CHOPWELL WOOD EVENTS  2020

ALL EVENTS & VOLUNTEERING ARE CANCELLED FROM TODAY (17/3/20) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. WE HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO HOLD OUR USUAL EVENTS, BUT THE SAFETY OF ALL MUST COME FIRST.
  

Volunteering Wednesdays
CANCELLED

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  Forestry England.
New helpers are welcome and should attend only on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Trained staff should be available on those days to help new volunteers.
Woodland Spring Clean
CANCELLED

Sun 29 March, 11.30am

Do your bit to help keep Chopwell Wood looking tip top!  Pop along between 11.30am and 2.30pm, 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!
Bat Watch
2020 Event 
CANCELLED
We hope Bat expert Joe Shipley will be back again in 2021 to take you on a dusk discovery of the bats in Chopwell Wood.  Pre-booking essential.  Tickets – cost tbc.  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 here later – Bat Watch
Fungal Foray
2020 Event 
CANCELLED
Our Conservation Officer, Oisin, will be leading the 2021 Fungal Foray.  Pre-booking essential.  Tickets – cost tbc.  Meet in the main car park in the Wood.
Payment and booking details here later – Fungal Foray
Chopwell Christmas Experience
2020 Event
CANCELLED
Very sad news that the sales this year are cancelled.
Due to the high risks with Covid-19, the safety of our customers, volunteers and site staff must come first. Also, the increased popularity of the Wood during Covid-19 has created issues with access to the car park.
We hope everyone will understand, and we do plan to continue with the sales of Christmas trees in 2021.
Forestry England will be selling trees at Hamsterley Forest.

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