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.

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Today's Carol Vivian Liskeard Places of Worship walk has ben postponed

Due to the inclement weather today's (22 Sep) Carol Vivian Liskeard Places of Worship walk has ben postponed.
 
We will let you all know the new date when we get it.

Caradon Heritage Partnership AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Caradon Heritage Partnership will take place at 7:30pm on Thursday 8th Novmber 2018 at The Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard.

September Events in the Caradon Area

Heritage Open Days in Liskeard
 
 
Liskeard Walkabout 1997, by Carole Vivian. This has been updated to 2018 and visits Liskeard’s ancient places of worship.  It is a fund raiser for Cornwall Historic Churches Trust which makes grants for repairs to old churches and chapels in Cornwall.  Price £7 per person includes a new, illustrated, edition of Carole’s booklet.  Starts Westbourne Car park, West Street Liskeard, 2.00pm Saturday 22nd September.  It finishes at St. Martin’s Church where there will be an exhibition illustrating the history of the building.

Liskeard and Moorswater, Industrial Archaeology Walk

Sunday 12th August - Cornwall Archaeological Society Liskeard and Moorswater, Industrial Archaeology Walk with Iain Rowe. Meet in front of the railway station. Explore the canal, railway, mills and other features of one of the striking valleys surrounding the town, walking around 4 miles.

Meet at 1pm in front of Liskeard Station, SX 24732 63740, at PL14 4DX Open to non-members.

Northwood Farm Dig - Open Day

West Northwood Dig Grow and Build poster

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

Marsh Frit poster

South East Cornwall Museums Forum Grand Family History Day

 

secmf poster 18 update

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.

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