Events

The Trust run a series of events throughout the year. These events range from annual to monthly and weekly events as well as one off occurrences and are extremely varied to appeal to all members of the community.  

From walks and talks to duck races and a Woodland Fair to Carolling in the woods everyone will find something on our calendar to enjoy and learn about the sites we manage and our environment.

Regular events:

 

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Junior Rangers

We run three after-school clubs.

In The Bordon Inclosure on the first Thursday of the month,

In The Deadwater Valley Local Nature Reserve on the second Thursday of the month and

In The Hogmoor Inclosure on the third Monday of the month.

Click here for more information.

Wednesday Walkers

Meeting each Wednesday at 11am this group set off to experience guided walks around the area. Walks last approximately 2 hours and transport is recommended to reach different locations.

Please contact the Ranger office to register your interest.

Monday Volunteers

Meeting each Monday at 11am across the sites according to the task this group is open for all to attend for 2 hours of practical conservation work. 

Please contact the Ranger office to register your interest.

Saturday Work Parties

 

Once a month on our Hogmoor Inclosure and Bordon Inclosure sites join a Ranger led work party for hands on conservation work.

Please contact the Ranger office to register your interest.

Annual events:

Blessing of the Bower - June

 

The Trust and Woolmer Forest Heritage Society construct a small bower on top of The Walldown Monument on The Feast of St Barnabas.  Everyone is welcome to the ceremony - refreshments are provided.

 

Duck Race - July

 

A great fundraising activity where 200 plastic ducks 'race' along way down the River Deadwater. You can purchase a numbered ticket and cheer your duck to victory from the riverbank. Prizes for the winners!

 

Woodland Fair - September

 

This small fair provides the local community with a chance to spend some time in the woods with stallholders who offer demonstrations, activities, craft, campfire experiences and more.  

 

Tree Dressing - December 

Trees are nominated on each site to be the focus for festive tree dressing.  The trees are decorated with lights and the public are invited to discover the trees and add their own decorations during the advent period.

Carols At The King - December

 

Taking place at The King Oak in Bordon Inclosure the local community come together to sing Christmas carols before enjoying a mulled wine and a mince pie by the fire.

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