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What’s On in July 2013

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Blaenymaes Meet the Neighbours Drop In Session
5th July. Find out more about how the Penllergare Trust is managing Penllergare Valley Woods, what’s happening with the restoration project over the next 12 months and how you could get involved! We’ll be happy to answer any of your questions. We’ll be at the Spark Blaenymaes Shop from 12pm to 3pm.

Fun Day – St David’s Penllergaer 175th Anniversary
6th July. We’ll be celebrating the 175th Anniversary of St David’s Church in Penllergaer with the rest of the community. Come and see us at our stall and find out more about the restoration project underway at Penllergare Valley Woods.

Volunteer Research Meeting
9th July. Interested in getting your teeth into a historical, ecological or social research project? Join our research group at the Woodland Centre from 2pm-4pm to discuss opportunities, ideas and findings. Let us know if you’re interested in coming along.

Visitor Centre Assistant Information Session
9th July. Do you have a few hours spare to help us run our brand new visitor centre? If so, come along to an information session where you’ll have the opportunity to find out more about the visitor centre and volunteer assistant role. 5pm – 6.30pm. Meet at the Woodland Centre. Wear sturdy footwear (as you’ll also get a sneaky peak of the visitor centre  in progress). Let us know if you’re interested in coming along.

Meet the Trust Drop In Session
17th July. An opportunity to meet project staff, Trustees and volunteers and to find out more about the future of Valley Woods and the ongoing restoration project. We’ll be happy to answer any of your questions. Looking forward to meeting you at the Woodland Centre. 3pm-6pm.

Behind the Scenes Restoration Tour with the Estate Manager
17th July. Come along on a behind the scenes evening walk of the Penllergare estate with David Connick, the Estate Manager. See restoration works in progress and learn about its history, wildlife and people. 6.30pm. Meet at the Council Office Car Park. Wear sturdy footwear. Donations welcome.

Friends Trip to Cwrt Farm
21st July. Pre-bookings / Friends only. Call 01558 650416 or email

Penllergare Community Day
31st July. Are you a local community group based within a couple of miles of Penllergare Valley Woods? If so, we’d love to invite you and your team/group for a tour of the restoration works at Valley Woods. You can even get stuck in with some hands on volunteering activities too! Bookings only. Call 01792 344224 or email for further information or to book.Don’t forget you can also become a volunteer or enter our Photography Competition: click here for details

Call 01792 344224




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