Events

2016 Events

Burbage Common Open Day 8th May 2016 – the 22nd annual Open Day will be held next to our Visitors Centre. The event runs from 9:30am to 4:30pm.


Spring bank holiday

Wednesday 1 June 10.30am to 12.30pm. Nature Games Family Natural Sports Day:

  • Pine cone throw, timed bug hunt challenge, speed pollinating and great tree leap, finish with a medal ceremony.

Summer holidays

Wednesday 20 July 10.30am to 12.30pm. Mud:

  • Prepare to get muddy, including mud kitchen, mud splat competition and mud painting.

Wednesday 27 July 10.30am to 12.30pm. Wood:

  • Use tools to make items from wood

Wednesday 10 August 10.30am to 12.30pm. Water:

  • Pond dipping and making boats

Wednesday 24 August 10.30am to 12.30pm. Fire:

  • Learn how to safely light a fire, storytelling around the fire and popping popcorn


2015 Events

Heart of England Dog Show – 13th September 2015


Burbage Common Dog Walk – 14th June 2015, a charity dog walk in aid of the Guide Dogs. Its a free event, for information visit Burbage Dogs Unite


Burbage Common Open Day 10th May 2015 – the 21st annual Open Day will be held next to our Visitors Centre. The event runs from 9:30am to 4:30pm.


Burbage Dawn Chorus Walk 2015 – To be held on Sunday, 3 May 2015 from 05:00. A Walk around Burbage, to listen to the enjoy the wonder of a dawn chorus. For more information visit Dawn Chorus Burbage 2015


2014 Events

Dog show Sept 2014 – Burbage Common is hosting the ‘Heart of England’ dog show on Sunday 21st September. Photos of the event


Food Tasting 7th Sept 2014Acorns Coffee Shop in the visitors centre will be doing a food tasting session, on products by ‘The Cherry Tree’ find information about ‘The Cherry Tree’ brand here.


Burbage Common Open Day 2014 – Burbage Common open day being held on 11th May 2014.