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We have just added the schedule for guided walks 2019 to the Events Calendar. All are at £3 per head. Booking preferred, contact the Visitor Centre on 0191 281 2082, but we will take people who turn up at the time if spaces are available.
Heaton Park Sunday 28th April Meet at the Pavilion 1.30 – 3.30pm
St. Marys Chapel and Holy Well Saturday 11th May Meet at Visitor Centre 1.30 – 3.30pm
Armstrong Park/Jesmond Vale Sunday 2nd June Meet at the Pavilion 1.30 – 3.30pm
Jesmond Dene Wednesday 3rd July Meet at the Visitor Centre 6.30 – 8.30pm
Paddy Freeman/Wild Jesmond Dene Saturday 3rd August Meet at Café Kiosk P.F. 1.30 – 3.30pm
FREE Family-friendly event
Come and join members of RSPB Newcastle Local Group, Rangers and Volunteers at Jesmond Dene to see how many garden birds you can identify, and add your sightings to the national survey.
You can also go on a short guided walk around the Dene to look for birds and other wildlife. Walks will start at 10.30 am, 11.15 am and 12.00 noon and will last about an hour.
Meet at the Visitor Centre.
Booking for the guided walks is preferred, but not essential. Please contact 0191 2812082 or email email@example.com
Less than a week after bookings for the public Christmas Wreaths sessions opened, they are all fully booked. Sorry if you missed out.
We are taking bookings for the public Christmas Wreaths sessions in Jesmond Dene from Monday 1 October at 9.30am. Please call in or phone the Ouseburn Parks Visitor Centre on 0191 2812082.
The sessions are on:
Sat 8 December 10am -12.30pm
Tues 11 December 6.30 – 9pm
Wed 12 December 10am – 12.30pm
The cost is £12.50 per person (includes refreshments)
Come along and make your own Christmas Wreath. All materials provided but if you have a pair of secateurs please bring them with you. Places are limited; book early to ensure your place, 2812082 and for more information. This is an event for adults, so sorry, no under 16s.
The Friends of Jesmond Dene and the Volunteer Rangers actively work to improve the Dene, assisting the Council Rangers with practical works and events and funding projects to enhance the Dene. We are very aware of the impact that the Council’s austerity measures have had on the City’s parks in recent years in terms of vastly reduced maintenance and cleansing.
We share your frustration regarding litter being thoughtlessly dropped in the Dene by a minority of park users. We would ask that everyone takes responsibility for their own litter. Please put it into one of the large bins throughout the Dene or, if the bins are full, take it home with you to put in your own domestic bins.
Thank you, The Friends of Jesmond Dene Committee
Sorry but the planned Nature Area Open Day on Thursday has been cancelled due to lack of water in the ponds. The one planned for Tuesday 14th August will definitely go ahead. See you then…
Did anyone see someone cutting down two Apple Trees near the path in Coleman’s Field sometime between Tuesday 27th February and Sunday 4th March? Large apple trees were planted using a grant from the Tree Council and with help from Heaton Manor School Community Crew at the end of November 2016. Please let us know if you saw anything suspicious. Thanks