If You Go Down to the Woods Today…

Getting ready for the Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Coal Creek Historical Village.

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Travel by basket

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Arriving at the Teddy Bear Train

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Bears playing in the old lavatory

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No smoking!

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Red bear supervising the little bears

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And a panda bear overseeing the next carriage

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Big Ted waiting patiently for photos

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Crowding everyone onto his knee

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Waiting for the Count Strzelecki

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Who has the tickets?

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Winnie has them safe

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Here comes the train

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Edward hasn’t quite got the hang of selfies…

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Winnie’s looking a little blurry too…

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Arthur loved the little steam train

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Lord Cardigan thinks the big steam train is rather grand

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We can’t ride this one? Well let’s explore some more

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A what-house?

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At the chemist, no honey here…

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Arthur enjoying the coach builder’s workshop

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Exploring the great wilderness

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Is it time for marmalade sandwiches yet?

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Hide-n-seek!

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Watching the ducks

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Playing robbers at the bank

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Who’s the stuffy chap with the moustache?

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Buddy getting into more mischief

The Teddy Bear’s Picnic is held annually in June at Coal Creek Historic Park.

 

About The Author

Olga Hughes has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently pursuing another BA in Literature and History at Deakin University. She has also contributed to websites such as History Behind Game of Thrones and The Anne Boleyn Files. Her research interests include medieval and early modern European history, folklore and fairy tales.

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