Events

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

2020: March | April | May | June

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March

Sunday 8th March
10.00 – 13.00
Volunteering Event.

Details will be on our our Facebook page around a week in advance of each event.

Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd, Whitchurch. CF14 7JJ

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

Forest Schools Taster.

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

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Wednesday 18th March
19.30
Evening Talk.

Richard Tyler, Chairman of the Cambrian Way Trust, will be giving a talk about the Cambrian Way, which passes through Forest Farm, along the Glamorganshire Canal.

Venue: Ararat Centre for the Community, Whitchurch, CF14 1PT. Refreshments available.

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Saturday 21st March
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.


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April

Sunday 12th April
10.00 – 13.00
Friends Volunteering Event

Come along and help us do something that needs doing around the nature reserve. Tea, coffee & biscuits provided.

Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch CF14 7JJ.

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Wednesday 15th April
19.30
Friends AGM

The AGM will be followed by “Photographs of Forest Farm”, presented by Anthony Matthews.

Refreshments available. All welcome.

Venue: Ararat Centre for the Community, Whitchurch, CF14 1PT.

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Saturday 18th April
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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Sunday 26th April
10.00 – 12.00
Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.

Join us for a beach clean along the shore of Cardiff Bay Barrage. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone the Community Rangers on 029 2044 5903


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May

Wednesday 6th May
18.00
Foods of 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. £4.50 per person. Wheelchair accessible.

Meet at the Warden Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7JJ.

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Sunday 10th May
10.00 – 13.00
Friends Volunteering Event.

Come along and help us do something that needs doing around the nature reserve. Tea, coffee & biscuits provided.

Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd Whitchurch CF14 7JJ.

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Saturday 16th May
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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Sunday 17th May
10.00 – 12.00

Cardiff Wildlife Detectives for children aged 8-12.

Spotting and identifying wildlife along the Wildlife Explorer Trail in Grangemoor Park. For more details email Gareth at gstamp@cardiff.gov.uk or phone Community Rangers on 029 2044 5903


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June

Wednesday 3rd June
16.30 – 18.30
RSPB Cymru Wild Challenge Wednesday – Bug Safari.

Let’s go on a bug safari and explore a world of tiny creatures. Can you spot a wolf (spider), dragon (fly) or a tiger (moth)? Why not bring a picnic to enjoy along the way?

Meet at the Warden Centre, Forest Farm Road, CF14 7JJ. FREE.

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Saturday 13th June
10.00 – 13.00

Photography Workshop – Close-up Photography.

Want to take pictures of your local wildlife? Join the Community Park Rangers for an introduction to some basic photographic techniques, including how to set up and photograph plants and insects.

For more information contact the Ranger Service on: 029 20445903. FREE.

Meet at the Forest Farm Conservation Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7JJ.

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Sunday 14th June
10.00 – 13.00
Friends Volunteering Event

Come along and help us do something that needs doing around the nature reserve. Tea, coffee & biscuits provided.

Meet at the Wardens Centre, Forest Farm Rd, Whitchurch CF14 7JJ.

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Saturday 20th June
10.00 – 16.00
Forest Farm Summer Open Day

A day of family wild time with nature and a chance to explore, discover and relax. Pond-dipping, bug hunting and bird spotting – this day of fun-packed wildlife activities with the Community Park Rangers, RSPB Cymru and the Wildlife Trust is perfect for families.

There will also be a fun dog show, please be prompt for 12.30pm if you would like to enter. Free activities and free parking available on site.

Forest Farm Conservation Centre, Forest Farm Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff. CF14 7JJ.