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November events

Monday 19 November – Natural History Society – a talk on Nepal

The Bracknell Forest Natural History Society invites you to a talk on 'Magnificent Nepal' by Chris Chadwell. 

When: Monday 19 November, 7:30pm to 9:30pm.

Where to meet: Recital Room at South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

Cost: Membership is £12 per year with an entrance fee of £1 for evening meetings – or come along as a visitor and pay £3 for the evening.

Tuesday 20 November - volunteer led walk - Around Broadmoor

Join us for a volunteer led walk. This is a rambler walk - it is up to 5 1/2 miles and will last up to 2 hours 15 minutes.

When: Tuesday 20 November, 10:30am.

Where to meet: Wildmoor Heath car park, Crowthorne Road GU47 8PD.

December events

Monday 10 December – Natural History Society – a talk on birds in winter

The Bracknell Forest Natural History Society invites you to a talk on 'Birds in Winter' by Brian Clews.

When: Monday 10 December, 7:30pm to 9:30pm.

Where to meet: Recital Room at South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

Cost: Membership is £12 per year with an entrance fee of £1 for evening meetings – or come along as a visitor and pay £3 for the evening.

Saturday 15 December - Heathland Magic at Wildmoor Heath

Try your hand at harvesting birch trees to help conserve this precious site. Enjoy a bonfire, marshmallows and possibly take home your own Christmas tree. Tools and refreshments provided. Please bring work gloves. Suitable for all.

When: Saturday 15 December, 10:30am to 1:30pm.

Where to meet: Wildmoor Heath car park, Crowthorne Road, RG45 7PP.

Cost: free

Book a place on Heathland Magic.

Saturday 15 December – Christmas treasure hunt at South Hill Park

Solve a series of festive clues to win a chocolate prize! Morning or afternoon events available.

When: Saturday 15 December, 10am to 11:30am or 1pm to 2:30pm.

Where to meet: Gazebo on rear field at South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

Cost: £4.14 per child

Book a place for 10am to 11:30am at South Hill Park.

Book a place for 1pm to 2:30pm at South Hill Park.

Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Sunday 16 December – Christmas treasure hunt at Lily Hill Park

Solve a series of festive clues to win a chocolate prize! Morning or afternoon events available.

When: Sunday 16 December, 10am to 11:30am or 1pm to 2:30pm.

Where to meet: Giant Picnic Table, Lily Hill Park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX.

Cost:  £4.14 per child

Book a place for 10am to 11:30am at Lily Hill Park.

Book a place for 1pm to 2:30pm at Lily Hill Park.

Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Tuesday 18 December - volunteer led walk – The mince pie trail

Join us for a longer walk with refreshments and a festive mince pie afterwards.

This is a rambler walk - it is up to 5 1/2 miles and will last up to 2 hours 15 minutes.

When: Tuesday 18 December at 10:30am.

Where to meet: Frost Folly car park, Weller's Lane, Warfield, Bracknell RG42 6EN.

January events

Sunday 6 January - heathland management at Wildmoor Heath

Kick start your new year by helping the rangers conserve this precious site. We will be clearing birch and pine trees from the heath and enjoying a bonfire in a wonderful setting.

Tools, training and refreshments are provided. Please bring a pack lunch and work gloves.

When: Sunday 6 January, 10am to 1:30pm.

Where to meet: Wildmoor Heath car park, Crowthorne Road, RG45 7PP.

Cost: free

Book a place on heathland management.

Saturday 12 January - traditional orchard wassail at Lily Hill Park

Wassailing is an old English custom to celebrate and protect fruit trees and ensure a good harvest. Come and enjoy a simple revival of this seasonal tradition. Held by firelight and accompanied by lively music and dancing by the OBJ Morris Dancers.

Suitable for all. Bring cider (please drink responsibly) or apple juice.

When: Saturday 12 January, 5:30pm to 7pm.

Where to meet: North car park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX.

Cost: £4.14 per person

Book a place at the wassail.

Tuesday 15 January - volunteer led walk - Binfield and Billingbear

Join us for a volunteer led walk. This is a rambler walk - it is up to 5 1/2 miles and will last up to 2 hours 15 minutes.

When: Tuesday 15 January at 10:30am.

Where to meet: Jack O’Newbury pub, Terrace Road North, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 5HX.

No booking required.

Monday 21 January - Natural History Society talk

The Bracknell Forest Natural History Society invites you to a talk on 'how to be an urban birder' by David Lindo.

When: Monday 21 January, 7:30pm to 9:30pm.

Where to meet: Recital Room at South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

Cost: Membership is £12 per year with an entrance fee of £1 for evening meetings – or come along as a visitor and pay £3 for the evening.

Wednesday 23 January - community litter pick at South Hill Park

Help your community by joining in with a litter pick.

When: Wednesday 23 January, 2pm to 3pm.

Where to meet: Courtyard in front of South Hill Park reception, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA.

No booking required.

Future events

For early booking of our 2019 events, take a look at our Eventbrite page.

Individual walks and talks from rangers

Organised groups can request a ranger to lead a walk or talk about a site or activity managed by our Parks and Countryside Service.

Please note, however, that the availability of rangers is very limited and usually targeted towards local community groups. 

The cost is £27 per hour. For more information please contact us.

Full events programme

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