Events

There are a host of exciting events happening across the Discover Me sites throughout the year. Talks, workshops, activities, shows and more, these events range in price from a few pounds to absolutely free, so there’s something to suit every pocket.

Exhibition: Forest Charter 800 for all at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Jul 8th to Oct 8th Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

The Forest Charter was signed by the 9 year old Henry III in 1217. Newly commissioned illustrations, activity sheets and a window into what people wanted to do in forests 800 years ago.

 

Exhibition: The garden and beyond at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Oct 1st to Oct 29th Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Exhibition of paintings by Barbara Sampson at The View, 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, E4 7QH (next door to Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge)

Apple Weekend at Thames Chase Forest Centre

Oct 21st to Oct 22nd Thames Chase Forest Centre

Apple Weekend at Thames Chase Forest Centre

National Celebration of regional diversity

  • English apples
  • Apple juices
  • Local honey – Sunday
  • Local preserves
  • Local & country crafts
    • Willow Weaving
    • Coppiced Wood – Saturday
  • Woodcraft
  • Wildlife skeleton display – Sunday
  • Liberty Morris – Sunday
  • Children’s activities & treasure hunt
When Sat 21st & Sun 22nd Oct
Time 10am-4pm each day
Where Thames Chase Forest Centre
Cost Free (Parking £2.00)

 

Supporting the work of the Community Forest. Charity No. 1115627

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Children’s October Half Term Activities at Thames Chase Forest Centre

Oct 24th to Oct 26th Thames Chase Forest Centre

Children’s Half Term Activities 10:30am-12:30pm.

Collect seeds and leaves
Leaf identification
Leaf rubbings
Seed Planting

Activities for all the family to enjoy.

When Tues 24th, Weds, 25th & Thurs 26th October
Time 10:30am-12:30pm
Where Thames Chase Forest Centre
Cost £3 donation per child

Raising Funds for Thames Chase Trust (Charity No.1115627)

http://www.thameschase.org.uk/news-events/upcoming-events/childrens-half-term-activities-oct-2017

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Guided Walk – Dagnam Park at Thames Chase Forest Centre

Oct 27th Thames Chase Forest Centre

Join us for our guided walk to Dagnam Park (The Manor) from 10am.

To discover the human and natural history of Dagnam Park (The Manor), Harold Hill. For anyone interested in learning more about the environment of the area, especially the former Dagnam and Gooshays Estates as well as local wildlife.

Starting and finishing at the car park in Central Park, Petersfield Avenue, Harold Hill, the walk goes northerly through the park, then Hatters Wood and Dagnam Park, returning south via a different route through Hatters Wood and Central. Distance approximately 3km.

Much of the woodland route may be muddy after rainfall and suitable footwear is recommended.

Come and join us for some fresh air and light exercise and enjoy what the Community Forest has to offer at this time of year.

When Fri 27th Oct
Time 10am
Where Dagnam Park
Cost £3.00

Raising Funds for Thames Chase Trust (Charity No.1115627)

 

Pumpkin carving at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Oct 27th Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Pumpkin carving at The View, 6 Rangers Road, Chingford, E4 7QH (next door to Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge)

 

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Spooky Crafts and Trail at Thames Chase Forest Centre

Oct 28th Thames Chase Forest Centre

Can you solve the clues?

Follow a Trail in amongst the trees

Come and make some spooky creatures

Make masks and enjoy the story of

Winnie and Wilbur: The Amazing Pumpkin

For children under 6

When 28th October
Time 1:30-3:30pm
Where Thames Chase
Cost £3 donation

Contact Thames Chase:
Phone: 01708 642970
​Email: enquiries@thameschase.org.uk

Raising funds for Thames Chase Trust (Charity No. 1115627)

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Spooky Walks at Thames Chase Forest Centre

Oct 28th Thames Chase Forest Centre

Are you brave enough to step into the night and take a spine tingling spooky walk through the forest? Enjoy the thrills as you walk amongst the trees.

Victorian theme.

Walks every 10 minutes

Between 5.10 and 8.10pm

For families with children over 6yrs

Please dress appropriately for an evening in October. Bring waterproofs and wellies for wet weather.  Bring a torch.

Admission by ticket only.

Tickets must be purchased from the Thames Chase Visitor Centre before the night:

  • Tel: 01708 642970
  • Email: enquiries@thameschase.org.uk
When Saturday 28th Oct
Time Between 5:10 and 8:10pm
Where Thames Chase and Broadfields
Cost Individual:  £6.00

Family:  £20.00 (2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult, 3 children)

Raising funds for Thames Chase Trust (Charity No. 1115627)