Diary of events and activities

Check out our Suntrap at Home activity page for great ideas to continue Bringing Nature Nearer. 



  • Tuesday 27 September 2022

    Put it in your diary!

    Are you're a member of school staff interested to get your school involved in environmental issues such as climate action or are you tasked with booking a residential stay? Join us for a free guided tour of our stunning site nestled in Epping Forest to find out more on how we can work together.

    Three time slots to choose from - 4.00pm, 5.15pm, 6.30pm.

    If you book a Residential stay by Friday 21 October 2022 you'll receive a 10% discount & on the tour there'll be a prize draw, the winner will be given a 50% discount for two classes on a day visit.


    Booking today!
  • Climate Summit Week 2022

    Waltham Forest Schools and Colleges

    Monday 7th - Friday 18th November 2022.  Join us for a free fortnight long programme of speakers, resources and local learning opportunities for inspiring collective action and climate leadership.

    Key highlights

    Partnership with Votes for Schools.

    Free KS2 and secondary schools bespoke Climate Conference pack

    Online platform for students to compare their ideas and opinions with thousands of fellow students.



    Click here to register
  • Eco Adventure Weeks

    Throughout August 2022

    If you live or go to school in Waltham Forest and are on benefit related free school meals we've an exciting summer packed full of fun activities planned for you (lunch included)! Monday 1 August - Thursday 4 August & Monday 8 August - Thursday 11 August for 8 -11 year-olds. Monday 15 August - Thursday 18 August & Monday 22 August - Thursday 25 August for 12-14 year-olds NB If more than 2 weeks are booked for the same child the additional weeks will be cancelled.

    Book your space
  • Climate Leaders Week

    Monday 25 - Thursday 28 July 2022

    Are you considering a green career? Would you like hands on experience exploring the ecology of Epping Forest? This free four-day course is for young people aged 16-21 in Waltham Forest who want to learn more about the climate and ecological emergency and become leaders for change.

    You'll get to meet like-minded climate activists and build plans for the future in a glorious green space!

    Deadline to apply for your free space Sunday 10 July 2022. 

    Click here to read more & apply
  • Ready Steady Climate Action!

    Wednesday 18 June 2022

    All Eco-Leads, are you joining us on Wednesday 15 June 2022?

    Ready, Steady, Climate Action – guide to setting up an effective eco-committee in readiness for 22/23 academic year, to be held online Wednesday 15 June 2022, 4.00-5.00pm.

    Click here to find out more and register 

    Read more on Climate Teach Meets
  • Young people can save the climate crisis...

    But should they have to?

    On Monday 25 April from 5.00-6.00pm we're hosting the first online debate in a series of Climate Conversations for young people in Waltham Forest. “OUR FUTURE” is a series of talks, workshops and discussions about some of the key issues surrounding the climate and ecological crisis. 

    Register for the debate here
  • Free Eco Adventure Week (lunch included!)*

    Monday 4 – Thursday 7 April 2022

    *Available only for 11 to 14 year olds living or at school in Waltham Forest, eligible for benefits-related free school meals. Four fun-packed days of nature-based activities in Epping Forest. Explore woodlands, navigate through the forest, build your own shelter, light a fire & cook on it, get hands-on with animals. Free shuttle bus pick up from Chingford station. 

    Book your space
  • Essex Activate Winter Programme

    Monday 20 - Thursday 23 December

    Do you live in Essex and have a child aged 8-11 years? We're taking bookings for a FREE 4 day activity week in the Christmas holidays. Join us for shelter building, animal handling, fire lighting, orienteering and much more! More info and how to book click on the link below

    Register to apply here by 13 December latest!
  • Discounted Eco Winter Residentials for schools

    January/February 2022 only

    Suntrap will be shedding light on winter's dark days with an inspirational winter offer - a discounted residential eco themed experience.


    Click here to read more
  • Waltham Forest Climate Summit for Schools and colleges

    Monday 8 - Friday 12 November 2021

    Join us for a free week long online programme of speakers, resources and local learning opportunities for inspiring collective action and climate leadership.


    Find out more
  • Plant Pot Placard family activity

    Thursday 28 October 2021

    Looking for things to do during the half-term?

    Join us on Thursday 28 October 2021 from 11.00am - 1.30pm for a free planet-friendly family activity at Fellowship Square E17 4JF. 

    More on protecting our world
  • Waltham Forest and Redbridge School Business Professionals Conference and Exhibition

    Friday 2 July 2021

    On Friday 2 July 2021 at the Prince Regent Hotel in Chigwell a conference will be held for Business and Office Managers from schools in the area.

    Suntrap will be one of the exhibitors sharing all our offers for schools - we've even donated a prize to the raffle!

    More news on school offer
  • Exclusive School Staff Tour

    Monday 21 June and Tuesday 22 June 2021

    Are you're a member of school staff who can't wait to be one of the first visitors to be shown round our stunnng site nestled in Epping Forest?

    Here's your chance to book a free guided tour.  

    Book your space here
  • Forest Explorer Camps coming soon!

    Make some great family memories at one of our nature themed overnight stays in our truly unique sustainably heated wooden camping pods.

    Dates to be announced shortly!


    Read more about the camps