Diary 2018

APRIL

Sun 1st (Easter) 10.30 am
Weaverslake Lodge, Yoxall. Grid ref. SK 136 192. Let Lawrence know if you need a lift from Burton.

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

Sun 8th 10.30 am
BCV Allotment Day. (Allotments off Cambridge Street, Burton, grid ref. SK 236 224)

Tues 10th (morning)
Little Forest project (outdoor teaching area off Longhedge Lane, Outwoods). Contact Lawrence if you would like to help.

Sun 15th Free day (no task)

Sun 22nd 10.30 am
Hinckley - fencing and structures at the Smithy Lane end (originally postponed, now rearranged). If making your own way to the site, it's on Smithy Lane off Sapcote Road, Burbage. Grid ref. SP 451 941. Nearest postcode LE10 2AT. Let Lawrence know if you need a lift.

Mon 23rd 7.00 pm
BIPA (Burton Inclusive Performing Arts) present "Save Our World" at St Chad's Church, Horninglow (re-arranged date). Tickets £3 from Shane or on the door.

Sat 28th
Friends of the Earth Conference, Birmingham
Spires & Stiles Walk risk assessment (provisional date)

Sun 29th
Lawrence is doing a sponsored walk in Windsor Park, in aid of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. Donations welcome: here's the Just Giving link. Please Gift-Aid donations if you can, and all donations will be matched by the organisers (Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association) up to £2000.


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 - Please note: no BCV meeting this month.

Sun 6th
Washlands to Walton Walk risk assessment (provisional date)

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

Fri 1st to Sun 3rd
Friends of the Earth Basecamp, Castleton

Thurs 7th
8.00 pm
BCV AGM at The Alfred, Derby Street - including a buffet. This is instead of our normal monthly meeting. All BCV volunteers welcome.

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.