Fabulous Fungi (Art)

Rosliston Community Group

A community fungi art project inspired by native UK woodland fungi. Individual pieces produced by local people will be used to create an educational display in the outdoor classroom at Rosliston Forestry Centre.

Visitor Information

C/O Environmental Education Project - Unit 1A
Rosliston Forestry Centre
Burton Road
Rosliston
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE12 8JX

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

You can take part in the project by producing pieces of fungi art, activities will take place at:
- Science Discovery Day (Saturday 4th May 2019) at Rosliston Forestry Centre (address above)
- the Swadlincote Festival of Leisure (29th and 30th June 2019) held in Maurice Lee Park, Wilmot Road, Swadlincote DE11 9

Get in touch

Contact information

For more information please contact us via the Environmental Education Project team at Rosliston Forestry Centre. Tel: 01283-535039 [email protected]

Photos of the site

Fungi Art Fun

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Fungi art work

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Fungi art in progress

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Fungi info display

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Fungi art activity

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Fabulous Fungi Art

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Fungi art and ID sheets

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Fungi artwork

Saturday, June 29, 2019

fungi art

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Fungi Art ready for stuffing

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Fungi Art Fest of Leisure

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Fungi Art Festival of Leis

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Examples of fungi

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Example of fungi

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Fungi art

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Mushroom art

Saturday, June 29, 2019

More fungi art

Sunday, June 30, 2019

more fungi artwork

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Fest of Leis artwork

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Festival of Leisure Fungi Art

Sunday, June 30, 2019

fungi art creation

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Festival of Leisure

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Completed fungi fest of leis

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Preparation for installation

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Fungi art installation prep

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Fungi Art ready for shaping

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Stuffed fungi

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Fungi ready for installation

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Stuffed fungi art

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Fungi artwork stuffed and wired

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Fungi art stuffed and wired

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Volunteers helped to stuff and wire the fungi ready for installation 16/07/2019 - 17:00 2 55 – 64 years
We had some help from work experience starting to prepare the installation area with chicken wire. 18/07/2019 - 17:00 1 Mostly young people 12-25
The fungi art activity ran as part of the weekend Festival of Leisure event in Swadlincote, including fungi examples and ID info. 29/06/2019 - 16:45 179 Mixed mainly families
A fungi art activity and fungi information display held at the Science Discovery Day. Both adults and children enjoyed the activity. 04/05/2019 - 10:30 218 Mixed mainly families