Work party & social events

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Click on the location for more information on the worksite.

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




Sunday 7th July

Cissbury Ring   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

Ragwort pull.

Contact – Annabel Beacham

Friday 19th July

Jack and Jill PH, Clayton  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

7pm, walk & 8pm, pub meal

Annabel Beacham

Sunday 21st July

Woolbeding  View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

Invasive species removal (Balsam or Ragwort depending on conditions).

Contact – Brian & Trudie Jacobs

Sunday 28th July

Chairman’s BBQ

You’re invited to the Chairman’s BBQ, come along from 12noon onwards in Billingshurst.

Please bring your own meat/fish/veggie option and drinks, salads etc will be provided.

Contact Barney by Tuesday 23 July if you’d like to come by email

Sunday 4th August

Standen   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Bracken pulling in the morning followed by a BBQ lunch and estate walk.

Contact – David Stevenson

Friday 16th August

Lewes  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Anne Flavill

Sunday 18th August

Visit to Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Kent   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Scotney Castle is an English country house with formal gardens south-east of Lamberhurst in the valley of the River Bewl.  The gardens, which are a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a celebrated example of the Picturesque style, there are also some lovely walks around the estate. This is a great opportunity to whisk out your Volunteer card, either for entry use and or getting your discount on tea and cake!  If you fancy joining for a day out in the lovely Kent countryside, please contact Anne for more details.


Saturday 7th September

Sussex Prairie Gardens and afternoon tea, Henfield  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Melanie is organising a trip to the Sussex Prairie Gardens in Henfield on Saturday 7 September. We’ll be meeting at 2pm to walk around these stunning and unusual gardens and round off the visit with Afternoon Tea. Two for one offers are available via their website, so to see if you have any of the qualifying cards/memberships. (we will be visiting the day before the National Gardens Scheme opening).

Please let Melanie know if you’d like to attend by Thursday 5 September by email

Sunday 8th September (postponed from Sunday 1st)

Nymans   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

ride widening or clearance around ghylls/ponds.

Contact – Melanie & Barney Holliker


Sunday 15th September

Birling Gap   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

task – TBC.

Contact – Janice Wilson

Friday 20th September

The Ram PH, Firle  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

7pm, walk & 8pm, pub meal

David Stevenson

Sunday 29th September

Highdown   View map:  Streetmap    Google Map

the scrub bashing season begins.

Contact – Steve Pickford

Sunday 13th October

Selsfield Common   View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

Silver Birch removal.

Contact – Trudie & Brian Jacobs

Friday 18th October

The White Hart, Henfield  View map:  Streetmap   Google Map

8pm, pub meal

Barney Holliker

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