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Over a hundred volunteers and counting!

April 13, 2017 – 10:15 am |

It’s often said, but still very true to say that as a charity we would not achieve half of what we do without the work of our volunteers.
We have over a 100 regular volunteers who …

Discounted tickets for MK Theatre

October 5, 2016 – 1:41 pm | 2 Comments

[Click above for more info] You can now book discounted tickets for shows at Milton Keynes Theatre through us – not only will you save money on the ticket price, but you’ll also avoid paying …

A magical evening awaits you…

September 21, 2016 – 2:06 pm |

The enchantment will last for one night only, so don’t miss your chance to see the Lakeside Café taken over by an Enchanted Forest for our first ever Fundraising Ball. The magic starts at 7pm with …

Christmas is coming….

September 20, 2016 – 3:40 pm |

Ok, so I don’t want to depress anyone (or overly excite anyone?) but Christmas is now looming. The shops are filling up with wrapping paper and gifts in anticipation of the hellish shopping period we’re …

Sponsored Summer Read!

June 10, 2016 – 10:24 am |

Get those pages turning this summer with our Sponsored Summer Read, in conjunction with our local Usborne Books representative Dawn Melbourne. All money raised will go towards planting new trees throughout the Forest of Marston …

Planning an Egg-cellent Easter?

March 19, 2016 – 12:00 pm |

It’s rolled around pretty quickly hasn’t it? But the good news is that spring has sprung – we are officially moving the clocks forward this Saturday (which means that we move to the later closing …

Wheely good fun!

February 19, 2016 – 2:05 pm |

This iconic cycling challenge takes place on Sunday 11th September and you can take part and raise money for the Forest of Marston Vale. The ride starts on Clapham Common, South London, with registration from …

Be a Superhero for the day!

February 19, 2016 – 1:46 pm |

No experience is necessary for this funniest of fun runs – you can walk, jog or run either 5k or 10k! Join over 3,000 fellow heroes in London’s Regents Park on Sunday 15th May in …

Limited spaces available for this challenge of a lifetime!

February 19, 2016 – 10:22 am |

Calling all thrill-seekers, adrenaline junkies and anyone wanting to tick a 10,000 feet tandem skydive off their bucket list! As 2016 is the 21st anniversary of the Forest, we’re looking for 21 adventurous volunteers to take …

Donation flows in from Canoe Trail

January 11, 2016 – 11:46 am |

On 6th January The Forest of Marston Vale received an amazing donation of £1000 from our friends at Canoe Trail, a local family-run business. This generous New Year donation was raised from the outdoor activities and adventures that …

Apples and scares

November 4, 2015 – 5:03 pm |

Well that nice weather went away quickly didn’t it! One minute we’re basking in the late October sunshine, and the next we’re into the November fog – but nevertheless a great time was had by …

Pond Dipping sold out!

July 16, 2015 – 2:51 pm |

If you’re looking for something to do with the kids at the Forest Centre this summer, we have some great activities running! Sadly, our Pond Dipping sessions are now all sold out, but we still …

Captain Sillyvoice and Friends visit the Forest Centre

April 10, 2015 – 11:25 am |

This Wednesday we were visited by local author Ruth Whenham, who was reading stories and signing copies of her series of books (from ‘Captain Sillyvoice’, to ‘My Crazy Purple Pen’, to ‘The Day My Teacher …

Love Parks Week (25th July – 3rd Aug)

July 20, 2014 – 12:00 pm |

It’s soon to be Love Parks Week ( 25th July – 3rd August) – obviously we hope you love parks all the time, but in the first week of the children’s summer holidays it seems …



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