Environment Group Events

Shedding some light on the Dark Ages in Herefordshire

Tim Hoverd, Herefordshire Archaeology

Monday April 18th 7.30-9.00

A talk on the archaeology of Anglo-Saxon Herefordshire with particular reference to the Sutton area


Hereford to Gloucester Canal Walk

Nigel Jefferies

Saturday June 18th 2016    2.00-4.30pm     

A walk investigating the remains of the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire navigation canal around Withington, including the wharf & other buildings. Meet at the Cross Keys pub in Withington


Winter 2016 (date tba)

Renewable Energy Day

Previous events

Sutton Walls: Iron Age in Sutton. Life at Sutton Walls Hillfort over 2000 years ago.  Saturday 22nd March 2014. Sutton Walls leaflet 2

Litter pick held on Sunday 23rd March 2014
Hedgerows in Sutton on Saturday 27th September 2014. An informative walk with Rebecca Roseff, who gave us a fascinating insight into our hedgerows.  Hedgerows event 3

Strip Fields and Land Enclosure in Sutton 19th February 2015 by Cecelia Arlett, with annotated maps and notes to illustrate major changes in agricultural practice and the re-organisation of the landscape.  Strip fields & enclosure notes

River dipping Saturday June 20th  2015    Family event investigating the plant and animal life in the River Lugg, followed by make-your-own Dragon-fly, plus refreshments, in the Village Hall. Nets and trays will be provided. Lead by Mary Roberts

In the woods  Saturday Sep 19th 2015  Family event identifying tree species, plants and wildlife in the woods around Sutton Walls. Followed by refreshments in the Village Hall. Lead by Mary Roberts

The Hereford to Gloucester Canal,  Nigel Jefferies, Wednesday January 20th 2016 An illustrated talk on the construction of the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire navigation canal, which ran through Withington and Sutton on its route to Hereford


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