Events for Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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  • Volunteering at Phillips Memorial Park

    • Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at 10:00 - 13:00
    • Location: Phillips Memorial Park GU7 1EE
    • Cost: Free

    Help restore the much-loved Phillips Memorial Park in Godalming by joining in with other volunteers on the second Wednesday of the month from 10:00 – 13:00.

    Meet at the volunteer shed on The Burys next to the play area, GU7 1EE. Sessions led by James.

    Wednesday 12 December

    Bug hotel: Repairing and reinstalling the bug hotel near the library, and clearing grass from surface of winter aconite beds on the Burys Field.

    Wednesday 9 January 2019

    Wisteria pruning: Pruning the wisteria growing on the pergola in the Phillips Memorial Cloister.

    Wednesday 6 February 2019

    Burys Field hedgerow: Tidy the hedgerow along the boundary with Crown Court car park.

    Wednesday 13 March 2019

    Cornus coppicing: Coppicing the cornus (dog wood) in the winter sensory garden along the boundary with the library.

    More information

    For more details about volunteering, please contact the Parks and Countryside Team.
    Contact: parks&countryside@waverley.gov.uk

  • Winter exhibition: Festive joy & gifts by talented artists

    • Saturday, 10 November 2018 - Saturday, 5 January 2019 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
    • Cost: Free

    Known for selecting contemporary art and craft of the highest quality, the gallery team has handpicked artists and makers from across the country.

    Chris_Sercombe_Snow_in_BentleyThe exhibition presents glass, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture, prints and paintings by more than 60 very talented established and emerging artists.

    All work is handmade, making it unique and perfect for those looking for that special Christmas gift! Find unusual craft-led gifts as well as inspiration on everything from original printmaking to unique British jewellery designs.

    A must-see Christmas show for all novice and expert lovers of art and craft. Painting, drawing and print by: Nick Bodimeade, Mychael Barratt, Clare Caulfield, Helen Brown, Graham Evernden, Emily Faludy, Emma Harding, Jennifer Jokhoo, Susie Lidstone, David Moore, Fiona Pearce, Chris Sercombe, Tessa Pearson, Virginia Ray, Ruth Taylor and Catherine Warren. Sculpture by: Celia Allen, Helena Curry, Faye Mayo, Edward Willis, Jillian Riley, Richard Jack and Liane Matthews.

    Find out more

    Visit the New Ashgate Gallery website

  • Volunteering at Mare Hill Common

    • Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - Wednesday, 13 March 2019 at 10:00 - 15:30
    • Location: Mare Hill Common, Witley Roke Lane Witley GU8 5NZ
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions from 10:00 - 15:30 usually take place on the second Wednesday of the month, though there are occasional sessions on other Wednesdays.

    Meet 10:00 at the small car park off Roke Lane, Witley, GU8 5NZ (SU 936 399). Sessions led by Vicky.

    Wednesday 12 December

    Scrub clearance: Clearing scrub and small trees to maintain the heathland in a suitable condition for the specialised wildlife found here.

    Wednesday 9 January

    Scrub clearance: Clearing more scrub and small trees from the heathland to preserve its open character.

    Wednesday 13 February

    Scrub clearance: Our final session this winter of clearing scrub from the heathland, ensuring that this rare habitat is in top condition for the specialist bird species to start nesting next month.

    Wednesday 13 March

    Glade management and holly clearance: Opening up a sunny woodland glade through clearing encroaching young trees and scrub, and removing some of the dense holly understory from the woodland.

    More information

    For more details about volunteering, please contact the Parks and Countryside Team.
    Contact: parks&countryside@waverley.gov.uk

  • Volunteering at Farnham Park

    • Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - Wednesday, 6 February 2019 at 09:30 - 12:30
    • Location: Farnham Park
    • Cost: Free

    Assist us with the management of this historic deer park.

    Volunteer sessions take place every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 12:30 to assist in the management in this historic deer park. Meet at 9.30am at the Farnham Park ranger’s office next to the main car park on Folly Hill (GU9 0AU), or check site noticeboards and meet at the work location at 10am.

    Dates and tasks are subject to change – please check with site noticeboards or the ranger beforehand by calling 01252 717047. Sessions led by Nick

    Wednesday 12 December

    Vegetation clearance. Meet at Carron/Cannon Pond.

    Wednesday 19 December

    Hazel coppicing: Harvesting poles and binders for next months hedge laying. Meet at Nutshell Lane, GU9 0HG

    Wednesday 26 December

    No session – Happy Christmas!

    Wednesday 2 January

    Hedge laying: Continuing where we left off at the Queen Mother’s Hedge. Meet at the last point of the finished hedge, east of the sports pavilion and football pitches.

    Wednesday 9 January

    Hedge laying: Continuing with laying the Queen Mother’s Hedge. Meet at the newly laid section of hedge, east of the sports pavilion and football pitches.

    Wednesday 16 January

    Hedge laying: Continuing with laying the Queen Mother’s Hedge. Meet at the newly laid section of hedge, east of the sports pavilion and football pitches.

    Wednesday 23 January

    Hedge laying: Continuing with laying the Queen Mother’s Hedge. Meet at the newly laid section of hedge, east of the sports pavilion and football pitches.

    Wednesday 30 January

    Hedge laying: Continuing with laying the Queen Mother’s Hedge. Meet at the newly-laid section of hedge, east of the sports pavilion and football pitches.

    Wednesday 6 February

    Hazel coppicing: We will be creating a new coppicing compartment and building a dead hedge. Meet at the Bells Piece end of the Avenue.

    Wednesday 13 February

    Vegetation cutting and ditch clearance: We will be cutting overhanging vegetation from path edges and clear a blocked/overgrown ditch. Meet at the Swallow Hole.

    Wednesday 20 February

    Vegetation cutting: We will clearing paths of overhanging vegetation. Meet at the Cross Bench.

    Wednesday 27 February

    Cutting vegetation: We will be thinning saplings to allow those remaining space to fully develop. Meet at the ‘old Oaks (south of Motorway Bridge).

    More information

    For more details about volunteering, please contact the Parks and Countryside Team.
    Contact: parks&countryside@waverley.gov.uk

  • Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    • Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: The Museum of Farnham, 38 West St, Farnham GU9 7DX
    • Cost: Free entry

    Exhibition: Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    Willmer_House_by_Thomas_HunterA hop grower’s residence, a school for young ladies, a dentist’s surgery; Since Willmer House was built in 1718 it has been many different things to different people. In this special exhibition celebrating 300 years of Willmer House, visitors will be able to learn more about the history of the building through material specially selected by pupils from Potters Gate School.

    More information

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