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Found 56 activities

Activity key

  • Big Green Weekend
  • Green Gym
  • Practical conservation activity
  • I Dig Trees: OVO Tree Planting
  • Health walk
  • Children's activity
  • Training or workshop
  • Food growing activity
  • Community event or activity
  • Wildlife surveying activity
  • Tuesday 11th December 2018

    Community Garden Restoration at Cromer St Garden

    With Camden Green Gym

    At Holy Cross Church Garden

    Activity description

    We will be continuing our restoration of this little community gem. we will have spring flowering bulbs to plant, bench to restore and bamboo hurdles to build. The Green Gym® is a unique way to get fit, transform the environment, meet new people and learn new skills. Each day starts with a warm up and finishes with a cool down before and after a range of light to vigorous activities, designed to suit all abilities. Free to all with free refreshments provided at the break! We provide all tools All Welcome! Note Under 18's need to complete a guardian consent form. Under 14's need to be accompanied by an adult. If this is your first time joining, please notify us in advance- email gg-camden@tcv.org.uk

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  • Tuesday 11th December 2018

    Environmental Monitoring with SNH

    With Conservation Volunteer Team - Glasgow

    At Blantyre Muir

    Activity description

    TCV's mid-week volunteer team will be carrying out some citizen science by helping Scottish Natural Heritage survey and monitor watercourses at Blantyre Muir - a Special Site of Scientific Interest.

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  • Tuesday 11th December 2018

    Inverness Recycling Project

    With TCV Inverness Conservation Volunteers

    At TCV Inverness

    Activity description

    Workshop based Wood recycling project.

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  • Wednesday 12th December 2018

    Further Woodwork

    With

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    5 sessions for learners who have successfully completed the Basic Woodwork course and who want to take their skills further. • Use more advanced techniques • Use different hand and powered tools safely For your final project, choose between making: • a bedside cabinet • a tool box Students are encouraged to personalise their work and try out different methods. There will be a small charge of £10.00 for materials.

    This is a paid event.

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  • Wednesday 12th December 2018

    Winter Gardening

    With

    At

    Activity description

    Aimed at beginners, or those who want to learn to garden in an environmentally friendly way. The sessions are two and a half hours long and each course will run for five weeks. These courses will take place throughout the year, focusing on different aspects of the gardening calendar. This will involve how to grow plants over winter in our polytunnel, planting up containers for different times of year or wildlife gardening. You will learn a range of skills including sowing, pricking out, potting on, pruning and find out when to do these jobs for different plants. We will also look at soil management and making compost at different points throughout the year.

    This is a paid event.

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  • Wednesday 12th December 2018

    Natural Crafts

    With ACLS Craft Courses

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    During this course we will be drawing upon a variety of themes including paper, willow, textiles and the woodland to learn a variety of traditional crafts such as ink and paper making, natural dyeing with plants and botanical prints. Each term will have a slightly different focus as we move through the seasons.

    This is a paid event.

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  • Thursday 13th December 2018

    Hedgehogs, Dead hedging and Nature Conservation

    With Camden Green Gym

    At Regent's Park

    Activity description

    We will be working in Regent Park's nature Conservation areas to maintain and enhance their habitats for the wildlife that live there. The Green Gym® is a unique way to get fit, transform the environment, meet new people and learn new skills. Each day starts with a warm up and finishes with a cool down before and after a range of light to vigorous activities, designed to suit all abilities. Free to all with free refreshments provided at the break! We provide all tools All Welcome! Note Under 18's need to complete a guardian consent form. Under 14's need to be accompanied by an adult. If this is your first time joining, please notify us in advance- email gg-camden@tcv.org.uk

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  • Thursday 13th December 2018

    Woodsquad 50+

    With Wood Squad

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    Join us a friendly woodworking group for over 50's. An opportunity to brush up your woodworking skills, meet new people, share ideas, help Hollybush to recycle scrap wood to make new and creative wood working projects. A new Group will also be starting soon on Mondays!

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  • Thursday 13th December 2018

    Inverness Recycling Project

    With TCV Inverness Conservation Volunteers

    At TCV Inverness

    Activity description

    Workshop based wood recycling project

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  • Friday 14th December 2018

    Green Woodworking

    With ACLS Practical Volunteering

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description

    For complete beginners, and those with some basic outdoor skills who are ready to branchout, we will be running a range of practical skills courses. From coppicing the material, to finishing a green wood product, such as a woven hazel hurdle or a rustic wooden stool. This course is a perfect introduction to all things green wood work.

    This is a paid event.

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