Past events

 



May 2022

27 May

Work Party

Fri 27th May 2022, 9:30am to 1:00pm

Riverside picnic area and Lady Rashleigh's Mine. 

Tidying around the picnic area, replacing 3 steps to Lady Rashleigh's Mine and brambles from around the mine building.     

The plan is to add some more wildflowers around the benches so if you have any garden weeds to donate please bring them along. 

Hot drinks and biscuits available, bring your own mug if possible. 

Meet 09.30 Ponts Mill by gate into valley SX 07262 56211

 

7 May

Wildflower Walk in the Valley

Sat 7th May 2022, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Wildflower Walk in the Valley.

A gentle stroll to see what wildflowers are appearing in the newly planted river embankment area close to Ponts Mill.

Meet: Ponts Mill car park, 10am. Map Ref: SX 072 562.

Members - free. Non-members - £2



April 2022

20 Apr

Cornwall Railway Stations before Dr.Beeching

Wed 20th Apr 2022, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A presentation by David Thomas on our lost stations.

Meet at 7.30pm: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA

Members - Free. Non-members - £2

8 Apr

Work Party

Fri 8th Apr 2022, 9:30am to 1:00pm

Fixing Dog runs, rhododendron pulling and tidying around picnic area. 

Working from Black Hill along the leat fixing dog runs, clearing out debris and bramble trimming, pulling any Rhododendron regrowth and bramble pulling around the new picnic site. 

The plan is to add some more wildflowers around the benches so if you have any garden weeds to donate please bring them along. 

Hot drinks and biscuits available, bring your own mug if possible. 

Meet 09.30 Black Hill car park SX 05838 57303 



March 2022

2 Mar

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wed 2nd Mar 2022, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Annual General Meeting, followed by a presentation on the Political Shenanigans of JT Treffry. 

Meet at 7.30pm: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



February 2022

20 Feb

Winter Walk Amongst the Trees

Sun 20th Feb 2022, 10:00am to 12:00pm

A walk starting in Luxulyan, looking at the trees in their winter plumage. 

Meet at 10am: Luxulyan Village School, PL30 5EE



January 2022

19 Jan

StARR Project - Zoom Presentation

Wed 19th Jan 2022, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A presentation about the St Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration Project, and its aims to reduce flood risk to the local communities of St Austell Bay, Par and St Blazey. 

Now to be held via Zoom - please email FoLVMembership@gmail.com if you would like to attend and we'll send you a link prior to the event. 



December 2021

15 Dec

Christmas Social - Cancelled due to Covid-19

Wed 15th Dec 2021, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Cancelled due to rising Covid-19 infections

 

Come and enjoy an evening of Christmas indulgences, and a presentation by Tracy Elliot on the UK's National Parks and other specially designated Areas of National Interest. 

Meet at 7.30pm: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



November 2021

17 Nov

Redruth & Chacewater Railway

Wed 17th Nov 2021, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A presentation by Eric Rabjohns about this early 14km mineral railway line that closed in 1915.

Booking essential to ensure social distancing can be observed - please call 01726 850553 to book your place. 

 

Meet at 7.30pm: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



October 2021

23 Oct

Fungi Walk

Sat 23rd Oct 2021, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Discover the world of fungi with our guide Pauline Penna. 

Meet at 10.30: Gunwen Chapel, Breney Common, PL30 5DU

 

Subject to Covid restrictions



September 2021

19 Sep

Luxulyan Valley - a green future

Sun 19th Sep 2021, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Another opportunity to take a guided walk of the Valley's rich multi-layered history including information about our environmental input such as water monitoring, otter surveys, hydroelectricity.  With Roger Smith. 

 

Meet at Ponts Mill car park at 10.30, map ref. SX 059 562

 

Subject to Covid Restrictions



August 2021

21 Aug

A Walk to Carbeans & Colcerrow Quarries and Big Rock

Sat 21st Aug 2021, 10:30am to 12:30pm

A rare opportunity to visit these important features on private land. Very rough underfoot, sturdy footwear recommended. 

Meet at 10.30: Black Hill car park, map ref. SX 059 573

 

Subject to Covid restrictions



July 2021

24 Jul

Luxulyan Valley Walk

Sat 24th Jul 2021, 10:30am to 12:30pm

A guided walk of the Valley's rich multi-layered history with Roger Smith. 

Meet at 10.30: Ponts Mill Car Park,  map ref. SX 072 562

 

 



June 2021

12 Jun

Beaver Project Visit

Sat 12th Jun 2021, 7:30pm to 10:30pm

A 2-3 hour guided walk around a unique reserve to see what the beavers have been doing since their recent reintroduction to Cornwall. 

Friends of Luxulyan Valley members reduced price of £5 per person, non-members £7.50. 

Booking essential - contact Tracy on 01208 831961 or email tracyclimber@hotmail.com

 

Meet: Woodland Valley Farm, Ladock, Truro, TR2 4PT

 

Subject to Covid restrictions.