Programme

23 September 2017 10:00
Field day - Sandgate Park

Come and help take care of this Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI) on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 10.00 - 12.00 noon.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All are welcome (under 18 years old accompanied by an adult please).

27 September 2017 19:30
Talk - "The Hippy has a Bus Pass"

On Wednesday 27 September 2017  at 7.30pm in Sullington Parish Hall, Thakeham Road, local historian Mark Perry-Nash will talk to us about changes that have occurred over the past 50 years.  Mark is a professional speaker well known for his engaging, humorous and interesting talks.  Entry is just £2 for members and £4 for non-members and includes tea/coffee and cake.  There will also be a raffle.

14 October 2017 10:00
Field day - Sullington Warren

Saturday 14th October 2017 at Sullington Warren from 10.00 to 12.00 noon helping the National Trust to take care of this important local site.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All welcome but unaccompanied children under 18 (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh award) only by prior arrangement with Sandgate Conservation Society, please.  This is a great opportunity to learn about what makes the Warren very special as a natural habitat and as a historical site.

25 October 2017 19:30
Talk - "The Old Man of the Forest"

On Wednesday 25th October at 7.30pm in Sullington Parish Hall, Thakeham Road, Ray Hale will give his talk about "The Old Man of the Forest".  No, this isn't about some of our volunteers in Sandgate Woods but about the Orang-Utan!  Ray is a professional conservationist who has travelled widely.  Last year he gave us a talk about wild life that can be seen on a stroll along an English country lane.  We have invited him back to talk about these highly intelligent but very endangered Asian apes.  Entry is £2 for members and £4 for non-members and includes tea/coffee and a slice of cake.  There will also be a raffle.

28 October 2017 10:00
Field day - Sandgate Park

Come and help take care of this Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI) on Saturday 28th October 2017 at 10.00 - 12.00 noon.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All are welcome (under 18 years old accompanied by an adult please).

11 November 2017 10:00
Field day - Sullington Warren

Saturday 11th November 2017 at Sullington Warren from 10.00 to 12.00 noon helping the National Trust to take care of this important local site.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All welcome but unaccompanied children under 18 (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh award) only by prior arrangement with Sandgate Conservation Society, please.  This is a great opportunity to learn about what makes the Warren very special as a natural habitat and as a historical site.

22 November 2017 19:30
Talk - "A Head Gardener's Year"

On Wednesday 22 November 2017 at 7.30pm in Sullington Parish Hall, Thakeham Road,  Mark Saunders will give an illustrated talk based on a year in the gardens of Fittleworth House.  The talk will cover a wide range of horticultural subjects and promises something for everyone! Entry is £2 for members and £4 for non-members and includes tea/coffee and cake.  There will also be a raffle

25 November 2017 10:00
Field day - Sandgate Park

Come and help take care of this Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI) on Saturday 25th November 2017 at 10.00 - 12.00 noon.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All are welcome (under 18 years old accompanied by an adult please).

09 December 2017 10:00
Field day - Sullington Warren

Saturday 9th December 2017 at Sullington Warren from 10.00 to 12.00 noon helping the National Trust to take care of this important local site.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All welcome but unaccompanied children under 18 (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh award) only by prior arrangement with Sandgate Conservation Society, please.  This is a great opportunity to learn about what makes the Warren very special as a natural habitat and as a historical site.

13 January 2018 10:00
Field day - Sullington Warren

Saturday 13 January 2018 at Sullington Warren from 10.00 to 12.00 noon helping the National Trust to take care of this important local site.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All welcome but unaccompanied children under 18 (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh award) only by prior arrangement with Sandgate Conservation Society, please.  This is a great opportunity to learn about what makes the Warren very special as a natural habitat and as a historical site.

27 January 2018 10:00
Field day - Sandgate Park

Come and help take care of this Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI) on Saturday 27th January 2018 at 10.00 - 12.00 noon.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All are welcome (under 18 years old accompanied by an adult please).

10 February 2018 10:00
Field day - Sullington Warren

Saturday 10th February 2018 at Sullington Warren from 10.00 to 12.00 noon helping the National Trust to take care of this important local site.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All welcome but unaccompanied children under 18 (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh award) only by prior arrangement with Sandgate Conservation Society, please.  This is a great opportunity to learn about what makes the Warren very special as a natural habitat and as a historical site.

24 February 2018 10:00
Field day - Sandgate Park

Come and help take care of this Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI) on Saturday 24h February 2018 at 10.00 - 12.00 noon.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All are welcome (under 18 years old accompanied by an adult please).

28 February 2018 19:30
Talk - Sussex Chalk Streams

On Wednesday 28th February 2018 we shall be welcoming the Sussex Wildlife Trust to introduce us to some of the quirks and wonders of Sussex chalk streams and water.  Our own River Stor rises from the chalk of the South Downs and enters the Village via Meadowside before it runs through the centre of Storrington and then north-east to join the River Arun at Pulborough.  Entry is £2 for members and £4 for non-members and includes tea/coffee and cake.  There will also be a raffle

10 March 2018 10:00
Field day - Sullington Warren

Saturday 10th March 2018 at Sullington Warren from 10.00 to 12.00 noon helping the National Trust to take care of this important local site.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All welcome but unaccompanied children under 18 (e.g. Duke of Edinburgh award) only by prior arrangement with Sandgate Conservation Society, please.  This is a great opportunity to learn about what makes the Warren very special as a natural habitat and as a historical site.

24 March 2018 10:00
Field day - Sandgate Park

Come and help take care of this Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI) on Saturday 24th March 2018 at 10.00 - 12.00 noon.  Tools, gloves and refreshments are provided.  All are welcome (under 18 years old accompanied by an adult please).

28 March 2018 19:30
Talk - "The Four Seasons" by George McCarthy, wildlife photographer.

On Wednesday 28th March 2018 at 7.30pm in Sullington Parish Hall, Thakeham Road, George McCarthy, the celebrated professional wildlife and nature photographer, will talk to us about wildlife photography.  He will be showing and talking about the diversity of subject matter throughout the year and passing on tips and tricks for getting the best images.  This is a must for those interested in wildlife photography and a treat for those who love to see images of our local wildlife.  Just £2 for members and £4 for non-members, including tea/coffee and cake.  There will be a raffle.

25 April 2018 19:30
Talk - Rhododendrons by Andy Fly

On Wednesday 25th April at 7.30pm in Sullington Parish Hall, Thakeham Road, Andy Fly will be talking to us about the diversity of Rhododendrons.  Andy is Chairman of the Wessex Branch RHS Rhododendron , Camelia and Magnolia Group.  Andy is a local resident,  a member of Sandgate Conservation Society and a volunteer at Sandgate Park where he can sometimes be seen cutting back an invasive and less welcome variety of his favourite shrub.   Andy will be introducing us to wonderful varieties of more well behaved rhododendrons which flower at different times of the year.  Entry is £2 for members and £4 for non-members and includes tea/coffee and a slice of cake. There will be a raffle.

 

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