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Forest Centre the garden centre

May 30, 2012 – 10:56 am |

Now the spring is really with us and we’ve had a taste of the sun, many of us are looking to spruce up our gardens to make them into that beautiful outside room we’ve always …

Reductions for rail travellers

May 30, 2012 – 9:28 am |

Rail travellers get 10% off the price of tea or coffee and a cake from the Forest Centre’s beautiful Lakeside Café, until 30 September! What more incentive could you want to tempt you onto the wonderful …

Wildlife Bioblitz!

May 29, 2012 – 4:46 pm |

Noon Saturday 23 June until noon Sunday 24th June 2012Join The Marston Vale Trust and The Bedfordshire Natural History Society for 24 hours of wildlife fun in The Millennium Country Park.
Local experts will be recording …

Marton Vale Walk – Miles for Macmillan

May 29, 2012 – 9:42 am |

Forest 5k – Friday 15 June, 7.30pm

May 28, 2012 – 7:00 am |

Have you ever thought the Country Park would look better if you were running alongside a horde of muscular types wearing shorts and singlets? If so you might consider entering the Forest 5k.
Now well-established (this is …

Carthy & Swarbrick confirmed to round off Woodworks! line up

May 23, 2012 – 9:49 am |

We are genuinely thrilled to have two of English music’s living legends playing at this year’s festival.

For more than 40 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best …

Wildlife wonders – a guided walk, Saturday 9 June

May 15, 2012 – 5:38 pm |

Join our expert Forest Volunteers for this guided walk in the Country Park on Saturday 9 June, 9.30am.
It’s blazing June and if the weather’s right we’ll see orchids, dragonflies, butterflies… and of course birds. There is …

Wands in the willows – Friday 8 June

May 15, 2012 – 5:24 pm |

A half term event for children, 4-10 years, at the Forest Centre. An outdoor adventure. Join us for a walk to the willow huts in the Country Park to make a willow wand with a game …

Forest Centre Workshop – is the ball rolling?

May 15, 2012 – 4:34 pm |

Plans are afoot, so rumour has it, to investigate the possibility of providing a new, bespoke workshop for use by the Volunteers and Rangers at the Forest Centre.     
The reason for this is that the …

Hurray for grey!

May 2, 2012 – 10:10 am |

Last Saturday’s Dawn Chorus walk was an excellent example of the triumph of optimism over disappointment; glass-half-fullers were victorious. It’s not something I’d like to do every day -  hauling myself out of bed at 3am …

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