Forthcoming Activities & Events

Welcome to our Activities section, here you will find details of the latest activities and events coming up in and around the Montefiore Woodland. So come along and learn about the woodland and its inhabitants. If you have any questions about any of our upcoming activities send us a message via our contact us page or you can email us at montefiorewoodland@gmail.com.

Forthcoming Work Parties

Beautiful Primroses Beautiful Primroses – Thanks to Lisa for donated plants

March 2017 work party – chippings

March 2017 work party - chippings

Spring has sprung in the woodland.

Work parties will be held on the first Saturday of the month 10am – 12 noon (weather permitting) commencing on:

When?  Saturday 5th May 

Saturday 2nd  June 

Saturday 7th July NB National Meadows Day

Where? Meet in the Clearing in Montefiore Woodland.

What? Tasks : Hopefully we will receive a delivery of wood chippings to spread along as many pathways as possible. Shovels and wheelbarrows will be useful. The clearing of shoots of Alexander will also need urgent attention as the warm sunshine has resulted in an explosion of growth. Plus our on-going litter collection.

big butterfly count Montefiore Woodland

Marbled White - thanks to Jacqui for photo

big butterfly count
Marbled White
19th July,2015

When? 5th Aug Big Butterfly Count.

Where? Meet in the Clearing in Montefiore Woodland.

What?  To count the number of butterflies seen in the woodland for the national survey big butterfly count.

Plus an opportunity to see a variety of moths trapped in the local area from the night before.

Privet Hawk-moth – July work party

Privet Hawk-moth - July work party

Privet Hawk-moth – July work party

Community Evening Bat Strolls around the woodland and in the local area.

]Shirley's talk prior to Bat Walk 26th Aug 17

Shirley’s talk prior to Bat Walk 26th Aug 17

Bat Strolls are held on the LAST Friday of the summer months.

When? Friday 29th June 9pm,

Friday 27th July 8:30pm

Friday 31st Aug 7:30pm PLUS the opening of our NEW Moth Trap kindly funded by Michelle Fenner from the Councillors Community Fund.

NB Do check our website for last minute updates as these walks only take place if weather conditions are favourable and may change!

Where? Meet in the Clearing in Montefiore Woodland.

What? An informative talk regarding bats in the local area followed by a gentle strong within the woodland, along the alleyways to King George VI Park, then returning back to the woodland.

Forthcoming Committee Meeting

crop small pub

When? Wednesday 25th May, 2018. at 7pm.

Where? Montefiore Arms – Back Room 

What? Committee Meeting

To discuss forthcoming work parties,  events and activities.