Work party & social events

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Please e-mail the contact BY 6PM THURSDAY prior to the task.


Sunday 11th March 

Uppark House  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

A return to continue with the task of grubbing out the flower beds so that the staff can rotorvate and seed the area in order to return the area to a lawn.

Mike Hill

Sunday 18th March

Selsfield Common   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

We shall be doing some clearing but it will be to open the path sides ready for the public and generally tidying below phone lines etc.

Trudie Jacobs

Friday 23rd March

Plough Inn, Pyecombe  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Steve Dabson

Saturday 7th April

Cissbury Ring   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

We will be repairing the footpath around the ramparts of this hill fort. Plenty of barrowing and shovelling a chalk/flint mix.

Steve Pickford

Sunday 15th April

Monks House   View map:   Streetmap   Google Map

Back again to help with the gardener’s long list of tasks.

Ian Townsend

Tuesday 17th April, 7.30pm

Age Concern Centre, Hassocks  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Annual General Meeting

with guest speaker, Charlie Cain, the Ranger for Devils Dyke, Fulking Escarpment, Newtimber Hill and Saddlescombe Farm.

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Sunday 22nd April 

Slindon Estate  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

A return to continue with the work on the Northwood restoration project. For this visit we will be constructing tree guards.

Barney Holliker

Friday 27th April

The Ram, Firle   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Annabel Beacham

Sunday 29th April

Frog Firle Estate   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

For this task we will be carrying out weeding and re-chalking of the white horse at High and Over.

Annabel Beacham

Sunday 6th May

Standen   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

We will be working in the Jack and Tommy field carring out clearence work in order to find a hedge.

Trudie Jacobs

Friday 11th May

The White Hart, Henfield  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

7pm, walk & 8pm, pub meal

Barney & Melanie Holliker

Saturday 12th May

Nymans   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

The Lead Ranger would like us to clear invasive skunk cabbage. As we have done this before, it should be easy to recognise it.

Trevor Hayward

Sunday 20th May

Woolbeding   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

We will be doing walling work for this work party.

Melanie Holliker

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May

Working weekend at Hunter Basecamp, Haslemere  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Come and stay for the weekend at this comfortable basecamp or just join the task on either of the two days. There is more rhododendron to be cleared from Black Down.

Reserve you place now using the booking form.  See Practicalities page for process.

Annabel Beacham

Sunday 10th June

Gayles Farm   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Working at this location near Crowlink.  Exact task details still to be finalised but fencing is high probability.

Mike Hill

Friday 22nd June

The Cricketers’ Arms, Berwick  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

7pm, walk & 8pm, pub meal

Ian Townsend

Sunday 24th June

Sheffield Park   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

The exact task will be known nearer the time but they always have plenty for us to do.

Janice Wilson

• July 2018 – 30th anniversary event.

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