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Events in Sherwood Pines Forest Park
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Astronomy in the Forest
Join us for an evening of astronomy in the forest - perfect for beginners and people who want to learn more.
Fletching - Traditional Arrow Making
Join fletcher & archer, Trevor Lilley, to learn how to make a traditional wooden shafted arrow.
Fungi Foray
Join expert, Patrick harding, for this ever popular fungi foray.
Star Gazing
An evening exploring the night sky using telescopes and star maps.
Summer Holiday Fun - Pond Dipping
Ever wondered what lives in the forest ponds? Join the rangers to find out more about the bugs and beasties of the not so deep.
Summer Holiday Fun - Shelter Building
Can you build a shelter out of just forest materials? Join the rangers to have a go.
Willow Basket Weaving
Spend the day learning the timeless craft of basketry as you make your own round, willow basket.

When is it on

What do other visitors say?

Hi there - do you still have the Gruffalo trail with sculptures in the forest this SUmmer? Many Thanks

Kate A, 1/Aug/2014

Hi Kate, The Gruffalo sculpture will be here all summer along with the trail. Come and meet him! Have a great visit.

Forestry Commission Response

has the Gruffalo event that was supposed to happen on 20 July been cancelled as can't find any details

trish, 11/Jul/2014

Hi, sadly the event has been cancelled. The Gruffalo will be appearing in some of our other woods across Central England instead. I will update here when I know where he will be and when. Thanks for your enquiry.

Forestry Commission Response

How come there has been zero info on your calendar about the concerts happening this weekend? Only through being turned away yesterday and actually calling today has the information been given.

B, 14/Jun/2014

Hi B, the events were added to the calendar way back in March. Once the event is over the info disappears. All the info needed for the concerts was linked from the main page to the main Forest Live pages. I will ensure all the info needed is added in good time next year.

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OS Grid ref: SK611625
Postcode: NG21 9JL

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Contact

Karina Thornton
Sherwood Bushcraft Ranger
01623 821459
karina.thornton@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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