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Events

There is an exciting and varied programme of events taking place throughout the Colne Valley. Scroll down to see the whole list in date order.  We hope to see you at one of them.

The Colne Valley Program of Events, Activities and Volunteer tasks is published every February, June, October and December and is available from the Visitor centre. Click here to download the Spring 2014 Events Guide


For more information on walks click on the walks tab on the home page or "things to do" page.

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April

Landscape Camera Walk

Sunday 27th April 2014 10.00am see Guided Walks for more details.

Friends and Family Photography Course

Sunday 27th April 10am-4pm see Events in Denham for details.

May

Denham Quarry Conservation Task

Groundwork South
Saturday 3rd May 9.30am-12.30pm
Moorhall Road entrance, South Harefield
Come and help with various habitat improvements by clearing scrub and building habitat piles. Contact Kevin Waggott on 07833 128574 or email kevin.waggott@groundwork.org.uk for more details.

Landscape Camera Walk

Sunday 4th May 2014  10.00am see Guided Walks for more details.

Nature of Woodoaks Walk

Sunday 4th May 10am-12pm see Guided Walks for more details.

Maple Lodge Open Weekend

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th May 11am-5pm see Guided Walks for more details.


Spring Chorus & Warbler Walk

Sunday 11th May 8.30am see Guided Walks for more details.

Harding’s Row Nature Reserve Conservation Task

Groundwork South
Sunday 11th May 9.30am-12.30pm
Harding’s Row, Iver Heath (off Swallow Street)
Come and help improve the habitats around the reserve by clearing bramble from the wildflower area. Contact Kevin Waggott on 07833 128574 or email kevin.waggott@groundwork.org.uk for details.

Ruislip Woods Festival

Ruislip Woods Trust and London Borough of Hillingdon
Sunday 11th May 2014 - 12 noon until 4.30pm
Free Entry,  At the Willow Lawn between the Lido's railway station and the Water's Edge pub. HA4 7TY
Birds of Prey,Woodland Crafts, Ferret Racing, Morris Dancing, Children's Woodland Crafts, Charcoal Burning, Guided Woodland Walk, Welsh Axe Men lumberjacks race, Children’s Archery, Pre – Festival family walk and Family Dog Show.
See www.ruislipwoodstrust.org.uk/events for details

Hayes Canal & Craft Fair

Sunday 11th May. 12pm – 4.30pm
Explore the floating market and canal. Boat rides only £1, departing from station Bridge. Craft Fair on the Piazza of High point Village all day. Live Music, Fresh food, face painting and a treasure hunt for the kids. Fun for all the family! Free Event.

Arthur Jacob Nature Reserve Conservation Task

Groundwork South
Sunday 11th May 1pm-4pm
Stanwell Road entrance, Horton
Come along to this conservation task to help improve the reserve’s habitat. Help with work on the reedbed and clear vegetation from the boardwalks. Contact Kevin Waggott on 07833 128574 or email kevin.waggott@groundwork.org.uk for more details.

Rickmansworth Festival 2014

Rickmansworth Waterways Trust
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th May 10.30am-5.30pm
Rickmansworth Aquadrome, off Harefield Road, Rickmansworth
Come along to the annual Rickmansworth Festival celebrating canals, community and the environment. With craft stalls, funfair, live music and boat trips there is something for everyone. For more info visit  www.rwt.org.uk/festival.

Landscape Camera Walk

Sunday 18th May 2014  10.00am see Guided Walks for more details.

‘Pathefinder’ – Map Reading for Beginners

Sunday 18th May 10.30am-4pm see Events in Denham for details


Bird Watching in Ten Acre Wood and AGM

Sunday 18th May 2pm  see Guided Walks for more details.


Be a Victorian Brickie!

Sunday 24th May 10.30am-12.30pm see Events in Denham for details


Wild Impressions

Tuesday 27th May 11am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-3pm see Events in Denham for details


The Great Strawberry Share!

A Rocha UK
Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th May 10.30am-1pm
Minet Country Park Visitor Centre, Springfield Road, Hayes, UB4 0LL
Come along and collect strawberry seedlings, learn how to grow them and how to make your own jam. Suitable for both adults & children. All children should be accompanied by an adult. Free event but booking essential, contact A Rocha UK office on 0208 574 5935 or maria.masih@arocha.org.

River Dipping Workshop

Thursday 29th May 11am-12pm  see Events in Denham for details

‘Get off Auto’ Photography Course

Saturday 31st May 10am-4pm  see Events in Denham for details


Discover the History of Woodoaks Walk

Saturday 31st May 11am-1pm see Guided Walks for more details.































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