GBC indoor events

Please note that in view of the Corona virus situation and in view of UK GOV advice, all GBC activities are currently cancelled until further notice. This includes the AGM which is scheduled for 28th April.

Glamorgan Bird Club indoor events are held at 7:45pm on the first Tuesday of each of the winter months at:

The Miners Welfare Hall, Heol-Y-Groes, Pencoed, Bridgend CF35 5PE.

The meetings will make a prompt start at 7:30 p.m. at this venue so please aim to be there at 7:15. This is because there is a finish time limit on the hall. It’s very close to J.35 of the M4. Here’s the details: Pencoed Miner’s Welfare Hall, 51-53 Heol-Y-Groes. CF35 5PE
M4 Junction 35
Take A473 North to Pencoed.
First left at the next roundabout, onto Felindre Road. Go past the Rugby Club and swimming pool on the left.
Turn right at the T junction onto Coychurch Road.
Turn right at the crossroads by the monument, just past a garage on the right.
The Miner’s Welfare Hall is on the left, access to the car park is just past the building. A map is below.

Contact: Paul Denning (01443 202607) for details.

Tuesday 17th September – AGM and quiz (I) – Our annual reviews with refreshments and quiz afterwards. (re-arranged from April as a result of the Club status change).

Tues 1st October – Honey Buzzards – Steve Roberts (I) – Steve is a renowned expert on Honey Buzzards – we’re sure to learn a lot about this charismatic species.

Tuesday 5th November – Kenfig – Dave Carrington (I) – Reserve warden, Dave, will gIve us an insight into the day to day running of this important National Nature Reserve.

Tuesday 3rd December – Goshawks – Steve Watson (I) – a return visit from the Gloucester Raptor Group. Steve didn’t have time in his talk last year, to tell us about this aspect of his work.


Tuesday 7th January – Review of 2019 (I) – A new venture to replace the Member’s Own,. We’ll be looking at highlights of the past year. Meeting to be held at Pencoed Miner’s Welfare Hall, Starting at 7:30. Please note the new venue – full details here in the News posts. Please aim to be there by 7:15. We must finish by 9:30.

Tuesday 4th February – Birding in E. Europe – Paul Bowden (I). Paul will tell us about recent visits to Belarus and Bulgaria.

Tuesday 3rd March – The Pantanal of Brazil – John Wilson (I). Expect Jaguars, Giant River Otters and a host of birds.

Tuesday 28th April – the 2020 AGM. This will be held at the new venue and the new earlier time – please try and be there by 7:15