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Our events programme provides a wide range of environmental and heritage activities that, we hope, will be both enjoyable and informative.


Botanical walk with Dr Paul Gainey


2018

Events Programme 2018-19

See the whole programme.


Postcards & Pasties: John Thompson
Monday 5 March 2018, 11.00 to 2.00pm
Meet at 11am in Mawgan Village Hall
Pasty lunch (choices, ordering and payment details not yet available)
Teas and coffees will be available.
Everyone who can, please bring a postcard or, better still, send to John Thompson digitally or by post for scanning.

The Potager Garden, Constantine:
Tuesday 10 April 2018 – Visit to The Potager Garden
Meet at 11am for coffee. Look around garden.
Location - OS ref SW 746 291 - at High Cross, between Falmouth and
Constantine, a mile from Constantine. For sat-navs, use postcode
TR11 5RF and follow signs when you get close.
" Potager has emerged from the bramble choked wilderness of an
abandoned plant nursery and is now a relaxing and beautiful haven to
rest a while. Café and Studios."

Of course, clubs and societies exist in Cornwall to cover each of these topics, but our aim is to relate the special qualities of the Lizard Peninsula to all of them, for the benefit of those whose interest is less than that of the serious student or specialist society member. In this way we hope to give our Members an insight into all of those aspects of heritage and environment that contribute to the exceptional qualities of the Lizard. Whenever possible, we will aim for events to be led by experts in the particular topics, typically representatives of the specialist societies.

From time to time, we will organise competitions for Members and local schools with the twin aims of highlighting what is particularly good or bad in the Lizard's environment, while recognising scope for improvements or enhancement.

 


Finger Post
Finger Post

We completed a sample survey of the Peninsula's cast iron finger posts. Our illustrated report was submitted to Cornwall County Council, which is responsible for the maintenance of these heritage artifacts.  As a result, we have received assurances that the County Council shares our concern for these historic features and that, within budgets, they will be rescued and not lost.

Questionnaire

On joining and from time to time, all Members are invited to complete a questionnaire so that the Executive Committee may become aware of interests and concerns, and to test likely support for leisure and educational activities such as:

Conducted walks, talks and lectures
• Local history, archaeology, historic    buildings
• Historic landscapes and geology
• Flora and fauna
• Painting, sketching and photography
• Other activities requested by members

Read our questionnaire (pdf)

Please let us know if you plan to attend any of the events as sometimes we have to make last minute changes and may need to contact you. There are specific booking details for some events listed including cut off dates.

If you plan to attend one of our events please check the full details, in case there is something important, not mentioned in this summary.