Find a Training Session

The Beautiful Burial Ground project aims to inspire, engage and support interest groups, communities and individuals to learn about, research and survey the biodiversity and heritage of their local burial grounds.  We aim to do this by offering a range of training events.
All sessions are free of charge, anyone is welcome to book on.

 

upcoming sessions:
We update this page as new sessions become available, please visit again if you don’t find what you are looking for today.

 

 

18/05/2019 Butterfly Survey Skills – Horstead, Norfolk

Develop skills to survey butterflies in burial grounds with Norfolk Wildlife Trust.  For more details contact churchyards@norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

 

29/05/2019 Family Fun – York Cemetery, York

The Beautiful Burial Ground Project would like you to join us exploring the wildlife of the beautiful York cemetery this half-term.  Drop in anytime between 10:30 and 1pm for free activities to explore and discover.  Children must be accompanied.

 

6/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Buckfastleigh, Devon

The Beautiful Burial Ground Project has teamed up with the Moors Meadow project to bring you a  wild flowers and plants identification session with plant expert Hannah Gibbons.  This will be a friendly and informal session suitable for beginners and those who are looking to improve or dust off their skills. 10am -12:30pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

6/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – South Brent, Devon

The Beautiful Burial Ground Project has teamed up with the Moors Meadow project to bring you a  wild flowers and plants identification session with plant expert Hannah Gibbons.  This will be a friendly and informal session suitable for beginners and those who are looking to improve or dust off their skills. 1:30pm-4pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

8/06/2019 Biological Recording- Cwmbrwla, Swansea

Join Jo from the Babell Graveyard Project and learn how to record the wildlife found in this once forgotten burial ground. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

09/06/2019 Identify Insects, Near Okehampton, Devon

Join The Beautiful Burial Ground Project and learn how to identify insects in a free session with expert John Walters.  This will be a friendly and informal session suitable for beginners and those who are looking to improve or dust off their skills.  10:30 – 1pm.

To book, please contact George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

11/6/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Cradley, Herefordshire

Celebrate Love your Burial Ground Week by joining us to learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30-1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

12/06/2019 Botanical survey of Longden Road Cemetery, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

The Friends of Longden Road Cemetery will be carrying out a botanical survey of the old cemetery with plant expert John Handley 10-3pm join up and brush up on your plant id skills.

To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

13/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Slingsby, Yorkshire

Celebrate Love your Burial Ground Week by joining us to learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert John O’Reilly, 11am – 2pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

13/06/2019 After School Wildlife Hunt – Slingsby, Yorkshire

Call in to Slingsby Churchyard after school and help us explore and discover what wildlife can be found 3.30-4.30pm.  Children must be accompanied.

 

15/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Norton, Powys

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

This session is funded by Natural Resources Wales

 

18/06/2019 Learn to Identify Insects – Buckfastleigh, Devon

The Beautiful Burial Ground Project has teamed up with the Moors Meadow project to bring you an insect identification session with expert John Walters.  This will be a friendly and informal session suitable for beginners and those who are looking to improve or dust off their skills. 10am -12:30pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

18/06/2019 Learn to Identify Insects – South Brent, Devon

The Beautiful Burial Ground Project has teamed up with the Moors Meadow project to bring you an insect identification session with expert John Walters.  This will be a friendly and informal session suitable for beginners and those who are looking to improve or dust off their skills. 1:30-4pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

20/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Beulah, Powys

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

This session is funded by Natural Resources Wales

 

26/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Colwall, Herefordshire.

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

27/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Llanstephan, Powys

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 1:30pm – 3.30pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

This session is funded by Natural Resources Wales

 

27/06/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Glasbury, Powys

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 12:30pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

This session is funded by Natural Resources Wales

 

04/07/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Llandre, Ceredigion

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

This session is funded by Natural Resources Wales

 

11/07/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Leominster, Herefordshire

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants at this natural burial ground site with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

13/07/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Llanbardan, Powys

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants at this natural burial ground site with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

18/07/2019 Learn to Identify Wild flowers and Plants – Doddington, Shropshire

Come and learn how to identify wild flowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30am – 1pm.  To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

07/09/2019 Learn to Identify Ferns – Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Join fern expert David Hill at this natural burial ground on the Llŷn Peninsula 10.30- 1pm. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk  Make a day of it and book on the fungi session for the afternoon too.

 

07/09/2019 Learn to Identify Fungi – Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Join fungi expert Charles Aron at this natural burial ground on the Llŷn Peninsula 10.30- 1pm. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk . Make a day of it and book on the fern session in the morning too.

 

28/09/2019 Fungi Survey Skills – Horstead, Norfolk

Develop skills to survey fungi in burial Grounds with Norfolk Wildlife Trust.  For more details contact churchyards@norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

 

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