Activities and Events

With spring just around the corner we are all very excited about our latest programme of activities and events, guaranteed to delight and inspire. With a line-up of courses and events to suit all ages, we look forward to welcoming you to Bore Place!

4 Day Green Wood Workshop

May 2018

Friday 18th - Monday 21st

9:30am - 4:30pm

Suitable for beginners and improvers, a chance to get to grips with green wood techniques: sawing, axing, shaving and pole lathe turning.

Adult's events, Green Wood Workshop, Woodwork

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Volunteer Day: Walking Trails

May 2018

Thursday 24th

10:00am - 3:00pm

Do you enjoy being outdoors and have some free time to help? We are looking for volunteers to help maintain our new walking trails.

Adult's events, Free, Healthy living, Nature, Volunteering Event, Walks

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Bat Walk

May 2018

Friday 25th

7:00pm - 9:00pm

We're going on a bat hunt... A nocturnal quest to see bats and their amazing aerial acrobatics and other night time animals.

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

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Introduction to Small Mammals

May 2018

Wednesday 30th

10:00am - 12:00pm

FREE EVENT! Come and learn about small mammal identification! A practical wildlife workshop for adults and children.

Adult's events, Children's events, Education, Nature, Free

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Additional Needs Club

May 2018

Wednesday 30th

10:00am - 2:30pm

Supported by Kent County Council, our club for young people provides a natural break for children with additional needs.

Additional needs, Children's events

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An Introduction to Butterflies and Moths

May 2018

Thursday 31st

10:00am - 12:00pm

FREE EVENT An Introduction to Butterflies and Moths...

Adult's events, Children's events, Education, Free, Nature

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Spoon Whittling

June 2018

Saturday 2nd

9:30am - 4:30pm

Spoon whittling day at the Green Wood Workshop. Learn about axe and knife safety, tool selection and instruction in spoon whittling!

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

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Keeping Chickens

June 2018

Saturday 9th

10:00am - 4:00pm

An introduction to keeping chickens... This informal course provides an eggs-cellent (sorry!) introduction to the popular hobby of poultry keeping.

Adult's events, Chickens, Nature

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Open Farm Sunday

June 2018

Sunday 10th

12:00pm - 5:00pm

FREE EVENT! Farm tours, meet the cows, tractor rides, organic BBQ, Pimms bar, Market Garden tours, cheesemaking...lots of fun on the farm!

Adult's events, Children's events, Farm, Free, Open Day

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Saving Bumblebees

June 2018

Thursday 21st

7:00pm - 9:00pm

An evening talk by Professor Dave Goulson, founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and bestselling author.

Adult's events, Bees, Nature, Talk

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Introduction to Beekeeping

June 2018

Saturday 23rd

10:00am - 4:00pm

*extra date added due to popular demand*
Thinking about starting up a hive or just curious about honey bees? This informal course is for you...

Adult's events, Bees, Nature

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Additional Needs Club

June 2018

Saturday 23rd

10:00am - 2:30pm

Supported by Kent County Council, our club for young people provides a natural break for children with additional needs.

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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