Events Listings: 24 Oct 2017

Events for 24 Oct 2017

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Come and Reunite Gilbert the Ghost with his Ancestors of Gardens Past!

Date: 23 October 2017 - 31 October 2017

Every day

Location: Exbury Gardens

Time: 10:00 - 17:30

Cost: Adult £15.45, child £8.30, see all prices on website

Take the last train home this October half term and reunite Gilbert the Ghost with his forgotten family. Hear the tale, explore the gardens and meet the Ghosts of Exbury Past!

Hop aboard The Flying Sorcerer and help solve the mysterious goings-on round our train track!

A frightfully good time awaits with a pumpkin trail and spell search before little ones get adventurous in the play area. Spooky trails in Witches Wood will lead older ones down the darkest paths to uncover haunted phantom poems.

Mr Eddy’s Tearooms will have a fang-tastic menu filled with tricks or treats, along with a Haunted Workshop with creepy crafts and face painting and there’s even pumpkin carving too (additional cost applies).

Come and see us for some spooky family fun!

The Flying Sorcerer will be running up to seven times a day from Monday 23 – Tuesday 31 October and pre-booking is essential, so visit www.exbury.co.uk to book your tickets now!

Halloween at exbury

Conservation task - scrub bashing

Date: 24 October 2017

Location: Ashurst

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Cost: Free of charge

Would you like to play a part in restoring and enhancing special wildlife sites around the New Forest?

Come and volunteer with us to remove invasive scrub from important woodlands.

You will be spending the day using hand tools to remove invasive scrub. Training on use of tools will be provided. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Join us from 10am until 4pm in Ashurst.

Bring: Lunch, water, sturdy footwear, warm clothes and waterproofs (and if you have them: gardening gloves, loppers and bow saw. Otherwise these will be provided).

Booking is essential, contact Richard Austin 01590 646661 or email richard.austin@nflandadvice.org.uk

This practical conservation task is part of our Working Woodlands Project which is working with landowners to restore woodland on privately owned land. It is one of many projects within the Our Past, Our Future Landscape Partnership Scheme.

Exhibition: From the Charter of the Forest to the present day

Date: 14 October 2017 - 14 January 2018

Every day

Location: New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

Cost: Free

A special exhibition for all ages exploring the Forest's link to the Charter of the Forest and the new Charter for Trees.

On Monday 6 November 2017 it is the 800th anniversary of the historic Charter of the Forest, which established rights of access and use for the Royal Forests in England. The date also marks the launch of a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People.

This fun and family friendly exhibition will explore the Charter of the Forest, what is was and how it still resonates today.

Visitors can immerse themselves in the history of the Charter of the Forest and watch a unique animation created with the help of visitors to the National Park Authority’s stand at the New Forest Show.

A ‘Tree of Life’ provides a creative space for people to add their favourite memories and stories of the Forest’s trees and woods to celebrate this special area. Their memories, stories and wishes for the future of the National Park will join the hundreds of other leaves added by people as it travelled around the National Park as part of the New Forest Arts Festival earlier this year.

There is also an exclusive ‘audio-composition’ for visitors listen to, created by local artist Deborah Gearing following her residency at the Observatory at Buckler’s Hard as part of the Arts Festival. 

Present a National Lottery ticket to claim your LIMITED EDITION commemorative bookmark. Each bookmark (two designs) includes a gold wafer with the NFNPA logo embossed into it.

Nfnpa limited edition bookmarks

Terms and conditions: 

  • One issuing of the bookmark per ticket shown, limited to three bookmarks per valid ticket
  • All National Lottery games qualify for this offer, including tickets from any National Lottery draw based game or National Lottery Scratchcard. Proof of ticket must be paper
  • Once a lottery ticket is presented it will be stamped with an ink NFNPA logo and cannot be re-used for this offer
  • Offer is only open from Wednesday 6 until Sunday 17 December 
  • New Forest National Park Authority has the right to refuse this offer for any unforeseen circumstances
  • This offer is open whilst limited stocks last.

This exhibition is part of the Heritage Lottery funded Our Past, Our Future Landscape Partnership Scheme.

October Half Term Actvities

Date: 21 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

Every day

Location: Beaulieu, National Motor Museum, New Forest, SO42 7ZN

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Cost: Please see website for full details

Discover the fantasy and folklore of Halloween at Beaulieu with amazing seasonal activities and traditional fun and games.

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Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October half term with amazing seasonal activities and traditional fun and games that all the family will enjoy. See the fantastic harvest festival-themed decorations in Palace House and head to the Victorian Kitchen to help the cook to bake soul cakes, a traditional autumn recipe.

Don’t miss special themed arts and crafts activities for younger visitors to get stuck into before having your face painted with a ghoulish design. Follow the All Hallows trail around the Beaulieu attraction, discovering fascinating seasonal facts as you go and learning about the origins and folklore of Halloween and All Hallows Day. Search for the spiders that are hiding across the attraction, can you spot where these eight-legged critters have gone? For more magical goings-on, explore the secluded Mill Pond Walk to see fairy doors belonging to Beaulieu’s smallest residents, plus tree carvings of the mythical griffin, many-headed serpent and the green man of the woods.

Contact us on 01590 612345 or email visit@beaulieu.co.uk

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