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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

 

COVID-19 (posted 23/03/2020)
In the current public health climate we will be following the evolving official guidance on holding public events.  Please book on to the sessions that interest you and we will make a judgement as to whether they will run closer to the time.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

We are putting the finishing touches to our 2020 programme, sessions will be added as details are finalised.  Please come back again if you don’t find what you are looking for today.

 

Learn Monument Recording – Cancelled
Saturday 4th April, 10.30-4pm Cwmbrwla, Swansea.

Edith Evans from Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust will be leading this day-long workshop on how to record monuments in burial grounds.  This workshop will include outdoor recording at Babell Graveyard in Cwmbrwla.  Places are free but must be booked, please contact George on 01588 673041 or george@cfga.org.uk to book yours.

 

Why are Burial Grounds Good For Wildlife? – Cancelled
Saturday 25th April, Nottingham

Nottingham City Nature Challenge, a walk with George from the Beautiful Burial Ground Project talking about why burial grounds can be so good for biodiversity. Details to be announced.

 

Learn to identify Amphibians and Reptiles – Cancelled
Thursday 30th April, Buildwas, Shropshire.

Join us at Buildwas church with Dr John Wilkinson from the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation and Trust to learn how to identify amphibians and reptiles.  This is a friendly and informal session suitable for complete beginners and those wishing to brush up on their skills.  This session will include a walk around the churchyard looking for signs of amphibian and reptiles. Places are free but must be booked, please contact George on 01588 673041 or george@cfga.org.uk to book yours.

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Wednesday 10th June, Chesham Bois – Buckinghamshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with a plant expert from Thames Valley Environment Record Centre 9.30am–12.00pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Wednesday 10th June, Sydenham – Oxfordshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with a plant expert from Thames Valley Environment Record Centre 2-4:30pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 11th June, Appleton – Oxfordshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with a plant expert from Thames Valley Environment Record Centre 9.30am–12 noon. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 11th June, Nr Watchfield – Oxfordshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come to Westmill Woodland Burial Ground and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with a plant expert from Thames Valley Environment Record Centre 2-4.30pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Tuesday 16th June, Tarrington – Herefordshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10.30-1pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 18th June, Ashburton- Devon.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Hannah Gibbons 9.30am -12 noon. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 18th June, Buckland in the Moor – Devon.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Hannah Gibbons 1.30-4:00pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Tuesday 23rd June, Great Malvern Cemetery – Worcestershire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30-1pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 25th June, Dartmouth Cemetery – Devon

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Hannah Gibbons 10:00am–12.30pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 25th June, Dittisham – Devon

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Hannah Gibbons 2pm–4:30pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Burial Ground Biodiversity
Wednesday 1st July, Drax – Yorkshire

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn about churchyard wildlife and why these special places can be so special for biodiversity with local expert Louise Hill 10.30am-12.30pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 1st July, Finningley – Yorkshire

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Louise Hill 2pm–4:30pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Tuesday 7th July, Buildwas – Shropshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10.30–1pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

LEARN TO IDENTIFY WILDFLOWERS AND PLANTS
Thursday 9th July, Peakirk – Cambridgeshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Sarah Lambert 10.00–12:30. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Tuesday 14th July, Ulverston – Cumbria.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Stuart Colgate 9.30–12:00. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk .

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Tuesday 14th July, Osmotherley – Cumbria.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Stuart Colgate 1.30-4.00. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk .

 

Learn to Identify Wildflowers and Plants
Thursday 16th July, Eaton – Shropshire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and learn how to identify wildflowers and plants with plant expert Rob Rowe 10:30-1pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk .

 

Looking into Lichens
Wednesday 12th August, Edgeworth – Gloucestershire.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and discover the world of lichens with local expert Juliet Bailey 10:30–1pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

Looking into Lichens
Wednesday 16th September, Brandwood End – Birmingham.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and come and discover the world of lichens with local expert Shirley Hancock 10:30–1pm. This is a friendly and informal session that will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to dust off or improve on their skills.

Thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund places are free but must be booked. To book your place ring George on 01588 673041 or email george@cfga.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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