After a very variable March, with visits to boulders covered in snow and rain and sunshine we are looking forward to spring and hopefully more flowers and less mud.
Our newest leaflet – The Urban Fringe: Woodgate Valley to Quinton – has just been delivered from the printers. We will be launching this later in the summer, but can’t wait to share it with everyone.
Our wonderful volunteers are already busy bringing together the next of our Birmingham Boulders trail leaflet and will be looking for help proof-reading and trail testing – on foot and by bike. If you would like to help with the trail testing then please do get in touch (email@example.com).
We are gearing up for our summer of events, with stands at Frankley Easter Fun on Saturday 8th April and Wild Escape for Earth Day at Weoley Castle on Saturday 23rd April. We will be offering fun activities for families as well as chatting to people about all things “erratic”.
We had a very busy and interesting training session on “Writing for Interpretation Panels” with Susan Cross from Tell Tale training. As part of this project we will be producing 5 interpretation panels to be located next to some of our fabulous erratics found across Birmingham, so the timing was perfect. Watch out for news about the panels being installed over the summer.
Frankley Fire to Ice Trail
We are making progress with our art themed trail that will be installed in Frankley. Our wonderful volunteers, Ken and Malcolm have been busy visiting, measuring and plotting the various locations for each stop and we are still working with local groups and volunteers to help produce artwork that we can use within it.
Finally our website http://erraticsproject.org has been thoroughly updated and now contains much more boulder related information and activities for people to try at home. Well worth a click, especially if you are looking for something to do on a wet day during the holidays.
Beth Andrews and Zoe Jackson
Thanks to National Lottery players.