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.

February 2018

Mon
12

AN ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE ADVENTURE - Dave Horsley

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

Dave is a wildlife photographer with a very strong interest in using his images and video in Wildlife Education. This talk is about the Seabirds at sea and ashore, seals and whales plus some amazing scenery from South Georgia, South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £1.50, non members £2.50 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Sat
17

SCULTHORPE MOOR HAWK AND OWL TRUST - TF900305,

Location: Hawk & Owl Trust
Sculthorpe Moor
TF900305
Postcode: NR21 9GH (Google map)

A visit to this small reserve looking for residents and migrants. Facilities at Visitor Centre
Leader: John Mather

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 10am

Price: Donation of £4 to Sculthorpe Moor

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

March 2018

Mon
12

WILDLIFE CLOSE TO HOME - David North.

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

David is Head of People and Wildlife at the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Tonight's talk is about the wildlife found on the sites around where he lives in North Norfolk the roadside verges and local Estates like Felbrigg and Mannington that are within walking/cycling distance of his home

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £1.50, non members £2.50 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Sun
18

NWT CLEY MARSHES

Location: NWT CLEY MARSHES
TG053441
Postcode: NR25 7SA (Google map)

Wintering birds, early migrants and residents. Charge for non-NWT members, all facilities available.
Leader Barry & Sue Jones

Emegency phone on the day 07486 898129

Time: 10am

Price: Charge for non-NWT members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

April 2018

Sat
7

NWT EAST WRETHAM HEATH

Location: NWT Wretham Heath
TI913887
Postcode: IP24 1RU (Google map)

NWT Reserve includes woodland, heath and mere. Look out for spring migrants. No facilities
Leader: John Mather

Emergency phone on the day: 07846 898129

Time: 10am

Price: Charge for non-NWT members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

Mon
9

CROSSING THE BORDER TO SUFFOLK - Jamie Hall

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

Jamie is a professional photographer In late 2013 he moved from the edge of The Norfolk Broads to the southern part of the Suffolk coast. This changed his photography massively. He may not have realised it initially, but it has moulded his photos into a style he enjoys. During this talk he will show images that worked, as well as images that didn't from this period and up to the present day.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £2.00, non members £3.00 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

May 2018

Sat
12

RSPB LAKENHEATH AND NWT WEETING HEATH

Location: RSPB LAKENHEATH AND WEETING—TI22864/ TI757881, IP27 9AD/IP26 4NQ
Postcode: IP27 9AD (Google map)

Two Breckland reserves, spring migrants, bittern and Cuckoo at Lakenheath and stone curlew at Weeting, just some of the possible highlights. Facilities at both sites.

Leader John Mather

Emergency phone on the day: 07846 898129

Time: 10am

Price: Charge for Non RSPB Members Non NWT Members

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

Mon
14

RSPB MINSMERE A HOME FOR NATURE - Ian Barthorpe

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

Ian is the Visitor Experience Officer at Minsmere. Tonight's talk will update us on this fantastic
coastal nature reserve. Minsmere was also home to the BBC's Springwatch for 3 years.

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £2.00, non members £3.00 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

Wed
16

RIVER TUD/MARRIOTTS WAY

Location: Meet in Gunton Lane car park. TG192108
Postcode: NR5 0AD (Google map)

Meet at 7pm in the parking area off Gunton Lane for John Butcher's annual evening visit.
Leader David Porter

Bring Insect Repellent

Emergency phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 7pm

Price: No Charge.

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

June 2018

Sun
10

KELLING HEATH

Location: KELLING HEATH—TG103419,
Postcode: NR25 7ER (Google map)

Dartford warblers, wood larks and hopefully a turtle dove or two. Bring lunch for optional pm visit to Kelling Quags.
No facilities.
Leaders: Barry & Sue Jones

Emergency Phone on day: 07486 898129

Time: 10am

Price: No Charge

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com

Mon
11

OWLS A CULTURAL HISTORY - Mike Toms.

Location: Hellesdon Community Centre (Entrance of Woodview Road)
Middletons lane
Norwich

Postcode: NR6 5QB (Google map)

As the Associate Director, Communications (Science) for the British Trust for Ornithology, Mike explores the ways in which we have viewed owls through the centuries and how those relationships have shaped our current
conservation interest in these birds

Time: 7.30pm

Price: Local group members £2.00, non members £3.00 Including Refreshments

E-mail: rspbnorwichgroup@virginmedia.com

July 2018

Sun
8

RSPB BUCKENHAM MARSHES AND STRUMPSHAW FEN

Location: Meet in the car RSPB park at Buckenham Station TG351056
Postcode: NR13 4HW (Google map)

Meet in the RSPB car park at Buckenham Marshes for a visit to both reserves looking for summer residents and visitors including Ruff. Facilities at Strumpshaw only.
Leader: John Mather

Emergency Phone on the day: 07486 898129

Time: 10am

Price: Charge for non RSPB Members.

Booking essential

Telephone: 01603 663004 07931 038446

E-mail: john.mather7@ntlworld.com