CVWG Events programme

CVWG Events to March 2020

A provisional programme of the CVWG Events to March 2019 (excluding botany walks) is posted below. To download pdf of the programme, click here. The 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 September 2019 – March 2020

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

Saturday 28 September 2019

11.30 am Visit to Stourhead in Wiltshire

to see autumn colour (and maybe tree sparrows?)

& Diana’s pictures in Wildlife Artist International Exhibition

Meet at 11.30am outside the National Trust reception.

Please contact Judy 07460 278311 if you plan to come along, so we can look out for you!

Wednesday 9 October 2019

7.30pm Talk onThe Natural History of British Woodlands

By Les Cloutman, who will bring along leaves etc from a wide range of trees to educate & entertain us.

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

At SWALLOW– see directions below.

Wednesday 23 October 2019

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

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

Wednesday 13 November 2019

7.30pm Talk on the wildlife of our canals & rivers by

Laura Mullholland, ecologist at Canal & River Trust

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

At SWALLOW – see directions below

Wednesday 20 November 2019

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

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

Wednesday 4 December 2019

7.30pm AGM & Talk by Diana Walker on her wildlife year

Seasonal refreshments (mulled wine/juice & mince pies) from 7.30pm, followed by short AGM, then Diana will be talking about her wildlife encounters during the year and showing her impressive photos and film.

No charge.

At SWALLOW – see directions below.

Thursday 12 December 2019

12 noon. Christmas lunch at Swallow Community Café in Radstock

Menu choice & full payment will be needed with booking. Details nearer the time.

Wednesday 8 January 2020

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

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

Wednesday 5 February 2020

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

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

Wednesday 19 February 2020

7.30pm Talk: Re-wilding

by Stephen Parker of Natural England

A controversial topic, which will be illustrated with examples from both Britain and Europe, such as reintroduction of beavers.

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

At SWALLOW – see directions below

Wednesday March 2020 – date tbc

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

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

Wednesday March 2020 – date & speaker tbc

7.30pm Talk

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

At SWALLOW – see directions below

 

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 or text Judy on 07460 278311