Events Diary

2022 Diary: All events and activities, other than those online, may be subject to change due to Covid19 restrictions
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March 2022

Sunday 6th: Gwent Wildlife Trusts’ Local Wildlife Sites Landowners Day 10am to 1pm. This is an invitation only event for the LWS Landowner Network and MMG members. Once booked, details will be sent out via email on how to access

April 2022

Tuesday 5th: MMG AGM with talk by Caroline Hanks of Herefordshire Meadowsdetails and booking form here

Saturday 23rd: Monmouthshire Botany Group Walk, in woodland probably Cockshoot Wood/Bishops Barnetts Wood near Chepstow (see below)

Tuesday 26th: Meadow Management for Reptiles at Trellech Wet Meadow. A workshop run for MMG by Plantlife and the ARC Trust. Fully booked

May 2022

Saturday 14th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Walk at Pontypool Park (see below)

Friday 27th: MMG short course run by Ian Rabjohn, Meadow Making by Hand: fully booked

June 2022

Saturday 4th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Walk in Chepstow Park Wood (see below)

Sunday 19th: MMG’s Open Meadows Day, at members’ fields near Llansoy. Details here

Wednesday 22nd: Monmouthshire Botany Group Walk near Caerwent (see below)

July 2022

Saturday 2nd: MMG’s Open Meadows Day at members’ fields near Talycoed. Details here

Sunday 3rd: Monmouth Bee Festival, the annual celebration that takes place in and around Nelson Garden and Chippenham Fields in Monmouth. Details on their web site

Sunday 10th: Wye July, a celebration of the river organised by Friends of the Lower Wye, in Monmouth, 11am to 3pm, to be launched with a Samba band procession from Agincourt Square at 10.45am

Saturday 16th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Walk at The Punchbowl (see below)

August 2022

Saturday 13th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Walk at Garn Lakes (see below)

Saturday 13th: Chepstow Show

September 2022

Saturday 10th: The Usk Show

Saturday 10th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Walk along the River Ebbw, Newport (see below

October 2022

MMG Autumn Meeting and Social (details to be decided)

Monmouthshire Botany Group: Botany Walks

The Botany Group Walks programme is provisional as some venues may be changed. Days start at 10am continuing until about 3-4pm. All days are for helping to improve ID skills and for recording. Booking is essential, contact Steph Tyler by email Details on BSBI web site

Other Events

There are many other events organised by Gwent Wildlife Trust, SEWBReC and other conservation organisations so do check out their listings as well:

Gwent Wildlife Trust Events Calendar (external link)

South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre (SEWBReC) Events Calendar (external link)