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News and Events

This section of the site contains news and press clippings concerning the Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods, updates on the web site, details of events, and important dates for your diary.

Dates for your Diary 2020

The information below is updated regularly, but please contact us to confirm dates and times before attending... just in case! If you would like to automatically receive information about coming events, why not join our mailing list.

Note: All are welcome to attend any of the events, and no experience is necessary for the Action Days. The following list is ordered with the newest dates first and the oldest dates last. Events which have passed are still shown on the list for a while, but are "greyed out".

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Bird Song Walk Fungi Walk Sunday 18 October 2020 (10.00am-11.30am)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 20.
Led by Jon Dunster (Leeds Parks & Countryside Ranger).
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Bird Song Walk Night Time Safari Wednesday 26 August 2020 (8.00pm-9.30pm)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 15.
Led by Louise Gibson and Nick Denman (Leeds Parks & Countryside Rangers).
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Bird Song Walk Kids Bushcraft Session Wednesday 19 August 2020 (10.00am-12.00pm)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 15.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Led by The Conservation Volunteers, Hollybush Conservation Centre
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Bird Song Walk Heritage Walk Saturday 25 July 2020 (2.00pm-3.30pm)
Meet at the front of Gledhow Hall on Gledhow Wood Close.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 20.
Led by Lynn Apsland and Christine Osbourne (Gledhow Valley Conservation Area Group).
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Bird Song Walk Kids Bushcraft Session Friday 24 July 2020 (10.00am-12.00pm)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 15.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Led by The Conservation Volunteers, Hollybush Conservation Centre
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Bird Song Walk "The Meadows of Gledhow Valley Woods" Walk Saturday 4 July 2020 (10.00am-11.30am)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 15.
Led by Steve Joul (Leeds Parks & Countryside Ranger) and Martin Calvert (Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods).
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Bird Song Walk "The Trees of Gledhow Valley Woods" Walk Saturday 30 May 2020 (2.00pm-3.30pm)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 15.
Led by Steve Joul (Leeds Parks & Countryside Ranger).
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Action Day Action Day Sunday 10 May 2020 (9.45am-12.00pm)
More details will be available nearer the time.
Bird Song Walk Bird Song Walk Saturday 9 May 2020 (9.00am-11.00am)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 10.
Led by Martin Calvert (Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods).
Booking is essential! A link for booking places will be added here approximately 3 weeks before the event.
Steering Group Meeting Steering Group Meeting* Tuesday 5 May 2020 (7.30pm)
Gledhow Sports & Social Club, Gledhow Lane (opposite Lambert Avenue).
Action Day Action Day
(CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Sunday 26 April 2020 (9.45am-12.00pm)
More details will be available nearer the time.
Bird Song Walk Bird Song Walk
(CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Saturday 25 April 2020 (9.00am-11.00am)
Meet at the carriageway bridge at the bottom of Gledhow Park Drive.
FREE "Heritage on Your Doorstep" event. Maximum group size 10.
Led by Martin Calvert (Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods).
Steering Group Meeting Steering Group Meeting*
(CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Tuesday 21 April 2020 (7.30pm)
Gledhow Sports & Social Club, Gledhow Lane (opposite Lambert Avenue).
AGM Annual General Meeting*
(POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Tuesday 24 March 2020 (7.30pm)
Gledhow Sports & Social Club, Gledhow Lane (opposite Lambert Avenue).
The AGM is held to receive annual reports and to elect officers and trustees only. All other business is dealt with at our regular Steering Group meetings.
Action Day Action Day Sunday 15 March 2020 (9.45am-12.00pm)
Please meet on the old carriageway near the lake jetty.
Activities to include path work, clearing leaves, pond work and litter picking.
Steering Group Meeting Steering Group Meeting* Tuesday 10 March 2020 (7.30pm)
Gledhow Sports & Social Club, Gledhow Lane (opposite Lambert Avenue).
Action Day Action Day
(CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS)
Saturday 15 February 2020 (9.45am-12.00pm)
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Steering Group Meeting Steering Group Meeting* Tuesday 11 February 2020 (7.30pm)
Gledhow Sports & Social Club, Gledhow Lane (opposite Lambert Avenue).
Action Day Action Day Sunday 19 January 2020 (9.45am-12.00pm)
Please meet on Gledhow Valley Road at the dam end of the lake.
Activities to include "dead hedge" making, tree thinning and litter picking.
Steering Group Meeting Steering Group Meeting* Tuesday 14 January 2020 (7.30pm)
Gledhow Sports & Social Club, Gledhow Lane (opposite Lambert Avenue).

*Steering Group meetings are open to anyone interested & last about 1-2 hours... check the All About Us section for more details about the Steering Group, minutes of previous meetings, upcoming agendas, etc.

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