Dadima's Community Walks: 2024 Programme

Dadima’s Community Walks: 2024 Programme

Welcome to our 2024 community walking programme – our fourth year of events!

Dadima’s is a friendly, intergenerational walking community that organises free monthly countryside walks in the Chilterns, often with inspiring guest speakers, ambassadors, and community members giving insights on interesting aspects of nature.

The group aims to encourage people of all cultural backgrounds and ages to feel welcome in the countryside; we provide a supportive group atmosphere to connect with nature in diverse ways. We recognise that people have different relationships with nature, and we are always open to learning together in new ways. Along with our monthly walks programme, we are also part of a nature research project on biodiversity loss and are excited that a number of Dadima’s walking group are involved in this important project.

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If you have any questions about our monthly walks, please visit Dadima’s Walks FAQs | Chilterns AONB or email Geeta. You can just turn up to a walk — we do not turn people away. At times, we may stress that booking is essential, and we encourage you to email or DM Geeta on social media via the links below. Booking always helps us to plan ahead.

Instagram: @dadimaschilternswalks

Twitter: @educatinggeeta

Facebook: @_dadimas

Email: gludhra@gmail.com

When getting in touch, please bear in mind that Dadima’s CIC is a registered non-profit social enterprise – I’ll do my best to reply ASAP within two to three days, within the challenges of juggling work and family life.

Dates for your diary

Please see below for the 2024 programme of events. Details of each walk will be shared here, as well as on social media. All events take place on Sundays, (usually) a 10am start. Times and locations will vary, so read the event listings carefully. 

28 January – Lewknor and Watlington Ridgeway. See event listing below for more details.

25 February – Ridgeway 50 Historic Walk & Talk. See event listing below for more details.

17 March – details TBC.

28 April – led by Professor Clare Warren. Clare has led walks in the past and brings her expert lens to the Dadima’s community in an accessible and fun style. Walk details TBC and booking will be essential.

19 May – Early Morning Bird Watch Walk led by Jon Mason. Jon has led early morning bird walks in the past and brings his knowledge and expertise to the Dadima’s community – there isn’t much Jon doesn’t know about birdsong! Walk details TBC and booking will be essential.

May/June –  Spring 2024 Chilterns Walking Festival. Details TBC and booking will be essential.

9 June – Open Farm Sunday. Farm details TBC.

July – no walk due to school holidays.

4 August – South Asian Heritage Month. Details TBC.

29 September – details TBC.

27 October – details TBC.

24 November – details TBC.

8 December – Festive Walk. Details TBC.

2024 Programme of Events

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Dadima's January Walk: Lewknor-Watlington Ridgeway.

  • 28/01/2024
  • 10am

Dadima’s is a friendly walking community that organises free guided...

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Dadima's February Walk: #Ridgeway50 Historic Walk & Talk

  • 25/02/2024
  • 10am

Dadima’s is a friendly walking community that organises free guided...

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