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Bird meeting at Culver on 15th October 2017

The weather was very mild for this time of year, 17C, but overcast and a bit breezy. 12 of us met at the far car park on Culver Down. We skirted the cliffs from the far end, past the footpath that leads down to Yaverland, making our way back around the fort and up past the monument.
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Wednesday October 18th

Geophysics – Mag and Res. Meet at 10am in the car park at Brading Roman Villa.
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Wednesday October 11th

Meet at Bamfurlong, Yafford at 10am to dismantle the tent. After that we hope to have a walk on the beach then go to a suitable hostelry for lunch.
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‘Under the Pier’ final species tally…

It didn’t matter that it rained (again!) for the annual and hugely popular ‘Under the Pier’ event in Ryde led by the team at  Arc and Artecology. A steady stream of folks armed with nets and buckets set off
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Bronze Age Weekend

7 and 8 October at Bamfurlong, Chine Lane, Yafford, PO30 3 IX. The workshops are fully booked but there will be hands-on activities and things to see during both days. Please drop in between 10am and 4pm. Saturday will be particularly good for families but Sunday will also be suitable
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Wednesday October 4th

Please come and join the working party to prepare for the Bronze Age Weekend. Meet at 10am at  Bamfurlong, Chine Lane, Yafford, PO30 3IX Possible signs at the entrance are ‘Bamfurlong’;  ‘Wayside Herbs’; ‘The Woolshed’ Directions From the Military Road  take the lane to Yafford at Chi
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Bird walk from Blackgang Viewpoint car park

Nine members met on a beautiful, sunny morning for a walk along the top of the cliff to Niton and then walk back inland. The whole morning we were accompanied by Swallows and some House Martins who were flying and hawking for food before making the long journey to Africa.
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Wednesday September 27th

No Archaeology meeting this week due to events at Arreton Shipwreck Centre. See below for details.
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Events at Arreton Shipwreck Centre

The Maritime Archaeology Trust is offering interesting activities with opportunities to learn new skills during the week Sept. 25 – 29. If interested contact jacqueline.arnold@maritimearchaeologytrust.org
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