Loading Events

Upcoming Events


Events List Navigation

Butterfly habitat monitoring and bracken cutting

Wednesday 18 July @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Working on the Blackdown Hills Trust site at Keepers Field (near Wych Lodge) carrying out butterfly habitat monitoring and bracken cutting in the butterfly glades.

Location: Wych Lodge
Read More

Walking for health – Hemyock

Thursday 19 July @ 10:50 am - 11:50 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:50am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday 27 September 2018

Walking is great for health and happiness. This programme of volunteer-led health walks offer a chance to explore the outdoors, get to know the local area, have a chat and meet new friends. Anyone can turn up and join in - it is free, fun and friendly.

Read More

Discovering Dragonflies project launch

Sunday 22 July @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

A host of dragonfly themed activities including free bookable sessions on willow weaving, jewellery making and junk modelling. There is also pond dipping, a special dragonfly trail, and drop in crafts, Most of the activities will be undercover, so a great day out, whatever the weather.

Location: Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Wambrook Chard, Somerset TA20 3DH
Read More
Four-spotted chaser in dew. Photo: S Adams

Volunteering at Young Wood community woodland

Wednesday 25 July @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The group will be generally improving the site facilities for use by groups spending time in the forest for bush-craft and wood-crafts. We are aiming to improve habitats for wildlife, manage woodland in a traditional way, and improve the infrastructure of simple shelters and workspaces on the site. All tools and instruction provided. Meet at the woodland entrance at grid reference ST 259 200. Please wear suitable outdoor clothes and boots, and bring packed lunch and water. Hot drinks will…

Location: Young Wood community woodland Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset TA3 5AZ United Kingdom
Read More

Family river dipping

Friday 27 July @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday 27 July 2018 at 10:00am

Explore the incredible underwater world beneath the surface of the River Culm.

Location: River Culm (opposite Culm Valley Inn) Culmstock, Devon EX15 3JQ United Kingdom
Read More

Feel Good Fridays Forest Bathing

Friday 27 July @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Wednesday 31 October 2018

'Forest bathing' is latest way to de-stress in woodlands. Join Neroche Woodlanders deep in the Neroche Forest to 'bathe' in the beautiful surroundings, sounds and smells of the woods.

Location: Young Wood community woodland Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset TA3 5AZ United Kingdom
Read More

Repair café

Saturday 28 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you have items around the house in need of repair, don’t toss them away. Bring them along to Blackdown Hills repair café!

Read More
Repair cafe

Coldharbour Mill steam day – children’s special

Sunday 29 July @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Demonstrations of the Mill’s steam exhibits, along with crafts for children of all ages and skills stations where you can learn new skills from felting to sewing, knitting to spinning.

Location: Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme Cullompton, Devon EX15 3EE
Read More
Coldharbour Mill steam day

Go wild at Wellington Monument

Monday 30 July @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Monday 27 August 2018

Pack a picnic and join the National Trust for fun and games at Wellington Monument. Each week over the school holidays there's a chance to get closer to nature. Join in with butterfly counting, flying a kite, wild art and much more.

Location: Wellington Monument Near Wellington, Somerset TA21 9PA
Read More

Honiton Show

Thursday 2 August @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The UK’s largest one-day agricultural show. The Blackdown Hills Business Association has its own dedicated marquee, showcasing a fantastic selection of local businesses.

Location: Honiton Showground, Stockers Farm, Gittisham Honiton, Devon EX14 3AW United Kingdom
Read More
+ Export Events