Events

Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to be a member of the RSPB (or the local group) to join us on our events, and birdwatching experience is not necessary. If you have any questions please call the contact number shown with the event details.

June 2019

Sat
22

Butterfly Walk - Holly Hill, Erith

Location: Holly Hill, Erith - meet at the Brook Street entrance

Join us a we go on a butterfly walk around Holly Hill trying to find the marbled white butterfly.

Time: 10.45 1m - 12.15pm

Price: free

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk

July 2019

Sat
13

Butterfly Walk - East Wickham Open Space

Location: East Wickham Space, Welling - meet by the entrance in Wickham Street

Join us for a walk around East Wickham Open Space as we look for the many species of butterfly we could see there.

Time: 10.45am - 12.45pm

Price: free

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk

August 2019

Sun
18

Coach trip to the Birdfair - Rutland Water

Location: Rutland Water
Postcode: SE18 2PP (Google map)

This event attracts 20,000 visitors plus exhibitors from around the world, raising funds for Birdlife International. There is an opportunity to birdwatch while at the fair.
Please contact Deborah Howard to book your place.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MONIES FOR THIS TRIP MUST BE PAID FOR BY 31st JULY SO THAT WE CAN ORDER ENTRANCE TICKETS.

Time: 7am

Price: £32

Booking essential

Telephone: 013225255677

E-mail: deborahfrances@aol.com

September 2019

Sun
22

Coach trip to RSPB Titchwell - leader Martin Burke

Location: RSPB Titchwell Marsh

A fabulous reserve at all times of the year and we can expect to see a wide variety of wildfowl, waders and hopefully some birds of prey.
Please contact our coach booking officer Deborah Howard to book your coach seat.

Time: 07.30am - 19.00pm

Price: £18 coach

Booking essential

Telephone: 013225255677

E-mail: deborahfrances@aol.com

Sat
28

Field trip to Bough Beech & Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve - leader George Kalli

Location: Bough Beech KWT
Postcode: TN14 6LD (Google map)

Meet at Bough Beech Centre. Planned as a follow up to September's indoor meeting talk you can either join both walks or dip into either.

Time: 09.30 - 14.00

Price: Free.

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk

October 2019

Fri
11

Indoor Meeting - The Albatross Campaign - Cleo Small

Location: John Fisher Church Hall, 48 Thanet Road, Bexley
Postcode: DA5 1AP (Google map)

Tonight we welcome the RSPB seabird specialist to bring us up to date with the Global Seabird Programme. Cleo will be talking about their work in Marine Protected Areas and with seabirds around the world.

Time: 19.15 - 21.45

Price: 3.50 RSPB members, 4.50 non members, children under 16 50p

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk

Sun
13

Coach trip to Cley NWT - leader Martin Burke

Location: NWT Cley
Postcode: SE18 2PP (Google map)

With its well positioned hides we should have great views of waders, wildfowl and a chance of bearded tit, bittern and harriers.
Please contact Deborah Howard to book your seat.
There is an entrance charge for non Norfolk Wildlife Trust members.

Time: 07.30 - 19.00

Price: £18 coach plus entrance fee to Cley

Booking essential

Telephone: 01322 525677

E-mail: deborahfrances@aol.com

Sat
19

Bexley Local Group Quiz Night

Location: John Fisher Church Hall, 48 Thanet Road
Postcode: DA5 1AP (Google map)

A fun general knowledge quiz.
Table of six maximum.
Cost 5 per person
Please bring soft drinks and nibbles, alcoholic drinks to be bought from the bar.
Doors open at 19.15 quiz to start at 19.45 prompt.

Time: 19.15 - 21.45

Price: 5 per person

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk

November 2019

Fri
8

Indoor Meeting - A year in the life of Mote Park - Simon Ginnaw

Location: John Fisher Church hall, 48 Thanet Road, Bexley
Postcode: DA5 1AP (Google map)

A welcome return to our group for Simon Ginnaw who presents a talk on his local patch of Mote Park in Kent. He will transport us through the seasons with photograph, music and birdsong. We will discover the secret lives of our best loved wildlife.

Time: 19.15 - 21.45

Price: 3.50 RSPB members & 4.50 non members, children under 16 50p

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk

Sun
17

Coach trip to Pagham Harbour - leader George Kalli

Location: RSPB Pagham Harbour
Postcode: SE18 2PP (Google map)

A repeat of the groups second ever coach trip.
Please contact Deborah Howard to book your coach seat.

Time: 07.30 - 19.00

Price: £18

Booking essential

Telephone: 013225255677

E-mail: deborahfrances@aol.com

Sat
23

Bexley Local Group Autumn Fair

Location: Freemantle Hall, High Street, Bexley
Postcode: SE18 2PP (Google map)

Come along to our annual Autumn Fair where you can buy RSPB goods, cards and gifts. There will also be craft stalls, bird feeding supplies, a white elephant stall, books, cakes & preserves, tombola and refreshments.

Time: 10am - 1pm

Price: Adults 30p, children free

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk

December 2019

Fri
13

Indoor Meeting - Bexley Local Group 40th Anniversary Social Evening

Location: John Fisher Church Hall, 48 Thanet Road, Bexley
Postcode: DA5 1AP (Google map)

As we come to the end of our anniversary year we are holding a social evening with some short presentations from members and have a chance to share memories of the year and past events. It will hopefully be a chance to meet former members and other local groups as we also come to the end of the celebration of the 50th year of RSPB Groups.

Time: 19.15 - 21.45

Price: 3.50 RSPB members, 4.50 non members, children under 16 50p.

Telephone: 02088547251

E-mail: stuartbans@hotmail.co.uk