Events 2019

January

Monday, 21st January 2019 at Trinity United Reformed Church, London Road, High Wycombe
The Wood for the Trees. Richard Fortey, a retired Natural History Museum palaeontologist, well known for his television programmes on BBC Four covering fungi, rock pools, fossils, survivors of mass extinction events and island evolution, will be speaking to us about the Oxfordshire woodland he has purchased, and his book “The wood for the trees”. Copies of the book will be available for sale on the evening.



February

Friday, 8th February 2019 at St Thomas Church Hall, Mayflower Way, Holtspur
The Work of the Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre.
Sadie Shepherd from the Centre will be giving us a talk and will bring along some live birds of prey, offering opportunities for a close and hands-on experience.



March

Monday 18th March 2019 at Trinity United Reformed Church, London Road, High Wycombe
Ladybirds, Longhorns and other Beetles. We are pleased to welcome Martin Harvey back to give us another of his always interesting and informative talks. Martin is an entomologist and wildlife recorder who works for the UK Biological Records Centre on projects such as iRecord. He has worked for the Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Environmental Records Centre and on the iSpot project for the Open University. In his spare time, he is the moth recorder for Berkshire.


 


April

Friday 12th April 2019 at St Thomas’ Church Hall, Mayflower Way, Holtspur
A Wildlife Photographic Tour. Tom Way, a well-known professional fine art wildlife photographer will be giving us an illustrated talk on wildlife photography. Tom has received awards in various international competitions, including European Wildlife Photographer of the Year. He spends much of his time overseas photographing large mammals and leading photographic wildlife safaris, but also runs UK workshops, giving people an opportunity to join him photographing our native wildlife.