Events calendar

All indoor meetings are held at Goytre Village Hall, Newtown Road, Penperlleni, NP4 0AR

Nov
16
Sat
2019
Welsh Ornithological Society Annual Conference @ Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

The 30th Anniversary Conference of the Welsh Ornithological Society will be held in Aberystwyth. As usual, this features many excellent speakers and should be a fascinating day. For details, and to buy tickets, see https://birdsin.wales/what-we-do/conference/

Nov
23
Sat
2019
Turkey @ Goytre Village Hall
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Turkey @ Goytre Village Hall

On a short visit to Turkey in the late spring of 2018 John Coleman targetted the much sought-after Brown Fish Owl and Caucasian Snowcock.  Join us this evening to find out if he was successful.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Llandegfedd Reservoir [NB new date] @ Llandegfedd Reservoir
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Llandegfedd Reservoir [NB new date] @ Llandegfedd Reservoir

An easy walk, using the hides, of approximately 3 hours.

Meet at the fishermen’s car park on the north shore – SO332007. The nearest post code is  NP4 0TG but this may not take you to the exact parking place.  Use a map and the grid reference to find this.

Contact the leader, Keith Roylance, on 07718 315910 if you want to find out more.

 

Valley Parade – Wildlife on the Lower Rio Grande Valley @ Goytre Village Hall
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Valley Parade - Wildlife on the Lower Rio Grande Valley @ Goytre Village Hall

Texas is well known as the oil state of the USA but what do we know of its wildlife?  Neil Glenn will enlighten us.

Jan
22
Wed
2020
Iolo Williams: The Wildlife of Wales @ Lysaght Institute
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Iolo will present his talk ‘The Wildlife of Wales on Wednesday January 22nd 2020 at the Lysaght Institute, Newport, NP19 0RA at 7:30 pm.

Tickets for GOS members, under 16’s and students in full time education are £2.00. Non-member tickets are £10.00.

Tickets are available at GOS indoor meetings or by post from: Indoor Secretary, 2 Gwern Ddu Farm, Llantrisant, Usk, NP15 1LS

Cheques to be made payable to ‘Gwent Ornithological Society’, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

Jan
25
Sat
2020
AGM @ Goytre Village Hall
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
AGM @ Goytre Village Hall

After the business of the meeting and a pause for refreshments there will be four 15-minute photo presentations given by GOS members.

Please remember to bring a plate of finger food – then tuck in to the delicious delicacies brought by others!