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  • Matthew Oxtoby
  • 07-06-2016 16:57:31

Events at Dalby Forest May – June 2016!

Stick Man Activity Trail

The Julia Donaldson themed trails continue this winter with the new trail featuring the Stick Man. Activity packs can be purchased from the Visitor Centre for £3.00 and activity sheets are available to download on www.forestry.gov.uk/dalbyforest For more information contact 01751 460295.

Dalby Parkrun

Every Saturday 9.00am

The place to be on a Saturday morning is Dalby Forest Parkrun, dust off your trail shoes and head to Dalby Forest. This is a free timed 5k run event (discounted parking applies between 8.30-10.30am) and is open to all.

For more information visit www.parkrun.org.uk/dalbyforest/  

Sing-A-Long ‘Sound of Music’

Saturday 28th May, 6.30pm

Pop-up cinema Yorkshire presents a fantastic opportunity to come and ‘sing-a-long’ to this classic film in the fabulous open air setting of Adderstone field.

The film will be shown on a giant outdoor cinema screen and there will be refreshment facilities available. Why not come along in fancy dress to add more atmosphere to the event!


For more information and to book tickets visit www.popupcinema.org

Stickman Games

Saturday 4th June

Join us and take part in the Stick Man Games with a twigtastic days of races including sticky obstacle course, hurdles relays and a stick man chase not to mention meeting Stick Man himself!

For more information visit www.forestry.gov.uk/stickman

British Shooting Target Sprint National Series: #4 Dalby

Saturday 11th June

Ahead of the National final in Cardiff the British Shooting Target Sprint Event #4 in the series, will be held at Dalby Forest.

The event incorporates 3 x 400m runs and 2 x target shooting; Girls and Boys under 15/under 18 and Ladies and Men Open category.

Entry forms and more info can be found at; www.britishshooting.org.uk/target-sprint/ or late entries will be taken on the day.

The Hidden History of the Forests

Saturday 18th June, 10am-4pm

Come along and get involved in a day focused on the history on the local forests. The day will involve speaker covering a variety of subjects including The Bronze Age in Broxa, Tumuli, Types and Linear Marked Stones, Lumberjills and the Archaeology of Gilling Park & Yearsley Moor.


For more information visit www.forestry.gov.uk/dalbyforest any to book a place contact the Yorkshire Forest district office on 0300 067 4300

A-Mazing Workshops

Sunday 12th June, Sunday 10th July

The Friends of Dalby Forest are working with Mark Ellis, a local dry stone waller, on creating the world’s largest Dry Stone Wall Maze in the middle of Dalby Forest.

You can be part of this enormous and exciting project!

Please keep your eye on the website of the Friends of Dalby Forest www.friendsofdalbyforest.org.uk for updates and workshop dates.

For progress on the construction, please see www.drystonewall.maze.com  

Thank you for your support!

Dalby Forest Live Concerts

Friday 24th June – Guy Garvey

Saturday 25th June – John Newman

Sunday 26th June – Kaiser Cheifs

Great line up this year for the Forest Live concerts at Dalby Forest with front man of Elbow, Guy Garvey; the Yorkshire man with the big soul voice, John Newman; and rounding off the weekend with Kaiser Cheifs.

For more information and to book tickets visit www.forestry.gov.uk/music

or call 0300 068 0400