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Sunday 2 June 2013 11am – 5pm Stanmer Park.
The annual Sussex Festival of Nature is back for 2013. The festival is the largest parks event organised by the council and celebrates the unique and varied habitats and landscapes of Sussex. It’s a free event, with plenty of interesting and fun activities for all the family. This year the festival covers four exciting zones: woodland, downland, marine and cityparks / gardens and includes:
- festival market selling local produce
- birds of prey
- sheep shearing
- heavy horses
- climbing activities
- tractor rides
- Morris dancing
- hot food
- and much more… See the council’s website for more information
Worried about Ash Dieback? Do something by helping in your local woods!
Saturday December 1st, 10:00am
Friends of Hollingbury & Burstead Woods will be planting up to 400 trees and shrubs in order to improve Burstead Woods a small strip of woodland in Hollingdean. The group is planting the trees to form a hedge behind a new housing development which backs on to the woods. Read the rest of this entry »
Friday 21st September – 12 noon till 7pm
Garden tours every hour * come and see plans for our new eco build ‘shed’ * woodland walk 6pm * learn how to make string from tree bark & nettles * cook your own customized pizza in our outdoor clay oven * chat to our bee expert and check out the bees * compost doctors * pond dipping and bug hunts * snacks and light refreshments for sale
This event is FREE – although donations are welcome! From Hollingdean, the allotment is at the north end of Crespin Way.
Discover what’s growing on your doorstep: explore the secret gardens, hidden orchards, salad filled parks and fertile forests across the city. Join us to celebrate growing in our city on ‘The Big Dig Open Day’ on Saturday 15th September when 15 local food growing projects will be opening their gates to the public.
Click on the logo (right) to find out more, view an online map or download a brochure. Or go to www.bigidig.org.uk to explore what’s happening around the country and in Brighton & Hove.
Come and join us planting in Hollingdean Park on Saturday 18 August from 11am. There is so much to do in the park – planting, weeding, mulching, litter picking so please come along and make your local park a better place for our children to play in.
What is Tia’s Trees?
Tia’s Trees aims to improve Hollingdean Park for the enjoyment of all the community. Read the rest of this entry »
Sunday 24 June 2012 10am – 5pm Stanmer Park.
Free annual nature festival (formerly known as Springwatch) is back for another year and once again it will take place on the beautiful field outside Stanmer House and Stanmer church.
More details on the Brighton & Hove City Council website
Saturday 5th May 2012, 10am-2pm Hollingdean Community Centre
Swap all your plants / seeds / cuttings / seedlings for free! Nothing to bring? – don’t worry, come anyway. We expect to have plenty of spare plants. Or pop in for tea/coffee and mingle and meet new people.
Plant contributions will be gratefully received at 14 Uplands Road between 28th April and 4th May – or bring them with you to Hollingdean Community Centre on 5th May. Please label all contributions. Questions? E-mail, text or phone Daniel M: 07944 414391 E: email@example.com