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Events for 1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017

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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.

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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.

Winter Paddling

Date: 1 November 2017 - 31 March 2018

Every day

Location: New Forest Activities, Baileys Hard, Baileys Hard Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7YF

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

Cost: £18

Available from November 2017 - March 2018. As the weather gets chillier, wrap up warm and take to the water on one of our Winter Paddles!

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Choose between single seater kayaks or two or three seater canoes for a full two hour guided tour out on the water. The Beaulieu River has some stunning sites throughout the Winter offering up lots of fun despite the season.

Price: £18 per person duration (2 hours).

Availability: see our website for available dates.

Session times: 10am - 12pm and 1.30pm - 3.30pm.

Half hour for arrivals and initial kitting up and up to two full hours of guidance and instruction.

Instruction from a qualified coach to help you master the basics and feel confident on the water, followed by a guided journey out and back from Baileys Hard River depending on tides & weather.

Get in touch with us today on 01590 612377 to book your Winter Paddle session! Alternatively, book your session on our website at http://www.newforestactivities.co.uk.

Conservation task - scrub bashing

Date: 6 December 2017

Location: Walhampton

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 Walhampton.

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.

Christmas Canoe Paddle

Date: 9 December 2017

Location: New Forest Activities, Baileys Hard, Baileys Hard Lane, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7YF

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Cost: Adult - £22 | Child - £17 | Family (2 adults, 2 under 16's) - £68

Join us for a festive paddle on the Beaulieu River this Christmas.

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Spend 90 minutes exploring the stunning river as part of your guided tour whilst keeping an eye out for Santa along the way. Your children's Christmas will be made extra special with gifts from Santa, hand picked by Santa's elves!

Dates/times: Saturday 9 December 2pm - 3.30pm, Saturday 16 December 10am - 11.30am, Friday 22 December 2pm - 3.30pm and Saturday 23 December 2pm - 3.30pm.

Prices: Adult - £22 | Child - £17 Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children) - £68.

Book your place online at http://www.newforestactivities.co.uk or alternatively call us on 01590 612377 for more information.

Festive Badge Making

Date: 9 December 2017

Location: New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Cost: £1 per badge

Pop in and make yourself a Christmas badge.

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Pop in and make yourself a Christmas badge. Various seasonal designs to choose from. £1 per badge.

Part of the Lyndhurst Christmas Fun Weekend.

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