Jan 31 2019

North England Volunteer Gatherings 2019

Volunteer Gatherings 2019

I am delighted to say we have now confirmed details for all of our north England volunteer gatherings for 2019. Details for all dates and locations are below. We would be delighted to see you there and you are more than welcome to book on any of the events below. If you would like to come along, please email me directly to book your place at clairegreen@woodlandtrust.org.uk. As always all days will include a free delicious lunch and are a great opportunity to catch up with other volunteers and what’s going on in the wider world of the Woodland Trust


Please note, our Lancashire & Cumbria volunteer gathering is also the launch of our Northern Forest project to all volunteers in the North, if you would like to find out more about this project and how you may be able to get involved, book your place and come along!

  • Cheshire & Merseyside Volunteer Gathering, Sat Feb 23rd 10am – 4pm, Norton Priory Museum & Garden, near Runcorn, including guided tour of the Priory Gardens with local ranger, Paul Quigley
  • Lancashire & Cumbria Volunteer Gathering, Sat 23rd March, 10am – 4pm, Smithills Hall, Bolton, including launch of the Northern Forest project to volunteers
  • Yorks & Humber Volunteer Gathering, Sat 27th April 2019, 10am – 4pm, Ripley Castle, Ripley, N Yorks, with a focus on our Ancient Tree inventory and recording ancient trees
  • North East Volunteer Gathering, Sat 6th July 2019, 10am – 4pm, National Trust Gibside Estate, Tyne & Wear, with a guided tour of the estate from the local NT Ranger
  • Yorks. & Mids. Volunteer Gathering, Sat 28th Sept 2019, 10am – 4pm, Shipley Country Park, with talk and guided walk from author of ‘Collins’ Mushroom guide, Patrick Harding


In addition to this, we will also be holding our annual thank you event for all volunteers on the 1st June 2019 as part of Volunteers Week, save the date, more details to follow shortly!


Claire Green, Volunteer Development Officer, North England

1 Comment
  • MichaelHorsley

    Could I book for the North East gathering on 6 July?

    Michael Horsley

    February 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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