Wednesday 28th Jun '17

Wilderness Wood writer-in-residence stars in The Conductor at the Forum in Tunbridge Wells

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Joe Skelton – writer, actor, woodsman at Wilderness Wood – is the lead role in this fascinating play about the true story of Shostakovich’s Leningrad symphony which was composed and premiered during the seige of the city – with a conductor, orchestra and audience who refused to give up.  Come and see it.  It’s brilliant. […]

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Saturday 1st Jul '17

July Stewardship Saturday and BBQ

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. […]

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Saturday 15th Jul '17

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on July 15th

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Steve and Farinoz are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday July 15th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday July 16th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 22nd Jul '17

Wildlife Sculpture Workshop with Lyn Merrick

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Come and create a small clay sculpture of an animal of your choice with fantastic local artist-scientist, Lyn Merrick.   No previous experience necessary.   Guarantee that you will be proud of your achievements!   All materials provided. 10am-12.30pm Cost: £15 (12.50 for members) – proceeds will go to the re-planting of our new wildlife […]

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Saturday 22nd Jul '17

Early closure of cafe at 4pm due to a private function

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Apologies for any inconvenience but the cafe are cooking up a feast for a private function so will be serving lunch until 2pm and closing at 4pm.  Back to normal service on the Sunday.

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Sunday 23rd Jul '17

Roots and Wings – meeting about new group which will start in September 2017

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We invite you to come and find out more about ‘Roots and Wings’ a rite of passage group for 10-12 year old girls.   The group is run by Kathryn Jordan, an experienced teacher and nature connection facilitator.  We meet on one Saturday a month for a year in the woods – with some over-night camps. […]

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Wednesday 26th Jul '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Bear Hunt

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We will listen to the story of ”We are going on a bear hunt” We’ll go on an exploring walk hunting for the bears at Wilderness wood. We’re not scared!! We will investigate sounds, shapes, and textures along the way. When we find the bear, we discover that he’s more scared of us than we […]

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Wednesday 26th Jul '17

Pirates Adventure!

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Shipwrecked on a wooded island, the pirates need to survive until rescue… Does X really mark the spot? Light a fire to cook your food and create smoke signals – don’t leave without the treasure! Includes a snack – bring a drink! Aged: 4+, to be accompanied by an adult. Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm For […]

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Tuesday 1st Aug '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Woodland Animal Felting Morning Session

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Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm Join Lucy’s Little Forest School with her collaboration with Karen Rao – Felt Artist for 2 hours of woodland storytelling and forest felting fun. Explore the Fairy Ring with Lucy, looking for fallen leaves and animal traces, brought to life by her magical stories. We’ll return back to base full of […]

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Tuesday 1st Aug '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Woodland Animal Felting Afternoon Session

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Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm Join Lucy’s Little Forest School with her collaboration with Karen Rao – Felt Artist for 2 hours of woodland storytelling and forest felting fun. Explore the Fairy Ring with Lucy, looking for fallen leaves and animal traces, brought to life by her magical stories. We’ll return back to base full of […]

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Wednesday 2nd Aug '17

Lucy’s Little Forest School – Castaway in the Wilderness!

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Time: 10.30 – 1.00pm Cost: £ 15.00 per child (aaccompanying adult Free) This is not a drop off workshop, adults are asked to be involed and enjoy the adventure! Age: 4+ – 99 years! Build a shelter ready to survive the wind and rain, light a campfire and enjoy cooking our lunch over the fire….Adult […]

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Saturday 5th Aug '17

August Stewardship Saturday

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Monday 7th Aug '17

Working-with-wood-week summer 2017

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Members are invited to join the Wilderness Wood team for a week of timber construction, woodland stewardship, arts, crafts and putting on a play-in-a-week.  Projects this year will include: -  big new building for selling fire-wood and craft products – time for the shack to go – hurdle making with Mark Smith – wood-carving with […]

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Saturday 2nd Sep '17

September Stewardship Saturday 2017

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 9th Sep '17

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on September 9th

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Hannah and Eduardo are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday September 9th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday September 9th.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 30th Sep '17

Wedding Private Function – woodland closed on September 30th

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Vicky and Matthew are celebrating their wedding at Wilderness Wood on Saturday September 30th.  The woodland will be closed for the day.  It will re-open at 9am on Sunday October 1st.  Apologies for any inconvenience to visitors and members.  

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Saturday 7th Oct '17

October Stewardship Saturday 2017

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 28th Oct '17

Members’ priority Christmas Tree reservations

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Come and have pick of the crop and a 10% discount on Christmas Trees in the field.

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Saturday 6th Jan '18

January Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 3rd Feb '18

February Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 3rd Mar '18

March Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 7th Apr '18

April Stewardship Saturday 2018

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Join the Wilderness Wood team and members to get involved with the stewardship and improvement of the woodland. All ages welcome. We meet at 10am in The Meeting House and allocate jobs according to skills and interests. Lunch, tea and cake is provided. Please bring gloves and boots and relevant tools if you have them. […]

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Saturday 28th Apr '18

Annual Members’ Bluebell Party

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Another spring.  Another May Queen.  Another party. Details to follow….

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