Join us for a summer fete with stalls and guided walks around the woods. We will be situated on the green at the entrance to the woods, near the junction of Dane Valley Road and Kent Road. Look out for the large gazebo!
Saturday 16 August, from 10am til 2pm. See you there!
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!)