Courses and Events

We're 40 years old!

2016 marked the 40th year of the Commonwork Trust which was founded by Neil and Jenifer Wates after moving to Bore Place in 1976. We're celebrating 2016/17 with a year full of events for all ages. Come and join us - we'd love to see you! Book and pay online below.

Dawn chorus and moth breakfast

April 2017

Saturday 29th

5:15am - 8:00am

Get up with the lark and join us for a wander through our beautiful woods to experience spring song...

Adult's events, Children's events, Nature

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Saturday club for 8 - 17 year olds with additional needs in May (1)

May 2017

Saturday 13th

10:00am - 2:30pm

Bore Place holiday and Saturday club for young people with additional needs Supported by Kent...

Additional needs, Children's events

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Kentish curries in May

May 2017

Thursday 25th

9:30am - 4:00pm

If you love curry and spice, come and cook... Using local seasonal ingredients, learn how to create...

Adult's events, Cooking

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Bore Place bat walk

May 2017

Friday 26th

8:00pm - 9:30pm

We’re going on a bat hunt… A nocturnal quest to see bats and their amazing aerial...

Adult's events, Bats, Children's events, Nature

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Saturday club for 8 - 17 year olds with additional needs in May (2)

May 2017

Wednesday 31st

10:00am - 2:30pm

Bore Place holiday and Saturday club for young people with additional needs Supported by Kent...

Additional needs, Children's events

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Spoon whittling day at the Green Wood Workshop (1)

June 2017

Saturday 3rd

9:30am - 4:30pm

Come along and play with some green wood - this course is aimed at the novice outdoors-man or...

Adult's events, Arts and crafts, Green Wood Workshop, Woodwork

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Basket making course at the Green Wood Workshop

June 2017

Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th

9:30am - 4:30pm

Transform sweet smelling willow into a beautiful and useful basket on this 2 day course at Bore...

Adult's events, Arts and crafts, Green Wood Workshop

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Saturday club for 8 - 17 year olds with additional needs in June (3)

June 2017

Saturday 10th

10:00am - 2:30pm

Bore Place holiday and Saturday club for young people with additional needs Supported by Kent...

Additional needs, Children's events

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Backyard chickens

June 2017

Saturday 17th

9:30am - 4:00pm

Have you always fancied eggs for breakfast from your own hens? Join John Shepherd, Bore Place tutor...

Adult's events, Backyard, Chickens

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Saturday club for 8 - 17 year olds with additional needs in July (4)

July 2017

Saturday 8th

10:00am - 2:30pm

Bore Place holiday and Saturday club for young people with additional needs Supported by Kent...

Additional needs, Children's events

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Saturday club for 8 - 17 year olds with additional needs in Aug (5)

August 2017

Tuesday 8th

10:00am - 2:30pm

Bore Place holiday and Saturday club for young people with additional needs Supported by Kent...

Additional needs, Children's events

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Saturday club for 8 - 17 year olds with additional needs in Aug (6)

August 2017

Thursday 10th

10:00am - 2:30pm

Bore Place holiday and Saturday club for young people with additional needs Supported by Kent...

Additional needs, Children's events

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How to find us

Bore Place, Bore Place Road, Chiddingstone, Nr Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AR. 

Download directions by rail and road here (pdf)

By train: National Rail Enquiries

The nearest mainline stations are Sevenoaks or Tonbridge, both about 6 miles away. Edenbridge and Penshurst are also nearby.

By air: London Gatwick is the nearest airport (approx. 22 miles, c. 45 minutes by car)

Ample car parking on site.

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