Past events

 



December 2020

16 Dec

Christmas Social and UK National Parks - cancelled until further notice

Wed 16th Dec 2020, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Come and enjoy an evening of Christmas indulgences, and a presentation by Tracy Elliot on the 70th anniversary of the Peak District becoming the UK's first National Park. 

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA

2 Dec

Westcountry Rivers Trust - RESCHEDULED via ZOOM

Wed 2nd Dec 2020, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A presentation by Lydia Deacon about how the WRT helps look after our local rivers.

Now to be presented via Zoom - please email  FoLVMembership@gmail.com if you'd like to attend and the link will be shared nearer the time. 

 

Members only.



October 2020

21 Oct

Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Climate Change - Cancelled until further notice

Wed 21st Oct 2020, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A presentation by Howard Curnow on the work of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and how climate change will affect Cornwall.

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA

 



September 2020

20 Sep

Luxulyan Valley Walk - see note below

Sun 20th Sep 2020, 10:30am to 12:30pm

A guided tour of some of the more obscure parts of the Valley, such as the Royal Train sidings.

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

Please keep an eye on our website, Facebook and notice boards for up-to-date information on this event. Numbers may need to be restricted, so please register your interest with Joan nearer the time - joanfarmer38@gmail.com



August 2020

22 Aug

Fungi Walk - Cancelled until further notice

Sat 22nd Aug 2020, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Discover the world of fungi with our guide Pauline Penna.

Meet: Gunwen Chapel, Breney Common PL30 5DU



July 2020

31 Jul

Work Party - Balsam Pulling on World Ranger Day

Fri 31st Jul 2020 - Mon 20th Jul 2020, 10:00am to 1:00pm

This is also World Ranger Day highlighting the work and sacrifices of Rangers around the world.

Meet at Black Hills car park at 10am. Members only please. 

To keep us all Covid-safe we would request that all attendees:

  • Follow all government guidelines re social distancing and hygiene, no car sharing (unless from same household).

  • Please do not come if you have any symptoms of Covid-19 or feel unwell.

  • If you are in a high risk group you should not attend at this time and those in medium risk group, including those over 70, should consider whether it is safe to volunteer. You should also take into account the risk to others in your household and those who are being shielded. 

  • There will be no sharing of tools and equipment.

  • Please bring your own, gloves, drinks and snacks.

if you would like to come and help, please let Jenny know by email at jenny.heskett@cormacltd.co.uk 

 

25 Jul

St Austell Brewery Visit - Cancelled until further notice

Sat 25th Jul 2020, 11:00am to 1:00pm

A guided tour to mark the 50th anniversary of "Black Tot Day".  31st July 1970 was the last day on which the Royal Navy issued sailors with a daily rum ration (the daily tot). 

Reduced price of £10pp for FoLV members, £15pp for non-members.  

Booking essential - contact Tracy 01208 831961, email: tracyclimber@hotmail.com

Meet: St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre, 63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY



June 2020

7 Jun

Beaver Project Visit - Cancelled until further notice

Sun 7th Jun 2020, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

FoLV Members Only

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

Reduced price of £5 per person.

Booking essential - contact Tracy 01208 831961, email: tracyclimber@hotmail.com

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



May 2020

16 May

Wild Flowers in the Valley - Cancelled until further notice

Sat 16th May 2020, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon walk in the valley with our local flora experts.

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



April 2020

24 Apr

Work Party - Cancelled until further notice

Fri 24th Apr 2020, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Step replacement, painting the railings of the wheel pit and repairing leats

Meet at Blackhill car park Map ref. SX 059 573, or at the wheel pit at 10.30

15 Apr

Archive Film Show - Cancelled until further notice

Wed 15th Apr 2020, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A presentation by Malcolm Gould who will be showing us films from the English China Clays archive. 

Meet Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



March 2020

4 Mar

Annual General Meeting and Talk

Wed 4th Mar 2020, 7:30pm

The Annual General Meeting is followed be a presentation on The China Clay History Society by Ivor Bowditch.

Meet at Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



February 2020

21 Feb

Work Party

Fri 21st Feb 2020, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Vegetation Clearance along  Rock Mill Tramway.

Meet Ponts Mill Tramway SX 972 562

19 Feb

Mines, Pits and Quarries in Luxulyan

Wed 19th Feb 2020, 7:30pm

A presentation by Hazel Harradence, on the many holes dug in the parish.

Meet at Luxulyan Village Hall PL30 5QA