The Be Project

Welcome to The Be Project at Bumblebarn!


The Be Project is a social enterprise with the purpose of improving the mental and physical health of
children and adults of all abilities by providing Animal Assisted Activities with our friendly Alpacas,
Miniature Shetland Ponies, Chickens, Ducks and other animals!

What are we? A Social Enterprise – a not for profit business focused on social goals


What are our goals? Our goal is to help people live healthy lives by improving their mental and
physical health through animal assisted activities


Where are we? We operate from Bumblebarn, Beeston Regis, Norfolk and can also visit locations
within 30 miles


What do we do? We offer Animal Assisted Activities to benefit your mental and physical health


Who can use our services? Anyone! We offer a variety of activities for all ages and abilities

Our Services:


The Foundation Programme


This 6 week programme of hourly sessions is designed to stimulate the senses and provide positive
experiences for children of all abilities. There is a maximum of 6 children per session, they usually all
come from the same school or organisation, they must be aged 5+ and always accompanied by a
parent, guardian or carer.
The sessions focus on the relationship between us and the animals, and with other people,
understanding each other, ourselves and the world and our place in it. We offer a range of activities
and crafts each week which benefit the senses and experiences of the participants. The children will
craft a sense of responsibility, continuity and ownership by looking after “their” alpaca each week
and being able to walk them and take part in activities together as a partnership. Goals will be
achieved, fun will be had, friends will be made and badges will be earned!
View full details on our Foundation Programme Explained page and contact us if you’re interested in
booking with your School or Group!
Private Sessions
All of our Foundation Programme sessions can be booked either individually or as a complete
programme for 1-6 children. This is ideal as a “taster”, for those unable to commit to the 6 weeks or
for those wanting to focus on a specific area. Please contact us to discuss your requirements!


Alpaca Experiences
Meet our friendly Alpacas, feed them some carrots and then set off on a guided walk through
beautiful woodland! Maximum 10 participants sharing 3 alpacas. These walks are great for family
trips out, small get togethers, team building or parties!

Unfortunately they are not pushchair or
wheelchair friendly, but we walk at a gentle pace and can vary the route according to capabilities so
they can be suitable for both the very young and the young at heart!


We can offer a 1hr experience (45 minute walking) or a 2hr experience (1hr 15 walking, ½ hr picnic
break - BYO picnic!). Experiences are always guided and led by one of our experienced staff.


Up to 10 people per group – 1hr experience £30 per group – 2hr experience £50 per group


Alpaca Meet & Greet


Ideal for the first timer, the unsure or those with limited mobility. Come in the field with our friendly
alpacas, feed them some carrots and learn their names and personalities! You’ll also get to meet our
Miniature Shetland Ponies, rescue Chickens and Ducks.


Up to 10 people per group - £10 per group – ½ hour experience


Gardening Club


Join our volunteer Head Gardener XXXX and help plant and grow our Sensory Garden!
Children must be attended by a parent or guardian at all times


Gardening Club is run on a Saturday morning 10am – 12pm and is FREE but must be pre-booked –
please Contact Us for availability


Adults Art


Our art sessions are all about freedom of expression and art in nature. Take your pick of our
materials – or bring your own – and find the perfect spot in the alpaca field to
paint/draw/photograph our animals, our beautiful sea view, or whatever else takes your fancy!
Sessions are up to 2 hours long and run a few times a year at either late morning or early evening
times. Please see our What’s On page for specific dates and times.


Maximum 3 people per session - £12 per person


All funds raised from these sessions goes to subsidise the cost of our Sensory Garden, Gardening
Club and Foundation Programme


Adults Mindfulness


Our mindfulness sessions are all about freedom and simply being within yourself and within nature.
Feel free to be creative, practise yoga or meditate within the alpaca field.


Maximum 3 people per session - £10 per person.


All funds raised from these sessions goes to subsidise the cost of our Sensory Garden, Gardening
Club and Foundation Programme


Adults Yoga


Run by local Yogi Emily Moll, we aim to run intimate Yoga sessions within the alpaca field 3 or 4
times a year. Please see our What’s On page for specific dates and times.


All funds raised from these sessions goes to subsidise the cost of our Sensory Garden, Gardening
Club and Foundation Programme


ReWild Days

Connect your family with each other and with nature on our ReWild days! Held every Wednesday
during all school holidays, ReWild days are a chance to learn something new, meet some cool
animals and spend some quality time together too.


ReWild Days typically run from 10am – 3pm and include a morning craft and morning animal activity,
a break for your packed lunch and an afternoon craft and afternoon animal activity. Suitable for
families with children aged 0-12


Morning Sessions (per child) £X – Afternoon Sessions (per child) £X – Both (per child) £Y
Check dates on our What’s On page and Contact Us to book

 

 

 

 


Meet The Team:


Beckie Farrow – Bumblebarn Manager
Beckie runs our successful Glamping site Bumblebarn Bell Tents and has owned and loved Horses
and Alpacas for years. She is qualified to offer Animal Assisted Activities and in using Alpacas and
Llamas for Therapy Purposes and holds a level 4 First Aid Certificate and full DBS Certificate. She is
responsible for the daily running of Bumblebarn, from taking bookings to cleaning the loos!


Cara Glassfield – Activities Coordinator
Cara has kept her horses at Bumblebarn for years and is a is qualified to offer Animal Assisted
Activities, to offer Reiki and Crystal Therapy, in Childcare and holds a level 4 First Aid Certificate and
full DBS Certificate. She is also an experienced mum to an Autistic and Epileptic teenager and a
vivacious pre teen! Cara and Beckie lead our Programmes, Sessions & Experiences.


Samantha Henry – Sensory Consultant
Sam runs our Baby & Toddler Sensory Sessions as well as our ReWild days! She is a qualified
Children’s Sensory Specialist and Swimming Teacher, as well as a mum of two and an avid crafter!

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Bumblebarn

Sheringwood

Beeston Regis

Norfolk

NR26 8TS

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