Events in your Forest - The Heart of England Forest

January

Saturday 25th January, 9.30am-3pm

Tree Planting Saturday – Help grow the Heart of England Forest

Newnham, Nr. Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

More information and Registration

 

February

Saturday 1st February, 10.30am- 12.30pm

Young Foresters

 

A volunteering and adventure club for young people aged 12-18. Our Young Foresters have many adventures in the Forest as well as taking part in a number of forestry and conservation tasks. Take action to combat climate change, benefit from spending time outdoors, improve your physical and mental health, forge new friendships and gain valuable work experience.

More information and Registration

 

Saturday 1st February 2pm-4pm

Mini Foresters

 

Our regular club for families with children aged 4-11. Every month sees a new adventure for the mini foresters as they learn about wildlife, try a bit of bushcraft, get creative with craft activities and learn how to help the wildlife in the forest.

More information and Registration

 

Saturday 8th February, 9.30am-3pm

Tree Planting Saturday – Help grow the Heart of England Forest

Newnham, Nr. Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

More information and Registration

 

Friday 21st February, 11am-1pm

Family Tree Planting – Half Term Event

Stratford Upon Avon District – Exact Location TBC

Want to get the children outdoors in the fresh air during half term?  Bring them along to a tree planting session in the Heart of England Forest. Let them get hands on with nature and become part of creating tomorrow’s great native woodland.

This is a unique opportunity for you and your children of all ages to have some fun while playing your part in helping creating a greener, healthier future for us all. Limited places – book early.

More information and Tickets

 

Saturday 22nd February, 9.30am-3pm

Tree Planting Saturday – Help grow the Heart of England Forest

Newnham, Nr. Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

More information and Registration

 

Saturday 29th February, 10am-12pm

Guided Walk: Your Forest and its Founder

Dorsington, Nr Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Join us on a tour of the woodland around the former home of our founder, Felix Dennis. Learn about Felix’s background, what brought him to Dorsington and when his love affair with trees started.

You’ll also hear about the history of the Heart of England Forest and the charity’s vision for a greener, healthier future. The walk will include Ralph’s Wood which was the first wood planted by Felix, The Arboretum he created and Dorsington Wood where he is buried.

More information and Registration

 

March

Saturday 7th March, 10.30am- 12.30pm

Young Foresters

 

A volunteering and adventure club for young people aged 12-18. Our Young Foresters have many adventures in the Forest as well as taking part in a number of forestry and conservation tasks. Take action to combat climate change, benefit from spending time outdoors, improve your physical and mental health, forge new friendships and gain valuable work experience.

More information and Registration

 

Saturday 7th March 2pm-4pm

Mini Foresters

 

Our regular club for families with children aged 4-11. Every month sees a new adventure for the mini foresters as they learn about wildlife, try a bit of bushcraft, get creative with craft activities and learn how to help the wildlife in the forest.

More information and Registration

 

Saturday 14th March, 9.30am-3pm

Tree Planting Saturday – Help grow the Heart of England Forest

Newnham, Nr. Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

More information and Registration

 

Saturday 21st March, 4pm-6pm

Guided Walk: March Hares, Woodland and Waterfowl

Morton Bagot, Nr Studley, Warwickshire

Join us for an afternoon wander across a usually unaccessible area of the Heart of England Forest, exploring wetland, farmland and woodland at Netherstead, Morton Bagot.

This is unique opportunity which will allow you to look out for Mad March hares and a good variety of waterfowl and wading birds attracted to a wetland area created some years ago. See woodland creation of various ages and also hear how the land is farmed which still encouraging wildlife with the creation of beetle banks and wildfower areas – just don’t forget your binoculars!

More information and Registration – Book from 19th January

 

 

Saturday 28th March, 9.30am-3pm

Tree Planting Saturday – Help grow the Heart of England Forest

Newnham, Nr. Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire

Come along and join us for a day tree planting to help create England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. No tree planting experience is necessary, just the right footwear and outdoor clothing, a packed lunch and plenty of enthusiasm.

This is a free event suitable for those over 16 years old. Registration is essential so we can provide you with the necessary details nearer the time.

More information and Registration

 

Summer 2020 Events in the Garden of Heroes & Villains

Saturday 23rd May, 27th June & 22nd August 2020

Garden of Heroes & Villains Fundraising Open Day

Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8AR

Join us for one of our fundraising open days in the stunning Garden of Heroes & Villains, a private sculpture garden commissioned by our late Founder, Felix Dennis, and meet some of history’s greats, immortalised in bronze.

Activities for the whole family, including a yew hedge maze, poetry garden, woodland walks, children’s quiz, a collection of over 50 stunning sculptures and more, it’s a unique day out in the Heart of England Forest.

Tickets are available now on the three dates below . Book by January 31st 2020 to benefit from the 2019 prices.

Saturday 23rd May 2020Saturday 27th June 2020Saturday 22nd August 2020

Thursday 16th July 2020, 5pm – 9pm

An Evening Fundraiser in the Garden of Heroes & Villains

Dorsington, Nr Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8AR

For one night only the Heart of England Forest will be hosting an evening fundraiser in this unique garden, giving you the chance to view the poetry shard garden and bronze sculptures as dusk approaches. Enjoy a glass of wine and explore this beautiful setting on a summer’s evening.

Tickets must be book in advance for this event.

Tickets are available now . Book by January 31st 2020 to benefit from the 2019 prices.

 

 

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