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Making it happen

If you would like to be more involved in FOGWAM, we would welcome you as part of the Management Committee. Input into activity planning, dreaming up public events and telling people about whats going on. We meet 4times/year  If you would like to know more join us at the AGM or email


We are a voluntary group. If you would like to help please contact any member of the managment Committee or email


Workdays  2022


Were now back in the woods  with our ranger Matt working on various projects including creating a new glade and a dead wood hedge

2022 workdays


  •  Sun 23rd January

  •  Sun 20th February

  • Sun 20th March

  • Sun April 17th

  • Sun 15th May

  • Sun June 12th
  • Sun July 10th
  • Sun Sept 4th and walking AGM

  • Sun Oct  2nd 

  • Sun Oct 30th

  • Sun Nov  27th

  • Sun Dec 11th Jolly Holly 

10am-1pm Meet at Crimicar Lane entrance. All welcome. Children to be accompanied by an adult. No experience needed, Please wear suitable clothes. Tools and tea provided by Council Rangers. Further information:

Annual General Meeting

Sun 4th September

We are actively seeking new members of the Management Committee. If you would like to join  please join us at the Sept 4th workday to find out more more or email our Chairperson Teo at 


January 2013, snowy, cold but bright. A group of neighbours looking out over the bare but beautiful woods wondered allowed, wouldn't it be a good idea to take more care of our rather special local green space. Names were being exchanged, some knew it as Bluebell Wood, others as The Meadow and Field, the Local Authority named it as Crimicar lane Open Space, the old maps as Gilcrest Wood.


By the spring, with the support of Sheffield City Council, a public meeting of 30 people in Fullwood Chapel gave a full local mandate to initiating a voluntry Friends Group to take care of the Woods and Meadow.


This is your chance to join in and enjoy taking caring of our wild space, its plants and wildlife. Join us in planting, digging, clearing, surveying plants, bird and wildlife both  little and large, and the satisfaction of a working together for a good thing.

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Artwork by Martin Field more of his work

Our aim is ​to offer some sympathetic care, conserve and encourage natural fauna and flora and generally improve the wild space of Glicrest Wood and Meadow

Nest find: we checked and cleared all the bird boxes we put up in 2014, and almost 50% of the 10 boxes had seen action. Chris has refurbished the boxes and weve just reset them. 


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