Upcoming events



June 2024

15 Jun

Wheal Martyn visit

Sat 15th Jun 2024, 10:30am to 12:30pm

  

A guided tour of this museum celebrating how China Clay has shaped Cornwall's landscape, its economy, and people. 

Reduced entrance fee of £7.00 for FoLV Members.  

Meet: Wheal Martyn, St Austell PL26 8XG at 10.30am



July 2024

14 Jul

Coastal Boat Trip

Sun 14th Jul 2024, 10:45am to 1:00pm

 

A 2-hour trip from Mevagissey including lunch. 

BOOKING ESSENTIAL - only 12 places available.  Contact Tracy to book: tel. 07785 741287, or email: tracyclimber@hotmail.com

Open to FoLV Members only,  £10 per person. 

Meet: By the lighthouse, the outer harbour at 10.45am



August 2024

17 Aug

A Historical Walk in the Luxulyan Valley

Sat 17th Aug 2024, 10:00am to 1:00pm

 

Led by David Skelhorn we'll be exploring some of the Valley's rich heritage and industrial past. 

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



September 2024

22 Sep

A Nature Walk in the Luxulyan Valley

Sun 22nd Sep 2024, 11:00am to 2:00pm

 

Exploring some of the Valley's rich flora and fauna. 

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



October 2024

16 Oct

John Smeaton - Civil Engineer

Wed 16th Oct 2024, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

 

A presentation by Duncan Matthews on the 18th century "father of Civil Engineering", designer of lighthouses, bridges, canals, and the development of Portland Cement.  

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



November 2024

16 Nov

Open Event/Screech Owl Sanctuary

Sat 16th Nov 2024, 2:00pm to 6:00pm

 

An afternoon of presentations, displays and face-painting.  Come and enjoy getting close-up to owls, find out more about the FoLV, Cornwall Heritage Trust, the Woodland Trust, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Meadow Barns and more. 

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



December 2024

11 Dec

Native Plants

Wed 11th Dec 2024, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

 

A presentation by Bruce Middleton on our flora, mosses and lichens, and their benefits.  

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



January 2025

15 Jan

Boconnoc: it is the Paradise of Cornwall

Wed 15th Jan 2025, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

 

A presentation by Dr Catherine Lorigan on Boconnoc's history and ownership by a number of Cornish families.  

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



March 2025

19 Mar

Annual General Meeting

Wed 19th Mar 2025, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

 

Followed by Cornwall Wildlife Trust talk. 

A presentation on the work of the CWT. 

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA



April 2025

16 Apr

Butterflies

Wed 16th Apr 2025, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

 

A presentation by Steve Batt on the habitat and the many varieties of butterflies in Cornwall. 

Meet: Luxulyan Village Hall, PL30 5QA