Hi, I'm Owlbut! Welcome to my (Festive) World of Learning!
The main part of our site, reached from the items on the banner above, has a
section giving info about every country in the world (cleverly named The World), lets you study a complete history of England (Times Past), takes you
on a virtual journey, through every county and metropolitan borough in England, invites you to do and share with others a set of projects (Your Turn) and
has a fun part for you to enjoy (The Club).
We hope you will enjoy watching and reading the material on our site and would love to know that our info creates an infectious desire for you
to find out more.
Our apologies but our "On A Plate" upload, featuring Cornwall, will be a day late this week. Sorry.
Do you want to know how the Bronze Age people made their beautiful jewelry. Check out our Have A Go page, in the Club section.
Check out the What's Happening Page for news of our November weather readings.
We've gone festive. Different pictures, different songs each day now until Christmas Day. Check it out each day.
Barbados became a republic today. We've updated the web page about them on our site. Check it out
Some delicacies from the Channel Islands can be found in the English Counties section. Wrap your loaf in a cabbage leaf. Look out for some more news
on 1st December.
Fancy building your own Stonehenge. We did. It's all on our latest Have A Go page, in the Club section.
Dorset Apple cake is now available in the English Counties section. Take a slice of England with you. We're now only uploading
our weather information monthly so look out for it at the end of November.
There's a new Have A Go, in the Club section, and you can build a Mesolithic Hut.
It's Wiltshire Lardy Cake in our England on a Plate section. Check out the English Counties page and go to Wiltshire. Enjoy what used to be a luxury.
Also there's more weather reports on the What's Happening page. Not much rain so far this month.
Have A Go, in the Club section, lets you try to melt an iceberg and a glacier (not really). Also this week there are things going on in the "What's Happening" section.
It's the Isle of Wight in our England on a Plate section. Check out the English Counties page and go to the Isle of Wight. You'll need a ferry
All 10 drawing projects are now available on the Your Turn section. Get your pens, pencils or paints out and try one. Have A Go will be
back next Friday.
We've started to take our weather readings, you can join in too. We tell you how to "Have A Go"
here, scroll down the page a bit. Also we have now reached Hampshire with our
videos about food in English counties.
This week's Have A Go video is all about checking out the CO2 emissions of countries. We also talk about COP26 and how governments talk
and don't do. Even the Queen is irritated, Greta Thunberg slightly more than irritated.
Our view on all the nice-talk-but-no-action blah, blah, blah is
The "Dirt is Good" project which we have linked to from the
"Our Environment" project in our Your Turn section has, today, officially
launched. You can either check it it out from the project page or go direct to it
You can now eat Surrey and Berkshire. Maids of Honour tarts and Eton Mess. So easy but amazing how Richard makes them look more difficult.
It's a skill you know.
There's a new Have A Go video sitting in the CLUB section just waiting for you to watch it. Go
here to see it.
Two for the price of one this week, although as the whole site is free this may not be quite the bargain it sounds. East and West Sussex
have now had videos added to their "Eats" section. It's Pond Pudding and Plum Heavies. Go take a look then give it a try.
Whether the weather is wet or whether the weather is dry, we tell you how to "Have A Go" at recording it. Check it out
We've taken on the challenge of cooking a Canterbury Apple Tart and you can see the result in the Kent part of our English Counties
section. Sadly, you can't taste, smell or touch it. Owlbut seemed to want to eat a grey squirrel.
The second of our "Have A Go" videos is now uploaded. It's in the CLUB section. Check it out.
- Section in "What's Happening" on THE CLUB page tells you our future plans.
- Section called "Meet The Owl" on THE CLUB page tells you how you and your school can book a face-to-face meeting with us.
- Our "Treasure Hunt" on THE CLUB page is now ready for you to work out the answer and win a prize.
- Our ENGLISH COUNTIES section is complete and ready for you to browse.
- The JOURNEYS page tells you our plans for 2022-2024.
The top set of banners are for our young followers while the lower ones are more explanatory for adults.