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Dec 20 Carols by Candlelight -Lantern workshop

Join a workshop to create your own festive glass jar lanterns. We will use them to light up the outdoor carol concert performed by Otterbourne Brass Band. 

This price includes the lantern workshop and entry to the concert for one person. Additional concert tickets may be purchased separately. 

The cafe will be open for snacks and drinks.

Fully Booked


Carol sheet

Dec 20 Carols by Candlelight- Concert

Fully Booked

Join in with your favourite Christmas carols played by Otterbourne Brass Band. This concert will be outdoors so come suitably dressed for the weather

Bring your own lantern or you can book onto the lantern workshop, which includes the concert ticket, separately

The cafe will be open for snacks and drinks




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New Years Day Walk & Brunch

Join us for a brisk 3km walk to blow the cobwebs away followed by brunch in the cafe. The price includes a hot drink of choice and a sausage, bacon or vegan sausage bap. The walk will include walking up to the highest point in the park, ground conditions will be muddy.  Suitable for 12+ years



Willow Wreaths for children

A creative workshop for children aged 6-12 years to make a festive wreath from willow, green foliage and fun accessories. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday 10 December

Fully Booked


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Woodland Stories- Winter

An outdoor session for 3-5 year olds and their parent/carer. Seasonal activities followed by a story in the woods. Book places for the child only

September - Seed gathering and paper plant pot making

October - Natural Art

November- Pine cone bird feeders

December - Reindeer Faces  Fully Booked


Christmas decs

Craft & Chatter

A workshop to try a variety of crafts and meet people for a chat and a piece of cake, in the Woodland Cafe

Wednesday 23 November Christmas decorations- we will make 4 different ones  

Wednesday 7 December Wreath making Fully Booked






Willow Wreaths for Adults

Fully Booked

A creative workshop to make a festive wreath from willow, green foliage and traditional accessories.  

Saturday 3 December


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Walk & Talk- Bursledon, Hamble, Hound

Join a circular guided walk of up to 3km. The walks are at a relaxed pace but can follow unsurfaced paths and be quite muddy in places. Walking boots are advisable. Refreshments are provided. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome

Meeting instructions are below:

Bursledon - park at The Fox and Hounds pub, Hungerford, SO31 8DE. This walk is 1.5 km and is of moderate difficulty as it has two slopes with uneven ground. We stop for refreshments half way round with a view of the Hamble river.

Netley- park in the layby of St Mary's church, Hound Road. This route contains some surfaced footpath and then it follows the Hamble Rail Trail and back across fields containing horses. It can get very muddy after rain. The walk is 2 km in distance. 

Hamble Common- We meet at The Mercury Library and Hub on High Street in Hamble. Parking is available on Copse Lane. The route is 3 km long, passing through Hamble Common and along the coastal path. Ground conditions are uneven in places. We have refreshments in the Mercury Hub. 


IVCP walk and talk

Walk and Talk- IVCP

A led group who meet for a walk and talk in the park. The walk is up to 3 km in distance at a relaxed pace. It is mostly on surfaced tracks but sometimes includes walking up a slope and after rain the ground conditions can be slippery. Walking boots are recommended. 

A parking permit is provided

Well behaved dogs on leads are permitted


Lakeside walk talk

Walk and Talk- Lakeside

A guided walk to meet new people, chat and explore the Country Park followed by refreshments. The walk is a distance of up to 2 km at a relaxed pace.

Parking is free  

Well behaved dogs on leads are permitted. 




Please click here to see the Terms and Conditions for IVCP events

All our activities will follow current Government guidelines on Covid-19.

Please do not attend the event if: 

  • you or your household self-isolating; 
  • you or anyone in your household experienced symptoms in the last 14 days i.e. fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, loss of taste and/or smell; 
  • you have returned to the UK in the last 14 days if you travelled from a country not on the ‘travel corridor’ list

Please be aware that the following groups are at increased risk- those with an underlying health condition/clinically vulnerable;considered clinically extremely vulnerable Other risk factors -age, gender, ethnic background (Black, Asian or other minority ethnic)