Practical Scything and Meadow Management Course

Date: 27th June 2020

Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm

Location: North Meadow

Scything on North Meadow

For anyone who wishes to acquire the basic skill of scything for the management of their own grassland or reserve. Tutored by Richard Brown who is a founding member and Chair of the Scything Association of Britain and Ireland.

Course Details

Cost: £60

Lowland Hay Meadows Plant Identification Course

Date: 12th June 2020

Time: 10.30am to 3.30pm

Location: Cricklade Thames Hall and North Meadow NNR


Find out more about the beautiful plants that grow on North Meadow. Tutored by David Gowing who has carried out research on North Meadow for 25 years. David is the Professor of Botany at the Open University. This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about lowland hay meadows and develop their plant identification skills.

Course Details

Cost: £25

Moths and Butterflies Course (Two-day non-residential)

Start date: 6th June 2020

End date: 7th June 2020

Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm

Location: Cricklade Thames Hall (site visits to North Meadow NNR, Edge Common NNR and Daneway Banks NR)

Common Blue

An exciting Moth and Butterfly course suitable for both beginners and those with previous experience. Tutored by David Brown a leading specialist on this subject and the County Recorder for Warwickshire. David runs many courses for the Field Studies Council, Warwickshire and Birmingham Universities.

Course Details

Cost: £50

Beating the Bounds

Date: 17th May 2020

Location: Cancelled

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The Beating the Bounds walk on Sunday 17th May has been cancelled.

VE Day 75th Anniversary

Date: 8th May 2020

Location: Cancelled


Sadly the commemoration event VE75 planned for Friday 8th May has been cancelled.

Fritillary Count Annual Workshop

Date: 20th February 2020

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Location: Cricklade


The Floodplain Meadows Partnership Annual Fritillary Count Workshop will take place in Cricklade on Thursday 20th Feb 2020.  This is a chance to find out what the Snake’s-head Fritillary count on North Meadow told us in 2019.

The  Fritillary count next year will take place at North Meadow on Friday 24th April. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the 2020 Fritillary count, please email the

Guided Walk

Date: 19th June 2019

Time: 14.00 -16.00

Location: North Meadow

Cricklade Town Crier leads visitors on guided walk of North Meadow

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Beating The Bounds

Date: 26th May 2019

Time: 14.00

Location: Cricklade Museum


Join members of the Court for a tour of the Town boundary as we Beat the Bounds of Cricklade. Beating the Bounds is an ancient custom still observed in many English parishes. (more…)

Public Court

Date: 30th November 2018

Time: 19.00-21.00

Location: Town Hall

A bi-annual meeting in the Town Hall, all welcome.


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