Big Wild Weekend

Date and time

Saturday 16 June 2018 to 17 Jun

10:30 - 16:00

Admission details



Venue details

Great Gaddesden
Piper's Hill Great Gaddesden

Parking available, disabled access available

Sample event image Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust will be celebrating its 30 Days Wild campaign and Gordon Beningfield celebrations along the River Gade water meadows at Great Gaddesden.

Come along for free activities!

The weekend will include wildlife activites and family fun.

Flower Festival celebrating Beningfield’s English Countryside at St John the Baptist Church. The church will be open to the public from 10.30am until 4.30pm on Saturday and 11.45am to 4.30pm on Sunday (Please note: there will be a church service at 10.30am on Sunday morning.)

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust's 30 Days Wild – activities and family fun exploring the wildlife of the River Gade water meadows. Learn to sketch wildlife with artist Martin Gibbons.

Guided walks by the Water End and Upper Gade Valley Conservation Society – a walk will leave from the churchyard each day at 2pm. Sign up on the day in the gazebo in the churchyard. Walks will last between one and one and a half hours and will highlight the local wildlife and landscape much loved by Gordon Beningfield. Each walk will end up back at the church where cream teas are being served.

Redbourn Museum and Pitstone Rural Life Museum will be taking part doing small displays on rural life.