Event List

Sunday, 18 May 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
Workshop: Flowers for beginners

Tutor: Simon Harrap. Holt Hall.

See workshops page for details.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 25 May 2014 - 10:30am Display a map
Cley Beach

An opportunity to see the changes caused by last December's storms and to hear the latest about plans for recovery and for Cley Marshes NWT, with Nick Owens and Tony Leech.

We will keep a look out for birds, plants and insects but do not plan to visit the NWT reserve itself.

Meet at the Cley Visitor Centre car park TG 054 440. Involves 3-4 km walk. Bring lunch or buy it at the Visitor Centre.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 8 June 2014 - 10:30am Display a map
Two-centre meeting with Lowestoft Field Club

10.30am and 2.15pm at Mellis Common (Suffolk) and Boyland Common, Shelfanger. With Arthur Copping.

For Mellis, park in the Village Hall car park just west of the level crossing at TM 100746 (postcode IP23 8DW), by kind permission of Mrs Izod.

Lunch 12.30pm (If desired, a pub lunch is possibly available at the nearby Railway Tavern: book on 01379 783416).

For Boyland, park on the verge of Common Road east of the T-junction at TM 088848 (post code IP22 2HD).

Members are well to attend either meeting or both of them.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Friday, 27 June 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
Workshop: Grass identification for beginners

Tutor: Bob Ellis. Wheatfen.

See workshops page for details.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 29 June 2014 - 10:30am Display a map
‘Wild Flowers Revealed.’ An introduction to plant identification 26: Marriott’s Way and Alderford Common

Beginners and non-experts are specially welcome to join Bob Leaney with the Norfolk Flora Group and NNNS botanists to see and learn about the varied plants of these sites.

Meet in the Attlebridge Station Road Marriott’s Way car park: TG 127176 (postcode NR29 5AA), where parking is free and access on foot to both sites convenient.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 13 July 2014 - 11:00am Display a map
Full-day meeting at Beeston Common, Sheringham

With Francis Farrow.

Botanically rich, with heath, bog/fen and woodland habitats, the Common also has a great variety of insects including Keeled Skimmer & White-letter Hairstreak

The site can be wet so stout shoes or boots are recommended. Park in the layby off A149 Cromer Road at TG 165426 (postcode NR26 8EU).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Beginning the study of insects

Tutor: Tony Irwin at Holt Hall.

See workshops page for details.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 10:30am Display a map
Full-day meeting at NWT Ringstead Downs With Keith Fox.

Just south of Ringstead village off Sedgeford Road: limited parking in NWT car park along short track to west at TF 707399 (nearest postcode PG36 5JZ), or park on roadside verge if full.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Crickets & grasshoppers

Tutor: Nick Owens

Sheringham Park*

See workshops page for details.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Bugs & beetles

Tutors: Tristan Bantock & Rob Coleman

Sheringham Park*

See workshops page for details.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 10:30am Display a map
Full-day meeting with Bob Ellis & Research Group specialists at Winterton Dunes.

All members of the Society are welcome.

Meet in Dunes Cafe / Coastwatch Tower car park at far end of Beach Road TG 497197 (postcode NR29 4AJ).

Parking charge payable. Public toilet.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Identifying difficult moths by genitalia

Tutor: Jon Clifton

Holt Hall*

See workshops page for details.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 12 October 2014 - 10:30am - 2:00pm Display a map
Full-day meeting at Holkham Woods.

Full-day meeting at Holkham Woods for fungi (morning) and birds & general (afternoon).

With Tony Leech & Andy Bloomfield.

Meet in Wells Beach car park at far (north) end of Beach Road: TF 915456 (postcode NR23 1DR).

Parking charge payable. Public toilets.

Members welcome to attend either session or both.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 7:30pm Display a map
"Owls and people." Illustrated talk by Mike Toms

"Owls and people." Illustrated talk by Mike Toms whose "New Naturalist" volume appeared earlier this year.

Mike explores our relationship with owls from their role in ancient rituals, through literature, folklore & myth to modern day conservation, examining why we find them so fascinating.

Mike is Associate Director at the BTO and first worked on Norfolk's Barn Owls in the early 1990's.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic Group Members' Evening: "Show your Own"

All members of the Society welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Photographic Group
Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 10:30am Display a map
Mossing for beginners at Winterton Dunes.

With Mary Ghullam and the Norfolk & Suffolk Bryological Group.

A mixture of dunes, wet areas, grassland and scrub.

Meet in Dunes Cafe / Coastwatch Tower car park at far end of Beach Road: TG 497197 (postcode NR29 4AJ).

Parking charge payable. Public toilet.

A hand lens would be useful.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 9 November 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Fungi on wood

Tutors: Anne Crotty & Tony Leech

Holt Hall*

See workshops page for details.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 7:30pm Display a map
"The Cley to Salthouse Living Coast", Illustrated talk by David North.

A talk on the living landscapes approach to conservation, covering the wildlife & history of Cley and current plans for the reserve & development of the Aspinall Wildlife & Education Centre.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 7:30pm Display a map
'Every picture tells a story'

Illustrated talk by David Horsley

All members of the Society are welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Photographic Group
Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 7:30pm Display a map
"Should we be afraid of wasps?" Illustrated talk by Ben Aldiss

With festive refreshments.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Friday, 9 January 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
Presidential Address: "Birds' interactions with the landscape at global to local scales." Andy Clements

As BTO Director, Dr. Clements will talk about the Trust's research in this field, Including the Norfolk context.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic Techniques and Problems Workshop

All members welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Photographic Group
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
"Rum & St. Kilda", Illustrated talk by Jerry Kinsley

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic Techniques and Problems Workshop

All members of the Society welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Photographic Group
Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 10:30am Display a map
Blickling Estate for lichens on trees & stonework.

With Peter Lambley & the Norfolk Lichen Group.

Meet in the main car park (charge for non-NT members): TG 178286 (nearest post code: NR11 6NF)

Beginners are very welcome.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
Annual General Meeting followed by "British Columbia & Canada's Wild West" Illustrated talk by Dorothy Cheyne.
St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton
Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic Group Members' Evening: "Show your Own"

All members of the Society welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Photographic Group