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Monthly Meeting – January 2019

Sunday, December 2, 2018

We do not meet in December. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 30th January, when our speaker will be Margaret Crittenden, talking about ‘Bryophytes and Liverworts – the smallest plants’

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Monthly meeting – November 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Our monthly meeting in November will be at the Village Hall on Wednesday 28th at 7.30pm. Our guest Speaker, Patrick Candler, will be talking about the work of Sherwood Forest Trust.  A warm welcome to members and non-members alike. This month we are also continuing our archaeological research with volunteer work-days planned on Thursday 22nd,…

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Meetings – July 2018

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The July meeting will be on the evening of 25th. We are meeting at the Village Hall at 7.00pm for a walking tour of the project. It’s a chance to see new work and progress, and to find out about our plans for the future. New members welcome, please contact mpw@papplewick.org in advance to book…

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Meetings – June 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

The June meeting of the Friends will be the traditional skittles and barbeque evening. This is only open to members and guests, and must be booked in advance. Contact mpw@papplewick.org for details and bookings. Gedling Borough Heritage Festival takes place from June 16th until July 8th.  There will be a free guided tour of the…

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Monthly meeting – April 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Our next meeting will take place in the Village Hall at 7:30 on 25th April. David Hammond will give a presentation entitled ‘The diary of a Framework Knitter’.  Following up the presentation at our last meeting, we are also going to have a discussion with Mike Johnson and Hilary Cartmel about the proposed heritage-related feature…

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Monthly meeting – March 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

The next meeting of the ‘Friends’ will take place on March 28th 2018, at 7:30 in the village hall. We have recently agreed our Habitat Management Plan and our Archaeology Audit results. There will be an update on work carried out over the winter and a discussion about what other tasks need to be done….

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February Meeting update

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In view of the weather, and the forecast, the advertised meeting on February 28th has been postponed to another occasion.

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Monthly meeting – February 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Our next evening meeting will take place on February 28th in the Village Hall in Papplewick at 7.30pm. Patrick Candler of the Sherwood Forest Trust will talk about the work of the trust in conserving and promoting woodland in Nottinghamshire. All welcome. Refreshments provided. See our ‘volunteering’ page for details of workdays. Date for your…

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Monthly meeting – January 2018

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Our next evening meeting will take place on January 31st in the Village Hall in Papplewick at 7.30pm. Michael Walker of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust will be talking about the Nottinghamshire Bat project, and sharing the interim results of the NWT County Bat Survey. All welcome. Refreshments provided. See our ‘volunteering’ page for details of…

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Monthly meeting – November 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The ‘Friends‘ November meeting will be on Wednesday 29th, in the Village Hall at 7:30. Ross Frazer will tell us about the development of the new Sherwood Forest Vistors Centre being built at Edwinstowe. Non-members will be welcome. The next meeting after that will be 31st January 2018.

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