Events

We usually meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ, but please check each event carefully for details.

JUNE

Saturday 15th June 
10.00 – 12.30 
Nature Ramble.

Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ, for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them. ALL WELCOME.

Sunday 16th June 
10.00 – 12.00 
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.

Moth ID session at Forest Farm, led by George Tordoff of Butterfly Conservation. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone the Community Rangers on 029 2044 5903

Saturday 22nd June
10.00 – 13.00 
Wildlife Photography Workshop (FREE)

Want to take pictures of your local wildlife? Join the Community Park Rangers for an introduction to some basic photographic techniques and field craft skills – how to set up a feeding site, use of hides and other tips to improve your wildlife images. 2km, easy terrain, wheelchair accessible. Meet at the Forest Farm Conservation Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7JJ. For more information contact the Ranger Service on: 029 2044 5903.

Saturday 22nd June 
Coach trip to National Botanic Gardens and the British Bird of Prey Centre, Carmarthenshire. Fully booked.

Saturday 29th June 
Rhiwbina Summer Festival.

JULY

Saturday 6th July 
Coach trip to National Botanic Gardens and the British Bird of Prey Centre, Carmarthenshire.

Saturday 6th July 
12.00 – 16.00 
Whitchurch and Tongwynlais Festival & Fete on the Common. 

The Friends’ stand will be there, so come and say hello.

Sunday 14th July 
10.00 – 13.00 
Volunteering.

Come along and help us do some essential work around the nature reserve. ALL WELCOME. Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ.

Saturday 20th July
10.00 – 12.30 
Nature Ramble.

Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ, for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them. ALL WELCOME.

Sunday 21st July
10.00 – 12.00 
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.

Discover the herbs and medicinal plants of Forest Farm. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone the Community Rangers on 029 2044 5903

AUGUST

Sunday 11th August
10.00 – 13.00 
Volunteering.

Come along and help us do some essential work around the nature reserve. ALL WELCOME. Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ.

Sunday 11th August 
14.00 – 16.00 
“History of the Glamorgan Canal”. A gentle stroll to look at the social history of this fascinating site, with the Community Rangers. Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ.

Saturday 17th August 
10.00 – 12.30 
Nature Ramble.

Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ, for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them. ALL WELCOME.

Sunday 18th August 
20.30 – 22.30 
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.

Bat Walk with detectors at Hailey Park. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone the Community Rangers on 029 2044 5903

Saturday 24th August
20.00 – 22.00
Bat Walk at Forest Farm.

Discover bats feeding around Forest Farm using bat detectors. Please bring a torch. Sensible clothing and footwear essential. FREE. Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ.

SEPTEMBER

Sunday 8th September 
10.00 – 13.00 
Volunteering

Come along and help us do some essential work around the nature reserve. ALL WELCOME. Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ.

Wednesday 11th September 
18.00 – 20.00
Foods of the Forest.

Take a pleasant stroll around Forest Farm Country Park with the Community Park Rangers and discover the tasty treats Mother Nature has in store at this time of year. Round off the walk by tasting some of the delicious delicacies. Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7JJ. £4.50 per person. Wheelchair accessible.

Sunday 15th September 
10.00 – 12.00 
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.

Photography workshop at Forest Farm. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone the Community Rangers on 029 2044 5903

Saturday 21st September 
10.00 – 12.30 
Nature Ramble.

Meet at the Wardens Centre Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, CF14 7JJ, for a gentle ramble around the Reserve to see the wildlife. Bring your binoculars if you have them. ALL WELCOME.

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