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Set yourself a challenge this year and volunteer

New forest nightstop at volunter fair

Published on Wednesday 17 January 2018

Volunteer rangers, emergency responders and gardeners - these are just some of the roles on offer at the 2018 New Forest National Park Volunteer Fair.

Over five thousand people discover art in New Forest National Park

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Published on Friday 28 July 2017

Artists and creative groups from across the New Forest came together over two weeks to celebrate the National Park through art.

Explore the Forest’s past, present and future with the National Park Authority

Rans wood

Published on Friday 21 July 2017

Visit our stand at the New Forest Show to discover the fascinating story of the Forest’s ancient woods and trees.

‘Tree-mendous’ New Forest Arts Festival: 10 – 25 June 2017

Join mortimer sparks and jinx calhoun as they race to stop a vicious vine form taking over exbury gardens new pic

Published on Wednesday 3 May 2017

If you go down to the woods today...you’re sure to see over 60 events in the National Park celebrating the New Forest’s landscape and culture.

Artists invited to register their interest in New Forest Arts Festival

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Published on Wednesday 2 November 2016

Artists are invited to celebrate the New Forest’s landscape, culture and creative community at the New Forest Arts Festival.

Hundreds discover art in New Forest National Park

Frank Whittington toys at NF Centre

Published on Wednesday 6 July 2016

The New Forest Arts Festival is celebrating success after hosting over 40 events between 11 and 26 June in its first year.

New Forest Arts Festival closes this weekend

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Published on Thursday 23 June 2016

Outdoor performances, inclusive workshops and a diverse range of exhibitions have already taken place, but the first New Forest Arts Festival isn’t over yet.

Christmas Fair is a success at new location

new forest marque, jane overall, beth beales

Published on Monday 15 December 2014

Over 7,000 people kicked off the festive season by supporting local businesses at the New Forest Christmas Fair.

New location for Christmas fair

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Published on Wednesday 26 November 2014

The New Forest Christmas Fair will now be held at Hoburne Bashley holiday park near New Milton on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December.

Enjoy all the fun of the fair this Christmas

christmas fair

Published on Thursday 25 September 2014

Kick off the festive season with locally produced seasonal gifts, tasty hot food and wagon rides with Santa at the New Forest Christmas Fair.

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