September Events at Earth Trust

More information about the events listed below can be found on our website www.earthtrust.org.uk.  All events take place at the Earth Trust, Little Wittenham, OX14 4QZ unless otherwise stated.

Discover and Play – Friday 1st September, 10am-12pm

Forest School for the under-5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per child, accompanying adult(s) free. 

Sunday Drop-in: Fantastic Foraging – Sunday 3rd September, 10am-1pm

Drop in to find out what food is growing around the Earth Trust Centre and learn what yummy things you can cook over the campfire. £4 suggested donation per child, accompanying adult(s) free.

Drawing from Nature – Sunday 3rd September, 2pm-5pm

Take a walk around Little Wittenham Wood with your sketchbook and get top tips on how to perfect your drawings from artist Gareth Lloyd an Oxford-based artist working primarily in pencil and paint. His work is typically based around endangered and protected species, and he welcomes the opportunity to work with conservation organisations to help preserve the animal kingdom through art

£20; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.uk/whatson (incurs a booking fee).

Bat Walk – Saturday 9th September, 8.30pm-10pm

A guided walk with the addition of bat detectors to find out more about these marvellous mammals. £6 per adult, £3 per child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.uk/whatson (incurs a booking fee).

Children’s Fun Run – Sunday 10th September, 10am start

A 1km race around the Wittenham Clumps for kids! Please register online and bring a donation on the day. £2 suggested donation per child, accompanying adult(s) free.

10k Run – Sunday 10th September, 11am start

After a break last year we’re pleased to announce that the 2017 10K Run will take place on Sunday 10th September.

The Earth Trust 10K is a unique cross-country run that meanders through wildflower meadows, woodland, farmland, along the Thames and ends with a challenging hike up (and down!) the iconic Wittenham Clumps.

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete, a novice runner taking on their first race or a Nordic walker looking for a new challenge, all are welcome!

This is a chip-timed race. Advance entry: £15 adult, £12 child (aged 14-17). On the day entry: £18 adult, £15 child (aged 14-17).

Wildlife Photography Walk – Saturday 16th September, 8am-10am

Join photographer Andrew Walmsley for a morning stroll around the nature reserve. Check out our beginner and intermediate workshops too. £20; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.uk/whatson (incurs a booking fee).

Foraging Walk – Sunday 24th September, 11am-3pm

Discover the autumn bounty in the local area and use what you find to make something delicious. £17; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.uk/whatson (incurs a booking fee).