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June 25, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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  • Young Essex

Cancelled – The Honeybee Treasure Hunt – Children’s Workshop

Emma Beswetherick
Emma Beswetherick The Honeybee Treasure Hunt 3x2


Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road
Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD
Accompanying adult free

This event has been cancelled – sorry for any inconvenience caused.

If you have booked tickets for this workshop, the Box Office will be in touch to issue you a refund.

Meet Emma Beswetherick author of Playdate Adventures –an enchanting series of books featuring 4 best friends as they work together to save the planet.

Delight in this fun interactive session for children to learn more about honeybees and even design your own bug hotel.


For ages: 5-8 years

Venue: Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Braintree, Cressing, Essex, CM77 8PD

Tickets: £4 per child, accompanying adult free

Date and time: Saturday 25th June, 2.00 – 3.00pm

Box Office: Book online or Mercury Theatre 01206 573948


The Honeybee Treasure Hunt

The Honeybee Treasure HuntJoin Katy, Cassie, Zia and Luca as they work together to save the planet… one adventure at a time

Eager to learn more about honeybees, the friends shrink themselves down to take a closer look. But when they find a lost bee in a sticky situation, the miniature adventure turns out to be their biggest yet!

With the threat of pesticides and loss of habitat, the group discover how dangerous the world can be – if you’re a bee.

Published in paperback by Rock the Boat, 2nd June 2022, Ages 5–8, Illustrated by Anna Woodbine

The Playdate Adventures

… is a series of chapter books aimed at 5- to 8-year-olds. Join four friends – and their cat – on a playdate, where the magic of their imaginations makes their pretend adventures come to life. Every story takes the girls on an unforgettable journey where they learn not only about the value of friendship, but also about the ecological issues facing our planet today.

With each title covering a different theme – from plastic in the oceans to deforestation, litter on our streets to climate change, and on water conservation here – this series is sure to entertain and inform young readers. The books tie in brilliantly with the environmental topics covered by both the KS1 and KS2 curriculums.

Praise for the Playdate Adventure series:

‘Every young girl should read this series!’ Amanda Holden

‘An empowering, magical read.’ Herald

‘Free of unicorns and princesses, it’s fun, empowering fiction for 5- to 8-year olds.’ David Nicholls, author of One Day


About the Author

Emma Beswetherick credit Heather NeilsonEmma Beswetherick is the mother of young children and wanted to write exciting, inspirational and enabling adventure stories to share with them. Emma works in publishing and lives in London with her family and two ragdoll cats, one of whom was the inspiration for Thunder.

Emma can be found on Twitter @EBeswetherick, Instagram @emmabeswetherick and  on Facebook @Emma.beswetherick

Website: emmabeswetherick.com


Photo of Emma Beswetherick © Heather Neilson

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Cressing Temple Barns
Witham Road
Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD
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There are two disabled toilets on site. Level access to all areas apart from Stables, Bake House and Granary. A mobility scooter is available to loan if booked in advance.