CHOPWELL WOOD EVENTS  2019   

Plenty going on this year!  Here’s a few of the events we’ve got coming up.

Volunteering Wednesdays

2nd & 4th  Wednesdays, 10am


Our dedicated volunteers meet on a Wednesday morning at the Forest Classroom to carry out conservation and maintenance tasks in the Wood, in partnership with the Forestry Commission. New helpers are always welcome on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Please email volunteering@friendsofchopwellwood.org.uk for more details.
Woodland Spring Clean

Sun 24 March, 11am

Do your bit to help keep Chopwell Wood looking tip top!  Pop along between 11am and 2pm, for as long as you can spare. Meet in the main car park and we’ll provide the gloves, bags and litter pickers. There’ll be a catering van in the car park and Spring Clean helpers will get complimentary refreshments.  See you there!
WoodFest

Not confirmed

No information yet. 
Bat Walk

Friday 30 Aug, 8pm


Bat expert Joe Shipley will be back again this year to take you on a dusk discovery of the bats in Chopwell Wood.  Pre-booking essential.  Adults £5, children £2.50.  Meet in the layby on the A694 at Lintzford.   Please bring a torch and wear warm clothing as the evenings can get chilly.
Payment and booking details are here – Bat Watch
 
Fungal Foray

Sunday 15 Sept, 2pm


Our Conservation Officer, Oisin, will again be leading this year’s Fungal Foray.  Pre-booking essential.  Adults £5, children £2.50.  Meet in the main car park in the Wood.
Payment and booking details are here –Fungal Foray 
Chopwell Christmas Experience 

TBC

We hope to have our Christmas tree sales again this year with a fantastic range of British-grown, forest-fresh trees on sale in the magical setting of Chopwell Wood. 

More information later.

Our events programme is subject to change but all details will be posted here and on our Facebook page.