Work party & social events

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Sunday 8th October

Sheffield Park   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

For our first visit in the programme to this garden property we will be working in the woodland. The task will be helping with the control and removal of invasive bamboo.

Trevor Hayward

Friday 20th October

Plough Inn, Pyecombe  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Annabel Beacham

Sunday 22nd October

Cissbury Ring   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

Scrub clearance on the ramparts of this archaeologically important hill fort

Steve Pickford

Sunday 5th November

Bodiam Castle   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

Come and spend the day clearing scrub from around the base of some veteran oaks at this famous castle location.

Janice Wilson

Sunday 12th November

Selsfield Common   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

We will be continuing with the clearance work at this location near Wakehurst / Turners Hill.

Simon Davis

Friday 17th November

The White Hart, Henfield  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Barney & Melanie Holliker

Sunday 19th November

Monks House   View map:   Streetmap   Google Map

The gardener would like us to help with the digging of a long border. There will also be a bonfire so looks like a lot of garden rubbish to get rid of as well.

Ian Townsend

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December

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

This work party will be helping the rangers with their work on this estate. More details nearer the time. Come along for the whole weekend where accommodation will be available, or just for one of the two days.

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

Melanie & Barney Holliker

Saturday 16th December

Cissbury Ring   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

More scrub clearance around the hill fort. A large bonfire is highly likely.

Annabel Beacham

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Sunday 14th January

Sheffield Park   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Our second visit in this programme to this location will be to carry out work on the ponds within the parkland.

Mike Hill

Friday 19th January

Findon  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Steve Pickford

Sunday 21st January

Monks House   View map:   Streetmap   Google Map

We’ve been asked to return for a second time in this programme to assist the gardener with her long list of tasks. More details will be available nearer the time.

Anne Flavill

Sunday 28th January

Wych Cross   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Back to this woodland site to continue with the clearance work

Trudie Jacobs

Sunday 4th February

Sheffield Park   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Today’s visit will be working within the garden doing tree thinning in a plantation near the lower Woman’s Way pond.

Steve Dabson

Sunday 11th February 

Lavington Common  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

This is an ideal task for a winter’s day, clearing birch from the heathland.

Trevor Hayward

Friday 16th February

Snowdrop Inn, Lewes  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Anne Flavill

Sunday 18th February

High and Over   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

Come and join a scrub clearance task at this hilltop location between Seaford and Alfriston.

David Stevenson

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