Events – more information

Nature’s Pharmacy Wild Herb Trail – May 28th

Take a walk on the wild side with a guided tour of healing herbs and trees on Glantlees Organic Farm near Newton on the Moor. Managed by farmer Judy Fortescue and her two sons, Glantlees is an organic farm with a focus on environmental sustainability and working in partnership with nature. The woodlands, meadows and moorland around the farm are home to a host of wildflowers, herbs and trees, offering the home herbalist a rich supply of medicines from nature’s pharmacy. Our Trail will take approximately 2 hours and will include a walk around the meadows and hedgerows teaching you how to identify the different plants, flowers, and trees. Bring a mug and we will have an infusion of one of the safest, yet most powerful, healing herbs in nature’s pharmacy to round off the session. Please NOTE: This walk will take place WEATHER PERMITTING. Places limited. A follow up event may be offered in June. The Trail Leader is SNAC member Lesley Long.

Sunday May 28th 10.45 for 110.00 start.
To BOOK contact Lesley Long via email by 21st May latest.

Guided Forestry Walk – May 31st

Forestry England will be leading a guided walk around Swarland Wood to explore some of the biodiversity that can be found there The walk will last approximately 1.5 – 2 hours and numbers are limited. This walk is open to everyone, however in order to minimise disturbance, we are asking people not to bring dogs on this occasion.

Wednesday May 31st at 2pm.
To BOOK email

Everything you ever wanted to know about…Renewable Energy – June 24th

Come and hear from Brian Watson (Domestic Carbon Reduction Officer from Community Action Northumberland). Listen to three householders who’ve already installed renewable energy technology and ask our panel everything you’ve wanted to know about about installing low carbon heating and making your home more energy efficient.
June 24th 10.30 – 12.30 at Swarland Village Hall. Free tea and coffee from 10.00 am.
All Welcome!