Events and Activities on February, 2018

Head for the Hills and Celebrate! Woodland Wildlife and Fireside Pints

Date of Event: 24 February 2018

Event Category:

Woodland Life and Fireside Pints
A 5 mile walk through woodlands and open countryside in the Kent Downs AONB enjoying the first signs of spring. Short stretches on country lanes.
Well behaved dogs very welcome.

Saturday 24th February at 10:00am.
Meet at: The Plough, Stalisfield, Stalisfield Rd,
Faversham ME13 0HY
Cost: Free.

Putting Wood to Work

Date of Event: 21 February 2018

Event Category: Workshop

Learn some about some of the traditional uses of ash wood in this one day green woodworking workshop at Hadlow College

Using the materials we cut on the coppicing day we will learn how to make green wood-working items using traditional wooden lathes demonstrated and assisted by skilled practitioners in the Hadlow college workshops. Learn how Hadlow College are equipping students for a future career in the countryside sector. Lead by experienced staff at the Medway Valley Countryside Partnership

Children age of 7 and up are welcome but the event will involve extensive use of bladed tools and so close supervision is necessary. There will be some activities suitable for children aged 7 and up.

Ash Workshops

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This workshop delivered in partnership with the Medway Valley Countryside Partnership

Head for the Hills and Celebrate! Chevening view point walk

Date of Event: 4 February 2018

Event Category: Guided Walks

A circular walk of about four miles taking in views of Chevening House and the beautiful Kent Downs. 

This event is being run by North West Kent Countryside Partnership on behalf of the Kent Downs area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as part of its 50th Anniversary Year for more information visit www.kentdowns.org.uk 

This view point walk is the first of a series of view point walks throughout the year, they have been made possible by working with Discovering Britain is a major public engagement project from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) designed to encourage deeper engagement with Britain’s extraordinary and diverse landscapes. For more information on Discovering Britain Visit this web site https://www.discoveringbritain.org/activities/south-east-england/viewpoints

To Book Contact Catherine on 0797683447 or Email catherine.maclean@kent.gov.uk