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What’s On in October 2013

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Fundraising Curry & Quiz Evening
Monday 14th October. The evening starts with a curry at the Buck Inn, Pontlliw, followed by a general knowledge quiz to decide the Brain of Penllergare 2013! By invitation only – for Friends and volunteers.

Restoration Hard Hat Tour
Thursday 17th October. Join Philip James, Project Director, for a construction site tour of the restoration project, meeting at the new car park at 5.30pm. Wear sturdy footwear and be prepared for very muddy conditions. Hard hats will be provided. Donations welcome.

Introducing Penllergare Guided Walk
Saturday 19th October. The autumn open-to-all  ‘Introducing Penllergare’ guided walk takes place at 2.15 pm from the Penllergare car park kissing-gate. To hear an overview of the history, wildlife and the current project please join us for 2½ hours. Some of the main paths will be closed because of restoration work, so expect a different route and some unexpected view points. Sturdy shoes/boots are essential. Dogs on short leads please. Anyone interested in leading future walks at Penllergare may like to join us also. Donations welcome.

Family Volunteering Day
Wednesday 30th October. Come along with the whole family for a morning of conservation volunteering with the woodland warden, Edward Tucker, from 10am – 12pm. Don’t forget to bring some garden gloves and wear sturdy footwear (and waterproofs if it’s raining!). Meet at the visitor centre.

Walk with the Woodland Warden
Wednesday 30th October. Edward Tucker, woodland warden, invites you to take a walk of the estate from 1pm – 3pm. The walk will be focussed on woodland management and invasive species control. Wear sturdy footwear. Meet at the visitor centre. Donations welcome.

Don’t forget you can also pop in to see us any day from 10am – 4pm at the visitor centre, become a volunteer or Friend or enter our Photography Competition: click here for details

Call 01792 344224



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