Events 2018

Sutton Nature and Sutton Ecology Centre

See calendar below for Biodiversity Team events taking place around the London Borough of Sutton. Please check back regularly, as more events are added.

Click on an event to see details.


 

Summer Garden Party Saturday 16 June 12noon-4pm. Sutton Ecology Centre. Friends of Sutton Ecology Centre present family activities including a lucky dip, spin the wheel, face painting, live music, arts & crafts, a plant stall, nature discovery backpacks for hire, with refreshments, ploughmans lunch and homemade cakes. Free admission. Bring your friends and family.

Barefoot Bear Hunt Monday 30 July 11am-2pm. Sutton Ecology Centre. We’re going on a bear hunt – with our socks off!! Going barefoot is great fun, and it’s thought to stimulate your heart and boost your immune system! Follow the paw prints to find the bears and feel squelchy mud, tickly grass and lots more with your toes!  Come prepared for messy feet! Cost: £4.50 per child  Suitable for families with children 2-7yrs. Drop in, no booking required.

The Very Curious Caterpillar Adventure Tuesday 7 August 10.30am-12noon & 1:30pm-3pm. Sutton Ecology Centre. Join Curious the Caterpillar on an adventure around Sutton Ecology Centre as he meets his puppet friends Lucy Ladybird, Berty Butterfly, Bella Bee and more! Includes craft, games and lots of fun all about flowers and how plants grow. Cost: £5.50 per child 3yrs + Booking essential. Siblings Welcome. Suitable for 3-7yrs. To book please visit http://37.188.117.158/suttonecology/

Weird Wildlife! Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 August 11am-2pm. Sutton Ecology Centre. Sometimes nature is beautiful – but sometimes it’s just plain weird!! Come and meet some of nature’s weirder creatures including stick and leaf insects.  Includes trail, minibeast hunt and craft. Cost: £4.50 per child  Suitable for families with children 3yrs+. Drop in, no booking required.


All events are held at Sutton Ecology Centre, unless otherwise indicated.

Birthday Parties at Sutton Ecology Centre

Sutton Ecology Centre now run birthday parties. You can hire our classroom, grounds and all our equipment to make your own DIY Buggly Adventure Birthday Party, or you can book a Wildlings Forest School Birthday Party. For more information visit our birthday party page.

Downloadable Trail Leaflet

You can now download the Sutton Ecology Centre Trail leaflet from our website. So come along after school or at the weekend for a stroll and an explore! See if you can spot the first snow drops or any other signs of spring.

To book a place on an event, please visit http://37.188.117.158/suttonecology/. You will need to create an account and book each person on.

For information on Sutton Nature / Biodiversity events, please email sncvvolunteers@hotmail.co.uk or biodiversity@sutton.gov.uk and for all school holiday events, please email biodiversity@sutton.gov.uk or, call 020 8770 5820 (for all events).

For Wildings Forest School events only, please email bookings and enquiries to wildlingsforestschool@gmail.com. Do not contact Sutton Ecology Centre or the Sutton Biodiversity Team about Wildings Forest School events, as we will be unable to answer your query, instead please contact the Forest School directly.

For more conservation jobs and courses, please see environmentjob.co.uk.

 

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  3. I am interested in the walk below, but can find no details where I should have booked or where to meet as I’ve never visited this site before. if you are able to contact me before 11.30 I should be grateful. :-
    Nature Ramble @ Roundshaw Downs LNR. Saturday 29, 12:00 – 14:00. A gentle stroll around the nature reserve looking at the flowers and animals and the effects of the first grazing on site in over 100 years!

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  22. Reptile Open Day was greatly enjoyed by my granddaughters (aged 5 and 7). They loved seeing the reptiles and learning about them from people who knew so much and obviously liked them. Thank you to all concerned. We look forward to the next event!

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