Saving England's most threatened species from extinction


Ancients of the Future

CANCELLED – The Deadwood Roadshow at the RHS Malvern Spring Show 2020

Location: Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6NW Date: 9th-10th May 2020 Time: 9am - 6pm Ancients of the Future are very excited to be taking part in the The Deadwood Roadshow at the RHS Malvern Spring Show 2020! Come and meet the team in the discovery zone to learn more about ancient trees, wood...

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Lanhydrock’s Ancients

Location: Lanhydrock National Trust, Bodmin PL30 4AB.  Date: 21st February. Time: 12:30 - 3pm. This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Please book, see below. Poet Ella Frears and artist Ben Sanderson have been working with conservation organisation Back from the Brink to help raise awareness of the UK’s most...

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CANCELLED: We Are A Many-Bodied Singing Thing

Due to the current Coronavirus situation, we have had to cancel this event. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We are currently looking into ways of making this anthology launch virtual so that everyone can enjoy it in the comfort of their own homes. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels -...

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The Trees of Fountains Abbey

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Ripon HG4 3DY Date: Friday 21st January 2020 Time: 10am - 4pm Back from the Brink will be hosted by the incredible Fountains Abbey on the 21st for a day of creativity and learning. Learn about the amazing and rare wildlife found at this incredible and beautiful...

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Bats and Arboriculture Course

Location: Windsor Great Park (more info provided upon booking) Date: 23rd January 2020 Time: 9am - 5pm Our Ancients of the Future project has spaces available on the Bats and Arboriculture course taking place 23rd Jan 2020 at Great Windsor Park, between 9am - 5pm. The course will cover how to carry out tree works...

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Celebrating Ancient Trees through Art

Location: details on booking. Date: 2nd Dec. Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m Back from the Brink invites you to come together in a walk of hope and support! Come along and take part in a fun, creative and moving family art event in a beautiful Herefordshire woodland (details on booking). Join us to celebrate...

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Banner making workshop

Location: Moreton Wood, Ullingswick, Herefordshire. HR1 3JQ Date: 24th Nov Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m Inspired by Back from the Brink's Ancients of the Future project, come along to a creative day in the woods making your own beautiful and unique banner from natural and biodegradable materials. Bring along any materials you want to...

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New Forest Noble Chafer workshop

Location – DeorfrithLodge, WellandsRoad, Lyndhurst, SO43 7AD Date – Thurs, 14th June Time – 10am - 3pm Very little is known about the Noble Chafer Gnorimusnobilis in the New Forest. Over the next two years we will be undertaking surveys to improve our understanding. We are looking for volunteers to help survey trees, search for beetles and...

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Knot Hole Moss Workshop

  Location – Burnham Beeches Date – 17th March Time – 10 am – 3:30 pm Come along and learn all about the Knot Hole Moss, a fascinating species found within our Ancients of the Future project, based across England. Find out how to identify this rare species and help us find some!   Where: For...

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