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News & Events
Programme of Events February-May 2014
All walks begin at the main car park on the Draethen-Michaelston road (grid ref ST228871)
unless otherwise stated. Please wear sensible footwear and clothing. All welcome
to all events - including children and dogs!
Volunteer Sundays are normally held on the first and third Sundays of every month,
as follows: February 2nd & 16th, April 6th & 20th, May 4th & 18th.
All are welcome. Come when you can and stay for as long (or as short) as you want.
Sue Price, our volunteer organiser (07977 599181) will meet you around 10.15 am
at the Car Park unless otherwise stated.
Midweek volunteer days: These are on the second Thursday of each month: February
13th, March 13th, April 10th, May 8th. Contact Sue for arrangements.
Feb 8th, Saturday, Car Park, 10.30am
Snowdrop Walk. Is this year’s show as good as last? Come and see the results of the
volunteers’ clearing work. Leaders Sue/Derrick/Bill.
March 9th, Sunday, Car park, 10.30am
Geology Walk led by local expert Tom Sharpe. A walk of about 5 miles, taking in Ruperra
to the Maenllwyd and back via Cwmleyshon. Come and find out all about the Ruperra
Limestones! Bring a packed lunch.
March 14th, Friday, Rudry Parish Hall, 8.00pm
Keith James in Concert: The songs of Leonard Cohen, Tickets £10.00. Please visit
www.keith-james.comfor tickets and more information. A percentage of proceeds will
be donated to our Trust - thanks, Keith!
March 22nd, Saturday, Car park, 10.30am
Daffodil Walk. Last year, our daffs were looking better than the previous two - fingers
crossed that the improvements are ongoing! Leaders Sue/Derrick/Bill.
March 29th (probably), Machen Village Hall, 10am-2pm
Machen Rural Market: Come and support the local traders (including us!). Beansticks
will be available! Plant stakes, logs, interesting carvings...
April 6th, Sunday, Rudry Parish Hall
Rudry Kitchen Craft Market. Pop along and support another local initialtive!
April 26th Saturday, Car park, 10.30am
Spring Greens Walk. Come for a wander round with us and enjoy the new spring growth
- and probably lots of Bluebells too! Leaders Sue/Derrick/Bill.