Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 JulyKatieFF

Our friend and supporter, Katie Fforde, is hosting a Writing Course to support our charity.

The tutors are Julie Cohen (of Richard and Judy's Book Club "Pick" 2018) and the acclaimed tutor Alison May.

Guest Speakers : Jill Mansell and Kate Riordan.

Cost includes all meals except breakfast.

Cost: £200 per person

Booking in advance is essential.

 

Wednesday 7 AugustPrinknash garden

10.30am - 3.00pm

Stroud Valleys Project volunteers will be working in the walled garden and will be joined by Butterfly Conservation and Back from the Brink in the Butterfly Garden.

There will be activities for children and the monastery café will be open for lunch and drinks and cakes.

Cost : Free / donations welcomed

 

Saturday 10 AugustScything for beginners

10.30am to 3.30pm

Stroud

How to use the lightweight Austrian scythe, why it is useful for wildlife and sustainability, setting it up, the rhythmic circular action, sharpening, meadow management, cutting weeds, different blade sizes, where to get one…..with Scything and raking on the meadow at Capels Mill.

Cost: £25

Booking in advance is essential as places are limited

 

 

Monday 12 AugustBats flying

8pm to 9.30pm

Volunteers are welcome but will need to register. Join local bat expert, Nadine Smykatz-Kloss, for a bat detecting walk around a local park, where you can encounter Stroud’s many incredible types of bats. Enjoy a delicious hot chocolate and some great scenery. Bring warm clothes and a torch, wear shoes you can walk in. We are running this walk together with Royal Voluntary Services (RVS). This means that the event is free for people over 55.

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Free event / donations welcomed

Booking essential as numbers are limited

Prudential

 

 

 

CamBats AdEd 2015

Saturday 17 August

8pm to 10pm (approx)

Come along and enjoy a talk and walk about local bat species that we hope to hear and possibly see before dusk in the Rackleaze Wetland site, a wildlife oasis managed by Stroud Valleys Project. We will be meeting at Cam Parish Council Office at 8pm where we will meet Nadine Smykatz-Kloss, a locally based ecologist and bat expert.

Free / donations welcomed

Booking essential as numbers are limited

 

StroudPond dip 3

Monday 19 August

Three sessions during the afternoon to choose from.

1pm – 1.45pm   /   1.45pm – 2.30pm   /   2.30pm – 3.15pm

Families will have a hands-on opportunity to get a closer look at the exciting variety of animals that live in our ponds.

 

Cost: £2/child per session

 

(Adults free)

 

Booking is essential

 

 

KingswoodBats AdEd 2015

Thursday 22 August

8pm to 9.30pm

Enjoy a talk and walk about local bat species that we hope to hear and possibly see before dusk in around the Wild about Kingwood Project and Green Spaces, wildlife and community spaces managed by Stroud Valleys Project on behalf of Kingswood Parish Council.

We will meet at 8pm when we will be met by Nadine Smykatz-Kloss, a locally based ecologist and bat expert.

Cost: £5/adult & £2/child

SVP Friends pay £4/adult & £2/child

Booking essential as numbers are limited

 

Frampton on SevernGrebe

Wednesday 25 September

Discover the richly varied birdlife of the area around Frampton on Severn. Join us on this gentle but varied walk – taking in the parkland at Frampton with its lakes and woodland, including a stroll along the canal. Look across to the River Severn for passing and incoming autumn migrants.

Cost: £5/adult & £2/child

SVP Friends pay £4/adult & £2/child

Booking essential as numbers are limited.

Stroud Valleys Project is a limited company,
registered in England and Wales.    

Registered number: 2224016    

Registered charity number: 900107

Stroud Valleys Project,
8 Threadneedle Street,
Stroud,
Gloucestershire,
GL5 1AF

Tel: 01453 753358

Fax: 01453 755641

Email: info@stroudvalleysproject.org

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