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Birthday Celebrations at Burrator

    On Sunday 19 July South West Lakes Trust hosted a celebration event to recognise the Discovery Centre’s first birthday. Over 150 people joined in the afternoon of activities at Burrator Reservoir, including first time visitors and families from South West Lakes Trust’s monthly ‘Wildlife Watch’ sessions. Families enjoyed toasting marshmallows over the fire,…

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19th July 2015

200 People Attend Burrator’s First Ever American Old Time Music Gathering

    American Old Time music gatherings are commonplace in the Appalachian regions (West Virginia and North Carolina) of the USA. They are an opportunity for musicians from all over the regions to meet, exchange knowledge of music, song and dance and pass the music on to younger generations. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to bring…

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10th July 2015

Budding Young Film Makers Being Sought at Burrator

    South West Lakes Trust and MED Theatre are looking for young people aged 11-25 to be involved in an exciting new media project, to create a film exploring the role Burrator played in the First World War. This project has been commissioned by DAISI and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Young…

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24th March 2015

Practical Volunteering Days at Burrator

    What a good start to 2015! Since Christmas volunteers have continued to come out to Burrator in all seasons, from snow to glorious sunshine, to get involved in South West Lakes Trust’s practical volunteering days. Over the last two months many have attended our training days to learn about the traditional woodland management…

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16th February 2015