Past Events

Digital Scavenger Hunt – Wed 6th April 11.00-13.00 – Free event

Posted: March 27th, 2016

Bring along your camera or phone and go for a scavenger hunt around the Park. Meet at Green Porch Close entrance. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please wear suitable... continue.

Clean for the Queen Sat 5th March 1pm

Posted: March 6th, 2016

The Friends of Milton Creek took part in this year's "Clean for the Queen" anti litter campaign. 10 bags fof rubbish were collected thanks to the efforts of 4 hard working volunteers. continue.

Wine & Wisdom quiz Sat 27th Feb was a sell out again

Posted: February 28th, 2016

Thanks to everyone who took part. The good news is over £250 was raised towards future projects in the Park.

Half Term – Childrens event

Posted: February 18th, 2016

Kris the Ranger was running a Suet Bird Feeder log making session on Wednesday the 17th February. Suet Bird Feeder Log

 

Sport In The Park – Sat 19th Sept.

Posted: September 19th, 2015

This is a new event organised by Swale Community Leisure (SCL) to promote sport and physical exercise of every kind. Sport in the Park flyerAnyone interested in... continue.

Bumblebee Workshop 27th May 10am-12 noon

Posted: April 28th, 2015

KWT Paint the Town Green project is running a Bumblebee event on Wednesday 27th May 10am – 12 noon. See poster for details. PaintBeePoster

Spring in the Park – Sun April 19th 10:00 – 12:00

Posted: March 26th, 2015

Thanks to everyone who came along for the nature Walk led by Simon Ginnaw. Simon is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, so we enjoyed a very interesting and informative walk in the spring sunshine. It was... continue.

Colour Me Purple 5K run – 22nd March

Posted: March 26th, 2015

We are very pleased that the Friends of Wisdon Hospice chose to hold their first 5K Colour Run in Milton Creek Country Park. The event was a sellout and it looked like everyone was... continue.

Wine & Wisdom Evening was a sell out

Posted: February 28th, 2015

Thanks to everyone who took part. The good news is nearly £300 was raised towards future projects in the Park.  

Tree Planting – 10am Sun 22nd Feb

Posted: February 15th, 2015

All 420 trees from the Woodland Trust Community Planting pack have now been planted. As well as planting new trees we restaked some of the trees that we planted 4 weeks ago as some... continue.

Tree Planting – 10am Sun 25th Jan

Posted: January 1st, 2015

Thanks to every one who came to help plant the trees from the Woodland Trust Community Planting pack. As well as planting new trees we weeded and restaked some of the trees that had... continue.

Hedge Laying Course was a great success

Posted: January 25th, 2014

Here are some photos of the first days efforts, and the finished hedge can be seen here.

Community Heritage Orchard Planting – 12th Jan 2014

Posted: January 2nd, 2014

As well as being a commercial concern, traditional orchards are also very important habitats supporting a wide variety of species. Sadly they are now few and far between. We have planted a selection of... continue.

Walking Group resume Wed 8th Jan. Please note new time 10.15-11.30

Posted: December 21st, 2013

Please note new start time when the Milton Creek Walks resume. Meeting every Wednesday at 10.15am for a 10.30 start outside Holy Trinity Church, Green Porch Close. Each week they will be a taking... continue.

Creek Clean-Up Sun 8th Dec 10am Gas Road entrance

Posted: November 27th, 2013

The annual clean-up of Milton Creek to collect and remove the accumulated rubbish along the footpath and creek edge between Gas Rd. and Church Field Wharf took place on Sunday 8th December 2013.  I... continue.

Tree Planting – Sun 17th Nov

Posted: November 17th, 2013

All 420 trees were planted in just over 2 hours. Well done and thanks to everyone who came to help.    

Dog Show Sun 8th Sept

Posted: August 24th, 2013

Update - entries from 9.30. judging starts 10.30 See Events Page for details and www.dogshows.it for how to enter.  

Community Kite Fly-in – Sat 7th Sept. 11am-4pm

Posted: August 23rd, 2013

See Events Page for details, this is a Free event.

Big Butterfly Count – Sun 4th Aug – 10am-2pm

Posted: July 28th, 2013

Full details here

Art in the Park 2013 – Sat 20th July 10am-4pm Free event

Posted: July 2nd, 2013

The Friends enlisted the support of Swale Arts Forum and local artists to provide a fun packed day.  Photos of the days activities can be found on the Flickr... continue.

Sunday 30th June – Maintenance Day

Posted: June 20th, 2013

10:00am until 4:00pm meet at Green Porch Close entrance. A day of sprucing up including litter picking, mulching ornamental planting beds and replacing tree shelters. Getting the park looking its best ahead of... continue.

Eco Walk 28th May – North Kent Walking Festival

Posted: May 15th, 2013

The Pulse Cafe, Milton Creek Country Park, Litter Angels and Arriva Bus Company teamed up to create an inclusive, tasty and environmentally friendly walk and talk in Sittingbourne.

Ramble & Ride 26th & 27th May – North Kent Walking Festival

Posted: May 12th, 2013

A guided walk along the Creek and through the Park, tour of Kemsley Down station and a ride on a steam train.

Dead Hedging spring 2013

Posted: May 2nd, 2013

A long length of dead hedge has been constructed behind the fishing lake to protect the living hedge that was planted in March. Dead hedges are fence like structures made from dead wood and... continue.

Cache In Trash Out 2013

Posted: March 7th, 2013

The Kent Geocachers turned up in force on Sunday 10th March 2013 to help the Friends plant trees and create a hedge as part of their Cache In Trash Out event. If you don't... continue.