The Black Down and Hindhead Supporters Committee runs a programme of public events each year, which are offered free or at a reduced cost to our members.

We also support a number of other events organised by the local National Trust teams and local affiliated community groups. If you are considering hosting an event to support the National Trust, do get in touch. We will publish updates to all featured events as they become available.

Punch Bowl Challenges

Sunday 1 October 2023 from 9.30am

Black Down & Hindhead Supporters of the National Trust are working with local running dynamos Andrew Scorer (RUAlive Series) and Helen Foulds (Maverick Run Project Surrey). Funds raised from the event will be split evenly between the local National Trust estates and local primary school PTAs.


Who: Anyone from kids through to grandparents
When: From 0930 Sunday 01 October 2023
Where: Devils Punch Bowl, Haslemere, Surrey
Pace: All levels welcome including walkers
Elevation: Undulating and scenic
Terrain: Footpaths and bridleways

For more details and booking:

Please contact with any queries about the event you may have.

Quiz Night, Fernhurst, Village Hall

Saturday 7th October 2023

The ever popular Fernhurst village hall quiz night returned in October 2022 and was a great success.

Why not make up a table of eight for the 2023 quiz?  For more information email Liz Goodwin.

Fungal Foray

Saturday 28th October 2023 (to be confirmed)
Photo: Hannah Trask

When mushroom season comes around again, join a guided foray in and around the National Trust’s autumnal woodlands in the Devil’s Punchbowl.

Meeting details to be advised here and in the members’ e-newsletter later in the year.

Photographic Competition

Closing date for entries 30th November 2023
Photo: Clare Bent

The Black Down and Hindhead Supporters of the National Trust Committee runs an annual competition for the best photos taken of or from the National Trust properties around Hindhead and Haslemere. The full list of eligible sites is included in the rules (download here)

Entry is free, but donations towards the local National Trust sites are all warmly welcomed. Up to two images can be submitted, by email to indicating the photographer’s name, age (if under 16) and where each image was taken. Raymond Reid Photo is kindly sponsoring the event, with voucher prizes for the best three photos by adults and the best junior photograph. Deadline 30th November 2023.

Orienteering with Southern Navigators

24 February 2024 from 10am

Part of SN Saturday Events. Click here for more information.

Bird Walk

2024 date to be announced
Pied Flycatcher – Photo: Edward Stubbs

Join bird-watching enthusiast Paul Matson to look for some of the birds that can be found on one of our local National Trust estates.

Educate and Inspire Lecture 2024

2024 date to be announced

Join us for our Annual General Meeting followed by the Educate and Inspire Lecture 2024.

Date to be announced.

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