Outdoors and Nature in the Chichester area

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The Garden Show is back with a host of stands, talks and workshops against the lovely backdrop of Stansted House. . Visitors always enjoy the diversity and range of the 315 stands including:. . plants. gifts. garden related. interiors. art, craft & design. country food and wines. activities & entertainment. . . .
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Focus on ‘The Great Outdoors’. We all know the benefits of being out in the open air and the positive effect on our wellbeing has been well documented. We have many Chamber members who operate outdoor facilities and spaces and so we will have a selection of them give us. . .
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Join West Sussex Record Office and Screen Archive South East on Sussex Day to celebrate the history of the South Downs National Park. This free, virtual event, coming live from the Record Office, will take you behind the scenes to explore a fascinating series of films, photographs, documents, maps and. . .
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Outdoors

Walk With a Ranger: Northney to the Old Oyster Beds and Emsworth

19 June, 09:00 - 15:00

Outside the café at Northney Farm, Hayling Island, PO11 0RX. Look out for the A-board indicating the field where cars can be parked.

An 18km (11 mile) walk from Northney Farm on Hayling Island across fields to the shoreline of Langstone Harbour, past the bird reserve of the old oyster beds and on to Langstone in Chichester Harbour and then Emsworth, where we will have a break for lunch, before returning to Northney. . .
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Outdoors

Wildflowers of North Common - Walk

21 June, 10:00 - 12:00

Meet: outside the café at Northney Farm, Hayling Island, PO11 0RX. Look out for the A-board indicating the field where cars can be parked.

A stroll at North Common, taking time to look for and identify the wildflowers and hear something of their mythology and past uses for medical ailments. With John Arnott, wildflower enthusiast and all round naturalist. Wear stout shoes and long trousers and bring a face mask just in case. No. . .
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Outdoors

Meet the Tree Wardens

1 July, 17:30 - 18:30

Come and have a conversation with the volunteer Tree Wardens. Find out about the trees we help to conserve across the city and hear about nearby specimen trees. Details of how to contact your nearest Tree Warden if you have trees you are worried about. This event will happen whatever. . .
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The seasons and weather conditions dictate the times to sow, harvest and undertake many different tasks needed to look after a farm or estate. During this weekend, we will have demonstrations with horses and other farming implements to show how the machinery was used and the ways it developed over. . .
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Celebrate Centurion Way as being the best walking and cycling leisure route in West Sussex. Bring a picnic and walk or cycle to this family orientated event. Join us at the Amphitheatre Railwaymen sculptures immediately south of Hunters Race bridge. Novelty and cargo bikes will be available to try out. . . .
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From the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Emily Sabin leads a workshop on identifying bumblebees. She’ll be able to show you our bumblebee species and talk about their life-cycle whilst in our eight-year-old apple orchard. Supervised children and all abilities of bumblebee spotters welcomed. Session will be weather dependent. If it’s very. . .
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Outdoors

Festival Walk

25 July, 14:00 - 17:00

| St. Mary's Church

This year’s Festival Walk led by Jonathan Golden will take in two of Petworth’s jewels: Petworth Deer Park and the Shimmings Valley. Our route joins these together by a less well-known loop in the Balls Cross area north of the town. The walk is about 7 miles and the going. . .
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The Festival of Flowers 2020 has sadly been postponed until next year until 2022. . . .
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