Diary 2017 - 2018

DECEMBER 2017

Sun 3rd 10.30 am
Chasewater Heathland management, probably working near the station café again.

Tues 5th 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Solitary Bees: an update by Ron Rock. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Thurs 7th
8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sun 10th 10.30 am
Branston Water Park Reed bed management. Meet at the visitors centre car park.

Wed 13th 7.00 pm
Storytelling at the Brewhouse. Sarah Matthews and Maria Whatton: Winter and Wassail. Details

Sun 17th 10.30 am
Branston Water Park Reed bed management - extra session, now confirmed. Meet at the visitors centre car park.


JANUARY 2018

Thurs 4th 8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sun 7th 10.30 am
New Year Walk. A six-mile walk from Abbots Bromley. Meet at the Butter Cross shelter on the village green near the Goat's Head Inn, WS15 3BP at 10.30 am. Grid ref. SK 081 245. Parking on the main street. Bring food and drink for the walk; optional refreshments afterwards in a local hostelry.

Tues 9th 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Climate Change impact on the local environment and Natural flood management by Liz Fowler, Environment Agency. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Sun 14th 10.30 am
Weaverslake Lodge, Yoxall. Woodland management. Grid ref. SK 136 192. Parking is limited at the site. Minibus from Burton Town Hall at 10.00 am - please contact Stuart 07788 102971 in advance to reserve a place.

Sun 21st 10.30 am
Hinckley - hedgelaying at the Smithy Lane end. Minibus from Burton Town Hall at 9.30 am - please contact Stuart 07788 102971 in advance to reserve a place.

Sun 28th 10.30 am
Weaverslake Lodge, Yoxall. Woodland management. Grid ref. SK 136 192. Parking is limited at the site. Minibus from Burton Town Hall at 10.00 am - please contact Stuart 07788 102971 in advance to reserve a place.


FEBRUARY


Thurs 1st 8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Fri 2nd 7.30 pm
Oddsocks: The Wizard of Oz, Derby Guildhall

Sun 4th 10.30 am
Coton Park

Tues 6th 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Transforming the Trent Valley by Louise Morris, Landscape Partnership Manager. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Sun 11th 10.30 am
Chasewater

Thurs 15th 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm
BCV 25th ANNIVERSARY: OPEN AFTERNOON at the Voluntary Services Centre, Burton, featuring displays of our work over the last 25 years, and a social get-together. All welcome.

Fri 16th 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
BCV 25th ANNIVERSARY: CELEBRATION PARTY at the Brewhouse, Burton. Past and present volunteers welcome.

Sat 17th 10.30 am?
Tree planting at Branston Leas including 25 fruit trees to mark BCV's 25th anniversary.

Sun 18th 10.30 am
Weaverslake Lodge, Yoxall. Grid ref. SK 136 192.

Sun 25th 10.30 am
Wharf Lane heathlands - a Lichfield DC site near Chasewater


MARCH


Thurs 1st 8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sun 4th 10.30 am
Branston Water Park Reed bed management. Meet at the visitors centre car park.

Tues 6th 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Antarctica - in search of the Emperor Penguin by Chris Hall. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Sun 11th 10.30 am
Chasewater

Sun 18th 10.30 am
Hinckley

Sun 25th 10.30 am
Chasewater


APRIL


Sun 1st 10.30 am
Weaverslake Lodge, Yoxall. Grid ref. SK 136 192.

Tues 3rd 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: The Falklands - life, scenery and wildlife before and after the conflict by Boyd Potts. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Thurs 5th 8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street


MAY


Tues 1st 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: The glorious history of Britain's wild coastline by Dave Hollis. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Thurs 3rd 8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sun 20th 10.15 am
BCV walk: Spires & Stiles. A 9-mile walk from the Rosliston Forestry Centre, led by BCV as part of the National Forest Walking Festival.

Sat 26th 10.00 am
BCV walk: Washlands to Walton. Our annual 12-mile walk from the Washlands car park, led by BCV as part of the National Forest Walking Festival.


JUNE

Thurs 7th 8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sat 16th to Sun 24th
BCV camping week


If you need more details of any of these events, please contact Lawrence on 01283 537074 or 07432 608931.