9 November 2017: Birds at Bosherston Lily Ponds

Details: Winter is on its way and the migratory birds are preparing to leave. This is the last chance of the year to wander around the ponds on the lookout for them. Well behaved dogs on lead allowed. Lunch and something to warm us up, for those who want it, at the local pub on completion.

Timings and Meeting Point: 10:00 in the public car park at the lakes.

Info from you: In due course we will need to know approximate numbers for lunch.

Lead Organiser: Margaret Sandland (01437 710009) for the walk and Ian Pattinson (for the lunch).

14 October 2017: Friends’ AGM – Tenby

Details: The detailed timings and agenda are in the Calling Notice. Following the formal business and lunch there will be ‘Story of Tenby’ walking tour led by Marion Davies, a Wales Blue Badge Guide and Tenby expert. Note: there is a charge per person for the tour, payable on the day.

Timings and Meeting Point: 10:45 for coffee and biscuits and 11:15 start of the business at the Giltar Hotel, Tenby (SA70 7DU). There are public car parks very close to the Giltar and very limited on-road parking. The afternoon tour will commence from the Giltar at 13:30 and should last for about 90 minutes.

Info from you: If you require lunch, you will need to inform and pay Peter Heard by 7 Oct. See the Calling Notice for more details.

CONTACT: Steve Drinkwater (01437 710009)

28 Sept 2017: Nevern – The Historic Church and Norman Castle

DETAILS: A unique chance to see and hear about Nevern church, its surrounds and the Norman Castle which stands over it. To be followed by a short walk for those who want to partake.

Steve Watkins will take you back through the history of the beautiful Nevern church, including the Ogham script found on stones, the beautifully carved Celtic Cross and the pilgrims’ cross, before we explore the Norman motte and bailey castle and expose the secrets of its brief but turbulent history. After a picnic in the castle those who wish to can partake of a short walk in the surrounding woods and river banks.

TIMINGS AND MEETING POINT: Meet inside Nevern church at 10:30am.

No need to book, bring a picnic. Well-behaved dogs for afternoon walk only.

CONTACT: Ian Pattinson (01239 821631)

2016 Children’s Literary Competition Winners

The 2016 Children’s Literary Competition Winners received their prizes at the AGM on 8th April. All the winning entries can be read here.