Welcome to the unique world of Ashdown Forest,
the jewel at the centre of the High Weald.

Forthcoming Friends’ Events

Please email ashdownfriends@aol.com for more information or to book a place.

Thursday, 2nd December 2021

Members’ Annual General Meeting
2.00pm in the Education Barn, Ashdown Forest Centre.
Your chance to hear about the work of the committee and the latest Forest news.

Tuesday, 8th March 2022

Forest Fun with Digital Photography
10.00am to 12.30pm at the Ashdown Forest Centre
A talk on the theory of digital photography by local photographer Dave Brooker in the Information Barn will be followed by a walk and practical experience. Refreshments will be available.

Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May 2022

Spring and Plant Fair
11.00am – 3.00pm at the Ashdown Forest Centre
All are welcome to join us for this event.

Tuesday, 5th July 2022

A Tour of Nutley Windmill
2.00pm at the Windmill
Join us for a guided tour of Nutley Windmill followed by tea and cakes. Numbers are limited to 30 for this event so to reserve your place, please email ashdownfriends@aol.com.

Tuesday, 18th October 2022

A Talk by Brian Short, Emeritus Professor of the University of Sussex
1.30pm in the Education Barn
“Looking for the ‘turbulent foresters’ of Ashdown and writing their long history.”

Tuesday, 1st November 2022

Fungi Walk with Martin Allison
10.00am in Friends Wood
Meet in the Forest Centre Garden. Numbers are limited to 15 for this event.

Thursday, 1st December 2022

Cheese and Wine Tasting Quiz
12.00 noon to 2.30pm in the Education Barn, Ashdown Forest Centre

Extra events being planned for next year with final arrangements to be confirmed:

Bird Walks with members of the Ashdown Forest Bird Group.

Tuesday, 10th May 2022

A Guided Tour of Pippingford Park. Time to be confirmed.

September 2022

A Talk by Juliet Murray – My Life as an Artist