Events

Indoor Meetings are held from September to April - on the second Thursday of the month at Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich IP5 1DH. We have interesting and entertaining speakers giving illustrated talks on birds and wildlife. Refreshments are included and there is a raffle and birdfood stall. We hold Field Meetings throughout the year to various local locations including estuary, coast and lowland heath, also monthly Midweek Walks round local parks on Tuesday mornings. Non-Members are welcome at all events.

January 2018

Tue
16

Midweek Walk

Location: Meet at Stable Block off Cliff Lane. Map ref TM176432

Holywells Park Ipswich, including Conservation Area. Lasts approx. 2 hours. All welcome.

Time: 10.00am

Price: No charge

Telephone: 01473 714839

E-mail: ipswichrspblocalgroup@yahoo.com

February 2018

Thu
8

Indoor Meeting

Location: Rushmere St Andrew Church Hall, The Street, Rushmere, Ipswich.
Postcode: IP5 1DH (Google map)

'Stone Curlews' An illustrated talk by Tim Cowan, RSPB Brecks Project Manager.
Kindly sponsored by Collins Waste Solutions.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Group Members £2.20. Concessions apply. Non-members £4.00. Juniors £1.00. (Includes refreshments)

Telephone: 07887 770942

E-mail: ipswichrspblocalgroup@yahoo.com

Sat
10

Field Meeting

Location: Meet at Visitor Centre on B1026, Layer de la Haye, Colchester. Map ref TL962177

Abberton Reservoir Essex Wildlife Trust Reserve for wildfowl and winter birds.
We meet at the Trust Visitor Centre Car park for a look round the EWT reserve and along the dam to view the large numbers of wildfowl and sawbills which winter at Abberton Reservoir. The centre is on the B1026 Colchester to Tollesbury road at Layer de La Haye and is well signposted. Refreshment and toilet facilities are available at the centre. 2-3 miles and around 2-3 hours depending on the wildfowl spectacle available on the day.
Leader Stephen Marginson. All welcome. Walking easy. (EWT non-members admission charge applies)

Time: 10.00am

Price: EWT non-members admission charge applies

Telephone: 01473 714839

E-mail: smarginson@btinternet.com

Tue
13

Midweek Walk

Location: Meet at car park near toilet block (Hadleigh Road entrance) Map ref TM138443

A walk round Chantry Park Ipswich. Lasts approx. 2 hours. All welcome.

Time: 10.00am

Price: No charge

Telephone: 01473 714839

E-mail: ipswichrspblocalgroup@yahoo.com