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2019 Programme

Pre-booking is required for all events as places are limited.
Joining details will be provided to all those who book places.
Events are for Friends of the New Forest members unless shown otherwise.
Members may bring one guest to the starred events *

Please bring your friends and family to all other events.

Thursday 21st February 7.30 pm


Linden Hall, Lyndhurst Community Centre

Sir Charles Burrell, Chair of Rewilding Britain, will present visions for rewilding our finest landscapes.

What does ‘rewilding’ mean? Is it much more than just beavers, lynx, cranes and red squirrels? How are the New Forest Pine Martens doing as newcomers? Has it any place in a landscape maintained by free-roaming livestock?

Then time for questions and discussion with panel including .

Debbie Tann: Chief Executive, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
Diana Westerhoff: Verderer appointed by Natural England and New Forest conservationist
Come along and join in the discussion.
SOLD OUT and waiting list for cancellations is now closed

Sir Charles Burrell is a Landowner (Knepp Estate) and conservationist. He is Chair of Rewilding Britain and of the Beaver Advisory Committee for England. He is also a Board member of the Ingleby Farms Environment Committee, The Endangered Landscapes Programme, and Wildlife Estates England.

Saturday 11th May 10.00 am

Friends of the New Forest AGM and MEMBERS DAY

Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, SO42 7RY

Details and programme for the day to be announced.


Guided visit to RSPB ‘Franchises Lodge’ Nature Reserve

Franchises Lodge

Details to be announced.