Aug
25
1:00pm 1:00pm

Family Fun Friday - bug hunting

Armed with sweep nets and bug pots, let's go on a mini-beast hunt around Cleeve Common!

Join us for a nature walk on the front of the Common. We will investigate several different habitats to see what bugs and mini-beasts we can find. We will take a break half way round to make a bug house to take home too.  Suitable for children aged 5 years and over.  All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

This event if FREE but booking is essential so we have enough kit.  For information and to book, click here.

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Sep
8
10:00am10:00am

Archaeology Walk

Time travelling on Cleeve Common. discovering the hidden past of Cleeve Common and its surrounds.  The walk is organised by the Cotswold Voluntary Wardens and is free of charge (donations welcome); no need to book - just turn up at the Quarry car park near Cleeve Hill Golf Club.  Details

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Jun
2
1:00pm 1:00pm

MAGNIFICENT MEADOWS OPEN DAY

Join us and the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Magnificent Meadows team for a day of celebrating our grasslands!

Our base will be by the Quarry car park at the Golf Club entrance  to the Common. with ample parking nearby.     There will be kids craft activities, face painting, mini-beast hunting, plus a loads of opportunities to learn more about Cleeve Common for everyone of all ages.

Everything is FREE but of course donations are welcome. 

Including guided walks on Geology with Gloucestershire Geology Trust, Archaeology & History and Wild Flowers. Each walk will last about an hour. Book on here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/magnificent-meadow-introduction-to-wild-flowers-tickets-34547138421
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/magnificent-meadow-fossil-hunt-tickets-34541291934
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/magnificent-meadow-history-walk-tickets-34542164544

You can also learn more about the secret world of solitary bees and make a bee hotel. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solitary-bee-workshop-tickets-34540642993

As well as meet a slow worm and find out more about the fascinating world of reptiles and amphibians found here on Cleeve Common and the wider area with Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK - ARG UK

Bring a picnic and make a day of it! The golf club will be open for tea and ca

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Apr
14
1:00pm 1:00pm

Good Friday Easter Trail

Drop in any time from 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm to start the Easter Trail from the Quarry Car Park, at the Golf Club entrance.. As a family follow the trail of clues on a circular 1 mile walk around the common. Answer all the questions to find your way back and collect your prize!  The trail will take about 1 hour to complete.

Adults free, £2.50 per child. Families are welcome to share trails but please note each trail purchased = each prize received. Please bring cash on the day. 

If you plan on coming please register on this event to ensure we have enough prizes on the day. All proceeds will go towards supporting our work on Cleeve Common

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Apr
11
7:30pm 7:30pm

A Special Place on our Doorstep

What makes Cleeve Common ‘special’?  Why does it look the way it does? Who owns it? How is it managed?  If you’ve ever wondered about these and similar questions, come along to a talk by members of Cleeve Common staff, illustrated by lots of wonderful pictures.  The best news is that this event is FREE!

Register for tickets: see the event page here and register for free tickets

When: Tuesday 11 April, starting at 7.30pm.  Refreshments available from 7.00pm (small charge). The talk will last about an hour, after which there will be time for questions.

Where: Bishops Cleeve Community Centre, the building by the Library on the Tesco site.

What about: the landscape and history of Cleeve Common, its flowers and wildlife, how it is managed today, current conservation and education projects, recreational activities – and much more.

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