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Events in Sherwood Pines
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What's on

Bushcraft for Families
Join the rangers for a fun packed day of bushcraft activities in the woods! Learn shelter building and fire lighting techniques and have a go at a forest craft.
Forest Live 2018 - Gary Barlow
Gary Barlow will play Sherwood Pines on Saturday 23rd June as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission.
Forest Live 2018 - Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott with special guest Billy Bragg have announced dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott with special guest Billy Bragg will play Sherwood Pines, near Mansfield, Notts on Friday 22 June.
Forest Live 2018 - UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey
UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey will play Sherwood Pines on Sunday 24th June as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission.
Fungi Foray
Join expert, Dr Patrick Harding, author of the Collins Little Gem Guide on Fungi, on a day’s talk and walk on fungi. Learn to find and identify various fungi - edible and non-edible and find out about medicinal uses, folklore and cooking tips.
Nordic Walking
Sociable, safe outdoor exercise. Join our qualified instructors for these group walking sessions to learn the art of Nordic walking and its many benefits. Easy on the joints and suitable for all levels / ages
Overnight Bushcraft for Families
Could you survive a night in the woods? Join the rangers to find out!
parkrun
The parkrun course at Sherwood Pines Forest Park is 5k long and is made up of one anti-clockwise lap.
Pedalfest
‘Come and join us for a family fun packed weekend at Sherwood Pines Forest! We have activities for all the family, Electric bike demo rides and bike stunt shows.
Viking Spring Thing
A thousand years ago in 1016 Canute, a Viking, became king of all England. He had a close association with Sherwood Forest. Thynghowe is a Viking assembly site in Sherwood Forest and was used for gatherings and settling disputes. Come along to the Spring Thing to see history in action with Regia Angolorum and be part of the recreation of events from 1000 years ago.
Wild Food Foray
Back by popular demand. Join expert, Patrick Harding, for illustrated talks and forest forays to learn how to identify edible and medicinal plants. From sorrel soup to nuts in may; from skin creams to digestive remedies - we will learn that plants have so much to offer.

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What do other visitors say?

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Thank you for a fantastic well organised evening of superb entertainment. We came to the Paul Eaton and Jacqui Abbott concert 24.6.16. My wife is disabled and from the moment we arrived, we were directed to the disabled car park close to the arena with it's own entrance, advised by the stewards of where to go and what to do when it was time to leave. The evening was fantastic with two great support artists and the main act we came to see. The atmosphere was great and the food and drink outlets gave great choice at reasonable prices. Even when it was time to go home, things were still brilliantly organised and we were able to leave the site with no delays or queues. A fantastic all round experience and we'll definitely be coming back next year! Thanks again, Richard and Linda Hughes

Richard Hughes, 30/Jun/2016
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I attended the British Military Fitness session on Saturday morning and thought it was great! Fab surroundings and a great work out! I hope they keep these up as I would most definitely recommend them to anyone.

Lauren, 7/Jul/2015
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Went to British Military fitness Saturday morning, loved it hope they keep it up. Would definitely recommend it, good laugh but also did the job

Anonymous, 6/Jul/2015

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Last updated: 4th October 2017

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