The whole community is welcome to come and visit the woods for our Summer Open Day, from 2-5pm. The confirmed attractions so far are as follows:-
– Information stalls for Dane Valley Woods (DVW), the Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society (IoTAS), the RSPB, and the Kent Reptile and Amphibian Group (KRAG).
– Walks and talks by DVW, RSPB and KRAG.
– Refreshment stall – tea, coffee, cold drinks and cake.
– Sponsor a Tree.
– A variety of stalls: confirmed so far – Nethergong nurseries (veg box scheme and summer fruit); Little Brown Fairy Cake (cupcakes and birthday cakes); The Happy Hooker (crochet crafts); Timeless Classics (clocks, watches); Broadstairs Honey; Glitter Fairy (face painting); Keyrings; Jewellry; Bric-a-brac.
Look out for our gazebo, which you should be able to spot from the Dane Valley Road / Kent Road junction.
The Summer Open Day will be followed later between 8-10pm by an Astronomy Night. This features a talk by the Thanet Astronomical Society, followed by star gazing on the occasion of one of the year’s best meteor showers (subject to the absence of clouds, of course!)