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  1. Title:
    Extraordinary eggs exhibition: Romanian eggs and more
    Date:
    25/03/2017 - 25/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Our Extraordinary Eggs season celebrates spring in the Forest with a case of exquisitely decorated Romanian eggs from the Horniman Museum and Gardens’ Object in Focus loan programme along with beautiful native British birds’ eggs from Epping Forest’s historic egg collection.
  2. Title:
    The People's Forest: Forest Charter Walk and Workshop
    Date:
    04/06/2017 - 04/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    £5 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Walk in the Forest with artist Gayle Chong Kwan and participate in a creative workshop to explore the meaning and relevance of the 1217 Forest Charter.
  3. Title:
    Garden Tours
    Date:
    17/06/2017 - 17/06/2017
    Location:
    Keats House
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, booking recommended.
    Event description:
    A guided tour of the Keats House garden, uncovering some of the fascinating and often amusing stories about John Keats and his ‘melodious plot’.
  4. Title:
    Garden Tours
    Date:
    18/06/2017 - 18/06/2017
    Location:
    Keats House
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, booking recommended.
    Event description:
    A guided tour of the Keats House garden, uncovering some of the fascinating and often amusing stories about John Keats and his ‘melodious plot’.
  5. Title:
    Walk: The History of Wanstead Park
    Date:
    18/06/2017 - 18/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The Temple, Wanstead Park
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Join local historian Richard Arnopp for a led walk in and around Wanstead Park and then back to The Temple for tea and cake!
  6. Title:
    Guided Walk: a history of sports and events on the Heath
    Date:
    24/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Bandstand
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, booking required.
    Event description:
    A guided walk about the current and past events on the Heath, led by staff.
  7. Title:
    On a Summer Evening
    Date:
    24/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
    Location:
    Keats House
    Time:
    06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
    Cost:
    £8.50, booking required.
    Event description:
    Relax with a drink from our pop-up bar and enjoy the unique atmosphere of dusk falling over Keats House, with an exclusive late night tour.
  8. Title:
    The Ponds Project: how is the Heath recovering?
    Date:
    02/07/2017 - 02/07/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Burgh House
    Time:
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Find out how the Heath is recovering after the Ponds Project on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
  9. Title:
    Exhibition: Forest Charter 800 for all
    Date:
    08/07/2017 - 08/10/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    The Forest Charter was signed by the 9 year old Henry III in 1217. Its provisions protected the rights of ‘free men’ to enter and earn a living on Forest land for centuries afterwards. Discover why your dog should be very grateful that ‘expeditation’ of dogs is no longer required. Ponder your pig's ‘pannage’ opportunities and learn how to avoid charges for ‘chiminage’. This exhibition features newly commissioned illustrations, activity sheets and a window into what people wanted to do in forests, 800 years ago.
  10. Title:
    Herb Walk
    Date:
    22/07/2017 - 22/07/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £35 per person, £30 concessions
    Event description:
    Learn about botany, ID, summer folklore and the traditional use of plants and trees. A workshop and Heath walk with herbalist, author and researcher Kim Walker.
  11. Title:
    Walk: Meet the Fleet
    Date:
    22/07/2017 - 22/07/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Bandstand
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, pre-booking available.
    Event description:
    A guided walk about the historic River Fleet, led by staff.
  12. Title:
    Historical walk
    Date:
    30/08/2017 - 30/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Enjoy this guided evening walk and learn more about the history of Highgate Wood and its surroundings.
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