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Pigneys Wood

owned & managed by

North Norfolk Community Woodland Trust

Company Registered in England No 2641361
Registered as a Charity No 1011541
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Events Diary
Last updated 31.08.2013


Sunday, 13th October - "Family Fun Day" - Click here for details..


September 2013 - "September of Wildlife" - Free, expert-led sessions will take place in the wood where you can discover and learn to identify a wide variety of local plants and animals. The experts are all leaders in their respective fields. The sessions are funded by the National Lottery Community Spaces Fund and take place on the following dates:


Sunday 8th - 10am - 1pm - Insects - (Rob Coleman)

Monday 9th - 1pm - 4pm - Plants & Bugs - (Tony Leech)

Wednesday 18th - 6.30pm - 8.30pm - Moths - (Perry Hampson)

Thursday 19th - 6.30pm - 8.30pm - Bats - (Rob Coleman)

Monday 23rd1pm 4pm - Trees & Fungi - (Tony Leech)

Free minibus transport is available from North Walsham Train Station to Pigneys Wood.


Click here for press release.


Sunday, 24th February - 'Fungi Foray' - The foray will take place in the wood and those interested should congregate in our Hall Lane car park at 10.30 am. The event is being organised by the Norfolk Fungus Study Group led by Alex Prendergast and Dr Tony Leech, experts in the field. Those taking part are advised to wear suitable clothing and footwear to cope with the cold and muddy conditions likely to be encountered. A flask containing a hot drink is also advisable. See note (below).


Sunday, December 9th - Fundraising Quiz - Bluebell Inn, North Walsham at 8pm.


Sunday, December 11th - Fundraising Quiz - Bluebell Inn, North Walsham at 8pm.

Monday, November 21st - 'Brite Sprites' Tree Planting Project - Meet in the car park 1 pm (parents and supervisors only).

Wed, July 27th - Bat Walk - Pigneys Wood - The walk will take place at sunset and those wishing to participate are asked to congregate in our car park at 8.45 pm. Our host for the evening is Michelle Fielden of the Norwich Bat Group. For directions click here.

Sunday, May 15th - 'Fun Day For All Ages' - Come and join us for a day of fun in the wood. Details of the programme will be announced here later. Refreshments and toilet facilities will be available on site.

Saturday, January 8th - Mini Launch of Lottery Project - Pigneys Wood at 10.30am.

Notes on the events:

Fungi Foray: For those interested in fungi this is an excellent opportunity to study, at first hand, the many and varied species that exist in Pigneys Wood under the expert eye of specialists. This is the second such foray conducted in the wood a report of which can be found in our 'Media Links and Articles' section under 'Broadsheet' - 'Fungi Foray' in Pigneys Wood  by Peter Croot.

Fundraising Quiz: This is an annual event kindly hosted by the owners of the Bluebell Inn. It is a lively and enjoyable evening and also very busy. You are advised to arrive early to secure a table.

Bat Walk: This event is to be hosted by Michelle Fielden, a celebrated specialist on bats. Numbers will have to be restricted to ensure minimum disturbance.

'Fun Day For All Ages': This event is being held to celebrate the completion of all works funded by the Lottery Project. It is an 'all day' event for all members of the community and for all ages. Click here for a full report on this event.

Mini Launch of Lottery Project: This is to celebrate the partial completion of the lottery funded project. It will be held in the Old Barn in Pigneys Wood. Food will be served, including hot soup. The official launch of the project's completion will take place at a later date to be announced.

Should anyone require further information in respect of these events please contact us by email.

Want to Organise An Event?

Anyone - individuals, schools, companies, and/or public bodies wishing to organise an event using Pigneys Wood as a location/venue please make contact with us via email to discuss details.

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