Wednesday 7 AugustPrinknash garden

10.30am - 3.00pm

Stroud Valleys Project volunteers will be working in the walled garden and will be joined by Butterfly Conservation and Back from the Brink in the Butterfly Garden.

There will be activities for children and the monastery café will be open for lunch and drinks and cakes.

Cost : Free / donations welcomed


Saturday 10 AugustScything for beginners

10.30am to 3.30pm


How to use the lightweight Austrian scythe, why it is useful for wildlife and sustainability, setting it up, the rhythmic circular action, sharpening, meadow management, cutting weeds, different blade sizes, where to get one…..with Scything and raking on the meadow at Capels Mill.

Cost: £25

Booking in advance is essential as places are limited



Monday 12 AugustBats flying

8pm to 9.30pm

Volunteers are welcome but will need to register. Join local bat expert, Nadine Smykatz-Kloss, for a bat detecting walk around a local park, where you can encounter Stroud’s many incredible types of bats. Enjoy a delicious hot chocolate and some great scenery. Bring warm clothes and a torch, wear shoes you can walk in. We are running this walk together with Royal Voluntary Services (RVS). This means that the event is free for people over 55.


Free event / donations welcomed

Booking essential as numbers are limited





CamBats AdEd 2015

Saturday 17 August

8pm to 10pm (approx)

Come along and enjoy a talk and walk about local bat species that we hope to hear and possibly see before dusk in the Rackleaze Wetland site, a wildlife oasis managed by Stroud Valleys Project. We will be meeting at Cam Parish Council Office at 8pm where we will meet Nadine Smykatz-Kloss, a locally based ecologist and bat expert.

Free / donations welcomed

Booking essential as numbers are limited


Stroud Valleys Project is a limited company,
registered in England and Wales.    

Registered number: 2224016    

Registered charity number: 900107

Stroud Valleys Project,
8 Threadneedle Street,

Tel: 01453 753358

Fax: 01453 755641


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