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Events in
Rockingham Forest

"Talking about  Trees", guided walk in Fineshade Wood 

Guided walks, training and special events

Here's a list of coming events in the Rockingham Forest Vision area.  Some are organised by us, and others by our partners and associated organisations.  The red buttons will enable you to see more details or send us an email to book.  Some events have a maximum capacity, often 20 people, so please book in good time to avoid disappointment. 

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Woodland and trees in winter
Part of National Tree Week

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Saturday 2nd December 10 - 12ish

A guided walk through this publicly accessible woodland managed by Forestry England

Can you tell your oak from your ash, and your pine from your spruce? Do you know why some are felled and others left to grow? Join forester Charles Cuthbert for an intriguing winter walk and see this often- visited woodland as you've never seen it before.  Book your places here.


Fineshade Wood work parties

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6 December and 31st January

Wednesdays 10:00am - 3:00pm

Scrub clearance along the rides in Westhay Wood to benefit butterflies, moths & adders

Join Susannah and the team for some outdoor exercise, (as well as tea and biscuits!). Please email if you are planning on coming along.

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Hazel coppice in Rawwhaw Wood

Work parties in Weldon

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12 Dec, 16 Jan, 13 Feb

Tuesdays 10:00am - 2:30pm

Scrub clearance to benefit the Liquorice Piercer moth and Dingy Skipper butterfly

Join Susannah and the team for some outdoor exercise, (as well as tea and biscuits!). Please email if you are planning on coming along.

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Fermyn Woods work parties

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 21 January, 18 Feb, 17 March

Sundays 10:00am - 2:00pm

Scrub clearance to benefit Dingy and Grizzled Skippers and Green Hairstreak butterflies.

Great healthy exercise in the winter months. Good company and a real sense of satisfaction! Wear sturdy footwear and clothing you don’t mind getting dirty.  All tools and some refreshments provided.  Please contact organisers if coming.

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Grafting workshop
for fruit trees

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9 March 2024 2-5pm

Advance notice of a free workshop - more details coming soon but book the date now

North Northamptonshire Council has been awarded funding as part of the Coronation Living Heritage Fund to plant two new Mirco Woodlands and 30 Community Orchards.  Check back later to book this workshop


What have you missed?

There is a complete list of all events since March 2023 here.


Our series of guided walks started at the beginning of 2022. Here you can read a report on some of the most memorable ones that took place that year.

Discovering Rockingham Forest

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