Wild nights out, Autumn conservation, and what we were all doing up in the tree-tops: Hazel Hill Wood’s latest newsletter. Download it now and sign up for more.
Thursday, Sept 21 is autumn equinox and also Peace Day and all round the world there are singing events of all kinds happening to celebrate and affirm unity, humanity and goodwill by singing for peace. You can see more by looking up One Day One Choir ( www.onedayonechoir.org). One of these events will also happenContinue Reading Special autumnal equinox and Peace Day singing evening at the wood, 21st September 2017
Hazel Hill Conservation Volunteers (open to public) Sunday June 18th 10am-3pm Saturday July 15th 10am-3pm Saturday 19th August 10am-3pm Friday 22nd September 10am-3pm Sunday 8th October 10.30am-3pm Sunday 19th November 10am-3pm Saturday 16th December 10am-3pm We welcome any new participants to this event, and look forward to seeing some familiar faces back again soon. ToContinue Reading Join us for a conservation volunteer day at Hazel Hill Wood!!! New dates out…
Occasional Chef/Caterer Vacancy at Hazel Hill Wood: Are you a self-employed chef/caterer interested in our exciting and pioneering charitable project at Hazel Hill Wood, a few miles outside Salisbury. Hazel Hill Trust runs a beautiful 70 acre educational woodland that hosts pioneering and holistic education events: from local school groups coming to learn about natureContinue Reading Vacancy for Occasional Chef/Caterer
A new way to stay up to date with all our events at the woods – “Meetup brings people together…to do more of what they want to do in life. It is organized around one simple idea: when we get together and do the things that matter to us, we’re at our best. And that’sContinue Reading We’re on Meetup – are you?
After years of trustworthy use, heating the sauna and Long House it’s time to say goodbye and thank you to our wonderful old wood burner. As many of you will know, over the last 18 months we’ve been steadily investing in changes to our buildings to make them safer and bring them in line withContinue Reading Refurbishing the Long House
One of my abiding memories from last year is the Wild Margins of Organisational Change which Wisdom Tree ran 15 September: with a wonderful blend of organisational development practitioners, therapists, change agents and story tellers on the most beautiful sunny day with a gentle breeze blowing. We explored the often-neglected ‘wild margins’ within us andContinue Reading Marcos Frangos reflects on 2016 at the Wood
On Sunday 11th December, the wood hosted its first Volunteer day with the Hazel Hill Trust Volunteers. Six volunteers joined two members of the Hazel Hill team for a day at the woods, conducting various conservation tasks. We started the day pinning mulch mats around the Douglas fir saplings in the North of the site.Continue Reading Get Your Hands Muddy…
In December 2016 Jason Turner, Forester at Hazel Hill Wood along with Kat Steele, Conservation and Education Officer, ran an introduction to traditional hedge laying course over three days. Attended by 4 local people and Hazel Hills very own ranger Jenny, the course provided both theory and practical skills. They used the ‘South of England’Continue Reading Foundations for the Future
I’d been looking for somewhere to run a singing weekend to re-connect people with the natural environment and each other, and I knew as soon as I arrived at Hazel Hill Wood that it was absolutely perfect. There’s something quite magical about the space and the energy that hits you as soon as you arrive.Continue Reading Singing under the stars
Hazel Hill Wood, September The trees: roots sewn through sandy soil, pleated leaves embroidering the sky – a ladder between leaf-mould, the snails, the tiny hurrying of our lives, and the stars, whose slow deaths light the modest hand span of our night-time skies. The trees. They root us in ourselves, but point our thoughtsContinue Reading A poem from the woods