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.

April 2019

Wed
3

Indoor Meeting: Birds of Heath, Moor and Mountain

Location: St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay.
Postcode: BN24 6HL (Google map)

John Buckingham will give an illustrated talk about the Birds of heath, moor and mountain in the afternoon, and he will repeat the talk in the evening.

Time: 2.15 pm until 4.30 pm, repeated 7.30 pm until 9.40 pm.

Price: £3.50 for RSPB Local Group Members, £4.00 for Visitors

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
10

Wednesday Walk: Shooters Bottom and Belle Tout

Location: Meet at the car park below Belle Tout. TV 568955.

Chris Barnett will lead a walk looking for coastal and downland birds around this area of the South Downs. The duration of this moderate walk, with stiles and slopes, will last for 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
20

Saturday Walk: South Farm, Southease.

Location: Meet at the farm buildings. TQ 412048.

Michael Light will lead a walk looking for downland birds and other birds around the farm. The duration of this downland walk, with longer and steeper terrain, will last for four hours. Please note the earlier start time.

Time: 9 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

May 2019

Wed
1

Indoor Meeting: The Women who saved Birds

Location: St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay.
Postcode: BN24 6HL (Google map)

Tessa Boase will give an illustrated talk about the Women who saved the Birds in the afternoon, and she will repeat the talk in the evening. The afternoon meeting will be followed by the AGM at 5 pm.

Time: 2.15 pm until 4.30 pm, repeated 7.30 pm until 9.40 pm.

Price: £3.50 for RSPB Local Group Members, £4.00 for Visitors

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
8

Wednesday Walk: Friston Forest

Location: Meet at Butchershole car park. TV 555993.

Helen Coombes will lead a walk looking for birds in Friston Forest. The duration of this moderate walk, with stiles and slopes, will last for 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
18

Reserve Visit: Knepp Wilding

Location: The coach will pick up passengers in and around the Local Group's area before continuing on to the reserve.

A visit to Knepp Wilding to see the work of this pioneering rewilding project.

Time: from 6 am first pick up.

Price: Please contact Tony Vass using the details above.

Booking essential

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
18

Saturday Walk: Laughton Woods

Location: Meet on the byway on Park Lane. TQ 514138.

Michael Light will lead a walk in Laughton Woods looking for birds. The duration of this moderate walk, with stiles and slopes, will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

June 2019

Wed
5

Indoor Meeting: Birds and other Wildlife of Southern Africa

Location: St. Wilfrid's Church Hall, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay.
Postcode: BN24 6HL (Google map)

Matt Ede will give an illustrated talk about Birds and other Wildlife of Southern Africa in the afternoon, and he will repeat the talk in the evening.

Time: 2.15 pm until 4.30 pm, repeated 7.30 pm until 9.40 pm.

Price: £3.50 for RSPB Local Group Members, £4.00 for Visitors

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
12

Wednesday Walk: Evening Walk to see Nightjars

Location: Meet in Robin Post Lane, Hailsham end. TQ 577083.

Michael Light will lead a walk looking for nightjars. The duration of this easy walk will be approximately 2 hours.

Time: 8 pm

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Wed
12

Wednesday Walk: Splash Point and Seaford Head

Location: Meet at Splash Point. TV 488783.

Tony Vass will lead a walk looking for coastal and downland birds around Seaford Head. The duration of this downland walk, with longer and steeper terrain, will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com

Sat
15

Saturday Walk: Hailsham Meadows

Location: Meet at the Leisure Centre car park at Hailsham. TQ 592097.

Michael Light will lead a walk looking for birds in the Hailsham Meadows. The duration of this moderate walk, with stiles and slopes, will be 2 to 3 hours.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free

Telephone: 01424 844304

E-mail: eastbourneRSPB@gmail.com