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.

October 2021

Wed
20

Indoor Meeting - Chris Collins - "Unknown Antarctica"

Location: St. Bernadette's Church Hall, Tilgate Way, Crawley

Postcode: RH10 5BS (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Chris Collins entitled "Unknown Antarctica"

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3 including refreshments for C&H members; £2.50 senior; £4 non-members

Telephone: 07514013091

E-mail: celiadickerhof@blueyonder.co.uk

November 2021

Wed
10

Indoor Meeting - Roger Beck "Birding Bulgaria"

Location: St. Bernadette's Church Hall, Tilgate Way, Crawley

Postcode: RH10 5BS (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Roger Beck entitled "Birding Bulgaria". Bulgaria is a fully-fledged member of the EU, but remains one of the least-visited corners of Europe. Birds, butterflies and wild flowers abound, and the scenery is as varied and dramatic as the wildlife.

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3 including refreshments for C&H members; £2.50 senior; £4 non-members

Telephone: 07514013091

E-mail: celiadickerhof@blueyonder.co.uk

December 2021

Wed
8

Indoor Meeting - AGM, social and a short talk

Location: St. Bernadette's Church Hall, Tilgate Way, Crawley

Postcode: RH10 5BS (Google map)

The Christmas Social, AGM and a short talk by John Hamilton entitled "Sabah (Borneo)"

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3 including refreshments for C&H members; £2.50 senior; £4 non-members

Telephone: 07514013091

E-mail: celiadickerhof@blueyonder.co.uk

January 2022

Wed
19

Indoor meeting - Tom Way - "Wildlife through the lens"

Location: St. Bernadette's Church Hall, Tilgate Way, Crawley

Postcode: RH10 5BS (Google map)

Tom explains his approach to wildlife photography, both for his more exotic locations and for somewhat smaller creatures in the UK.

Time: 8.00pm

Price: £3 including refreshments for C&H members; £2.50 senior; £4 non-members

Telephone: 07514013091

E-mail: celiadickerhof@blueyonder.co.uk

February 2022

Wed
16

Indoor meeting - Mark Mallalieu - "Goshawks, Hawfinch & Honey Buzzards in Sussex"

Location: St. Bernadette's Church Hall, Tilgate Way, Crawley
Postcode: RH10 5BS (Google map)

Mark Mallalieu is Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Sussex Ornithological Society, Editor of the annual Sussex Bird Report and former Recorder for the county. He spent almost 40 years with the UK's Department for International Development, often living overseas, mostly recently in South Sudan and Afghanistan. Now retired and based in Sussex, he has a particular interest in scarce breeding birds in the county. He has published a number of papers on birds of Sussex, Africa and Asia.

Time: 8.00pm

Price: £3 including refreshments for C&H members; £2.50 senior; £4 non-members

Telephone: 07514013091

E-mail: celiadickerhof@blueyonder.co.uk

April 2022

Wed
20

Indoor Meeting - Bill Coster - "Iceland"

Location: St. Bernadette's Church Hall, Tilgate Way, Crawley
Postcode: RH10 5BS (Google map)

In Bill's view Iceland is the most spectacular country in the whole of Europe with fantastic scenery that looks more like another planet, rather than here on Earth. The birds are also very special with the two 'Megaducks', Harlequin and Barrow's Goldeneye having there only European breeding populations on this wonderful island.

Time: 8.00pm

Price: £3 including refreshments for C&H members; £2.50 senior; £4 non-members

Telephone: 07514013091

E-mail: celiadickerhof@blueyonder.co.uk