What’s On

See what’s on in terms of wildlife and nature conservation in the Sutton area. Discover hidden nature gems in your local environment and find new ways to get involved!

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Events 2018

Check our calendar of upcoming events to participate in. All events are held at the Sutton Ecology Centre, unless otherwise indicated.

To book a place on an event, please visit https://suttonecology.getconnect2.com/.

For more information on Sutton Nature / Biodiversity events, please email sncvvolunteers@hotmail.co.uk or biodiversity@sutton.gov.uk. You can also call 020 8770 5820.

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Sunday 21 October 2018
Time: 10.30am-1.30pm
Community planting day at Queen Mary’s Woodland

We welcome all members of the community to come and join us in planting 600 spring bulbs to provide pollen and nectar early in the season for butterflies and bees. You are invited to take part and help make your local woodland the best it can be for wildlife. Click link for poster and location details, and find out more about Queen Mary’s Woodland.

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Wednesday 24 October 2018
Time: 10.30am-1.30pm
Community planting day at Sutton Common

We welcome all members of the community to help shire horses Nobby and Heath make Sutton Common bloom! We will be enriching the grassland by planting wildflowers to bring pollen and nectar for bees and butterflies. You are invited to come and help make your local woodland the best it can be for wildlife. Click link for poster and location details, and find out more about Sutton Common.

Wednesday 28 November 2018
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
SNCV AGM

All are welcome to the SNCV AGM at the Ecology Centre Classroom in Grove Park. Hear from our new Biodiversity Assistant and enjoy cheese and wine afterwards. Email SNCV Team for enquiries.

Satruday 1st December 2018
Time: Day-long event, timings tbc
Carshalton Frost Fair

Get into the festive spirit at the Carshalton Frost Fair, with Christmas craft fairs, festive food, music and more. Come and see us for a mince pie at the Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers stall in the Ecology Centre grounds. Want to help hedgehogs, birds and other local wildlife over the cruel winter months? We can help – just ask us for advice and help yourself to our advice leaflets!

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Sutton Ecology Centre Nature Trail

Download the leaflet and head on a self-led stroll at your own pace through the Sutton Ecology Centre. Use your leaflet as a guide, with on-site waymarkers to help you explore the butterfly and forest gardens, marshes, meadows and so much more.


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Volunteer Task Programme

SNCV Volunteer tasks are run on the following days:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays – volunteering around the borough
  • Wednesdays – volunteer days at Sutton Ecology Centre
  • Monthly – task days at Sutton Ecology Centre on Sundays.

Find out more.


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Nature-friendly children’s birthday parties in Sutton

Find out more about hosting your children’s birthday parties at the Sutton Ecology Centre with Buggly Adventure birthday parties or Wildlings Forest School birthday parties. You can also book onto Wildlings forest school events, or hire the Sutton Ecology Centre to host your own events amid stunning greenery.

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