Past events


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


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


Subject to Covid restrictions.

May 2021

22 May

Wildflower Walk

Sat 22nd May 2021, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A leisurely stroll whilst enjoying the beauty of the Valley's wildflowers with Joan Farmer. 

Booking essential - please email or phone 01726 852603.


Meet: Ponts Mill car park, Map ref: SX 072 562


Subject to Covid restrictions

April 2021

21 Apr

English China Clays Archive Film show - Zoom presentation

Wed 21st Apr 2021, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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

Please email if you would like to attend and the Zoom link will be sent out nearer the time. 

March 2021

3 Mar

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - to be held via Zoom

Wed 3rd Mar 2021, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by a presentation on local food 'EcoEconomics' by Andrew Ormerod.

To be held via Zoom

February 2021

21 Feb

Winter Walk Amongst the Trees - Cancelled until further notice

Sun 21st Feb 2021, 10:00am to 12:00pm

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

Pending further Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines. 

Meet: Luxulyan Village School, PL30 5EE

January 2021

20 Jan

A Wild Cornish Valley - Zoom presentation

Wed 20th Jan 2021, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

A film about wildlife in the Looe Valley presented by Peter McMurdie 

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 if you'd like to attend and the link will be shared nearer the time. 


Members only.