Diary 2018

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 - Badgers Hollow car park, grid ref. SK 271 179; nearest post code DE12 6RF. Contact Lawrence if you need a lift from Burton.

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 - scrub clearance. Exact site to be confirmed (ask Lawrence for details). If you would like a lift from Burton Town Hall at 9.45 am, please contact Stuart 07788 102971 by Friday at the latest, so we know whether there is sufficient demand to run the minibus.

Wed 14th 11.00 am
Sue's (Tom's mum's) funeral, Rolleston Church & Club. BCV people welcome.

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. Refreshments provided.

Fri 16th 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
BCV 25th ANNIVERSARY: CELEBRATION PARTY at the Burton Brewhouse Bistro Bar. Past and present volunteers welcome. RSVP to Lawrence 07432 608931 to give us an idea of numbers for the buffet.

Sat 17th 10am to 1pm
Tree planting at Branston Leas including 25 fruit trees to mark BCV's 25th anniversary.

Sun 18th 10.30 am
Branston Water Park Reed bed management. Meet at the visitors centre car park. (Please note change of task; Weaverslake is now on March 4th instead.)

Sun 25th 10.30 am
Wharf Lane heathlands - a Lichfield DC site near Chasewater - scrub clearance in a heathland SSSI.
If you would like a lift from Burton Town Hall at 10.00am, please contact Stuart 07788 102971 by 5pm on Friday if possible, so we know whether there is sufficient demand to run the minibus.
If travelling directly to the site: Grid ref. SK 045 070, postcode WS8 7PG. The site is along the canal towpath at the end of White Horse Road, Brownhills. The site is known as "Wharf Lane", but do NOT follow directions to Wharf Lane itself or you'll finish up on the wrong side of the M6 Toll motorway!


MARCH


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

Sun 4th 10.30 am
Weaverslake Lodge, Yoxall. Woodland management. Grid ref. SK 136 192. (Please note change of task.) Parking is limited at the site. If you would like a lift from Burton Town Hall at 10.15am, please contact Stuart 07788 102971 by 5pm on the Friday if possible, so we know whether there is sufficient demand to run the minibus.

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 - fencing and structures

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, Yorkshire


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