CHAHP News

This is the place to keep up to date with all the latest goings on in the Caradon Hill Area. There's a huge range of events taking place every month, from guided themed walks and school trips with local experts, to wildlife and monument conservation and community celebrations. There are also lots of opportunities to learn new skills and sign up as a volunteer.

Browse the events listings and find out about project news or sign up to the RSS feed to get automatic updates whenever new info is added.

Excavation volunteers required on Kit Hill in July 2018

Excavation volunteers required.

In July there will be an opportunity to help out in an investigation on the calciner flue on the summit of Kit Hill, we will be removing the turf to find out how big the voids in the flue are which are causing holes to appear in the paths. We will be refilling with sand to make the area safe. The work will take place on the 7th & 8th August with the 14th & 15th August being held in reserve if the weather is poor on the first two days. If you are interested in helping out please contact Ranger Jenny Heskett on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

The meeting place on both days is the summit car park at 10am and no previous experience is required, drinks and biscuits will be available but please bring lunch and other drinks.


Butterfly Day - June 18th 2018

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South East Cornwall Museums Forum Grand Family History Day

 

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Caradon Amateur Geology Group Talk and Walk

Our next meeting is on Friday 20 April in The Long Room, Liskeard at 7.30pm. Our guest speaker will be Chrissie Le Marchant talking on The Building of the Saltash Tunnel. All welcome. Non members £3.

The next field trip is on Saturday 28 April. Meet in the café at Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum, St Austell, PL26 8XG at 11am. Cost £7.50 to include entry and guided tour. There are places to picnic if you want to bring your own lunch or the café will be open. All welcome. Pease dress for the weather conditions.

Bo Foakes Memorial Walk on Saturday 21st April 2018

Everyone is welcome to join the Bo Foakes Memorial Walk on Saturday 21st April. Bo actively and financially supported Heritage and The Arts in Liskeard particularly within Stuart House, Barras Street, from where our walk will be leaving at 10.00am. Arrive early so we can take your order for soup and/or cake when we return. This is a circular walk of around 3 miles, but can be shortened by meeting us at Moorswater Lodge about 10.15am. Access to the grounds of Ladye Park has been granted, then on to the old industrial hub of Moorswater, follow the Canal to Lamellion and up the hill to the Station and back to Stuart House for refreshments. Remember it can be a bit muddy down in the valley, so please dress accordingly.

WILDLIFE IN MY PENSILVA GARDEN

WILDLIFE IN MY PENSILVA GARDEN

A talk by local resident Hilary Taylor

On Thursday 19th April at 7.00 pm At Millennium House

We’d love to see you.

Join us to hear about the wildlife in Hilary’s garden and maybe to tell us about what you see in yours.

Refreshments will be available. Along with the chance for an informal chat.

AGM - This will be held afterwards and you are most welcome to join us if you can.

5th Annual Caradon Trail Walk

5th Annual Caradon Trail Walk hosted by Liskeard's Walkers are Welcome Group and led by Brian Oldham, will start from Tokenbury Corner parking area, above Pensivla at 10.30am on 10th March. About 4.5 miles, we'll follow the quiet lanes to Caradon Town, the tracks through Leymill Wood and Marke Valley and return by the disused railway, with a bit of history along the way. Suitable footwear and clothing for the tail end of The Beast from the East essential. Dogs on leads and a small donation both welcome.

Stuart House and its NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOURS Exhibition

❖ change and continuity ❖

Monday 5th March to Saturday 17th March 2018
Stuart House Max Lock Gallery and Jane Room
Mondays to Fridays 9.30am to 3.30pm
Saturdays to 12.30pm
Thursdays to 8pm

FREE ENTRY

Barras Street 01579 347347
Liskeard 
PL14 6AB and its
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Early Tudor Maritime Plymouth Talk

Cornwall Archaeological Society Talk - Open To All!

Martin Read, Maritime Archaeologist: Early Tudor Maritime Plymouth

By the late medieval period Plymouth had become the third most important English port (after London and Bristol). This talk will look at some of the maritime events and archaeology associated with Plymouth during the early Tudor period.

Beginning at 8pm - St.Martins Church Hall, Church Street, Liskeard. PL14 3AD

Caradon Amateur Geology Group Programme 2018

Here is the Caradon Amateur Geology Group programme for the next couple of months:

 16 February  Long Room, Liskeard 7.30pm. Talk - How to Build a Mountain

 24 February  Field Trip to Bude. Meet at 11am in The Wharf car park. EX23 8LG

 16 March  Long Room, Liskeard 7.30pm. AGM followed by Talk - What I Found on my Geological Map.

 31 March  Field Trip to Puckator Rocks. Meet at 11am at St Cleer Church. We will be doing a bit of path clearance. Please bring secateurs & gloves.

 Meetings & Field Trips open to all. Non members £3. Please bring food & drink on the field trips & dress for the weather conditions

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