 13:00 8 12 – 15 years
Saltwood School Yr 6 Cowslip & Nature Connect Workshop: http://operationwildflower.org/2019/06/18/saltwood/ 18/06/2019 - 20:15 38 Mostly families or children under 12
Lydd Primary School Wild Carrot Animation Workshop with EDF Staff: http://operationwildflower.org/2019/04/30/lydd-primary-school-2/ 30/04/2019 - 20:15 39 Mixed ages
Shepway Autism Support Group Operation Wildflower session #1. Introduction to project and stop motion workshop using photographs from Hythe. 19/04/2019 - 13:00 13 16 - 19 years
Shepway Youth Hub Workshop: http://operationwildflower.org/2019/05/28/shepway-youth-hub/ 28/05/2019 - 13:00 11 12 – 15 years
Shepway Community Support Operation Wildflower Workshop: http://operationwildflower.org/2019/05/08/scss/ 08/05/2019 - 10:00 12 Mixed ages
The Shed workshop was transformed into an animation studio, the participants created a instructional animation for building a bug House. 10/06/2019 - 10:00 10 Mixed ages