Event List

Saturday, 11 July 2015 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
Bumblebee Workshop at Sheringham Park

A workshop for adults all about Bumblebees!

We will cover the identification and conservation of these fascinating insects and how to encourage them in your garden.

Includes classroom and field sessions. With Dr Nick Owens.

Cost £25 - for further information phone: Sheringham Park, 01263 820550, or email sheringhampark@nationaltrust.org.uk

To book tickets, go online at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sheringham-park or phone 0844 249 1895

Booking Essential

Other
Sunday, 12 July 2015 - 10:30am Display a map
Visit Redgrave & Lopham Fen NNR

Joint field meeting of the Society with Lowestoft Field Club & Norfolk Flora Group.

Concentrating on the western part of the Reserve, where dry and damp heath plus aquatic habitats occur.

With Arthur Copping (01379 64210901379 642109).

We shall also be joined by Helen Smith of the Little Ouse Headwaters Project, showing us additional wildlife of the site, including possibly the Fen Raft Spider.

Meet in the Reserve Visitors' Centre car park, Low Common Road, IP22 2HX (Map Ref. TM 055803).

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Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 11:00am - 1:00pm Display a map
Free Bumblebee Walk with Nick Owens

Bumblebees at NWT Thompson Common, nearest postcode NR17 1DP

Booking and details from Beth.Roberts@breckland.gov.uk

Other
Sunday, 2 August 2015 - 10:30am Display a map
Plants at Hickling NWT Reserve

"Wild flowers revealed": an introduction to plant identification 27.

Beginners and non-experts are especially welcome to join Bob Leaney (01603 78246201603 782462) with the Norfolk Flora Group and NNNS botanists to see and learn about the aquatic and other plants of this rich site.

Meet in the NWT Visitor Centre car park off Stubb Road at Map Ref. TG 428222 (postcode NR12 0BW).

There are toilets at the Centre, and refreshments may be available.
 

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Sunday, 9 August 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Flowers

At "Natural Surroundings" with Tutor: Simon Harrap *

Grid Ref:TG045406 Postcode:NR25 7JN

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 29 August 2015 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Grasshoppers

At Sheringham Park (NR26 8TL) with Tutor: Nick Owens *

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 5 September 2015 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Shield bugs & allies

At Sheringham Park (NR26 8TL ) with Tutors: Tristan Bantock & Rob Coleman *

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 26 September 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Earthworms

At Holt Hall (NR25 7DU) with Tutor: Tony Irwin *

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
"Why the fly?" Illustrated talk by Tony Irwin

St Andrew's Hall Eaton, NR4 6NW

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 18 October 2015 - 10:30am Display a map
Dune walk from Burnham Overy Staithe to Gun Hill

A 2-kilometre walk to the dunes along sea walls with Tony Leech, giving good opportunities to view and identify some basic saltmarsh birds and plants.

The dune flora will not be at its best at this time of year, but we hope to find some unusual fungi that occur there, including possibly earth-stars.

Park at the Staithe, East Harbour Way, PE31 8JF (Map Ref. TF 844443)

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 1 November 2015 - 10:30am Display a map
Mossing for beginners at Shouldham Warren

Mossing for beginners at Shouldham Warren (Forestry Commission), south of King's Lynn.

With Robin Stevenson (01553 76678801553 766788) & the Norfolk & Suffolk Bryological Group.

About 50 species have been recorded from a range of habitats including heath, dykes & deciduous trees: many large, common and easy to recognize, making them an ideal starting point for beginners.

Ample parking at Map Ref. TF 679104 (nearest postcode: PE33 0BY).

Excursions are normally cancelled only in event of snow or heavy frost, but please ring Robin if heavy rain is forecast.

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Saturday, 7 November 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Fungi at Wheatfen

Tutor: Tony Leech *
* Cost £15 payable at the workshop. To book, email your application to courses@nnns.org.uk  or phone Tony Leech on 01263 71228201263 712282.
All workshops are intended for or suitable for beginners. For more details see separate workshops sheet or website: www.nnns.org.uk.

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Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘South Georgia: natural history of an Antarctic island’

Illustrated talk by Andrew Clarke of the British Antarctic Survey

St. Andrew's Church Hall, Church Lane, Eaton, Norwich NR4 6NW

All members of the Society welcome

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 7:30pm Display a map
'Bat monitoring: a novel approach'

Illustrated talk by Stuart Newson. With festive refreshments
St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Presidential Address: 'Muckweed, Sandweed & Buddle'

Bob Ellis
St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
'The Natural History slides of Ted Ellis'

Illustrated talk by David Nobbs
St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW
All members of the Society welcome

Photographic Group
Tuesday, 9 February 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
'Norfolk's cetaceans'

Illustrated talk by Carl Chapman
St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic techniques & problems workshop

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW
All members of the Society welcome

Photographic Group
Saturday, 5 March 2016 - 10:30am Display a map
Lichens at Ling Common and South Wootton Church

Ling Common n. of Kings Lynn for heathland & woodland lichens, and South Wootton Church.

With Peter Lambley & the Norfolk Lichen Group.

Meet in the Ling Heath layby, Lynn Road, at map ref.TF652238.(nearest postcode: PE31 6BE).

Beginners very welcome

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 8 March 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Annual General Meeting

'Natural history & conservation of a beautiful aquatic landscape: the Glaven experience'.
Illustrated talk by Carl Sayer of UCL & the Glaven Conservation Group.
St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic Group Members' Evening: 'Show your own'

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW
All members of the Society welcome
 

Photographic Group