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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Title:
    Guided Family Bike Ride
    Date:
    23/07/2017 - 23/07/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Bury Road Car Park
    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.
  4. Title:
    Pond dipping at Highams Park Lake
    Date:
    29/07/2017 - 29/07/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Highams Park Lake
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
    Cost:
    £2 per child, booking required.
    Event description:
    Come and have a go at pond dipping and find out what’s lurking beneath the water!
  5. Title:
    The People's Forest: Explore the Sounds of the Forest
    Date:
    30/07/2017 - 30/07/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    £5 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Experience and explore the Forest through sound with artist Gayle Chong Kwan and a sound recordist.
  6. Title:
    Junior Angling Day
    Date:
    05/08/2017 - 05/08/2017
    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!
  7. Title:
    Live music at the Temple Garden
    Date:
    06/08/2017 - 06/08/2017
    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.
  8. Title:
    Bushcraft Workshop: Tracking and Hunting
    Date:
    10/08/2017 - 10/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Barn Hoppitt
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Discover how our ancestors tracked and hunted. Have a go at making your own throwing arrow.
  9. Title:
    Open Air Theatre: Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Emperor's New Clothes
    Date:
    10/08/2017 - 10/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The Temple, Wanstead Park
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 05:30 PM
    Cost:
    £2.95-£14.95, booking required
    Event description:
    Based on the timeless Hans Christian Andersen story, Illyria first performed this show in 2000 when it was Critic's choice at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and attracted multiple 5-star reviews on a sellout UK tour.
  10. Title:
    The People's Forest: Grimston's Oak Glorious Picnic
    Date:
    13/08/2017 - 13/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    11:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required - some activities charged
    Event description:
    Meet at the View before walking out to beautiful Grimston's Oak for a communal picnic with music and creative activities about the spaces that people and trees need to thrive under the landmark tree. Join a celebration of Epping Forest’s ancient trees and the memory of lost woodlands, including Hainault Forest’s Fairlop Oak and its annual Fairlop Fair.
  11. Title:
    Guided Family Bike Ride
    Date:
    20/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Bury Road Car Park
    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.
  12. Title:
    Walk: The History of Wanstead Park
    Date:
    20/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
    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!
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