Discover Dodington events 2017

logo2DISCOVER
DODINGTON
2017

 

Discover Dodington is a programme of events promoted by Dodington Parish Council and by local organisations we are involved with. Get out and about, and discover what’s on in Dodington Parish and nearby.

For more details of each event, you can get in touch with the organising group shown in brackets via the contact details on our event contacts page

Would you like to add an event you’re running to our web pages?
Please email your event details to: dodingtonpc@southglos.gov.uk

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

OCTOBER

Tue 3 October
Lilliput Park work morning (1st Tuesday of every month and some Saturdays)
Meeting 10 am at the Kingfisher Road gate
(Lilliput Park Conservation Group)

Fri 6 October
The Wild Owl TV Garden – A Wildlife Haven in Suburbia
(talk by local expert Ian McGuire – there will also be displays from local wildlife groups)
7.30 pm at Dodington Parish Hall, Finch Road, Chipping Sodbury
(Dodington Parish Council)

Sat 7 October
Kingsgate Park Nature Reserve Ponds work morning
Maintaining this important amphibian site including cutting back vegetation.
Meet at the Scott Way entrance to Kingsgate Park at 10 am – please wear boots or wellies.
(Southwold Group of Avon Wildlife Trust, in partnership with the Friends of Kingsgate Park and Yate Town Council)

Sat 7 October
Please note that Abbotswood Autumn Apple Day and Dog Show will NOT be running this year

Sun 8 October
Abbotswood Gardening Groups
Meeting 10.30 am at Abbotswood Shops (gardening around the area)
Also Friday afternoons at the St Nix Allotments 1 pm to 3 pm
(Abbotswood Action Group)

Sat 14 October
Lilliput Park work morning (1st Tuesday of every month and some Saturdays)
Meeting 10 am at the Kingfisher Road gate
(Lilliput Park Conservation Group)

Fri 20 October
Owl prowl at Wapley Bushes Local Nature Reserve
(led by local expert Ian McGuire) POSTPONED DUE TO FORECAST HIGH WINDS
Meet 7 pm at the Shire Way entrance to the Nature Reserve
(Wapley Bushes Conservation Group, sponsored by South Gloucestershire Council)

Sat 21 October
Dodington Dog Walk CANCELLED DUE TO FORECAST HIGH WINDS
Meet 10 am at Shire Way entrance to Wapley Bushes Local Nature Reserve
Explore our area with your pet, or just come along for a walk!
(Dodington Parish Council)

Tue 24 and Thu 26 October
Dodington Sports Coaching for years 3 to 6
10 am – 4 pm Queen Elizabeth II Playing Field, Kelston Close
(Dodington Parish Council)

Sat 29 October
Kingsgate Park Nature Reserve Ponds work morning
Maintaining this important amphibian site including cutting back vegetation.
Meet at the Scott Way entrance to Kingsgate Park at 10 am – please wear boots or wellies.
(Southwold Group of Avon Wildlife Trust, in partnership with the Friends of Kingsgate Park and Yate Town Council)

NOVEMBER

Tue 7 November
Lilliput Park work morning (1st Tuesday of every month and some Saturdays)
Meeting 10 am at the Kingfisher Road gate
(Lilliput Park Conservation Group)

Fri 10 November
Owl prowl at Wapley Bushes Local Nature Reserve
(led by local expert Ian McGuire)
Meet 7 pm at the Shire Way entrance to the Nature Reserve
(Wapley Bushes Conservation Group, sponsored by South Gloucestershire Council)

Sat 11 November
Lilliput Park work morning (1st Tuesday of every month and some Saturdays)
Meeting 10 am at the Kingfisher Road gate
(Lilliput Park Conservation Group)

Sun 12 November
Remembrance Services:
–  10.30 am at St Nicholas Church,
    Chargrove, Yate BS37 4LG
– 
2 pm at Chipping Sodbury High Street
with Dodington Parish Band
–  6.30 pm at St Peters Church, Wapley
    Wapley Hill, Wapley BS37 8RJ

Sun 12 November
Abbotswood Gardening Groups
Meeting 10.30 am at Abbotswood Shops (gardening around the area)
Also Friday afternoons at the St Nix Allotments 1 pm to 3 pm
(Abbotswood Action Group)

Sat 18 November
Wapley Bushes Local Nature Reserve work morning – woodland planting
Meet 10 am at the Shire Way entrance to the Nature Reserve
(Wapley Bushes Conservation Group)

Sat 25 November
Abbotswood Christmas Lights, Songs and Fayre with Dodington Parish Band
From 4 pm at Abbotswood Shops and St Nicholas Family Church and Family Centre
(Abbotswood Action Group)