News - Month: January 2013

Nothing much happens here.

But, when it does, we like to share the secrets with you. Some of you might be interested and it might help you plan your next escape.

Sussex Tree Tent at the Secret Campsite

We have been granted planning permission for the first tree tent in England to be put up on the edge of the ancient woodland that surrounds our camping meadow. It seems we are now nearly ready to make it available for weekend visits.

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Bringing Knowlands Wood to Life

A talk by Nick Lear about the woodland that surrounds the Secret Campsite in Sussex, and how he has managed the woodland over the last 30 years to encourage a diverse range of habitats for a wide variety of species to thrive.

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Great Campsite Wildlife

On Wednesday evening I went along, with a friend to a wildlife talk arranged by the Friends of Lewes at Lewes Town Hall.

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Sussex Wildlife Trust Spring Special

Build bird boxes, sow seeds, make things for your house or garden and go on a nature trail into the woods where you can do some pond dipping. Suitable for children aged 5-11 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Easter Monday Racing at Plumpton

Enjoy Easter jump racing at Plumpton Racecourse. These are both popular days with very large crowds including a funfair and the chance to win big. Even Rastamouse is making an appearance

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Brighton Fish Festival

Part of the Brighton and Hove food festival that focuses on sustainability of fish whilst showcasing recipes from local chefs and hands on activities for children. This event is in Brighton which is around 12.

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Sussex Wildlife Trust Family Bushcraft

A chance for parents and children to get out into the woods, work together and learn some basic bush craft skills which will include fire lighting, shelter building, tool use and cooking.

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Open Evening at The Hurstmonceux Observatory

Are you interested in the night sky?  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to look at the stars, planets and the moon through some of the country's largest telescopes?  Well here is your opportunity! Visit the Observatory web site to rea...

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