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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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  • February

  • 22nd February 2018    FULLY BOOKED

    River of Life Walk

    **FULLY BOOKED** In 2013 Earth Trust embarked on an ambitious project to re-wild 2.5km of Thames riverbank. This new habitat - including backwaters, ponds, reedbeds, grassland, woodland and fen - aimed to benefit a wide range of wetland and woodland species and links directly to ... More details »
  • March

  • 17th - 18th March 2018   

    Lambing Weekend

    Opening the gates to our working farm for our annual fundraising festival! Each year Earth Trust invites you behind the scenes of our working farm. The Lambing Weekends are your opportunity to explore the farmyard and meet some of our Farm Step tenants and their ... More details »
  • 20th March 2018   

    Meet the Shepherd

    *FRIENDS EXCLUSIVE!* Emma Blomfield, of Emma's Ewesful Acres, will introduce our Friends to some of the new arrivals in the lambing shed. Find out what it takes to be a shepherd at this very busy time of year! This is a free event for Earth ... More details »
  • 24th - 25th March 2018   

    Lambing Weekend

    Opening the gates to our working farm for our annual fundraising festival! Each year Earth Trust invites you behind the scenes of our working farm. The Lambing Weekends are your opportunity to explore the farmyard and meet some of our Farm Step tenants and their ... More details »
  • April

  • 3rd - 5th April 2018   

    Easter Activity Trail

    Pick up your map and explorer backpack from the Earth Trust Centre and head out for a self-led adventure in the woods! Follow the map to find all the different activities along the trail - can you complete them all? Bookable slots to collect your ... More details »
  • 6th April 2018   

    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 »
  • 6th April 2018   

    Discover and Play

    Forest School for the under-5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands! When Friday 6th April, 10am-12pm Where Earth Trust, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and Booking        Price  £4 suggested donation per child  To book No ... More details »
  • 9th April 2018   

    Mud Pie Monday!

    Drop in for Mud Pie Monday - buckets of mud and buckets of fun!  Join us in the the woods where youngsters will have the opportunity to get creative (and messy) in our mud kitchen. Wellies and waterproofs advisable. When Monday 9th April, 10am-11.30am Where... More details »
  • 10th April 2018   

    Spring Activity Trail

    Pick up your map and explorer backpack from the Earth Trust Centre and head out for a self-led adventure in the woods! Follow the map to find all the different activities along the trail - can you complete them all? Bookable slots to collect your ... More details »
  • Join us for this night-time expedition to discover Wallingford Castle Meadow’s wildlife, who knows what we might find?  We’ll be going on a guided walk of the nature reserve and using a variety of techniques to see, hear and trap the local wildlife. We will ... More details »
  • Come out and play at Wallingford Castle Meadows! Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve during each school holiday.  This Easter holiday, come and join us in Wallingford to explore the reserve, learn about local wildlife and have lots of ... More details »
  • 12th April 2018   

    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 12th April, 10am-4pm Where Earth ... More details »
  • 13th April 2018   

    Spring Activity Trail

    Pick up your map and explorer backpack from the Earth Trust Centre and head out for a self-led adventure in the woods! Follow the map to find all the different activities along the trail - can you complete them all? Bookable slots to collect your ... More details »
  • 20th April 2018   

    Newts, Frogs and Toads

    Come and find out more about the amphibians living in the ponds in Little Wittenham Wood. We'll take a guided walk to the wood, filled with fascinating facts, then use torches and nets to get a closer look. Due to the timing this event may ... More details »
  • 26th April 2018   

    A Walk Back in Time

    Explore the fascinating history of the Wittenham Clumps, with their Roman, Bronze Age and Iron Age past, during this fascinating walk and talk. Price includes tea/coffee after the walk. When Thursday 26th April, 1pm-3.30pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and Booking... More details »
  • May

  • 2nd May 2018   

    Earth Trust Tour

    *FRIENDS EXCLUSIVE!* A guided walk and talk around part of our wonderful nature reserve in Little Wittenham. Price includes tea/coffee after the walk. When Wednesday 2nd May, 2pm-4pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and Booking        Price  £8... More details »
  • 13th May 2018   

    Dawn Chorus Walk

    Set your alarm clocks and join us to listen to the birds celebrating the season on the Clumps! Learn more about the birds found locally and how to identify them. When Sunday 13th May, 4.30am- 6.30am Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices ... More details »
  • 15th May 2018   

    Food and Farming Walk

    Discover how we manage the Earth Trust Farm so that it's both environmentally and economically sustainable. Price includes tea/coffee after the walk. When Tuesday 15th May, 1pm-3.30pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking        Price  £8 adult, ... More details »
  • 19th - 28th May 2018   

    Oxfordshire Artweeks

    Earth Trust is delighted to welcome nine local artists to exhibit their work in Fison Barn during this year's Artweeks: Michelle Bosher and Phil Jose Susan Ganney Gill Goodwin Eirian Griffiths Julie Grose Jan Harvey Denny Webb Jo Wimpenny Refreshments available. More information to follow.... More details »
  • 19th May 2018   

    Bat Walk

    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. With Tom August. Due to the timing this walk may not be suitable for very young children. When... More details »
  • 23rd May 2018   

    Orchid Walk at Thrupp Lake

    *FRIENDS EXCLUSIVE!* A guided walk to enjoy the spring spectacle of magnificent orchids in some of the conservation areas around Thrupp Lake. This is a fantastic opportunity to explore these areas which are not normally accessible to the public. Find out more about becoming an ... More details »
  • 28th May 2018   

    Spring Activity Trail

    Pick up your map and explorer backpack from the Earth Trust Centre and head out for a self-led adventure in the woods! Follow the map to find all the different activities along the trail - can you complete them all? Bookable slots to collect your ... More details »
  • 29th May 2018   

    Tree Climbing

    Use ropes and harnesses to access the treetops 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 not need to pay. 1 ... More details »
  • 29th May 2018   

    Night Safari at Thrupp Lake

    Join us for this night-time expedition to discover Thrupp Lake’s wildlife, who knows what you might find?  We’ll be going on a guided walk of the nature reserve and using a variety of techniques to see, hear and trap the local wildlife. We will check ... More details »
  • 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 »
  • June

  • 1st June 2018   

    Discover and Play

    Forest School for the under-5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. When Friday 1st June, 10am-12pm Where Earth Trust, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ Prices and Booking        Price  £4 suggested donation per child  To book  No ... More details »
  • Dominic Lamb will lead walk at dusk to find out more about these fascinating winged mammals. Learn how to recognise different species using a bat detector. Due to the timing this is not suitable for very young children. When Tuesday 5th June, 9pm-10.45pm Where Wallingford ... More details »
  • 9th June 2018   

    Summer Birds at Thrupp Lake

    Local expert Ben Carpenter leads a morning stroll around the lake. Learn about the summer migrating birds you can see and their habitats. When Saturday 9th June, 9.30am-11am Where Thrupp Lake, OX14 3NG  Prices & Booking        Price  £8 adult, £4 ... More details »
  • 29th June 2018   

    Twelfth Night

    Earth Trust is delighted to welcome back The HandleBards, the world's first cycling theatre company! Since 2013, their two troupes (one all-male, the other all-female) have pedalled over 6000 miles across the UK to perform their unique brand of "charmingly chaotic, environmentally sustainable, bicycle-powered Shakespeare". ... More details »
  • July

  • 17th July 2018   

    Romeo & Juliet

    Earth Trust is delighted to welcome back The HandleBards, the world's first cycling theatre company! Since 2013, their two troupes (one all-male, the other all-female) have pedalled over 6000 miles across the UK to perform their unique brand of "charmingly chaotic, environmentally sustainable, bicycle-powered Shakespeare". ... More details »