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A photo showing several stages of the medieval tile making process. The tile features an image of a hare.
  • Geopark Events
  • July 22, 2024 9:30 am

Charnwood Forest Decorative Tile Making Workshop – Whitwick

Create your own decorative tile, celebrating Charnwood Forest, led by expert Karen Slade.

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A photo showing several stages of the medieval tile making process. The tile features an image of a hare.
  • Geopark Events
  • July 20, 2024 9:30 am

Charnwood Forest Decorative Tile Making Workshop – Nanpantan

Create your own decorative tile, celebrating Charnwood Forest, led by expert Karen Slade.

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A photo showing several stages of the medieval tile making process. The tile features an image of a hare.
  • Geopark Events
  • July 19, 2024 9:30 am

Charnwood Forest Decorative Tile Making Workshop – Ulverscroft

Create your own decorative tile, celebrating Charnwood Forest, led by expert Karen Slade.

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A photo showing several stages of the medieval tile making process. The tile features an image of a hare.
  • Geopark Events
  • July 17, 2024 9:30 am

Charnwood Forest Decorative Tile Making Workshop – Coalville

Create your own decorative tile, celebrating Charnwood Forest, led by expert Karen Slade.

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A rock face in a quarry.
  • Geopark Events
  • May 29, 2024 10:00 am

*FULL* Guided Walk – Forest Industry: Shaping People and Landscape

This walk celebrates the physical and human geography of this industrial part of western Charnwood Forest, which has been extensively quarried for hundreds of years.

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A guided tour group walks through the green woodland at Beacon Hill
  • Geopark Events
  • May 28, 2024 2:00 pm

*FULL* Guided Walk – Forest Place-names, Forest People

Using only the evidence from local placenames, we'll take you back in time more than a thousand years to explore the British, Anglo-Saxon and Viking communities of Charnwood Forest.

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A late evening view of a rocky face of an old quarry.
  • Geopark Events
  • May 26, 2024 11:00 am

Guided Walk – Geological Treasures of Shepshed

Discovery some of the oldest rocks in England, and travel back in time to when Leicestershire lay at the centre of a giant sandy desert!

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Several adults on a guided hike through Charnwood Forest
  • Geopark Events
  • May 25, 2024 9:00 am

Guided Walk – A Trek Through Time: Geology of the Charnwood Forest Peaks

This hike will take you through more than half a billion year’s of earth history, using the outstanding geological heritage of Charnwood Forest to tell stories of ancient fossils, continental collisions, and icy glaciers.

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A photograph of Prof Carenza Lewis
  • Geopark Events
  • May 23, 2024 7:45 pm

Free Public Talk: Time Team’s Professor Carenza Lewis Coming to Charnwood Forest Geopark!

Join the Geopark for a free public talk by Prof. Carenza Lewis

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