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Gems in the Dunes

Gems in the Dunes – Exploring The Dunes Art Exhibition

Location: The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB Date: 17th - 30th October Time: 2pm Gems in the Dunes Exploring the Sefton Dunes with Drawing, Painting, Cyanotype and Porcelain   Back from the Brink is one of the most ambitious conservation projects ever undertaken. Its aim – to save 20 species from extinction and benefit over...

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A Festive Bonfire!

Location: Ainsdale Discovery Centre, Southport PR8 2QB Date: Saturday 14th December Time: 10am - 3pm Come and join us on our last weekend volunteer task before Christmas, as we celebrate the work our Gems in the Dune volunteers have carried out over 2019! Weather permitting, we will be having a bonfire and did somebody say...

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Buckthorn Bash & Burn!

Location: Esplanade Southport (opposite the entrance to the caravan site) Date: Sunday 8th December Time: 10am - 3pm Join our Gems in the Dune project team and regular volunteers as we’ll tackle some of the invasive species of plants at Ainsdale. Buckthorn Bashing, Nature Crafts & Bonfire Weather permitting, we will have a bonfire to...

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Squash the Scrub!

Location: Ainsdale Discovery Centre, Southport PR8 2QB Date: Sunday 1st December Time: 10am - 1pm Another chance to help the lizards and toads – making the dunes better for them to live in. Join our Gems in the Dune team to cut some scrub and turn it into a fun Christmas decoration, as well as...

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Buckthorn Bash & Burn!

Location: End of Harewood Avenue, Ainsdale, Southport Date: Sunday 24th November Time: 10am - 3pm Join our Gems in the Dune project team and regular volunteers as we’ll tackle some of the invasive species of plants at Ainsdale. Weather permitting, we will have a bonfire to burn everything we clear. Contact gems-in-the-dunes@arc-trust.org to get involved!...

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Saving Wildlife Slideshow

Location: Ainsdale Discovery Centre, Southport PR8 2QB Date: Wednesday 6th November Time: 6pm - 8pm Spend an evening with us as we talk about and demonstrate the work we are doing as part of the Gems in the Dune project to protect the coastline's incredible wildlife. Find out how you can get involved and help...

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Squash the Scrub!

Location: Ainsdale Discovery Centre, Southport PR8 2QB Date: Wednesday 30th October Time: 10am - 1pm The lizards and toads need your help! Join our Gems in the Dune team to help get rid of the invasive scrub and make the dunes a better place for them to live. After some fun cutting we’ll celebrate your...

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Hightown Volunteer Open Day

Location: End of Blundell Road, Hightown, Liverpool Date: Saturday 26th October Time: 10am - 3pm Join our Gems in the Dune regular volunteers as we’ll tackle some of the invasive plant species at Hightown. Weather permitting, we will have a bonfire to burn everything we clear – jacket potatoes will be provided! Contact gems-in-the-dunes@arc-trust.org to...

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Buckthorn Bash & Arts Event

Location: Ainsdale Discovery Centre, Southport PR8 2QB  Date: Sunday 12th October Time: 10am - 3pm Join our Gems in the Dune project team clear some invasive scrub on the sand dunes to support the local wildlife. There will be art activities hosted by our community artists Sarah Jane and Sian to complement the practical work,...

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Coastal Inspired Stories and Poems

Location: Weld Road Beach Car Park, Southport PR8 2PP Date: Sunday 6th October Time: 2pm onwards As part of our Gems in the Dune project, join our creative writing expert, Hazel, to look at the coast in a different way. Using the natural landscapes to inspire your stories and poems. Check out Hazel's blog at...

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