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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 on your Facebook Group here.

 


Regular Groups and Upcoming Events 2020

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ASHDOWN FOREST EXPLORERS - TODDLER GROUP

A group for pre-school children and their parents / carers - join us to explore the wonderful wildlife of Ashdown Forest through a short walk with seasonal crafts and activities.

Every 3rd Monday of the month.

Dates for 2020:

  1. 21st September, 19th October, 16th November, 21st December 

Suitable for children under 5 years accompanied by an adult.

Please come dressed in clothes you don't mind getting messy and that will keep you warm and dry in all weathers. Long trousers and closed toe shoes are advised for all sessions even if it's hot. In wet weather we will spend some time in the Education barn but will still go out onto the Forest for a short walk so please bring waterproofs for you and your child.

For further information and enquiries contact [email protected] or call 01342 823583

BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Please book a place for each member of your family attending. (£2.67 including booking fee)

To book please click: Eventbrite

For further information email: [email protected]


ASHDOWN FOREST WRITING GROUP

You may have heard, or overheard!, that there is an informal, fun creative writing group meeting 10:30am to 12:30 on:

TBC

In the Lancaster Room at the Ashdown Forest Centre.

For further information, please email.


POETS WALK - MONTHLY

Next date: 30th September 10:00am to 12:00pm

The Poets Walks are taking place once a month and will meet at different locations on the Forest. Booking is essential so we can conform to government guidance regarding social gatherings.

Please contact Sian Thomas for more information or to book a place: [email protected]


    ASHDOWN FOREST EVENTS:

    We are yet to decide if it will be possible to run our regular Ashdown Forest events in the autumn, including the Fungus Foray and the Remembrance Day Service. Please check our website for updates.

     

    The Clumps Sponsored Walk

    POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

    Unfortunately we are now unable to hold this event in 2020. We are planning to reschedule it for 2021.

    Join us for the revival of the 14 mile iconic Ashdown Forest Clumps Walk to raise funds for the Ashdown Forest Foundation.

    This is a charity trekking challenge visiting 12 of the Scots Pine Clumps on Ashdown Forest. It will take most people over 6 hours to complete. A shorter walk is also available.

    You can now download a copy of the Clumps Walk 2020 with route instructions for £2.00

    THE CLUMPS WALK 2020 LEAFLET

     

     

    Sponsored Walk

     

     

ACTIVITY IDEAS FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

 

This is the season to build a nest

Nest

How many different tree flowers can you notice on your walk

Tree Flowers

Bumblebee fun and ID spotter sheet

Bumblebee

Every flower counts... Are you ready?

Flower

Bug activities to do with children

Green Tiger Beetle

Hedgehog Highways

Hedgehog Highways

 

 

 

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