Events programme

Events - Tombola

Events at the Centre are enhanced by the wonderful venue and we run and host a variety of one-off events. Suggestions of new items for the programme are welcome. Events may also be independent room-hire and in partnership with other organisations.

Introduction to Macrame

Saturday 8 June, 13.30-16.00
An adult class led by Lorna Wyrill.
£20 per person including materials and refreshments.
In the session you will learn to make a hanging plant pot holder.
Please pre-book with John Alexander, the Centre Manager, on 07951 343885 or by email

Environmental Activities and Open Day

Saturday 6 July 2019, 11.00-15.00

Come and enjoy a day of activities and demonstrations all with a positive environmental twist!  How to go plastic-free, why vegan food is now so popular, learn more about bees and their products.

Lots of free tasters and samples for the adults and exciting things to do all day for the children.
Free event.

Repair Cafe Ashford

Saturday 20 July 2019, 10.00-13.00

Ron making bird box

Bring along your small electrical or mechanical items that need repair and see if our Repair Cafe group can fix them, free of charge! Demonstrations of practical skills throughout the morning.
Free entry!
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Knit, Crochet and Craft for the Environment

Saturday 10 August 2019, 10.00-13.00

Learn to knit, crochet or quilt with our experienced crafters.  Gain ideas on how to upcycle everyday discarded items into beautiful craft objects and be inspired by the demonstrations through the morning.
Free entry!

Bank Holiday Fun Day!

Saturday 24 August 2019, 10.00-15.00

Storysack storytelling, pond dipping, treasure hunt and nature spotting are among the many activities on offer through the day.   Activities with small prizes for those budding naturalists.
Free event.

Wild Child Nature Club

Activities for children.
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Joel Ramsay Art Tuition

Painting Flowers Course 1 (Singleton Environment Centre)

6th March 2019. Watercolours
13th March 2019. Acrylics
20th March 2019. Oils
Cost: £125

Painting Flowers Course 2 (Singleton Environment Centre)

24th April 2019. Watercolours
1st May 2019. Acrylics
8th May 2019. Oils
Cost: £125

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Talk programme

Saturday 15 June 2019

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Children’s activity: Storysacks

Saturday 6 April 2019, 10.00-12 noon

Storysacks and the Environment – a session for under-5s and their parents/carers.
Visual and tactile interactive storytime by Carolyn Perring of Singleton Environment Centre.
Of all the minibeasts we have here the ladybird is one of the prettiest. But this particular ladybird is very, very grumpy…

Visual and tactile interactive storytime with an environmental theme. A session especially for the under 5s and their parents.

Quiz Night

After the great successes in October and January, new dates…
Saturday 29 June 2019. 19.30-22.30

  • Teams of 4-6 people, £5 per head.
  • Bring family and friends!
  • Bring your own snacks and soft drinks.

Booking essential. Text 07951 343885 or email

Christmas Fair

Saturday 7 December 2019

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