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WALC Diary 2017, 2018

Please scroll down to see WALC Work Days, Walks, Talks
and other Events

WALC Committee Meetings and Events

Next WALC Committee Meeting
7th May, 7.30pm, The Wadsley Jack,
65 Rural Lane, Sheffield S6 4BJ


WALC Work Days

WALC need more people to become involved, so,
if you enjoy the Commons, please come along and volunteer
to be on the committee and/or join our working groups.
It doesn't take up too much time, and you would be helping to preserve
the Commons for the good of local residents and wildlife.

Work Days on the Common
With WALC and Sheffield Conservation Volunteers


Midweek workdays are
Cancelled for the time being

Sunday 25th February 2018, 10am to 3pm
Birch scrub removal

Meet at Rural Lane Car Park, 10am
tools and gloves provided, 2348425


Sunday 4th March 2018, 10am to 12 Noon
Litter Pick

Meet at Long Lane Car Park, 10am
bags and gloves provided, 2348425


WALC Talks & Walks

All our talks are in Wadsley Church Hall, Worrall Rd. at 7.30pm
Free refreshments, which usually include
delicious home made cake, and a cup of tea or coffee.


Monday February 26th 2018
Tales of the Riverbank

A beautifully illustrated talk by wild life photographer, Steve Drinkall,
which includes Water Voles to Snakes, and Dragon Flies to Kingfishers.
Entrance fee £3.50 members, £4.00 visitors
Includes cake and refreshments.


Monday March 26th 2018
Tudor Garden Styles
By Maureen Taylor

An entertaining talk with artefacts passed around, pictures on screen,
and presented in character costume of the period.
Entrance fee £3.50 members, £4.00 visitors
Includes cake and refreshments.


Monday 16th April 7:30pm
Wildlife on the Commons – trees, turkey tails and truffles
by Alan Smith
An illustrated selection of highlights
from four years of wildlife watching
Our own local expert on wildlife issues relating to the Common
and a member of WALC.
on Wadsley and Loxley Commons.
Entrance fee £3.00 members, £3.50 visitors
Includes cake and refreshments.


Sunday 6th May 2018
Dawn Chorus Walk.
A walk led by John Robinson,
meet at 5am in the Rural Lane car park.
About 2 hours, return to car park at any time.
Tel 2348472
Sorry, no dogs.


Tuesday 8 May 2018
Bradfield Walkers are Welcome
Local History Evening Round Walk in the Loxley area

start 7.00pm from Loxley Village Green
(junction of Rodney Hill/Loxley Road)
return around 9.00pm, 2337463


Monday 14th May 2018, 7:30pm
The Making of our Local Landscape and Scenery.

The Geology of the Eastern Dark Peak - Sheffield area.
An illustrated talk by Brian Whalley
Brian is a lecturer in Geology with Sheffield University,
and a member of WALC.
Entrance fee £3.00 members, £3.50 visitors
Includes cake and refreshments.


Wednesday June 6th 2018
Evening Wildflower Walk

Meet at 7pm in the Rural Lane car park.
guided by Alan Smith
About 2 hours, return to car park at any time


Tuesday 12 June 2018
Bradfield Walkers are Welcome
Local History Evening Round Walk on Wadsley/Loxley Commons

Start 7.00pm from Rural Lane car park, Wadsley.
Return around 9.00pm, 2337463


Saturday August 18th 2018
An Insect Safari!

A family-friendly walk to see what insects we can
find flying, buzzing and lounging around on the
heather and grasses in the open areas of the Commons.
Guided by Alan Smith.
Meet at 10:30am in the Rural Lane car park.
About 2 hours, return to car park at any time.