Gruffalo Trail Attracts Monster Numbers to Heritage Centre

With the opening of the brand new Gruffalo trail at the Dean Heritage Centre, the local tourist attraction and heritage centre has seen record numbers of visitors seeking the mouse and his cleverly conjured monster.  Following the grand opening, over 5,000 people have visited the Centre in just two weeks, which is a record number … Continue reading Gruffalo Trail Attracts Monster Numbers to Heritage Centre

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Staunton Meend in the Wye Valley gets the Equine Touch

Conservation work has been going on at Staunton Meend in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) for many years to eradicate bracken and restore the common to heathland. After progress with bracken bashing the land is improving, however the Staunton villagers have decided they also need the equine touch. To this end … Continue reading Staunton Meend in the Wye Valley gets the Equine Touch

‘People Watch’ – Art Exhibition at Taurus Crafts, Lydney

On show at Taurus Crafts, Lydney from 21 April until 20 May is a display of local artist Anji Horlock’s latest work, much of it inspired by cafe culture and nightlife. Showing in the apt setting of the cafe at Taurus Crafts, the artworks are a mixture of thought provoking abstracts and some more gentle works … Continue reading ‘People Watch’ – Art Exhibition at Taurus Crafts, Lydney

Mike Dilger to lead Walk 4 Wildlife 2012 in Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust are holding a sponsored Walk 4 Wildlife on Sunday 13th May 2012 through the Forest of Dean.  The walk celebrates our new Heart of the Forest Wildlife Walk passing through two of our very special nature reserves and will be led by Mike Dilger from BBC TV's The One Show. This five … Continue reading Mike Dilger to lead Walk 4 Wildlife 2012 in Forest of Dean