Events

Events for 1 Feb 2019 - Thursday, 28 February 2019

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  • Historic Haslemere

    • Tuesday, 8 January 2019 - Saturday, 2 March 2019 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: Haslemere Museum and Gardens
    • Cost: Free entry

    An exhibition which reveals the fascinating history of Haslemere, told through beautifully-illustrated story boards, where visitors will be taken on a journey about the history of the town.

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    Some interesting and rare exhibits will also be on display. For anyone interested in local history, this exhibition is a must!

    Museum Open Tuesday to Saturday | 10am-5pm | Admission by Donation

    Find out more

    Visit the Haslemere Museum website

  • Volunteering at Broadwater Park

    • Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 10:00 - 13:00
    • Location: Broadwater Park
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions are run on the third Wednesday of the month. Meet at the Old Stable Block, next to the community centre off Summers road, GU7 3BH. Sessions led by James.

    Wednesday 20 March 2019

    Cornus coppicing: Coppicing the cornus (dog wood) between the lake and Mead Row.

    Wednesday 17 April

    Cornus coppicing: Coppicing dogwood along Mead Row.

    Wednesday 15 May

    Hedge maintenance: Clearing seedling trees and weeds from the hedge along Summers Road.

    Wednesday 19 June

    Shrub beds: Tidying and edging shrub beds at the rear of the cricket club pavilion.

    Wednesday 17 July

    Nursery Road car park: Cutting back vegetation around Nursery Road car park.

    Wednesday 21 August

    Hedge maintenance: Clearing grass and weeds from the new hedge along the school boundary.

  • Volunteering at Farnham Park

    • Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - Wednesday, 27 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 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).

    Wednesday 6 March

    Bench installation and site maintenance: Installation of the new ‘Cross Bench’ and site entrance improvement works. Meet at the Swallow Hole.

    Wednesday 13 March

    Hazel planting: Planting hazel trees to create a future coppice site. Meet at Carron Pond.

    Wednesday 20 March

    Stag beetle house and coppice protection: Creating dead wood pyramids for stag beetles and tree protection for coppice stools. Meet at the Nutshell Lane entrance

    Wednesday 27 March

    Bridge replacement, ditching and path maintenance: Clearing a blocked channel, installing a new sleeper bridge and widening access. Meet at the west White Bottom gate.

    More information

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

  • Volunteering at Frensham Common

    • Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - Wednesday, 28 August 2019 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 27 February

    Pine pulling: Today we will be halting the spread of small pine saplings by manually removing them from the Common. We will be having a fire and burning the pines on site.

    Meet at the end of Sandy Lane, GU10 2EX

    Wednesday 6 March

    Woodland rhododendron clearance: Clearing rhododendron from woodland on the edge of the Flashes.

    Wednesday 20 March

    Bridleway maintenance: We will be cutting back gorse from bridleways across the common in anticipation of the Frensham Sponsored Ride.

    Wednesday 27 March

    No session

    Wednesday 3 April

    Bridleway Maintenance: We will be cutting back gorse from bridleways across the common in anticipation of the Frensham Sponsored Ride.

    Wednesday 17 April

    Wildlife surveying: We will be beginning this years biological and environmental surveys across the common. Encompassing birds, reptiles, invertebrates and mammals, these surveys help guide the management of the site.

    Wednesday 24 April

    Path maintenance: Path maintenance on the Flashes to help improve access for walkers and horses using the bridleway. Meet at 10:00am at Sandy Lane, GU10 2EU.

    Wednesday 1 May

    Toad pond maintenance: Cutting vegetation in and around the natterjack toad ponds to maintain a more favourable habitat.

    Wednesday 15 May

    Wildlife surveying: We will be continuing with this years biological and environmental surveys across the common. Encompassing birds, reptiles, invertebrates and mammals, these surveys help guide the management of the site.

    Wednesday 22 May

    Boardwalk repair: Repairing a section of boardwalk near the Great Pond visitor centre.

    Wednesday 29 May

    Boardwalk repair: Repairing a section of boardwalk near the Great Pond visitor centre.

    Wednesday 5 June

    Toad pond maintenance: Cutting vegetation in and around the natterjack toad ponds to maintain a more favourable habitat.

    Wednesday 19 June

    Wildlife surveying: We will be continuing with this year’s biological and environmental surveys across the common. Encompassing birds, reptiles, invertebrates and mammals, these surveys help guide the management of the site.

    Wednesday 26 June

    Himalayan balsam/ black cherry pulling: Clearing invasive black cherry and Himalayan balsam from the woodland at Tilford Nature Reserve. Meet at 10:00 at the Stockbridge car park in Tilford, opposite the community tennis courts on Tilford Road, GU10 2DA

    Wednesday 3 July

    Toad Pond Maintenance: Cutting vegetation in and around the natterjack toad ponds to maintain a more favourable habitat.

    Wednesday 17 July

    Wildlife surveying: We will be continuing with this year’s biological and environmental surveys across the common. Encompassing birds, reptiles, invertebrates and mammals, these surveys help guide the management of the site.

    Wednesday 24 July

    Himalayan balsam/ black cherry pulling: Clearing invasive black cherry and Himalayan balsam from the woodland at Tilford Nature Reserve.

    Meet at 10:00 at the Stockbridge car park in Tilford, opposite the community tennis courts on Tilford Road, GU10 2DA.

    Wednesday 31 July

    No session

    Wednesday 7 August

    Toad pond maintenance: Cutting vegetation in and around the natterjack toad ponds to maintain a more favourable habitat.

    Wednesday 21 August

    Fixed point photos: We will be undertaking a fixed point photo survey across the common. This long running survey charts the long term changes to the habitats on a landscape scale, and helps guide management priorities.

    Wednesday 28 August

    Fixed point photos: We will be undertaking a fixed point photo survey across the common. This long running survey charts the long term changes to the habitats on a landscape scale, and helps guide management priorities.

    More information

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

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