Events

We are pleased to welcome non-members as well as members of the RSPB (or the Local Group) at our varied and interesting indoor meetings. However it is necessary to be a member of our Local Group in order to join us on our Field Trips (for insurance purposes).
Field Trips normally depart from the RSPB Staff Car Park, The Lodge, Sandy at 7.30 am, unless otherwise stated.
Book by contacting Robert Norris at indoor meetings or by phone on 01234 391060
Please bring your RSPB and Local Group membership cards with you.

October 2018

Thu
18

'Puffins in Simmering Seas' by Euan Dunn

Location: ARA Social Club, Manton Lane, Bedford
Postcode: MK41 7PF (Google map)

A talk about how the rising sea temperatures are becoming a threat to seabirds and their food.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Members - £1, Non-members - £2

Sun
21

Holkham & North Norfolk Coast

Location: Meet at the Lodge staff car park.
Postcode: SG19 2DL (Google map)

A visit to the North Norfolk coast to see late migrants returning to their wintering grounds and early winter visitors to our coast.

Time: 7 am

Price: Costs vary according to mileage. Entrance fees may be applicable at Wildlife Trust sites.

Booking essential

November 2018

Thu
15

'The Antarctic' by Lloyd Peck

Location: ARA Social Club, Manton Lane, Bedford
Postcode: SG19 2DL (Google map)

A talk by Lloyd Peck who is a scientist with the British Antarctic survey, about how animals and humans adept to extreme cold.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Members - £1, Non-members - £2

Sun
18

Rutland Water

Location: Meet at the Lodge car park, Sandy
Postcode: SG19 2DL (Google map)

A visit to Rutland Water which hosts a good variety of wintering wildfowl.

Time: 8 am

Price: Costs vary according to mileage. Entrance fees may be applicable at Wildlife Trust sites.

Booking essential

December 2018

Thu
20

'Birds & Mammals of the Brazilian Pantanal' by Barrie Mason

Location: ARA Social Club, Manton Lane, Bedford
Postcode: MK41 7PF (Google map)

A talk by Barrie with some of Barrie's beautiful wildlife photographs. This evening includes a Christmas raffle and seasonal refreshments.

Time: 7.30 pm

Price: Members - £1, Non-members - £2