Ashdown Woodturners

November 20, 202211:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ashdown Woodturners

Ashdown Woodturners will be at the Forest Centre giving wood-turning demonstrations and selling their wares

Youth Volunteer Group

November 20, 202212:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Youth Volunteer Group

A volunteer group for young people aged 12 – 17 years

About this event

Young people joining the group will:

  • Take part in practical conservation tasks
  • Explore the Ashdown Forest with experts
  • Learn more about wildlife surveys
  • Gain future career experience
  • Meet up with others who enjoy being outdoors
  • Join discussions

No experience necessary. No cost for volunteering.

Volunteering with this group could contribute toward your D of E award, scout / guide badges or school community service.


All tools and equipment provided. Training will be provided in tool use and the group will be supervised at all times by qualified staff.

Wear stout shoes / boots and suitable all weather clothing. We will aim to be outside in all but heavy rain and strong winds.

Sites may be on uneven ground and may be challenging for those with limited mobility.

Hot drink and snack provided. Bring your own lunch and a drink.

Book a place:

Parental consent and a code of conduction will be required when attending your first volunteer session.

If you have any questions please email [email protected]

Unfortunately, getting here by public transport if difficult, we encourage lift sharing where possible.

Coming up soon…

Walk with the Wardens – A free guided walk from Friends car park on 29th September. Find out more.

Twilight session for secondary school teachers –  Join us on 4th October to find out how we can support teachers of Science, Geography, Geology and the new Natural History GCSE. Find out more.

Ashdown Forest Talks 2023: Bigger, better, more joined up – Join Mark Infield for this year’s talks, starting on 1st November. Find out more. 

Regular events

Ashdown Forest Explorers – Toddlers Group. Every 3rd Monday of the month, 10am – 11:30am. Find out more and book tickets.

Youth Volunteer Group. Every 3rd Sunday of the month, midday to 3:00pm. Find out more and reserve a free place.

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