Outdoors and Nature in the Chichester area

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whyke orchard


9 July, 11:30 - 13:00

Whyke Community Orchard

Traditional stories are told by Steve Taylor, our resident herbalist, of how to find the golden apple of immortality, and how loving hearts are rewarded. In best storytelling tradition, Steve appeals to all with multi-layered stories, told under trees with crops of young apples as the backdrop. Steve Taylor’s new. . .


10 July, 11:30 - 12:30

Whyke Community Orchard, Chichester

Emily Sabin (Bumblebee Conservation Trust) will show us which bumblebees live here and talk about their life cycle. Hope to meet the teddy bear bee, the Common Carder. All abilities of spotters welcome including supervised children to our 9-year-old orchard. The Whyke Community Orchard is a Transition Chichester project. At. . .
bat walk


10 July, 20:50 - 22:20

Brandy Hole Copse

Discover the fascinating world of bats as they emerge from their roosts at dusk. We will hear their echolocation calls using handheld detectors, and you’ll learn how to identify some of our most common species. Replace Netflix with nature and spend a magical evening with bats. 24 June 21:00 22:30. . .
Performers from Chichester Fringe to entertain guests at the Chichester Canal Cafe for an evening of Poetry and Music. This will be a ticketed event with pre-booking only. Tickets will be available soon to purchase from Chichester Canal. 01243 771363 (option 1). . . .
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heritage Outdoors

Rail Gala at Amberley Museum

23 - 24 July

Amberley Museum

Rail Gala at Amberley Museum. Join Amberley Museum for our annual showcase of all things rail!. On the 23 rd and 24 th of July, visit the museum to see our rail collection on full display, with passenger and freight trains running all day. Visitors can also explore a model. . .

Introduction to Garden Design

6 August, 09:30 - 16:00

Join us at Tuppenny Barn for an introduction to the principles of garden design. Course description:. This is a course for anyone new to design or looking for help to structure their design ideas. Ideal for beginners or those unsure about how to design their garden, whether it’s an old. . .
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food Outdoors

Children's Holiday Activities

9 - 23 August, 10:00 - 13:00

Aimed at children 6 years and over our mornings will be held on Tuesdays 9, 16 & 23 August from 10am – 1pm. Each session will focus on various subjects such as Wild Art, Very Veggie & Tuppenny Creatures. All mornings will involve cooking with Tuppenny Barn produce. Please note. . .
Lynda Hunter will tell the tale of how the Chichester Canal came about, it uses, aspirations, finances and failure of our Canal leading up to its current success and future plans. Chosen Charity: Chichester Ship Canal Trust which undertakes the preservation, maintenance and improvement of the canal for the public. . .
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