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.

September 2019

Sun
1

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the footbridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' (at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane).

Guided walk, led by John Taylor, along the River Lea identifying local birds.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: An optional donation of £1 to the RSPB.

Telephone: 01582 715420

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

Thu
19

The Wallasea Island story

Location: All Saints' Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Chris Tyas from the RSPB

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

October 2019

Sun
6

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the footbridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' (at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane).

Guided walk, led by John Taylor, along the River Lea identifying local birds.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: An optional £1 donation to the RSPB.

Telephone: 01582 715420

Thu
10

The Birds and the Bees

Location: All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by photographer Andy Sands







Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

November 2019

Sun
3

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the footbridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' (at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane).

Guided walk, led by John Taylor, along the River Lea identifying local birds.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: An optional £1 donation to the RSPB.

Telephone: 01582 715420

Thu
14

Waders, Waders everywhere

Location: All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by photographer Chris Ward

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

December 2019

Sun
1

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge ober the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: An optional donation of £1 to the RSPB

Telephone: 01582 715420

Wed
11

A morning walk at Tyttenhanger Pits

Location: Meet in the fisherman's car park. Access is direct from the south side of the A414 just east of the petrol station. Follow the track past the Lafarge gravel works. 9.45am start.

A half day guide walk.

Time: 9.45am

Price: An optional donation of £1 to the RSPB

Telephone: 07551230348

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

Thu
12

Saving Water Voles in Hertfordshire

Location: All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Martin Ketcher from the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

Wed
18

Our regular pre-Christmas walk between Batford Springs and Leasey Bridge

Location: Harpenden, meet by the bridge across the River Lea at Batford Springs.

A walk along the Lea Valley from Batford Springs to Leasey Bridge and return. Followed by an optional lunch at A local pub. Please tell Geoff Horn in advance if you wish to join the lunch.

Time: 10 am

Price: Free but a voluntary donation of £1 for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

January 2020

Sun
5

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby', which is at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane

A guided walk identifying local birds.

Time: 8.00am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a voluntary donation of £1 to the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 715420 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

Thu
9

My Passion for Swifts

Location: All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Drew Lyness

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

February 2020

Sun
2

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane

A guided walk identifying local birds.

Time: 8-10.15 am

Price: Free but a voluntary donation of £1 to the RSPB would be appreciated

Telephone: 01582 715420

Thu
13

Hertfordshire's Wonderful Wetlands

Location: All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden.
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Josh Kalms from the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

March 2020

Sun
1

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet by the bridge across the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' pub, which is at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane.

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds, led by John Taylor. No experience of birdwatching necessary.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 715420

Thu
12

The British Trust for Ornithology

Location: All Saints Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Paul Stancliffe

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

April 2020

Sun
5

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds. Led by John Taylor.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 715420

Thu
16

Wildlife from my Bike

Location: All Saints' Church Hall, Station Road, Harpenden
Postcode: AL5 4UU (Google map)

An illustrated talk by Gary Prescott

Time: 8 pm

Price: £3

Telephone: 01582 765443

E-mail: geoffrhorn@yahoo.co.uk

May 2020

Sun
3

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds led by John Taylor.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 715420

June 2020

Sun
7

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane.

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds, led by John Taylor.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 715420

July 2020

Sun
5

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane.

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds, led by John Taylor.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 715420

August 2020

Sun
2

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Location: Meet on the bridge over the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane.

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds, led by John Taylor.

Time: 8 am to 10.15 am

Price: Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Telephone: 01582 715420