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Events and Activities

Stedham Saunters

11 February 2020

 Iping Common Car Park, Elsted Rd, Midhurst.

A series of walks under 5km taking in the stunning heathland scenery around Stedham. All walks will leave from the Wildlife Trust car park and cover uneven, boggy ground so sturdy boots and walking poles are encouraged. Walks will finish no later than 12.30pm. Not suitable for pushchairs or trampers.

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From Fire to Ice- A Journey Through the Solar System

12 February 2020

Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre is the Education Department of Gilbert White’s House and The Oates Collection. Our mission is to inspire journeys of discovery in the natural world for all ages and abilities and throughout the seasons.

From Fire to Ice – A Journey Through the Solar System – Including a look at the springtime night sky We see extremes of temperatures in the solar system from the core of our Sun to the frigid outer reached of the solar system. These temperatures differences shape our little corner of the cosmos; they […]

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Stargazing South Downs – Steyning

15 February 2020

Church Street, Steyning West Sussex

Help us celebrate 10 years of the South Downs National Park at this free family event. Activities include: Indoor planetarium shows Virtual Reality Experience of our dark night skies Giant ‘sky at night’ colouring wall Nocturnal wildlife Outdoor stargazing (if the conditions are right) And more to be announced closer to the time There will […]

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Chapel Common Health Walk

18 February 2020

"From B2070 (Rake to Liphook) take turning north, 0.25 mile after Rake CofE School (post code GU33 7JL). Meet at Chapel Common Parking Area- 200m along track on right hand side.

A level, easy going walk on heathland tracks, including part of the Serpents Trail looking at some of the special features of our Heathland Heritage. On land Managed by the South Downs National Park Authority (on behalf of landowner, Mr Mir) and delivered as part of the Heathlands Reunited Project (https://www.southdowns.gov.uk/care-for/heathland/heathlands-reunited/) A level easy going […]

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Stargazing South Downs Petersfield

18 February 2020

Petersfield Festival Hall, Heath Road, Petersfield

Help us celebrate 10 years of the South Downs National Park at this free family event. Activities include: Indoor planetarium shows Virtual Reality Experience of our dark night skies Giant ‘sky at night’ colouring wall Nocturnal wildlife Outdoor stargazing (if the conditions are right) And more to be announced closer to the time There will […]

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Stargazing South Downs Lewes

20 February 2020

Lewes Town Hall, High Street, Lewes

Help us celebrate 10 years of the South Downs National Park at this free family event. Activities include: Indoor planetarium shows Virtual Reality Experience of our dark night skies Giant ‘sky at night’ colouring wall Nocturnal wildlife Outdoor stargazing (if the conditions are right) And more to be announced closer to the time There will […]

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Stargazing evening with HantsAstro

21 February 2020

Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Waterlooville, Hampshire

As part of the South Downs National Park ‘Dark Skies at Night’ festival, Butser Ancient Farm are delighted to be hosting an evening of stargazing on Friday 21st February 2020. Doors open at 7.30pm, when visitors can buy hot and cold drinks in our visitor centre, and at 8pm Dave Woods from Hants Astro will […]

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Blackdown Hill Challenge

05 April 2020

Fernhurst Recreation Ground, a sports field with children's play ground. On the day of the event the pavilion cafe will be open for refreshments.

A 5 mile trail run with a 657ft climb from Fernhurst Recreation Ground to the highest point in SDNP, Blackdown Hill. The event is in support of Pavilion2022, to build a new sports pavilion in the village.

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