Please note that there is a contribution of £2 per person for each event (unless otherwise stated, as sometimes other charges apply) to assist towards group costs. Bookings are via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our meetings may take place out in the woods in all weathers. Appropriate footwear and clothing should be worn. Waterproof clothes and wellingtons or strong boots are advisable for such visits. A walking stick or poles may be useful. Please be aware of your health and safety at all times. Do not take risks that could put you or others in danger. Do not attempt to do anything that you do not feel confident about. Please follow instructions.
Our events for 2018 are in the process of being arranged. Dates fixed to date are as follows:
Saturday 17th February – Woodland working day at Hawton Wood, Little Compton, near Moreton-in-Marsh. Hopefully those of you on email have already had notification of this. A varied day dealing with hedgelaying, tree planting, wildlife habitat, disease information and a display of forestry equipment. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tree wardens £3, others £5, to include a light lunch.
March – details to be confirmed – Orchard working day at Barton House Orchard, Cirencester.
April – details to be confirmed – joining with Royal Forestry Society for event at Miserden and Cranham Wood.
Thursday 17th May – Evening walk at Upton Wold, near Blockley. A chance to stroll through this lovely garden and see the national walnut collection. Guided by Mike Hartnell.
Saturday 23rd June – Conference at Broadwell. This year we are based at Broadwell Village Hall with a visit to the Broadwell Hill estate of Lord and Lady Ashton. Further details will follow in due course. It is intended that the day will follow a similar format to previous years’ conferences with a contribution of £15 requested.
Additions will be made to this website during the year and any late changes, e.g. weather impacting on activities may also be added.