• The Lost Hedges of Ashclyst Forest

    A guided walking exploration of hedges, old field boundaries and their veteran trees, hidden by the 19th century planting of Ashclyst Forest. Including tree identification tips, & learn about the Woodland Trust’s national Ancient Tree Inventory. Be prepared for very muddy conditions! For more information, please contact: jon.freeman@eastdevon.gov.uk This is a Great Trees in the […]

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  • Tree Charter Lantern Making

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  • Seed Gathering Saturday

    A short walk to gather seeds and berries and them sow them. You can also bring acorns to test for germination. Prepared seeds can be taken home or left for us to grow on in the River Park. Collect information about the Tree Charter and sign up! A family friendly event suitable for accompanied children […]

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  • Local Launch of the Tree Charter – Vert Woods Community Woodland

    Vert Woods Community Woodland’s next big event! Local launch of the Tree Charter in partnership with the Woodland Trust Love trees? Like Woods? Enjoy People? Come and support the Launch of the Tree Charter for Trees, Woods and People in Lewes. The Tree Charter initiative is led by the Woodland Trust, plus more than 70 […]

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  • Playful Meetings with (Un)Remarkable Trees

    Playful Being workshops Celebrate the special place trees hold in story, myth and our own histories. Meeting a different tree each day, we will be getting creative and responding in playful ways. Rain or shine, come to one or all of these interactive and outdoor 45 min workshops. Meet us at the Manor House and […]

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  • Corby & Migration

    A project commissioned by Deep Roots Tall Trees with Amanda Drage, Matt Merritt and Warren Shaw and curated by Rosalind Stoddart. An exhibition of 10 bird paintings and bird song at the Rooftop Art Centre, Corby. 18th – 28th of October open 11am – 4pm Wednesday – Saturday ‘Corby and Migration’ highlights the importance of […]

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  • British Sign Language Exhibition Tour and Workshop

    Join Peter and Carla from Access Bedford for this Deaf BSL tour of A Walk in the Woods, followed by an art workshop. For more information check www.accessbedford.wordpress.com This is a British Sign Language ONLY event – no oral instruction will be given. To book your place please email thehiggins@bedford.gov.uk

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  • A Walk in the Woods Study Day

    This study day brings together speakers to explore further the subject of trees in British art. The day will start at 10.30am with refreshments and registration followed by talks by Christiana Payne, Professor of History of Art at Oxford Brookes University, author of ‘Silent Witnesses: Trees in British Art 1760-1870’ and co-curator of A Walk […]

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  • Lunchtime Talk with Derek Niemann

    As part of the Friends of The Higgins lecture series, author Derek Niemann will be giving a local twist to a national story based on his book ‘A Tale of Trees – The Battle to Save Britain’s Ancient Woodland’. We are a nation that loves its ancient woods and trees. But only a generation ago […]

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  • Lunchtime Talk with Christiana Payne

    Join curator of A Walk in the Woods Christiana Payne, author of ‘Silent Witnesses: Trees in British Art 1760-1870’ and Professor of History of Art at Oxford Brookes University for this lunchtime lecture. Christiana will discuss the work of well-loved artists featured in the exhibition including Paul Sandby, John Constable, Samuel Palmer and Edward Lear, […]

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