WHAT’S ON

The What’s On page covers all sorts of events across the Romney Marsh area. Click an event for more information and details of how to book. Where shown click the partner organisation link for the most up to date information.

Look out for Heritage workshops happening this year – more details to follow. Contact us if you have an idea for a heritage skills workshop that you would like to be delivered on the marsh.

 

Aug
28
Wed
Sprouting Seedlings Workshop – Fifth Continent scheme
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Make your very own sprouting grasshead to see how grass grows up from the ground. Then create wild flower planters and decorate them to attract bees to your garden.

Learn about how plants grow and also go on a bug hunt to see what bugs might be attracted to your new grass and wildflowers

Suitable for: All crafts suitable for children age 2+, adults must accompanied children, maximum of three children per adult.

Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, Dymchurch Road, TN28 8AY

Booking: Click here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

Sprouting Seedlings Workshop Afternoon Session – Fifth Continent scheme
Aug 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Make your very own sprouting grasshead to see how grass grows up from the ground. Then create wild flower planters and decorate them to attract bees to your garden.

Learn about how plants grow and also go on a bug hunt to see what bugs might be attracted to your new grass and wildflowers

Suitable for: All crafts suitable for children age 2+, adults must accompanied children, maximum of three children per adult.

Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, Dymchurch Road, TN28 8AY

Booking: Click here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

Aug
30
Fri
Family Nature Crafts – Fifth Continent scheme
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

A fun day out for families with young children, with craft activities and bug hunting.

Leader: Kent and Medway Biological Records Centre Staff

Location:  St Nicholas’s Church, Church Lane, New Romney, TN28 8AS

Suitable for: Ages of children between 0-11 will enjoy this session. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Partner Organisation: Kent and Medway Biological Records Centre

Project Information: please look at the Monitoring the Marsh project for how you can get involve

Sep
9
Mon
Monthly Recording Task Day – Fifth Continent scheme
Sep 9 all-day

The monthly recording task days will take place every second Monday of the month.

Each month we will visit a different site around the Marsh and record as many plants and animals as we can. Training will be given and at each visit we will focus on a different species group, some sessions will be based at a single site whilst others will take the form of a gentle stroll.

Location: Different site each month.

For more information including start time and the site location for this month: Contact Stan at the Fifth Continent team.

For project information: Visit the Monitoring the Marsh project page.

 

 

Sep
29
Sun
Overlooked Mammals of Kent – Fifth Continent scheme
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This event will be a mix of field work to survey the site for mammals using specialist humane trapping techniques to allow us to capture, study and then re-release before moving into the classroom to learn more about our native small mammal species and help develop ID skills.

  • Age 16+
  • Spaces strictly limited

Leader: Jon Bramley

Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, Dymchurch Road, New Romney, TN28 8AY

Booking: Click here or the register button to book onto this course

Project Information: please look at the Monitoring the Marsh project for how you can get involved

 

 

 

Exhibitions

  • Seaweeds exhibition at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre – This exhibition is open to the public during the times the visitor information centre is open. It gives visitors the chance to learn a bit more about the seaweeds we find around the coast of Kent and learn how they have been used for centuries to make everything from medicines and other health care products through to food items.

Programme of more events in 2019

There will be a number of other free events taking place during 2019, so please check back regularly.