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10k Run

The Earth Trust 10K is back! Can you take on the challenge of the Clumps? Sunday 10th September.

Explorer Birthday Parties

We offer a great range of outdoor birthday experiences for all ages, all year round.

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Earth Trust Events

We have a range of activities on offer throughout the year, from guided walks and talks to countryside skills courses to our extremely popular lambing weekends in spring. Our events aim to be fun and informative for all who attend. For details about car parking, attendance with dogs, cancellations etc please ensure you read our Event Information and Booking and Refund Information

If you have any questions or would like further information please call 01865 407792 or email admin@earthtrust.org.uk.

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  • August

  • 21st - 25th August 2017   

    Clumps Club

    Experience some wild adventures in this holiday club for 7-11 year olds!  Different outdoor activities each day: Monday 21st August: Wild Survival We’ll be building natural shelters, practising our map reading skills and learning lots of traditional bushcraft skills, such as foraging, lighting a fire ... More details »
  • 30th August 2017   

    Woodland Adventure - CANCELLED

    ***CANCELLED*** Due to unforeseen circumstances this session has been cancelled. An expedition for 5-8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore, build and play in the woods! The next Woodland Adventure is during October half term: Wednesday 25th October. When Wednesday 30th August, 10am-12pm Where... More details »
  • 31st August 2017   

    Little Explorers - CANCELLED

    ***CANCELLED*** Due to unforeseen circumstances this session has been cancelled. Little Explorers will be back next spring but you can join us for Mud Pie Mania in October halft term! When Thursday 31st August, 10am-11.30am Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and ... More details »
  • September

  • 1st September 2017   

    Discover and Play

    Forest School for the under-5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. The next Discover and Play is during October half term: Friday 27th October. When Friday 1st September, 10am-12pm Where Earth Trust, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and Booking... More details »
  • 3rd September 2017   

    Fantastic Foraging - CANCELLED

    ***CANCELLED*** Due to unforeseen circumstances this month's Sunday Drop-in has been cancelled. Next month, come and join us at our Autumn Water Festival on Sunday 1st October. When Sunday 3rd September, 10am-1pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking    ... More details »
  • 3rd September 2017   

    Drawing from Nature

    Take a walk around Little Wittenham Wood with your sketchbook and get top tips on how to perfect your drawings from artist Gareth Lloyd. Please bring your own materials: sketchbook and pencils/pens/watercolours. Gareth Lloyd is an Oxford-based artist working primarily in pencil and paint. His work ... More details »
  • 9th September 2017    FULLY BOOKED

    Bat Walk

    ***FULLY BOOKED*** Join us for a guided walk to the Clumps and Little Wittenham Wood, with the addition of bat detectors to find out more about these marvellous mammals. Due to the timing this walk may not be suitable for very young children. You may ... More details »
  • 10th September 2017   

    Children's Fun Run

    A 1km (approximately) fancy dress fun run around the top of the Wittenham Clumps!  Open to children up to 11yrs. Please register to enter and bring a donation on the day. This run is taking place before the adult's 10K at 11am. Poem Tree Cafe will ... More details »
  • 10th September 2017   

    10K Run

    A cross-country run around Little Wittenham Nature Reserve, including the iconic Wittenham Clumps. Runners or all abilities, and walkers, welcome. Poem Tree Cafe will be open for light refreshments. Find out more about the Earth Trust 10K. Volunteers We're in need of volunteers for this ... More details »
  • 16th September 2017   

    Wildlife Photography Walk

    Join photographer Andrew Walmsley for a morning stroll around the nature reserve. Check out our beginner and intermediate workshops too. Please bring your own camera. When Saturday 16th September, 8am-10am Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking        Price... More details »
  • 24th September 2017   

    Foraging Walk

    Discover the autumn bounty in the local area and use what you find to make something delicious. If you're interested in the topic, why not bring the family along to Fantastic Foraging on Sunday 3rd September. When Sunday 24th September, 11am - 3pm Where Earth ... More details »
  • October

  • 1st October 2017   

    Autumn Water Festival

    Our annual autumnal celebration of water and wetlands... Lots of wonderful watery activities to be enjoyed at this year's Autumn Water Festival, more details to come... When Sunday 1st October, 11am - 4pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and booking  ... More details »
  • 8th October 2017   

    Intermediate Wildlife Photography

    In each of these workshops professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will cover a different aspect of photography so you can build up a more in-depth knowledge. Book one or more as a course: first workshop £80, subsequent workshops 15% off. This workshop will cover macro photography. Suitable ... More details »
  • 14th October 2017   

    Natural Dyeing

    Discover the wide range of plants, commonly found in gardens and hedgerows, that can produce dye and learn how to extract and fix colour. We also have a Natural Dyeing workshop on Sunday 11th June. When Saturday 14th October, 10am-4pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little ... More details »
  • 14th October 2017   

    Leatherwork

    Make a made to measure belt whilst learning all about bevelling, stitching, riveting and dyeing leather.  With Maud van den Broecke. Limited to 5 places. When Saturday 14th October, 10am-5pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and Booking        Price... More details »
  • 21st October 2017   

    Basket Weaving

    In this practical workshop you’ll learn how to weave a frame basket in a session lead by Catherine Tregaskes, from Crafts for a Sustainable Future. When Saturday 21st October, 9.30am-5pm Where  Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking        Price... More details »
  • 23rd October 2017   

    Build a Bat Box

    Help bats prepare for hibernation by making a shelter to put in your garden. All tools and materials provided. Two 1.5hr sessions available, with 6 places for individuals or families/groups in each session (cost is per box not per person); ideally there should be one ... More details »
  • 24th October 2017   

    Mud Pie Mania!

    Drop in for Mud Pie Mania - buckets of mud and buckets of fun!  Wellies and waterproofs advisable. Please bring your own bucket and spade/trowel if you have them. When Monday 24th October, 10am-11.30am Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking... More details »
  • 25th October 2017   

    Woodland Adventure

    An expedition for 5-8 year olds. Use your detective skills to discover our secret destination where we will explore, build and play! Activities will be aimed at the 5-8yrs age group but younger/older siblings are also welcome to join in. When Wednesday 25th October, 10am-12pm... More details »
  • 25th October 2017   

    Wildlife Wednesday at Neptune Wood

    Each school holiday, our roving Wildlife Wednesday normally visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve, but this half term we're heading to Neptune Wood! Come out and play, and discover more about this fascinating and under-explored area of our nature reserve in Little Wittenham.... More details »
  • 26th October 2017   

    Family Bushcraft

    Bring the whole family and go wild in the great outdoors! Explore the woods, make shelters, learn how to make a fire and use a knife safely.  We'll cook on the fire but bring a packed lunch too. When Thursday 26th October, 10am-4pm Where Earth ... More details »
  • 27th October 2017   

    Tree Climbing

    Use ropes and harnesses to explore Little Wittenham Wood’s treetops in 1hr sessions with The Great Big Tree Climbing Company. The minimum age is 6yrs but there is no maximum, so parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends can all have a go too! Spectators do ... More details »
  • 27th October 2017   

    Discover and Play

    Forest School for the under-5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands! When Friday 27th October, 10am-12pm Where Earth Trust, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and Booking        Price  £4 suggested donation per child  To book No ... More details »
  • 27th October 2017   

    Spooky Dusk Discovery Walk

    Do you dare come out to the woods tonight?! Join us for a moonlit Halloween walk to experience the local woodland at night. Torch and courage essential! When Friday 27th October, 5.30pm - 7.30pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking... More details »