exhibition

There are many excellent exhibitions and events held on the Forest through the year. These range from photographic and historical exhibitions to guided walks to family fun days. To be sure not to miss out check out our listings.

 

 


EVENTS 2016.

  • PARENT/CARER & TODDLER GROUP - every 3rd Monday of the month. No group in August. Click here for further details

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    • A CREATIVE CELEBRATION OF ASHDOWN FOREST: 8th - 15th October 2016

    This week is a collaboration betwwen a group of local people and the team at the Ashdown Forest Centre who have come together to create a celebration of all that is wonderful about the Forest. All events have been commissioned and produced especially for this week.

    - Saturday 8th October: Launch - Celebration highlights

    A romp through the Forest's history, soundscape of voices, a short story and vocal ensembnle. Followed by ROUND ASHDOWN - wordsmith Sian Thomas and tunesmith Gregers Brinch have collaborate on a lighthearted song that incorporates the words and sounds of the different members of the Ashdown Forest community.

    All donations from this event will go to the Ashdown Forest Conservators. 2.30pm - 4.30pm in the Education Barn. Pop Up Cafe for refreshements 1.30pm - 2.30pm.

    - Sunday 9th October: Story Walk

    Tales both tall and true of the creature that live on the Forest - a short walk with stories and activities along the way with Rachel Bennington and Lisa Stevens (7+ years). 2pm - 4pm, meet outside the Information Barn.

    - Thursday 13th October: Poetry Reading

    Poets Josephine Balmer, Paul Matthes and Sian Thomas will be reading work on Ashdown Forest and other places, people and things. 7pm - 9pm in the Education Barn.

    - Friday 14th October: Double Bill

    Soundscape of Ashdown Forest: Highlights of stories and observations from people who know and love the Forest, recorded by local resident and radio producer Eka Morgan.

    Moving images with live percussion - slide show and vidoe of the Forest in all seasons - a collaboration between Conservation Officer Steve Alton and composer Gregers Brinch (10+ years). 7pm - 9pm in the Education Barn.

    - Saturday 15th October: On the Forest

    Come onto the Forest and into the warm for an enticing evening of true and traditonal tales celebrating the people, events and nature of this extraordinary place. For adults and children 10+ years. With Xanthe Gresham and Sue Hollingsworth. 7pm - 9pm in the Education Barn.

     

    Admission by donation on the door. Donations will be shared between the Ashdown Forest Conservators and the individual artists. Places limited and allocated on a first come basis. Parking in the Broadstone and Forest Centre car park. Please share lifts if possible.

     

EXHIBITIONS 2016

 

  • sALLY sCOTT

6th May to 30th September - Trees, Light and Skies by Sally Scott.

 

 

 

 

 

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