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January 2020

Woodland Women – Fire By Friction

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom
£45

Begin your year with a celebration of fire.  We have a very special day lined up for you this January. We welcome a new and accomplished teacher to our team, who will lead us through our annual fire lighting session with her passion for fire by friction.  After a morning learning the basics of fire with flint and steel, taught by Bec, we will see a demonstration of the art of fire by friction and a chance to try it…

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Tuesday Volunteer Day

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Free

On Tuesdays we carry out general maintenance work in the arboretum, from repairing pathways, felling trees, and preparing firewood for our events. We welcome individuals who want to learn about woodland management, about exotic trees, and the hand tool skills used in woodland maintenance. We have training available for regular volunteers and encourage anyone who would enjoy a day outside working in a woodland to get in touch, no experience necessary. We have a minibus available from east Bristol.

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February 2020

Tuesday Volunteer Day

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Free

On Tuesdays we carry out general maintenance work in the arboretum, from repairing pathways, felling trees, and preparing firewood for our events. We welcome individuals who want to learn about woodland management, about exotic trees, and the hand tool skills used in woodland maintenance. We have training available for regular volunteers and encourage anyone who would enjoy a day outside working in a woodland to get in touch, no experience necessary. We have a minibus available from east Bristol.

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Tuesday Volunteer Day

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Free

On Tuesdays we carry out general maintenance work in the arboretum, from repairing pathways, felling trees, and preparing firewood for our events. We welcome individuals who want to learn about woodland management, about exotic trees, and the hand tool skills used in woodland maintenance. We have training available for regular volunteers and encourage anyone who would enjoy a day outside working in a woodland to get in touch, no experience necessary. We have a minibus available from east Bristol.

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Monthly Volunteer Work Day

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2022

Tortworth Forest Centre, Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom
Free

Learn new skills, meet new people and help restore this unique woodland. We run monthly volunteer conservation days, using hand tools to restore the arboretum. If you enjoy working in the fresh air in stunning woodland surroundings, this is for you. Work could include clearing bracken and bramble, chopping firewood, opening up pathways and cutting back overgrowth, and more. Volunteers are involved in deciding what work should be done and how we evolve the project. A light lunch and hot drinks are provided.…

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Tuesday Volunteer Day

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Free

On Tuesdays we carry out general maintenance work in the arboretum, from repairing pathways, felling trees, and preparing firewood for our events. We welcome individuals who want to learn about woodland management, about exotic trees, and the hand tool skills used in woodland maintenance. We have training available for regular volunteers and encourage anyone who would enjoy a day outside working in a woodland to get in touch, no experience necessary. We have a minibus available from east Bristol.

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