Local Groups

Local Groups

Our Local Groups

Kent Wildlife Trust's Local Groups are run by volunteers who give their valuable time, energy and enthusiasm to a range of activities.  The Local Groups help Kent Wildlife Trust put together an exciting programme of county-wide events throughout the year, for all to enjoy. 

Ashford & Tenterden Local Group

Key Contact

Dave Fogden - contact number: 01233 861230

Location

Talks are held at The Village Hall, Great Chart, Ashford, Kent TN23 3AZ and a programme of outdoor events take place throughout the summer.  Please visit our What's On page for further details. 

Folkestone, Hythe & Dover

Key Contact

Pauline Bateson
Contact number: 01304 853503
Email: pauline.bateson@btinternet.com

Location

Talks are held at The Salvation Army Hall, Portland Road, Hythe CT21 6EG

Information

The Folkestone, Hythe and Dover Group holds talks on a variety of local, national and international wildlife subjects at 7.30pm on the fourth Friday of the month from September to November and February to April. Walks and other outdoor events are organised between May and August. Members and non-members alike are welcome at all events.

Maidstone, Medway & Swale Local Group

Key Contacts

Richard Jowett (Indoor Meetings)
Contact Number: 01622 675002
Email: jamesr.jowett@tiscali.co.uk

Indoor Meetings

Held monthly between September and April at Tyland Barn

Sevenoaks Local Group

Key Contact

David Nimmo
Contact number: 01689 828831
Email: davidwnimmo@tiscali.co.uk

Location

Meetings are held at The Jeffery Harrison Visitor Centre, Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks TN13 3DH

Information

The Sevenoaks Local Group exist to support and promote the reserve and to enhance its benefit to the local community and provide a programme of indoor talks and outdoor events throughout the year. 

West Kent Local Group

Key contact

Jenny Macpherson
Contact Number: 01622 662012

The West Kent Local Group hold their winter activities at St. John’s Church Hall, Hildenborough, TN11 9HT or at the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve, there is a large range of outdoor events held at the Bough Beech Centre throughout the summer and autumn months.