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Events and Activities

The January Wolf Moon 2019 & To-Nights’ Total Lunar Eclipse

20 January 2019 to 18 January 2019

The Full Moon on January 20th is traditionally known as the Wolf Moon by the Native Americans, it appeared when wolves howled in hunger outside the villages. Our winter evening sky is dominated by the majestic constellation of Orion the Hunter In the pre-dawn sky brilliant Jupiter and Venus will dominate the south eastern sky. […]

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Introduction to Sour Dough & Slow Fermentation with Emmanuel Hadjiandreou

22 January 2019

Come and learn the magic of sourdough with internationally renowned baker & author, Emmanuel Hadjiandreou.  Emmanuel’s sourdough bread has won Soil Association Organic Food Awards so be prepared to be inspired by his skill and enthusiasm.  Emmanuel is totally passionate about teaching bread making. Originally from South Africa, where he trained, he has worked all around […]

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Spuds, sledges and sovereignty: Preserving historic sites in the British Antarctic Territories

24 January 2019

What happened in Antarctica after the heroic age of Scott and Shackleton? Why and how are we preserving the legacy of exploration and science in the Antarctic Peninsula? This talk focuses on Base Y at Horseshoe Island. Sophie Rowe was part of a small field team which studied the site extensively in 2017, as preparation […]

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Beginners’ Calligraphy

24 January 2019 to 04 April 2019

Weekly beginners’ calligraphy class, learning the Foundational Hand with a broad-edged metal nib, in a friendly group.

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Stars On Frosty Winter Nights

25 January 2019

Now that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiades establish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies. Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Winter months

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Early Birds Opening

26 January 2019 to 27 January 2019

We open the doors at 8am to allow photographers the chance to experience the ‘golden hour’ when the reserve is quiet.

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Iping Common Health Walk

31 January 2019

This FREE walk is organised as part of our Heathlands Reunited project. A longer health walk through the beautiful heathlands at Iping Common. Walk organised by Walking for Health. 7km/ 4 miles. Please arrive 10 minutes early. On paths, no stiles, might be muddy in places. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on the […]

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Cheese ‘Meats’ Wine

01 February 2019

Welcome to our second cheese, meat and wine matching evening. Cheese is one of the many wonders of the world; meat has been part of our basic diet from the beginning, now we want to share with you why they pair so well with wine. We will be matching eight wines (including foreign wines we […]

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World Wetland Day

02 February 2019

Celebrate wetlands with walks and talks about our amazing wetland here in West Sussex.

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‘Inspired by Wildlife’ – wildlife printing workshop

03 February 2019

We’ll help you to design and carve your own wildlife-inspired stamp and then print a cotton tote bag, wrapping paper and gift tags. We’ll also have some hand-made wildlife stamps that we’ve created that you can use whilst printing your own design. This workshop is designed for beginners and all equipment will be provided. You […]

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