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Kelston Roundhill event: reflection on the events of the last year

Kelston Roundhill makes a fine gathering point at times of crisis and stress. We invited the noted humanist celebrant Isabel Russo, a director of the excellent Good Funeral Guide, to devise a specific one-off ceremony for the community for 26 … Continue reading

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Whisper Our Stories Back: poem by Jon Hamp

by Jon Hamp She softly speaks.And we listen.The cows eat the hedge. Insects hum a symphonyof the high beams,held above us by silence,and words add new strength to old structure,as carers and uncaring,and broken and mended,are safely gathered in. And … Continue reading

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Glorious midsummer in Roundhill field

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Business opportunity for outdoor activities provider

Kelston Tump would like to take forward the outdoor activities work on Kelston Roundhill (pioneered by the late Dan Spencer). We’re open to leasing Abbotts Copse and other space to make that possible, and to seeing a long-term viable business … Continue reading

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RIP Dan Spencer 1986-2021

The funeral was held last Thursday at Roundhill Barn of Dan Spencer. A former Scout, Dan first came to Kelston Roundhill through his work with local schools. Two years ago Dan moved his outdoor activities business Moving Mountains on site, … Continue reading

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The Forests, Further Out.

by Jon Hamp Cloud breaks,Bright.Cold still, but warming,Squirrel foot on branch.Soft and just,Like this. Mornings buildLight in Eastern towers.Seeking out lost winter spaces, gently,Soft and just,Like this. The forest sends outtrees for friendshipgreening, reaching, callingout now.Soft and just.Like this.

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Permissive paths reopened after essential tree works

The paths from Cullimore’s Lane and the Cotswold Way are now reopened after a few days’ closure for essential tree works. Thanks for your understanding.

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The Clump close up: lichens

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Permissive paths closed for a few days while the clump gets a short back & sides

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Advance warning: short-term closure of permissive paths 15-19 March 2021

The permissive paths to Kelston Roundhill will be closed 15-19 March for essential maintenance works on dangerous trees which overhang the paths. They will reopen by 1800 on 19 March (sooner if possible). B&NES, Cotswold Wardens and Avon Ramblers have … Continue reading

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