News from Chesil
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Children are invited to get spooky and wild this October half term with a great selection of events and activities at Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) visitor centres across Dorset.
Local author and geologist, Sam Scriven, is coming to Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT) Chesil Beach Centre to give a fascinating talk about the unique World Heritage Site and is fossils, based on his new book, Fossils of the Jurassic Coast on Saturday 24th September from 11am – 12.30pm.
To celebrate National Marine Week, (Saturday 23rd July to Sunday 7th August), Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is hosting some fantastic events designed to get youngsters and families of all ages out celebrating Dorset’s rich array of marine and coastal wildlife.
Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT’s) Chesil Beach Centre is preparing for its biggest event of the year – the Big Wild Chesil event, which will be on Sunday 7th August from 10am – 5pm.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is pleased to announce that both the Kingcombe Centre and the Chesil Beach Centre will be exhibiting a range of wildlife inspired art during Art Weeks 2016.
On Saturday 14th May, Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT’s) Chesil Beach Centre will be welcoming local author Jenny Elmes to give a fascinating talk about her new book ‘M-Mother’, which tells the story of one of the great unsung heroes of the Dambuster Raid, her uncle, Flight Lieutenant, John ‘Hoppy’ Hopgood.
It will be all hands on deck as Dorset wildlife Trust (DWT) get underway with their new venture, the Fleet Explorer.
This Easter, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has some great events to get kids outside and having fun with nature at our visitor Centre’s in Dorset and on DWT nature reserves.
Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT) Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre will be holding its annual festive ‘Christmas Bazaar’ on Sunday 29th November from 10am – 4pm to raise money for local wildlife.
For many of us, spending time outside when we were young was a big part of our childhoods. However new technology and increased ‘screen’ time has led to concerns that the new generation could be missing out.
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Chesil Beach Centre, Portland Beach Road, Portland, Dorset. DT4 9XE