Events for Wednesday, 25 July 2018

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  • Volunteering at Frensham Common

    • Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - Wednesday, 26 September 2018 at 10:00 - 15:30
    • Location: Frensham Common
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions take place every Wednesday from 10:00 – 15:30, apart from the second Wednesday of the month where the session will instead be at Mare Hill Common.

    Unless otherwise specified, meet at 10:00 at the Frensham Pond visitor centre, Bacon Lane, Churt, GU10 2QB. Sessions led by Darren.      

    Wednesday 25 July

    Wildlife Survey: The next in a series of survey days planned over the summer. Over the course of the season, we will be surveying Frensham’s bird, butterfly, dragonfly, reptile, and moth species culminating in a night time bat/ nightjar event.

    Wednesday 1 August

    Toad Pond Maintenance: We will spend the day maintaining the natterjack toad ponds and surrounding terrestrial habitat. This will involve cutting the grassy areas directly in front of the ponds but will also focus on the surrounding areas.

    Wednesday 15 August

    Site Maintenance: Sessions in August are subject to change due to site visitor pressure but will focus on reactive, site maintenance works.

    Wednesday 22 August

    Wildlife Survey: The final survey day of the summer programme. In addition to adding to the data gathered so far during the daytime surveys, we will also be heading out after dark to survey bats, moths and nightjars. The evening session will run from 1 hour before sunset at the Great Pond car park.

    Wednesday 29 August

    Site Maintenance: Sessions in August are subject to change due to site visitor pressure, but will focus on reactive, site maintenance works.

    Wednesday 5 September

    Gorse coppicing: Today we will be coppicing overgrown and straggly path side gorse to increase fire break potential and create more diversity of vegetation structure.

    Wednesday 19 September

    Gorse coppicing: Today we will continue with coppicing overgrown and straggly path side gorse to increase fire break potential and create more diversity of vegetation structure.

    Wednesday 26 September

    Gorse coppicing: Today we will be working to coppice a large area of gorse, providing more sunlight to the ground flora, introducing diversity of structure and reducing the overall risk of fire.

    More information

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

  • Volunteering at the Lammas Lands

    • Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - Wednesday, 26 September 2018 at 10:00 - 13:00
    • Location: Lammas Lands GU7 1HR
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions on these floodplain meadows usually take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:00 – 13:00.

    Sessions led by James.

    Wednesday 25 July

    Ragwort pulling: Removing the remainder of the poisonous ragwort so that it is not eaten by cattle grazing Overgone meadow. Meet by Overgone Meadow entrance off of Bridge road, GU7 3DT.

    Wednesday 22 August

    Vegetation management around the pond in Catteshall meadow. Meet at gate onto Catteshall Meadow beside Godalming United Church, GU7 3DU.

    Wednesday 26 September

    Pondside vegetation management: Continuing with tackling the vegetation around the pond on Catteshall meadow.

    Meet at gate onto Catteshall Meadow beside Godalming United Church, GU7 3DU.

    More information

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

  • Outdoor Theatre at Haslemere Museum: Chapterhouse Theatre Company – Sense and Sensibility

    • Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 19:00 - 22:00
    • Location: Haslemere Educational Museum
    • Cost: £16 with concessions

    The beautiful grounds of the Museum provide the perfect setting for outdoor theatre events this summer, so why not grab a picnic and head to the lawns and enjoy a highly entertaining evening.

    Chapterhouse_Theatre_Company_Sense_and_SensibilityJoin Chapterhouse Theatre Company as they perform magical theatre under the stars with 'Sense and Sensibility'.

    As Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society, this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love, make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the first time in their quest to find a balance between sense and sensibility.

    Adapted by award-winning writer Laura Turner.

    Ticket information

    Tickets available from the Chapterhouse Theatre Company website

  • Farnham Runners Couch-to-5k course

    • Wednesday, 4 July 2018 - Saturday, 8 September 2018 at 19:00 - 20:00
    • Location: Bourne Green Lower Bourne, Farnham
    • Cost: £49, which includes the cost of the course, annual membership to Farnham Runners and affiliation to England Athletics

    The course is designed for anyone who wants to take up running but never quite had the fitness, confidence or motivation to do it.

    In order to qualify to join the course you must already be comfortable walking for 30 minutes or more.

    It is not suitable for those who can already run for stretches of 10 minutes or more or for anyone who has run 5km or more in the past twelve months.

    There are two sessions each week:

    • Wednesday evening: from the clubhouse on the Bourne Green
    • Saturday morning: Alice Holt Parkrun

    Each session will start with warm ups and then follow structured jog/walking sessions.

    The sessions are designed to be friendly, inclusive and encouraging and all are very welcome.

    During the course, you should ideally run three times a week, i.e. at the Wednesday and Saturday sessions and a “homework” session of your choice.

    Find out more

    Contact Helen Bracey (07868 616374) if you would like further information, or visit the Farnham Runners website

  • Beautiful Butterflies and Magnificent Minibeasts

    • Saturday, 30 June 2018 - Saturday, 1 September 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: Haslemere Educational Museum
    • Cost: Admission by donation

    A summer of fun is planned at Haslemere Museum with an exciting array of events to entertain you and your little ones...

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    Don’t miss the exciting family-friendly exhibition ‘Beautiful Butterflies and Magnificent Minibeasts’, where you can find out lots of fascinating facts and discover more about these much-loved creatures.

    There will be plenty of interactive enjoyment too, including touchable cut-out models, dressing up, puzzles, a garden trail and much more.

    The Museum will also be hosting lots of themed family drop in events and workshops throughout the holidays, including Bugs and Butterflies on 26 July, Wonderful Wire Wood Insects on 7 August, and Build a Minibeast Lego Challenge on 30 August.

    Other summer delights include a Falconry Display on 8 August, where you can experience at close quarters, the beauty of these magnificent birds in flight.

    There will be a Teddy Bears' Picnic and Mini Fete on 23 August with a tea party, traditional games, face painting, fun stalls and more. Bring your teddy for a photo with the Museum’s famous mascot, Arthur the Bear and enter the competition for ‘Best Victorian Dressed Teddy Bear’.

    Enjoy the beautiful gardens which include an observation beehive where you can see the busy bees working during the summer months. Why not make a day of it, stay and bring a picnic!

    To keep up to date with everything that is going on throughout the summer, keep an eye on the museum's social media pages and website

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