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  1. Title:
    Summer guided walk
    Date:
    29/07/2017 - 29/07/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Explore the beauty of Highgate Wood in the height of Summer on this guided walk with our staff.
  2. Title:
    Birds of Bray
    Date:
    09/08/2017 - 09/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Sports Field
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Admire a beautiful assortment of owls, falcons, and other birds of prey, and learn fascinating facts about them from the couple who hand-reared them. There will be opportunities to get close up to some of the birds. Conditions permitting, there will be flight display at the end.
  3. Title:
    Bat watch
    Date:
    16/08/2017 - 16/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Sports Field
    Time:
    08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost:
    £7 per person (Concessions at £4.20)
    Event description:
    ​A guided walk around the field and Wood at dusk. Look and listen out for bats in flight with the help of bat detectors, and learn more about the ecology of bats in Highgate Wood.
  4. Title:
    Moth ID Evening
    Date:
    23/08/2017 - 23/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    06:15 PM - 07:15 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Join local naturalist, Mike Hammerson, as he shows the variety of moths which have been attracted to a light trap the previous evening, before releasing them. He has been carrying out this survey in Highgate Wood since 1985, with a total of 384 different species recorded, so far.
  5. 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.
  6. Title:
    Community and Heritage Day
    Date:
    03/09/2017 - 03/09/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Enjoy a fun day out, with events and stalls centred on the field edge: including live music, arts and crafts, local bee keepers and conservation and heritage groups, a dog show, and more.
  7. Title:
    Bat watch
    Date:
    13/09/2017 - 13/09/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Sports Field
    Time:
    07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
    Cost:
    £7 per person (Concessions at £4.20)
    Event description:
    ​​A guided walk around the field and Wood at dusk. Look and listen out for bats in flight with the help of bat detectors, and learn more about the ecology of bats in Highgate Wood.
  8. Title:
    Fungi ID walk
    Date:
    18/10/2017 - 18/10/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Join our staff for a guided walk around the wood, exploring the fascinating world of fungi and how to identify various mushrooms, brackets, toadstools and more.
  9. Title:
    Autumn guided walk
    Date:
    28/10/2017 - 28/10/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Explore Highgate Wood in Autumn on this guided walk with our staff. Learn more about the ecology of the Wood at this time of year, and take in the autumn colours.
  10. Title:
    Tree and fungi walk
    Date:
    11/11/2017 - 11/11/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Join woodkeeper, Rebecca Harrison and fungi expert, Sylvia Starshine, for a guided walk around the wood, exploring the fascinating connections between trees and fungi.
  11. Title:
    Winter guided walk
    Date:
    02/12/2017 - 02/12/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Explore Highgate Wood in Winter on this guided walk with our staff and learn more about the ecology of the Wood at this time of year.
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