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Activities

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
  • Thursday 30th 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 works. everything from habitat management, tree planting to small scale construction tasks such as footpaths, fencing and platforms.

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  • Thursday 30th September 2021

    Practical Conservation Projects

    With TCV Humber Field Office

    At TCV Humber Field Office

    Activity description

    A wide range of practical tasks including tree planting, habitat management, green space improvement and small scale construction.

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  • Thursday 30th September 2021

    Autumn Gardening (5 week course)

    With ACLS Garden Course

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description


    Five sessions: This course runs every Thursday from 23rd September – 21st October 2021 from 10.00am - 12.30pm.

    For complete beginners and those wanting to improve their skills.

    WEEK 1
    Welcome to Learning session*

    WEEKS 2 - 5
    During this 5-week course, join us in the Hollybush garden and learn about what can be done in the garden over Autumn.

    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 £48, or £12.80 for those over state pension age and in receipt of state pension. Evidence of benefits/pension must be provided before the course starts.

    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

  • Friday 1st October 2021

    Pond Survey - The Paddock

    With The Paddock Volunteers

    At The Paddock Community Nature Park

    Activity description

    We invite you to join us at the Paddock for our pond surveying workshop! What to expect: - An introduction to a highlight pond species/topic - A guided survey of the pond. -The data collected will help us improve habitats for wildlife on site. - By booking onto multiple sessions you’ll gain a deeper understanding of seasonal cycles, and improve your I.D. skills more.

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  • Friday 1st October 2021

    Bird Survey - The Paddock

    With The Paddock Volunteers

    At The Paddock Community Nature Park

    Activity description

    We invite you to join us at the Paddock for our weekly bird surveying workshop! What to expect: - An introduction to a highlight bird species/topic - A guided transect survey of the whole site -The data collected will help us improve habitats for wildlife on site. - By booking onto multiple sessions you’ll gain a deeper understanding of seasonal cycles, and improve your I.D. skills more.

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  • Friday 1st October 2021

    Dry Stone Walling (5 week course)

    With ACLS Practical Volunteering

    At Hollybush Conservation Centre

    Activity description


    Five sessions: This course runs every Friday from 1st October – 29th October 2021 from 10.00am - 4.00pm.

    Come and learn the basics of the 3D jigsaws that form one of Yorkshire's traditional landscape features on this Dry Stone Walling course.

    WEEK 1
    Welcome to Learning session*

    WEEKS 2 - 5
     This is a practical course where you will get the opportunity to construct a section of dry stone wall.

    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.

    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

  • Saturday 2nd October 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 4th October 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 4th October 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.

    More information

  • Tuesday 5th October 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.

    More information