Coppicing, Hedge Laying & Hedge Planting Practical Sessions

Brook Park

22nd January 2020 : 10am to 2pm

Come and join in the work of traditional woodland management - learn new skills and improve the wildlife value of this old colliery site.

Come and learn how to carry out traditional woodland management including coppicing, hedge laying and hedge planting.  This is a chance to learn new skills and improve the wildlife value of this old colliery site.

These are practical sessions and are free to attend.  Booking is essential – please book direct with Marion Farrell (Groundwork) on 07801 122494 or via email:

We aim to run further community volunteer sessions in the future and, in the long term, hope to set up a new conservation group.


Come in sturdy footwear, dress in warm clothes and have waterproofs. Bring a hot drink and your packed lunch.

There are no toilets on site.

Meet on Common Lane in Shirebrook - NG20 8RY. More specific instructions will be given when booking.

The site has generally good paths of bound stone. There are several benches.

Parking will be available - this information will be provided when booking.

Event Contact

For more information or if you have a query about this event please call 07801 122494 or email Marion Farrell (Groundwork)

Events key:

  • Dog friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Parking available
  • Taking place outdoors
  • Tickets required
  • Educational & creative
  • Events for grown-ups
  • Child friendly
  • Healthy & active
  • A Community event
  • A Volunteering event
  • Event facilities
  • Entrance fee or Event cost
  • Meeting place