Plant-for-the-Planet Academy
Mar
19
8:00 am08:00

Plant-for-the-Planet Academy

Andover Golf Club is hosting its 4th Plant for the Planet Academy.

Academy 9.00 am - 5.00 pm; Parents are invited to attend graduation at 4.00 pm

A PftP Academy provides peer to peer training for 9-12 (can be extended to 8-14) year olds relating to climate change and the importance of trees in planetary health.

https://www.plant-for-the-planet.org/en/home

Led by Ambassadors from Harrow Way Community School, places are available for up to 50 new trainees. Adult volunteers are also needed to facilitate the day, help with resources, tree planting and general organisation.

If you are aged 8-14 and would like to register for a place or a school interested in sending a group of students, please contact us as soon as possible. If you are a business interested in sponsoring a future Academy or an individual who would like to help on the day, we hope you will get in touch.

Contact us here.

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Fundraising Event
Feb
22
10:00 am10:00

Fundraising Event

Could you lend a hand to help us raise much needed funds?

We have been offered 2 days bag-packing at ASDA over half-term.

Any time you can spare would be truly welcomed - children welcome - come as a family.

Email us if you can help. Please contact us here .

If you can’t spare the time, please come shopping and add your donation to the collection bucket! Thanks.

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Crafts in the Wood - Weaving Willow Bird Feeders
Feb
9
11:00 am11:00

Crafts in the Wood - Weaving Willow Bird Feeders

Making willow bird feeders.

Session led by Andover Trees United volunteers, who are practising their skills. If you would like to practise with us, please get in touch.

A small charge will be made for materials. As well as this, we also welcome donations to Cabin Fund.

All places must be booked. Contact us for more information or to request a place.

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Weekend Workday - On the Allotment
Jan
26
10:00 am10:00

Weekend Workday - On the Allotment

Could you help us to build raised beds for wildflower growing, install gutters on sheds and other simple DIY tasks? If you can, do join us for a whole or half day on our community allotment, Vigo Rd.

View work to date and how we have begun to transform a bare plot into a working tree and wildflower nursery.

Contact us for further details or to offer help.

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Winter Celebration
Dec
8
5:00 pm17:00

Winter Celebration

Lantern procession & tree dressing

A celebration of trees, mulled wine, mince pies & music

Where to Park: Augusta Park Sports Pavilion

What time: Arrive in good time to sign in - we will start the procession at 5.00 pm from the Sports Pavilion

What to wear: Layers of warm clothing, good socks, waterproof boots, hat and gloves - stay warm and dry!

What to bring: Your lantern made up with cane and torch and tree dressing (if you made them) - a torch (there is NO lighting) also some cash if you are happy to make a donation to cover refreshments.

Seating: If you would like to bring folding chairs, you can drop them off to the wood from 2.00

Email wendy.davis@andovertrees.org.uk if you have any questions

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‘Spend-a-Penny’ Quiz Night
Nov
24
6:30 pm18:30

‘Spend-a-Penny’ Quiz Night

Help us to raise funds for composting toilets for Harmony Woods

  • Doors open 6.30 - Quiz starts 7.15 - Bar provided by Rockhouse       

  • £5 per person – Raffle – All proceeds to the Spend-a-Penny Fund

  • Team size 6 - But if you can’t get enough friends together, please come anyway…we can make up teams on the night

  • To book your places email: volunteers@andovertrees.org.uk

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Plant Your Own Tree
Nov
17
10:30 am10:30

Plant Your Own Tree

Plant your own tree in Harmony Woods

Morning 10.30 - 12.00 ~ Lunch break 12.00 - 12.45 ~ Afternoon 1.00 - 2.30

  • Everything provided including your tree and personal numbered tree tag

  • Help with beating up (replacing trees that have died)

  • Come for part of the day or the whole day and bring lunch

  • Hot drinks, cake and biscuits provided

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