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Events and Activities

Nature Festival at Gilbert White’s House

27 May 2017

Join us for our Nature Festival Celebrate the Nature on your doorstep… * Interactive stalls * Guided Walks * Nature games and activities * Live demonstrations * Nature Exploration There is plenty to do for all ages and we hope you spend the day with us. Learn more with each activity you participate in and […]

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Community Habitat Mapping

27 May 2017

Would you like to learn more about your local wildlife and visualise your local habitats in a whole new way? Then come and join us as we produce a map for Graffham and Ambersham Common A habitat map plots the distribution and extent of habitats within a given geographical area. A habitat is an ecological […]

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May half-term duck race registration

27 May 2017 to 04 June 2017

This is your first opportunity to sponsor a bath tub racing duck for our river Itchen duck race on 26th August 2017. Select your favourite from our pond or sponsor one over the phone, from £5 per duck. There are great prizes for our winners. We’ve also got a brand new duck-themed family trail for […]

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Bushcraft course

27 May 2017

Tutor: Jonathan Huet Refreshments and lunch included Enjoy a one day bushcraft course in the Hampshire South Downs near Petersfield. Spend a day in the woods, learning how to light a fire, build a shelter and forage for wild food. This course will not only teach you those important survival skills which help build confidence […]

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Nature Festival

27 May 2017 to 28 May 2017

Join us for our Nature Festival Celebrate the Nature on your doorstep… No need to book. Just turn up! Interactive stalls Guided Walks Nature games and activities Live demonstrations Nature Exploration There is plenty to do for all ages and we hope you spend the day with us. Learn more with each activity you participate […]

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Herbarium Family Craft Day

30 May 2017

Herbariums are a collections of dried plants, helping to document their biodiversity and where they can be found. Join us to create your very own herbarium, starting with plants from our gardens. Booking Required

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Butterfly Walk

31 May 2017

Join us at the FSC as we set out to find and identify our local butterflies. Our hunt will take us on a walk around the grounds and into the woodland. All the sightings will be recorded for our Modern Natural History of Selborne. All materials included. Booking Required.

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Blacksmithing Introduction Course

02 June 2017

An exciting introduction to the traditional art of blacksmithing, this course will help you to create your own candle stick, fire poker or paper weight from reclaimed metal material.

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West Dean Arts and Craft Festival

02 June 2017 to 04 June 2017

Over 200 artists, makers, writers and performers gather together for the UK’s definitive arts and craft festival. Be inspired by an outstanding showcase of arts and craft. Enjoy the theatre of live demonstrations, get hands-on in taster workshops, drop in and have-a-go on the craft hut trail, and shop with MADE from 120 superb makers […]

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Kitchen Gardening weekend (permaculture)

03 June 2017 to 04 June 2017

The courses will include hands-on practical sessions and all the theory you need to make your kitchen garden grow and keep your larder full. From crop planning to soil care, pest control to storing produce, these courses will show you environmentally friendly and sustainable approaches to growing your own food. The courses will give you […]

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