Diary 2017 - 2018

OCTOBER 2017

Tues 3rd 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Staffordshire Waterfowl by David Emley. 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
White Lady Wood, Castle Gresley - woodland and path management including hedgelaying and coppicing. Grid ref. SK 279 178. Access via Mount Road, Castle Gresley DE11 9ES; turn off the A444 by Grangewood Fencing. Limited parking at the site; possible minibus from Burton Town Hall, check with Lawrence.

Wed 11th 7.00 pm
Storytelling at the Brewhouse. Cat Weatherill: The King of Denmark's Son & other tales. Details

Sun 15th
10.30 am
Chasewater - Minibus from Burton Town Hall at 9.45. If making your own way to the site, park at the station café, postcode WS7 3PG (note the closing times for the car park). If you arrive late, park close to the café, cross the railway at the crossing and follow the path west over the hill and we will be working just past the woodland on the left.

Wed 18th 7.00 pm
Transforming the Trent Valley: first meeting of the Trent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme, at the Meadowside Centre 7 to 9 pm.

Sun 22nd 10.30 am
Chasewater - details as for Sun 15th.

Sun 29th 10.30 am
Beacon Park, Lichfield - first of two sessions. MAD Day. Meet in the Shaw Lane car park, free parking on Sundays, postcode WS13 7AG, grid ref. SK 112 097. Possible minibus from Burton.

NOVEMBER

Thurs 2nd 8.00 for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sun 5th 10.30 am
Beacon Park, Lichfield - second of two sessions. Meet in the Shaw Lane car park, free parking on Sundays, postcode WS13 7AG, grid ref. SK 112 097. Possible minibus from Burton.

Tues 7th 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: The Woodland Trust by Liz Taylor. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Wed 8th 7.00 pm
Storytelling at the Brewhouse. Liz Weir: Across the Water - Tales from Ireland and Beyond. Details

Sun 12th 10.30 am
Yoxall Lodge

Thurs 16th 1.00 pm
Molson Coors team at Little Forest, 1 to 4 pm. BCV helpers welcome; contact Lawrence for more details.

Sun 19th 10.30 am
Hinckley - heathland management at Burbage Common near the visitors centre.

Sun 26th 10.30 am
Yoxall Lodge


DECEMBER

Sun 3rd 10.30 am
Chasewater

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

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


JANUARY 2018

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

Sun 7th
New Year Walk - details to follow

Tues 9th 7.30 pm
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Climate Change impact on the local environment 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. Grid ref. SK 136 192.

Sun 21st 10.30 am
Hinckley

Sun 28th 10.30 am
Weaverslake Lodge, Yoxall. Grid ref. SK 136 192.


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.

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



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