Events

Indoor Meetings are held from September to April - on the second Thursday of the month at Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich IP5 1DH. We have interesting and entertaining speakers giving illustrated talks on birds and wildlife. There is also a raffle and birdfood stall. We hold Field Meetings throughout the year to various local locations including estuary, coast and lowland heath, also monthly Midweek Walks round local parks on Tuesday mornings. Non-Members are welcome at all events. Please note: dogs are not permitted on walks or at Indoor Meetings.

September 2021

Tue
28

Midweek Walk

Location: Meet at Stable Block off Cliff Lane. Map ref TM176432.

A walk round Holywells Park Ipswich (including Conservation Area). Lasts approx 2 hours. Leader Stephen Marginson. All welcome.

(Please check our 'News' page for any changes to this event)


Time: 10.30am

Price: No Charge

Telephone: 01473 258791

E-mail: smarginson@btinternet.com

October 2021

Thu
14

Indoor Meeting

Location: Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich.


Postcode: IP5 1DH (Google map)

'Antarctica and Falklands' an illustrated talk by Pat and Barry Hall, Ipswich Group members.

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Time: 7.30pm

Price: Group members £2.50, Non members £5.00. Concessions apply. All under 18s free.

Sun
24

Field Meeting

Location: Meet at Iken Cliffs car park. Map ref TM398562

Iken Cliffs for waders and wildfowl. 3 hours, 3 miles. Walking mostly easy, but can be muddy. Leader Tim Kenny. All welcome.

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Time: 9.00am

Price: No Charge

Telephone: 07887770942

Tue
26

Midweek Walk

Location: Meet at Marbled White Drive Ipswich. Map ref TM143417

A walk round Spring Wood and Kiln Meadows. Lasts approx 2 hours. Leader Stephen Marginson. All welcome.

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Time: 10.30am

Price: No Charge

Telephone: 01473 258791

E-mail: smarginson@btinternet.com

November 2021

Thu
11

Indoor Meeting

Location: Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich.


Postcode: IP5 1DH (Google map)

'Wolves Wood and Stour Estuary' An illustrated talk by Rick Vonk, rspb Site Manager.

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Time: 7.30pm

Price: Group members £2.50, Non members £5.00. Concessions apply. All under 18s free.

Sun
21

Field Meeting

Location: Meet at Visitors Centre at Layer-de-la-Haye, Colchester. TL962177

Abberton Reservoir Essex Wildlife Trust Reserve for wintering duck, grebes and sawbills. Walking easy, with much birding to be done by car. EWT non-member charge applies if hides visited. 3hrs. 3miles. Leader Tim Kenny. All welcome.

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Time: 10.00am

Price: No Charge unless hides visited.

Telephone: 07887770942

Tue
23

Midweek Walk

Location: Meet Heath Road entrance. Map ref TM195445

A walk round Rushmere Common. Lasts approx 2 hours. Leader Stephen Marginson. All welcome.

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Time: 10.30am

Price: No Charge

Telephone: 01473 258791

E-mail: smarginson@btinternet.com

December 2021

Thu
9

Indoor Meeting

Location: Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich.


Postcode: IP5 1DH (Google map)

Illustrated talk by Tim Kenny, details to follow nearer the date.

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Time: 7.30pm

Price: Group members £2.50, Non members £5.00. Concessions apply. All under 18s free.

Sun
12

Field Meeting

Location: Meet at Melton Riverside car park. TM288503

Melton & River Deben for waders & wildfowl. Walking easy, but can be muddy in places. 3hrs. 3miles. Leader Tim Kenny. All welcome.

(Please check our 'News' page for any changes to this event)

Time: 9.00am

Price: No Charge

Telephone: 07887770942

Tue
14

Midweek Walk

Location: Meet at Soane Street Entrance. Map ref TM165448

A walk round Christchurch Park Ipswich. Lasts approx 2 hours. Leader Stephen Marginson. All welcome.

(Please check our 'News' page for any changes to this event)

Time: 10.30am

Price: No Charge

Telephone: 01473 258791

E-mail: smarginson@btinternet.com