Posted by: lhct | February 13, 2019

Spring events and farm task listing

Buds, barks and branches event Saturday 16, 10.00-12.00 
A new event by the Friends when you can find out how to identify trees before they come into leaf, looking at some key trees on the farm. Last few places available for this Saturday.

Wetland tasks Sunday 24, 10.00-12.00 Some of you may have waded through the puddle at the entrance to the wetland area. Following on from the wardens’ initial clearance, we are setting up a mini task force to finish the job for them along with some timely pruning on the boardwalk before animals are too active. Let us know if you can make it please? Refreshments will be provided of course!

Kinder Living Home Show event Saturday 2, 10.00-16.00
The Friends will have an information stall at “Seedy Saturday”, now part of the weekend’s Kinder Living Home Show, in County Hall North (Parkside). We would be delighted to see you!

Litter pick task Saturday 2, 14.00-16.00
Our regular litter pick volunteers tirelessly clear up after careless and anti-social farm visitors (yes there are some!), the first Saturday afternoon of most months. You are very welcome to join them, either regularly or when it suits you!

Farm spring clean task Saturday 23, 10.00-12.00
The Friends’ contribution to the Great British Spring Clean 2019. This is our annual clear up in the Volunteer Centre and some key farm areas too. Your chance to do your bit, chat about Chesworth, possibly see some wildlife and enjoy our famous refreshments! 

Easter eggstra event Easter Monday 22, 10.00-12.00
Children’s annual nature trail across the farm, Easter egg prize for every child participating, crafts in the Volunteer Centre, refreshments. Places: Book in advance please, £3 per child (accompanying adults free).

Annual General Meeting event Thursday 25, 19.00-21.00 Drill Hall, Denne Road. Doors open 19.00 for 19.30 start.
An opportunity to hear the latest Chesworth news, elect the voluntary committee and to renew your Friends subscription if you do this in person. More details to follow.

For details of all the events and tasks and how to book on those with limited places: you can contact us here, email us at or tel 07512 966174 (answer phone).

Pictures: Fox by David Verrall above, “The untouchable bridge” by Joe James below. Both photographed in February 2019


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