CVWG Events programme

CVWG Events to September 2019

A programme of the CVWG Events to March 2019 (excluding botany walks) is posted below. To download pdf of the April ro September 2019 programme, click here. The 2018 botany walks programme is posted on the botany walks page. Additional events arranged later in the year will be added to the programme below. Goosard Reserve workdays are usually held on the last Saturday of each month – Please contact Roger on 01761 419778 for info.

If you are interested in project activities such as Barn Owl work or insect surveys, please go to the relevant project page for contact details or send us a message via the Contacts page. Please note that insect events usually take place on an ad hoc basis, are usually weather-dependent and may be at very short notice!


Events Programme for March – September 2019

Goosard reserve workdays – usually on last Saturday of each month – Please contact Roger on 01761 419778 for info.

Wednesday 13 March 2019

Botany drinks 7-9pm at Palladium Electric in Midsomer Norton

(the new Wetherspoons pub in the High St) A chance for Botany Walkers to socialise over the winter months. All welcome

Wednesday 20 March 2019

7.30pm Talk “The Swift – a life on the wing” by Peter Bright

Peter has been watching swifts nest in his Mendip house since 2006.

Coffee & cake from 7.30pm, talk at 8pm. Members £2, (non-members: £3)

At SWALLOW – see directions below


Events Programme for April – September 2019

Saturday 27 April 2019

Herons and early butterflies at RSPB Swell Wood,

A378 near Langport, TA3 6PX.

Meet at 11am in the RSPB car park.

We will aim to car share as much as possible as limited parking. Please bring packed lunch.

Sunday 19 May 2019

Smallcombe cemetery in Bath

Meet at 2pm at entrance

BA2 6DD. Afternoon exploration. Following talk last year by Marion.

Please bring drink & snack. No parking at the cemetery.

Sunday 9 June 2019

Open day at West of England Falconry,

Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BT

Meet at 11am in their car park

Charity supporting owls and birds of prey. Bring drink & packed lunch.

Sunday 7 July 2019

Gants Mill & Garden

Gants Mill Lane, Bruton, BA10 0DB

Meet at 2pm at garden entrance.

Garden with ponds, waterfalls and riverside walk. Summer perennials. Watermill also open.

See National Garden Scheme website for full details.

Saturday 28 September

Visit to Stourhead to see autumn colour

(and maybe tree sparrows?)

& Diana’s pictures in Wildlife Artist International Exhibition

Further details nearer the time.

If you need any more information about anything please contact Judy on 07460 278311.

Our venue for indoor meetings:

SWALLOW, Old Engine House, Old Pit Road, Midsomer Norton, BA3 4BQ

If coming from Midsomer Norton, go up Silver Street, turn left into Charlton Rd, then at the end go left onto A367 towards Radstock. Go past the row of shops on the left: Fosse Way Co-op store & Whitstones fish & chip shop.

About 300yards further, just past zebra crossing and past Buildbase on your right, turn left at the sign for ‘Sun Chemical: opposite the childrens playground/bowling club. This is a single track road – go along, road curves to the right, and just past the bend is the entrance to SWALLOW (sign on noticeboard at entrance). Go through the gateway and the meeting room is straight ahead on the far left. Plenty of parking. Please note that SatNav may take you astray!

If you need any more information about anything please phone Judy on 07460 278311

or email