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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:
    Exhibition: Solitude - artworks by Matt King
    Date:
    03/06/2017 - 30/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Matt King presents an exciting expressionistic View of Epping Forest. The Forest has always provided the artist with solace and great inspiration.
  3. 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.
  4. Title:
    Guided Family Bike Ride
    Date:
    11/06/2017 - 11/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:45 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £3.50 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Join Forest Keeper Ian Greer, for a fun family led bike ride through Epping Forest. All riders must be competent in riding and helmets are essential.
  5. Title:
    Volunteer task: Bioblitz
    Date:
    17/06/2017 - 19/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Centre Road Car Park, Wanstead Flats
    Time:
    01:00 AM - 12:59 AM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Join the Wren group on the flats for their annual Bio-Blitz. The programme includes leisurely walks, children’s activities and much more.
  6. 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!
  7. Title:
    Paws in the Forest!
    Date:
    25/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required. £1 entry per category of our dog show.
    Event description:
    Fun activities for Dogs and their owners, including have-a-go agility, displays, tombola, stalls and Dog show, including various categories.
  8. Title:
    Live music at the Temple Garden
    Date:
    25/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The Temple, Wanstead Park
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Cost:
    £2 per person, free for Temple visitors.
    Event description:
    Enjoy live music from local musicians at the Temple Garden. Bring a picnic and enjoy a relaxing Sunday in beautiful Wanstead Park.
  9. Title:
    Open Air Theatre: Shakespeare's 'The Comedy of Errors
    Date:
    07/07/2017 - 07/07/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The Temple, Wanstead Park
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
    Cost:
    £2.95-£14.95, booking required
    Event description:
    In the bard’s shortest, funniest comedy, two sets of identical twins, separated at birth, unknowingly end up in the same city. Gradually, more and more people are sucked into a vortex of mistaken identity...
  10. 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.
  11. Title:
    Exhibition: Annual Summer Art Show
    Date:
    08/07/2017 - 14/09/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    The annual Summer show celebrates its 5th year with a collection of work from local artists reflecting the many delights of Epping Forest.
  12. Title:
    Junior Angling Day
    Date:
    08/07/2017 - 08/07/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Theydon Green Pond
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £5 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Come and wet a line and try fishing on one of Epping Forest’s pond. You might even catch a fish!
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