The Coal Rivers – the story of River Lark Navigation

7pm Monday 25th March 2019 

First barges arrive at Northgate Wharf 1892. From the book of Bury St Edmunds by Margaret Statham

Friends Meeting House, St John’s Street, IP33 1SJ

David Addy, author of the website St Edmundsbury Chronicle, has created a goldmine of local history where there is so much to discover of interest. 150 years of supporting industry and business, the River Lark’s history is a fascinating tale.

Admission free for members; £2 non-members

Wandering into Pilgrimage in and around Bury St Edmunds and further afield

7pm Thursday 6th June 2019

Recently retired consultant gynaecologist, Dr Sarah Gull is also a BWMG members and stalwart volunteer, liking nothing better than tackling the nettles in the meadows. Sarah writes the Suffolk Pilgrim blog.

Admission free for members; £2 non-members

The Forgotten Bees

7pm Thursday 26th September 2019

We all know bees are threatened, but it’s not the bees you think it is. Join Hawk Honey as he sheds light on The Forgotten Bees, why they are in trouble and what we can do to help.

Admission free for members; £2 non-members

West Suffolk Plan and AGM

7pm Thursday 7th November 2019

Richard Summers employs his planning expertise to advise local groups. The River Lark Catchment Partnership hopes that the new West Suffolk Plan will strongly support the inclusion of a River Lark Corridor strategy. Richard will give an update on progress.

Members only

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