Events

Events in the current programme are shown below. Unless otherwise stated, there is no need to book and attendance is free to BBPS Members. Non-Members are welcome and are asked to make a donation to BBPS funds.

ROAMING THROUGH THE PARK WITH A CAMERA
25th Anniversary illustrated talk

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Wednesday 13th September
7.30pm
Bear Hotel Crickhowell
Chris Barber
Janet Callear
jancallear@breconbeaconsparksociety.org
Chris Barber MBE and Founder member of the Society will be giving a richly illustrated talk to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Brecon Beacons Park Society.  His lecture will include anecdotes, history, legends, landscape and beautiful photography.

We all look forward to enjoying the mystery and wonders of the Park through the eyes of an author who has spent a lifetime exploring it.

SPECIAL INTEREST VISIT: DUALLING THE HEADS OF THE VALLEY ROAD WITH OPTIONAL SHORT WALK TO FOLLOW
Visit limited to 30 attendees so to reserve your place and receive detailed instructions please email janet.callear@hawkowl.net

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Wed, 4th October
Moderate
6.5km (4miles)
10.00am – 3.00pm
JANET CALLEAR
01874 636116
JEFF MAPPS,
Costain Public Liaison Officer.

Meet at Costain Project Office, NP7 0BQ, Map OL13.This visit, which includes a talk and bus tour of the project, will describe the challenges of constructing a major road through environmentally designated areas and the engineering difficulties presented by the extremely narrow gorge.  Consideration of Usk Bat sites, Cwm Clydach Woodlands, archaeological sites, footpath diversion and more will be discussed.  The visit will be followed by a short walk in the area.

 DROVING IN THE BRECON BEACONS

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 Wednesday 1st November
7.30pm
Bear Hotel, Crickhowell
Mark Davis
Janet Callear
jancallear@breconbeaconsparksociety.org
Mark Davis, worked as a researcher and lecturer in exercise and health science at the University of Bristol and is an Ambassador for the National Park.

The Brecon Beacons National Park has a rich droving heritage, being one of the main routes running from west to east across the country.  Mark will explore the history, culture and practice of droving and the routes that were taken through the Brecon Beacons to bring Welsh livestock to the English markets

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If you wish to give a talk or have an idea for a talk or event, please contact Janet Callear, Events Secretary, using this Contact Form.





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