Get active in January with a host of activities across the Fens

See the swans at Welney

See the swans at Welney - Credit: Archant

Beat the winter blues and get out and about in the Fens in January with a host of activities in the great outdoors.

Peckover House

Peckover House - Credit: Archant

Daily at the Welney Wetlands Centre. Swan feeds where staff give an insight into the incredible journeys the birds make. Daily talk feeds are at 3.30pm and 6.30pm on Thurs-Sun only and daily feeds at noon. Welney Wetland Centre 01353 860 711.

1st Whittlesey Street Pride Litter Pick, Meet 10am at Market Place.

2nd - 4th MODAOS presents Aladdin and his Magical Lamp, a family pantomime by Long and Rawnsley. Performances at 2.30pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 6.30pm on Friday and Saturday. Tickets: Adults £9, Concessions £7, children £5, family £25.

7th Pruning apple tree courses at The Orchard, Redmoor Fruit Farm, Redmoor Lane, Wisbech, Cambs, Booking essential: 07527046184.

River Nene Rings End. Picture: Steve Williams.

River Nene Rings End. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

9th - 11th Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival

10th- 11th Winter opening at Peckover House, Wisbech. Stroll around the garden,enjoy warming soups and hot drinks or join a free conservation

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talk in the House at 1.30pm or 3pm; booking advisable due to limited spaces.

10th Friends of March Railway Station working party 10am. For more information contact 01354 654321.

Chanda Webb, of Upwell, of Kingfisher Canoe Trails, a canoe hire business. She was inspired to star

Chanda Webb, of Upwell, of Kingfisher Canoe Trails, a canoe hire business. She was inspired to start the business by her 16-year-old daughter Anya, who is disabled, after taking her on a canoe trip. Chanda and her daughter Anya with Pete Carter toast the new venture with champagne. - Credit: Archant

11th Friends of Rings End Nature Reserve working party 10am.

11th Whittlesey Street Pride litter pick, Meet 10am at Market Place.

11th Join Fossils Galore, March, on a fossil hunting trip to unearth a world of fossils.

14th March Society are hosting a Talk about the RSPB and Nene Washes by Charlie Hitch at March Library from 7pm.

14th Pruning apple tree courses at The Orchard, Redmoor Fruit Farm, Redmoor Lane, Wisbech, Booking is essential: 07527046184.

15th - 16th Learn the techniques of Willow Weaving by creating and taking home your own obelisk. £50 including all materials, tea/coffee provided. Bring your own lunch. Workshop runs 10am - 4pm. For more information contact the property office on 01945 583 463

16th Pianist Christina McMaster performs at the Russell Hall, Grammar School, Wisbech at 7.30pm.

17th- 18th Winter Opening at Peckover House with a free conservation talk in the House at 1.30pm or 3pm

17th Gorefield Street Pride Work Party, Meet 10am at Community Hall, Wolf Lane

Leverington Street Pride Work Party, Meet 10.30am at Sports and Social Club.

21st Armchair Winter Walks Programme, This month is King John’s Treasure by Bill Knowles at Wisbech Castle from 7pm. £2. For more information call 01945 476358.

21st Pruning Apple Tree Courses at The Orchard, Redmoor Fruit Farm, Redmoor Lane, Wisbech.

24th Whittlesey Street Pride litter pick, Meet 10am at Morton Leam Bridge, Thorney Road.

24th - 25th Winter Opening at Peckover House with a free conservation talk in the House at 1.30pm or 3pm. Booking advisable.

25th Wildlife filming workshops,

28th Wildlife filming workshops

27th March Street Pride Litter Pick, Meet 10am at George Campbell Leisure Centre.

28th Pruning apple tree courses at The Orchard, Redmoor Fruit Farm, Redmoor Lane, Wisbech. Booking essential: 07527046184

31st - 1st Nov Winter opening at Peckover House a free conservation talk in the House at 1.30pm or 3pm. Booking advisable.

Ongoing

Kingfisher Canoe Trails, Canadian canoe hire on the Well Creek, Upwell and old course River Nene. Canoes available throughout the year from 9.30am -5pm at £10 per canoe per hour (min hire 2 hrs). www.kingfishercanoetrails.co.uk

Percy B Cox Film Project with Wimbo Kidz– a project for 12 – 20 year olds. Wimbo Kidz are presently involved in a film project based on a true story and a fascinating character. If you would like to be involved – cast for acting, costumes, make up, editing, marketing, design get in touch with Amanda Carlin Benefice Youth Minister – amandacarlin@hotmail.com– 01354 740306.

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