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What’s On in August 2013

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Introducing Penllergare Walk and Talk
Saturday 3rd August. Join a member of the Penllergare Trust for a guided walk of the estate. This 2.5 hour walk is specifically designed for people with little or no knowledge of Valley Woods who would like to know more about its history, wildlife and layout. There will also be an opportunity to see the restoration in progress. Please wear stout footwear and be prepared to walk two miles with stops. Meet at 2.15pm at the Penllergaer Council Office car park. Free. Donations welcome.

Gower Show
Sunday 4th August. Come and visit us in the Biodiversity Tent at the annual Gower Show traditionally held at Penrice Castle Park. It has something for the whole family. You’ll find further details here: http://www.gowershow.co.uk/

National Play Day event at Blaenymaes Community Centre
Wednesday 7th August. Playday is the national day for play in the UK, traditionally held on the first Wednesday in August. You’ll find us at Blaenymaes Community Centre for this important national event. http://www.playday.org.uk/

Liaison Meeting
Wednesday 7th August. To respond to and answer questions and concerns about the work going on in the woods at present, it is planned to hold monthly informal meetings in the Woodland Centre. These meetings are open to anyone. The first of these liaison meetings will take place in the Woodland Centre at 4.30pm on Wednesday 7th August, for about an hour. Tea and coffee will be available! We look forward to seeing you.

Visitor Centre Assistant Information Session
Tuesday 13th August. 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. 2pm – 4pm. 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.

Behind the Scenes Restoration Tour
Wednesday 14th August. 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 Chairman’s Walk
Saturday 17th August. Join the Chairman of the Friends of Penllergare Valley Woods for a guided walk of the estate. 2pm. Meet at the Council Office Car Park. Wear sturdy footwear. Contact Jennie on 01558 650416 or jennie.eyers@penllergare.org if you’d like to attend.

Volunteer Ranger Meeting
Wednesday 21st August. An opportunity to meet David Connick, the estate manager, along with other volunteer rangers, to give feedback and discuss opportunities for the future. 6pm. Meet at the Woodland Centre.

Family Walk from Cadle Mill
Wednesday 28th August. Bring the whole family for a fun walk of the southern end of the valley with David Connick, the Estate Manager. 2pm – 3.30pm. Meet at Cadle Mill. Wear sturdy footwear.

Don’t forget you can also become a volunteer or enter our Photography Competition: click here for details

Call 01792 344224
Email contact@penllergare.org

New Visitor Centre - Work In Progress - August 2013

New Visitor Centre – Work In Progress – August 2013

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