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All about crayfish

Wednesday 7 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join crayfish specialist Nicky Green for an illustrated talk on native and invasive crayfish species in the UK, and find out about the 2018 crayfish survey results from the Culm Community Crayfish project.

Location: Blackdown Healthy Living & Activity Centre, Riverside Hemyock, Devon EX15 3SH United Kingdom
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Harvest mouse survey training

Saturday 17 November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We'll be learning about survey methodology, the importance of surveying and the biology and ecology of harvest mice, then conducting hand searches for harvest mouse nests.

Location: Wildwood Escot Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1LU
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Harvest mouse. Photo: Pixabay

Volunteering at Young Wood

Wednesday 28 November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

We'll be improving the site for groups who come to the woodland for bushcraft and woodcrafts and making habitats better for wildlife.

Location: Young Wood community woodland Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset TA3 5AZ United Kingdom
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Carols at the Wellington Monument

Friday 7 December 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Get the festive season underway up at the Wellington Monument, with carol singing, a bonfire and hot refreshements.

Location: Wellington Monument Near Wellington, Somerset TA21 9PA
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Wellington Monument at night. Photo: National Trust Fran Stothard

Anglo-Saxon construction week

Sunday 6 January - Saturday 12 January

Learn to build and work wood as our early medieval ancestors did.

Location: Newhaven Coppice, Whitestaunton Somerset TA20 3DT
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Anglo-Saxon building at Newhaven Coppice

Hurdle making workshop

Sunday 20 January @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of hurdle making and make your own small hurdle to take home.

Location: Worhams Farm Wilmington, Devon EX13 7QF
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Repair café

Saturday 26 January @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

If you have items around the house in need of repair, don’t toss them away. Bring them along to Blackdown Hills repair café!

Location: Hemyock Parish Hall EX15 3QW
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People repairing items at Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe

Hedgelaying workshop

Saturday 2 February @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until Saturday 2 February 2019

A hands-on, one-day workshop teaching hedgelaying in the Devon style.

Location: Yarcombe Village Hall EX14 9AD
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Hedgelaying. Photo: Blackdown HIlls Hedge Association

Hedgerow chair making

Sunday 17 February @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday 17 February 2019 at 9:00am

Make a strong and comfortable hedgerow chair with materials from hedges, woods and gardens.

Location: Buckland St Mary Village Hall, Beech Hill Buckland St Mary, Somerset TA20 3SP
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Skills of the Hills

Saturday 2 March @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A celebration of hedgelaying and hedgerow crafts. Activities for the whole family.

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