Diary Dates
27
Apr
10:00am - 5:00pm Tinworking, Mining and Miners in Mary Tavy
Venue: Coronation Hall, Mary Tavy
A Community Day
Open to all, this day will explore the rich legacy of copper, lead and tin mining in the Mary Tavy parish area. Two talks, a walk, exhibitions, bookstalls and afternoon tea will provide excellent stimulation for discovery and discussion. The event will be free of charge but donations will be requested for morning tea and coffee, and afternoon tea will be available at £4.50 per head. Please indicate your attendance by emailing secretaryATdtrg.org.uk - this will be most helpful for catering arrangements.

Programme 10:00 Exhibitions, bookstalls etc, DTRG: 'The Tinworks and Tin Mines of Mary Tavy' Coffee, exhibitions, bookstalls, etc. 11:45 Chris Wordingham: ('The Mine and Miners of Wheal Friendship' 12:45 Lunch (own arrangements), exhibitions, bookstalls, etc. 14:00 Starting at Zoar, a circular walk to look at Wheal Jewell, Hilltown Consols and medieval tinworks and mill near Creason led by the DTRG. Meet at Zoar access land (SX 523 807), A chance to look at little-known tinworks including a 19th century wheel house, a mine tramway and a medieval mill. The walk (totalling about 5 km/3 miles) is over moorland, fields and footpaths and may require climbing over a few field bates, Likely to be some wet areas, Warm, waterproof clothing and suitable sturdy footwear is essential. 16:15 Tea in Village Hall £4.50 per head, exhibitions, bookstalls etc, 17:00 Finish
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12
May
11:00am - 4:30pm Plym Valley Dressing Floors
Venue: Ditsworthy Warren House car park (SX 578 674)
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Meet at the Ditsworthy Warren House car park near Nattor.
This is an opportunity to see more dressing floor/ blowing house remains than can be seen on any other day walk- 11- and there is a contrast of regular 19th Century-type floors up the Drizzlecombe valley and earlier medieval? ones on the Plym. Also a spectacular reservoir and interesting leats. The walk is about 5 miles, mostly on paths but we will have to cross the Plym which hopefully will not be in full spate. Bring lunch. No need to contact leader in advance unless weather looks particularly bad.
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25
May
10:00am - 1:00pm West Beam work morning
Venue: Nr. Ashburton
A group of volunteers investigated mine related features. If you'd like to join please email our DTRG chairman
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