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**Important Event & Activities Information (update 26 March 2020) **

Due to the recent announcements from Government and rapid way in which things are changing because of the coronavirus pandemic, we have changed our plans for forthcoming planned events.

 

All Fifth Continent events and activities up to and including 20th May have been postponed until later in the year. We will reassess the situation when appropriate.

 

For all other events and activities please check with the event organiser. Where shown click the link to the partner organisation for their most up to date information.

 

 

Mar
30
Mon
Finds Processing Drop-In Sessions – Fifth Continent scheme **POSTPONED**
Mar 30 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

We will be processing finds from our Brenzett excavation and understanding a little more about their context. Finds Processing involves cleaning, preparing, numbering and photographing each find so that they can be studied and further understanding comes from their context.

Teas, coffees and biscuits provided along with a chatty atmosphere and the chance to learn more about your local history.

Location: Fifth Continent Office, Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

More information: Please contact Lucie for more info.

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More project details: Visit the Heritage,Geomorphology & Land Use project page

Mar
31
Tue
RMCP – Newt or Nout **CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANISER**
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am

Surveying the seasonal ponds for signs of newts and path clearance. LEADER: Steff D’Agorne, Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership (07864 608825). MEET: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, between New Romney and St. Mary’s Bay, by railway bridge off A259, TN28 8AY.

Apr
3
Fri
EDF Energy – STEM Club Event **CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANISER**
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

STEM CLUB EVENT 9.30am – 3pm  – “Inspiring the next generation” – plant tour & STEM activity. Minimum age 9 years old, bookings must be made by 10 03 20

Event are to be pre-booked by contacting DungenessBtours@edf-energy.com or 01797 343728. Places are limited on all our events; children must be supervised by an adult during all our events.

Booking and Leader: EDF Energy Dungeness 

Apr
4
Sat
RHDR – Kent Big Weekend **CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANISER**
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm

For one weekend during English Tourism Week 2020, we are giving Kent residents the chance to enjoy an amazing day out in their county for free!

The ballot will open from mid-February for 4 weeks. You can apply for as many tickets as you like, and the winners will be selected at random.

https://www.kentbigweekend.co.uk/

CLICK HERE TO GO TO KENT BIG WEEKEND

Bugs and Bees of the Marsh – STEM Workshop **POSTPONED**
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Get involved with a huge range of activities focus on bugs and bees of Romney Marsh. Drop in and out throughout the day as you wish with any of the following sessions:

  • Making miniature bug hotels
  • Insect microscopy
  • Dyes from insects
  • Minibeast hunting
  • Worm charming
  • Soil invertebrate tests
  • Arts and crafts

Suitable for: Children and Adults Aged 3+

Location: St George’s Church, Ivychurch, TN29 0AR

Booking: Click Here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

Apr
8
Wed
EDF Energy – Be Creative at Dungeness Easter **CHECK WITH EVENT ORGANISER**
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

BE CREATIVE AT DUNGENESS EASTER /STEM EVENT 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Event are to be pre-booked by contacting DungenessBtours@edf-energy.com or 01797 343728. Places are limited on all our events; children must be supervised by an adult during all our events.

Booking and Leader: EDF Energy Dungeness 

Apr
17
Fri
Needle Felted Chick Workshop **POSTPONED**
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join the fantastic Caroline from Shabby Ewe as she

teaches you the basics of needle felting. Then with your new skills she will show you how to create your very own needle felted chick to take home.

Teas and coffees provided.

Location: New Romney Old School 

Booking: Click Here

Apr
18
Sat
Wildlife Gardening – Magnificent Moths **POSTPONED**
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hear from the experts from the “Wild about Gardens” workshop about how to arrange your garden in order to attract the range of amazing moths which can be found in the UK. Found out questions to answer such as:

Which flowers are best?

How to observe them?

What habitats to provide?

We will also be holding moth trapping the night beforehand to have some specimens available to look over and study on the day.

Suitable for: Adults Aged 14+

Location: St Mary the Virgin Church, St Mary in the Marsh, TN29 0BX

Booking: Click Here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project 

Apr
22
Wed
Community Litter Pick – Fifth Continent and Romney Marsh Litter Picking Watch **POSTPONED** @ Lydd Rype
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a litter pick around Lydd Rype and the surrounding area with the Romney Marsh Litter Picking Watch.

We will be helping to clear up the area and ensure that the Rype is clean for everyone to enjoy.

Refreshments will be available.

We will also be conducting a small bug hunt for the younger audience to enjoy.

 

May
5
Tue
Beautiful Bees Identification and Ecology Workshop **POSTPONED**
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come along to hear all about our fascinating bumblebees (and other bee species), their importance and how we can help them. Then join us for a walk around the Romney Marsh Nature Reserve to look for bumblebees, you can learn how to identify them, catch them and discover the flowers they love best.

Suitable for: Adults and Children Aged 12+

Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, TN28 8AY

Booking: Click Here or the Registration button

For Project Information: See the interpretation project

 

 

Programme of more events in 2020

There will be a number of other free events taking place during 2020, so please check back regularly.