WOOLMER FOREST HERITAGE SOCIETY

Site Status:-
Updated On: 15th August 2018
Update to Special Events for Summer 2018
Next meeting on Wed 5th September - Spanish Cave Paintings


Special Events On This Summer


 8th September   National Heritage Weekend
FOUR Guided walks on the usualy restricted M.O.D. Fireing Ranges and Training Land.

PLACE BOOKINGS ARE REQUIRED
Places ARE limited. To book your free place for one of the FOUR tours phone "Bill Wain" on 01420 472329 or CLICK HERE to send an eMail. Sorry only confirmed bookings will be able to access the site.

Choose from two Authorised walks on the M.O.D. land at:


A.) Woolmer Firing Ranges and Hythe Targets and on to Woolmer Pond Cottage
( This is a level walk with no hills )

Two sessions one at 10:30 and one at 14:00


B.) Woolmer Firing Ranges and Hythe Targets and on to Queen Anne's Bank and the Bronze Age Barrows
( This walk involves some steep hills )

Two sessions one at 10:30 and one at 14:00


STRICTLY LIMITED AND CONTROLED PARKING ON THIS M.O.D. SITE
You can also park in Whitehill and walk the mile to the car park South along the "Ship Wrights Way" but booking is still required (H&S).

 9th September   National Heritage Weekend

Gilbert White Walk of Hogmoor Inclosure at 14:30
Meet at the old Tank crossing on Hogmoor Road 200m in from the Oakhanger Road T junction.


 29th September   Guided Walk of Selbourne High Street
Selbourne High Street at 14:30

For more information on any of the above events please
use the Contact form HERE Thank You.



WHAT'S HAPPENING AT OUR NEXT MEETING
[ ALL VISITORS WELCOME ]
DATE
SUBJECT
SPEAKER
WED 5th September
Cave Paintings of Spain
Colin Brash


Meeting on 5th September


Ancient Spanish Cave Paintings talk by Colin Brash on 5th September 2018



About Us:

Woolmer Forest Heritage Society was formed in 1982 under the name "Woolmer Forest Archaeological and Historical Society" by a group of local enthusiasts who shared interests in history and archaeology. We are Registered with the Charity Commission as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, CIO No.1168637 which has the aim to raise awareness of the nationally and internationally important archaeology and history of Whitehill, Bordon and the surrounding area.

We meet regularly in the Forest Community Centre, Bordon on the first Wednesday in every month at 7.30pm (except June, July and August) and meetings are very well attended. A list of speakers is featured on our website in the "Talks & Events" section (see left). The society participates in local projects and organises socials and outings further a field to places of historical and archaeological interest.


Membership

Annual Membership of Woolmer Forest Heritage Society currently costs £ 12.00.
There is a small entry fee to attend each of our informative talks but this also covers the refreshments provided during the mid-way break. This is priced at £ 2.00 for our Members and £ 3.00 (for now) for Visitors / Non Members per session.


Contact us

For details of our regular talks and outings or to join please contact: Chairman Dr Chris Wain on 01420 472329 or Vice Chairman Colin Brash on 01428 713256 


Committee Members

David Graham, FSA President.
Dr Chris Wain Chair
chair@woolmerforest.org.uk
Mrs Anne Miller Treasurer
treasurer@woolmerforest.org.uk
Bill Wain Secretary
secretary@woolmerforest.org.uk
Mrs Anne Miller Membership Secretary
membership@woolmerforest.org.uk
Christopher Perry Webmaster
webmaster@woolmerforest.org.uk
Colin Brash Vice-Chair
Lyndsey Vychodil Minutes Secretary

Anne E Sassin,  Beverley Jones,  Marie Perry,  Paul Burgess,  Bob Mallinson,  Cllr Adam Carew

 

Acknowledgements

The Society thanks all those who have provided photographs, text and design for this site including Hampshire County Council Museums & Archives Service, David Graham, Chris Perry, Adam Carew, Colin Brash, Chris and Bill Wain, Tony Rudgard, Jeni Child, Alan Horsfield and Time Teams Victor Ambrus.