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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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  • May

  • ***This event has been postponed, please check back for a new date later in the year*** Forage for natural dyes to colour wool, then discover how the world around you is full of a magical rainbow of colours by making colourful felt.  Suitable for ages ... More details »
  • 31st May 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 31st May, 10am ... More details »
  • 31st - 9th June 2017   

    Volunteers' Week

    We're celebrating national Volunteers' Week (1st-7th June)! As well as hosting a volunteer BBQ to say a huge thank you to all of our existing volunteers, we're promoting some of our events and regular conservation groups as taster sessions to showcase some of the opportunities ... More details »
  • Come out and play at Abbey Fishponds! Our roving Wildlife Wednesdays visit a different Earth Trust community nature reserve during each school holiday.  This half term, come and join us at Abbey Fishponds in Abingdon to explore the reserve, learn about local wildlife and have ... More details »
  • June

  • 1st June 2017   

    Little Explorers

    Sensory buggy/sling walk for babies and toddlers. We will use our senses to learn about the natural world around us – stopping to smell, touch, taste, listen and look! When Thursday 1st June, 10am-11.30am Where Earth Trust Centre, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking    ... More details »
  • 2nd June 2017   

    Discover and Play

    Forest School for the under-5s.  Come and join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. Forest School offers hands on learning experiences in a natural environment.  Activities are aimed at a pre-school age group but older siblings are welcome to join ... More details »
  • 4th June 2017   

    Forest School Fun!

    Come and explore the woods nearby the Earth Trust Centre and get creative in the great outdoors. When Sunday 4th June, 10am-2pm Where Earth Trust Centre, OX14 4QZ Prices & Booking        Price  £4 suggested donation per child, accompanying adult(s) free  To ... More details »
  • 11th June 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. This session is for adults only but we have Natural Dyeing for Families on Tuesday 30th May (suitable for ages 10yrs+).... More details »
  • 14th June 2017   

    Bat Walk

    Join us for a guided walk around Wallingford Castle Meadows, 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 also be interested in our ... More details »
  • 16th June 2017   

    Bats of the Clumps

    Take a peek into the mysterious world of these amazing animals... Meet some bats and enjoy an informative talk by Dave Endacott from Oxfordshire Bat Group. You may also be interested in our Bat Walks: here in Little Wittenham on Saturday 9th August and at ... More details »
  • 17th June 2017   

    Beginners Wildlife Photography

    Professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will help you get to grips with your digital camera and provide guidance on capturing images of wildlife. Suitable for ages 14yrs+. Book one workshop or more as a course: first workshop £80, subsequent workshops 15% off. Upcoming intermediate workshops will ... More details »
  • 18th June 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 catloguing and processing.... More details »
  • July

  • 2nd July 2017   

    Summer Picnic

    Help celebrate the Earth Trust's 35th birthday and this year's Summer Festival! There'll be party games, campfire cooking, live music and a smoothie bike! Plus all the usual crafts, face painting and outdoor fun. When Sunday 2nd July, 11am-4pm Where Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, ... More details »
  • 19th July 2017   

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Earth Trust is delighted to welcome 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”. Before ... More details »
  • September

  • 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 »