Even Wilder About Prestatyn in 2017

Artisans Collective CIC

Co productions with other local organisations and events such as the walking festival, flower show and school holiday activities with Prestatyn Town Council all involving wild flowers, native plants and fungi

Visitor Information

The Old Library
Art Craft and Heritage Centre
Nant Hall Road
Prestatyn
Denbighshire
LL19 9LH

Everybody in our locality will see wild flowers that are not normally seen in towns. From the seaside to the hillside and alongside a national trail we will be painting a picture with the natural colours of nature.

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Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

Please come and visit us for a chat at The Old Library in Prestatyn, join us on a outdoor work party, or join one of our community groups that will be featuring lots of wild flower and fungi themed activities in 2017.

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Project slideshow

Our first Daffodil of 2016

Friday, February 5, 2016

And sow it starts 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Reb helping in the Willow area

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pete preparing the Willow area

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The results of our tidying up

Friday, February 12, 2016

Childrens Workshop Preparation

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Children creating and sowing

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Men's Shed made railing planters

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Jayne preparing railing planters

Friday, March 25, 2016

Grow Wild slate signs created

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Planting, Sowing & Kids creating

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Prestatyn Men's painting planters

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Banner outside the Old Library

Friday, April 8, 2016

Work continues on picket fence

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Work continues on picket fence

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Fitting Railing Planters

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Prestatyn Men's Shed planters

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Plant Palette for outside display

Friday, May 6, 2016

From sketchpad to reality Arttree

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Colourful early morning welcome

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Art group alongside the art tree

Friday, May 13, 2016

Preparing for 2 upcoming events

Monday, May 16, 2016

Our first Wild flowers in Bloom

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Local Newspaper article

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The difference in a few months

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Art Installation and poppies

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Bees love the Children's area

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Dementia Friends Garden

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Fungi Friday art group project

Friday, April 21, 2017

More Fungi Friday fun

Friday, April 21, 2017

Fungi Growing on Kids Area

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Grow Wild and Walking Prestatyn

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Town Council Greenfingers club

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Pollinators enjoying our spaces

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Children's Grow Wild Space

Thursday, June 22, 2017

What we've been up to

What we did Date How many people took part Who was there
The first of our half term gardening and wildflower days in partnership with town council and schools 30/05/2017 - 14:00 10 12 – 15 years
Peter gave a talk about Artisans Collective and our Grow Wild Projects and Events 11/09/2017 - 18:00 60 Mixed ages
Issued press release about recent Grow Wild network event in Prestatyn. 22/04/2017 - 07:00 30 Mixed ages
We started creating a fungi related display as part of our 2017 Grow Wild Project with Aimees Friday Art Group. 21/04/2017 - 10:00 20 Mixed ages
The junior "wild ones" made and decorated wooden flowers as it was too cold wet and windy to work in the grow wild areas. 25/02/2017 - 10:00 12 Mixed ages
An event with our community highlighting health and well being also involving lots of other local/national organisations held at our site 14/10/2016 - 10:00 180 Mixed ages
Pete was privileged to join some of the other community projects at the awards ceremony in London 09/09/2016 - 07:00 1 55 – 64 years
Our Grow Wild junior Artisans group made wildflower related arts and craft items to celebrate Grow Wild's award from the National Lottery 20/08/2016 - 10:00 10 Mixed ages
ITV Wales Interviewed us and featured us as part of a feature about RHS Wales In Bloom, this went out Nationally on the evening news 22/07/2016 - 18:15 2 55 – 64 years
Time to shine youth event at our local Pontins holiday camp with North Wales Police and other community groups promoting grow wild 03/07/2016 - 11:00 60 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
The children identified the flowers in their wild flower bed against picture from Grow Wild and logged their results 25/06/2016 - 10:00 10 Mixed ages
Discussing and planning a fun short film about our locality and its wild flowers, nature, music, heritage and local characters 14/06/2016 - 10:00 10 Mixed ages
We cleared a ex-council flower bed and planted native, wild flowers, and other plants to create a Dementia Friendly community space 21/06/2016 - 10:00 12 Mixed ages
A nice article in our regional newspaper featuring Grow Wild and the inter-generational work between community groups involved. 18/05/2016 - 10:45 60 Mixed ages
2 events soon to be based here. Prestatyn & Clwydian Range Walking Festival this weekend and 17th Prestatyn Classic Car Show next weekend 17/05/2016 - 08:00 3 Mixed ages
What a fantastic morning in Art Group At Artisans Collective CIC sun shining, nice and warm, birds singing perfect for an outdoor session 07/05/2016 - 10:00 20 Mixed ages
The team fitted and planted the railing planters made by Prestatyn men's shed to the outside of the old library in Prestatyn 30/04/2016 - 17:00 3 Mixed ages
The children made miniature versions of what Steve was doing with the picket fence and planting and sowing is ongoing 02/04/2016 - 10:00 16 Mixed ages
Rhyl Journal featured our Easter event and mentioned our Grow Wild award 23/03/2016 - 13:15 1 Mixed mainly families
Really pleased with the planters made by Men's Shed Prestatyn for hanging on the railings outside of the Old Library Prestatyn 22/03/2016 - 15:30 20 55 – 64 years
Great to see Rhyl Journal using one of Steve's pictures from Jayne's Grow Wild session with the children on Saturday and promoting our event 21/03/2016 - 16:45 12 Mixed ages
Prestatyn Men's shed members started making grow wild planters for outside the old library 19/03/2016 - 09:00 3 55 – 64 years
Children created butterflies with Jayne explaining the role of pollinators and wild flowers they then sowed seeds in their grow wild area 19/03/2016 - 10:00 12 Mixed ages
Children decorating and embellishing plant pots and then planting spring bulbs whilst learning about wild flowers and native plants 20/02/2016 - 08:45 15 Mixed ages
Just love coming into ‪Prestatyn‬ early on a crisp morning and looking at the daffodils emerging the results of tidying up in the background 12/02/2016 - 08:15 1 55 – 64 years
At Artisans Collective CIC we're making lots of new plans for the coming year and this morning we've made a start on the willow tree area 11/02/2016 - 13:45 3 55 – 64 years
The first activity of our Wild about Prestatyn has started, we found a gap in the recent stormy weather to clear the kid's grow wild area 10/02/2016 - 08:15 2 Mixed ages