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Found 118 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
  • Saturday 25th September 2021

    Green Gym @ Knockbracken Healthcare Park

    With TCV Belfast

    At Knockbracken Healthcare Park

    Activity description

    Our Green Gym at Knockbracken Healthcare Park is an open group for anyone wishing to get outdoors, connect with others, improve their natural environment and wellbeing. A variety of activities are possible at Knockbracken including: Clearing and pruning vegetation, learning to compost and maintain composting, planting and propagation including soft Fruit/shrub bushes, trees, vegetables, wildflowers and much more!
    You can also take part in propagating/lifting and dividing comfrey, willow forest care, fence building and maintenance, bramble bashing, building and maintaining the gene bank, path laying and maintenance.
    All of our activities can be tailored to meet your individual needs and abilities - we can always find something for everyone.

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  • Monday 27th September 2021

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV Humber Field Office

    At TCV Humber Field Office

    Activity description

    A wide range of practical tasks throughout the year, habitat management, small scale construction and general green spaces improvements.

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  • Monday 27th September 2021

    Basic Woodwork (Mondays for 5 weeks) HT1 21-22

    With ACLS Introduction to Woodwork

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description


    Five sessions: This course runs every Monday from 20th September – 18th October 2021 from 9.30am - 3.30pm

    For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher.

    WEEK 1
    Welcome to Learning session*

    WEEKS 2 - 5
     - Safe use of common hand tools
    - How to measure wood for a project
    - Simple joints and fixings

    The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete:
     - A bird box
    - A simple garden bench
    - Maybe a simple project of your choice

    This course is FREE if you are in receipt of income-related benefits or have a salary below £17,374.50 (based on full time per annum). Otherwise it is £78, or £20.80 for those over state pension age and in receipt of state pension. Evidence of benefits/pension must be provided before the course starts.

    There is a small charge of £10.00 for materials.

    To enrol on a course or for more information please call 0113 274 2335 or email hollybush@tcv.org.uk

    *To take part in any of our conservation or craft courses, you will need to have completed a Welcome to Learning session.  In this session we will introduce you to the Hollybush site, your tutor and other learners.  We will get your Leeds Adult Learning email and Google Classroom account set up which will give you access to bonus course materials.  The day will also include free tea and cake in our friendly community café.  If you have already done one of these sessions, you can join our course in Week 2.

    This is a paid event.

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  • Tuesday 28th September 2021

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV West Lindsey Volunteers

    At Btcv Office

    Activity description

    A wide range of practical conservation and green spaces improvement work. Habitat management, planting, small scale construction - footpaths etc. in around the West Lindsey area.

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  • Tuesday 28th September 2021

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV Humber Field Office

    At TCV Humber Field Office

    Activity description

    A range of practical conservation tasks across the county, habitat management, tree planting, small scale construction and many more.

    More information

  • Wednesday 29th September 2021

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV Humber Field Office

    At TCV Humber Field Office

    Activity description

    A wide range of practical tasks including habitat management, woodland work, tree planting, small scale construction.

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  • Wednesday 29th September 2021

    Basic Woodwork - (Wednesdays for 5 weeks) HT1 21-22

    With ACLS Introduction to Woodwork

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description


    Five sessions: This course runs every Wednesday from 22nd September – 20th October 2021 from 9.30am - 3.30pm

    For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher.

    WEEK 1
    Welcome to Learning session*

    WEEKS 2 - 5
     - Safe use of common hand tools
    - How to measure wood for a project
    - Simple joints and fixings

    The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete:
     - A bird box
    - A simple garden bench
    - Maybe a simple project of your choice

    This course is FREE if you are in receipt of income-related benefits or have a salary below £17,374.50 (based on full time per annum). Otherwise it is £78, or £20.80 for those over state pension age and in receipt of state pension. Evidence of benefits/pension must be provided before the course starts.

    There is a small charge of £10.00 for materials.

    To enrol on a course or for more information please call 0113 274 2335 or email hollybush@tcv.org.uk

    *To take part in any of our conservation or craft courses, you will need to have completed a Welcome to Learning session.  In this session we will introduce you to the Hollybush site, your tutor and other learners.  We will get your Leeds Adult Learning email and Google Classroom account set up which will give you access to bonus course materials.  The day will also include free tea and cake in our friendly community café.  If you have already done one of these sessions, you can join our course in Week 2.

    This is a paid event.

    More information

  • Wednesday 29th September 2021

    Wood Shed AM

    With Wood Sheds

    At Jupiter Nursery

    Activity description

    Share experience, memories, hobbies, interests, projects, skills and tools Have spare time on your hands? Ideas for projects and nowhere to work on them? Need somewhere to go and something to do? Just curious and want to know more? Our Wood Shed will have mixed groups learning about food-growing, wildlife gardening and woodwork and will focus on recycling wood into useful items for the home and garden in a friendly and fun environment.

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  • Wednesday 29th September 2021

    Wood Shed PM

    With Wood Sheds

    At Jupiter Nursery

    Activity description

    Share experience, memories, hobbies, interests, projects, skills and tools Have spare time on your hands? Ideas for projects and nowhere to work on them? Need somewhere to go and something to do? Just curious and want to know more? Our Wood Shed will have mixed groups learning about food-growing, wildlife gardening and woodwork and will focus on recycling wood into useful items for the home and garden in a friendly and fun environment.

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  • Thursday 30th September 2021

    iNaturalist App Introduction: Haringey

    With Haringey Conservation Volunteers

    At Railway Fields

    Activity description

    Join The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) Haringey at this online tutorial all about the iNaturalist app. Learn the basics of using the app and how it works. Find out more about the Haringey Wildlife project on the app, and how your local green space in Haringey can become involved in this borough wide citizen science project. The event will be held via zoom. You will be emailed the zoom link following the order of a ticket on Eventbrite. This is an online event, please cancel your ticket order if you are no longer able to attend. For more information contact Helena Taylor (Senior Project Officer at TCV Haringey): helena.taylor@tcv.org.uk

    Book online at Eventbrite

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