Diary 2018/2019

DECEMBER 2018

Sun 2nd 10.30 am (rearranged from the 16th)
Weaverlake, Yoxall. Woodland management work. Postcode DE13 8AD, Grid ref. SK 136 192. In Weaverlake Drive, carry straight on to the end instead of turning left. Let Lawrence know if you need a lift from Burton.

Mon 3rd 7.00 pm
BIPA Christmas Concert at St Chad's Church, Hunter Street, Burton. £3 including mulled punch and mince pie - pay on the door.

Tues 4th
7.30 pm Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Costa Rican Rainforests by Debby Smith. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Thurs 6th 8.00 pm for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sat 8th 10am to 12 noon (Note: moved from Sat 15th)
Toad Hole, Branston - session with a local group. BCV members welcome.

Sun 9th
10.30 am
Chasewater - Park at or near the station café, postcode WS7 3PG (check the closing times for the car park). Meet at the station café. Anyone happy to car-share, or give lifts, please let Lawrence know.

Sun 16th 10.30 am (rearranged from the 2nd)
Branston Water Park Reed bed management. Meet at the visitors centre car park.


JANUARY 2019

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

Sun 6th 10.15 am
New Year Walk: Ticknall and Swarkestone. A linear walk of 7.5 miles (bus one way) taking in two interesting Landmark Trust properties along the way. Meet at Ticknall village car park (by the Village Hall and toilets, postcode DE73 7JX) at 10.15 am - please arrive on time or you'll miss the bus. Bring your bus pass if you have one, also food and drink for the walk.

Tues 8th
7.30 pm Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: Wild Goose Chase by Dave Hollis. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

Sun 13th
10.30 am
Chasewater

Sat 19th 10am to 12 noon
Toad Hole, Branston - session with a local group. BCV members welcome.

Sun 20th
10.30 am
Hinckley - probably at the Smithy Lane end, details to follow

Fri 25th 7 pm for 7.30 pm
BCV Party
Burton Bridge Inn (Brewery) including food and skittles.

Sun 27th 10.30 am
Branston Water Park Reed bed management. Meet at the visitors centre car park.


FEBRUARY

Sun 3rd 10.30 am
TBA

Tues 5th
7.30 pm Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk: How nature copes with extreme temperatures by Lynn Pickering. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

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

Sun 10th 10.30 am
Weaverlake, Yoxall. Woodland management work. Postcode DE13 8AD, Grid ref. SK 136 192. In Weaverlake Drive. Let Lawrence know if you need a lift from Burton.

Sat 16th 10am to 12 noon
Toad Hole, Branston - session with a local group. BCV members welcome.

Sun 17th
10.30 am
Chasewater


Sun 24th
10.30 am
Branston Water Park Reed bed management. Meet at the visitors centre car park.


MARCH

Sun 3rd 10.30 am
TBA

Tues 5th
7.30 pm Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk by Chris Monk. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

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

Sun 10th 10.30 am
Chasewater

Sat 16th 10am to 12 noon
Toad Hole, Branston - session with a local group. BCV members welcome.

Sun 17th
10.30 am
Wharf Lane


Sun 24th
10.30 am
Knowle Hill - a Landmark Trust site near Ticknall

Sun 31st
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.


APRIL

Tues 2nd
7.30 pm Staffordshire Wildlife Trust talk by Andy Holt. Venue: All Saints Church Hall, Branston Road. Cost: adults £2.50, children free.

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

Sun 7th 10.30 am
Knowle Hill - a Landmark Trust site near Ticknall

Sun 14th
10.30 am
Hinckley

Sat 20th 10am to 12 noon
Toad Hole, Branston - session with a local group. BCV members welcome.

Sun 21st
10.30 am
Knowle Hill - a Landmark Trust site near Ticknall

Sun 28th
10.30 am
Weaverlake, Yoxall. Woodland management work. Postcode DE13 8AD, Grid ref. SK 136 192. In Weaverlake Drive. Let Lawrence know if you need a lift from Burton.


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