Event List

Sunday, 19 June 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Basics of plant identification

Tutor: Simon Harrap

at "Natural Surroundings", Bayfield, NR25 7JN

Booking essential

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 26 June 2016 - 10:30am Display a map
"Wild Flowers Revealed": An introduction to plant identification 28

At Catfield Hall Fen.

Beginners & non-experts are specially welcome to join Bob Leaney (01603 782462) with the Norfolk Flora Group and NNNS botanists to see and hear about the fen meadow flowers, tall herb fen flora & good aquatics of this rich site, with displays of southern marsh orchids and the best UK stands of crested buckler fern & its hybrid with Dryopteris carthusiana.

Swallowtails should also be in evidence.

Meet at map ref TG37762128 off Hall Road (nearest postcode NR29 5DB),parking please so as not to obstruct access to buildings, tracks etc.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Friday, 1 July 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm Display a map
Society for the History of Natural History: Meeting and AGM

Town Close Auditorium, Norwich Castle Museum Market Avenue, NR1 3JQ

For prices, a timetable of talks and to book a place, see shnh.org.uk

(Norwich & Norfolk Naturalists members have a discounted price.)

Other
Friday, 1 July 2016 - 10:00am - Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Seaweeds for landlubbers

July or August. Date to be announced.

Tutors: Dawn Watson & Rob Spray.

Somewhere in North Norfolk. Please contact Tony Leech - email courses@nnns.org.uk or phone 01263 712282, to register an interest & receive details when available.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 2 July 2016 - 10:00am - 5:15pm Display a map
The OSME Summer Meeting and 38th AGM

The Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME ) is holding its annual Summer Meeting and AGM at BTO Headquarters in Thetford (the ninth year that we have held it at BTO). Open to all including non-members.

Full details are on OSME website

BTO, The Nunnery, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2PU

Other
Saturday, 2 July 2016 - 11:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
Go Wild for Scarning Water Meadows

Take part in NWT guided walks, pond dipping, minibeast hunting and a wildlife spotter trail.

You can meet the experts, make bird boxes, bird feeders and minibeast homes.

Get involved in our Bioblitz as we try and find over 200 different animal and plants on this fantastic wildlife site.

• Suitable for all ages • Activities are free • No need to book • Please note no car park on site

 See Norfolk Wildlife Trust poster

Other
Saturday, 9 July 2016 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
Bumblebee Workshop at Sheringham Park

with Nick Owens and Rob Coleman

 at National Trust Sheringham Park, North Norfolk, NR26 8TL

Saturday 9th July 10.30 – 3.30 Cost £25.

Booking: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/03d6ea63-0a67-45b2-bc07-71f70153735b/pages/details

   or Tel. 0844 249 1895

Booking Essential

Other
Sunday, 10 July 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Wildlife digital photography for beginners

Tutor: Pete Murray

at Holt Hall, Kelling Road, Holt, NR25 7DU

Cost £25, payable at the workshop. To book, email your application to courses@nnns.org.uk or phone Tony Leech on 01263 712282.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 10 July 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
Wildlife digital photography for beginners

Tutor Pete Murray

For those wanting to escape from ‘auto’ mode to capture wildlife subjects, or get to grips with a new digital camera.

You do not have to have an advanced camera – compacts (but not phones) acceptable!

Further details will be sent to enquirers. Workshop fee £25

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 7 August 2016 - 10:30am Display a map
"Wild Flowers Revealed". An introduction to plant Identification 29

At Burnham Overy Staithe to Gun Hill & western end of Holkham.

Join Bob Leaney (01603 782462) with the Norfolk Flora Group & NNNS botanists to see and learn about the upper and lower saltmarsh plant communities & the flora associated with different stages of dune development.

Meet at The Hard off East Harbour Way, map ref. TF84484436 (postcode PE31 8JF), parking on the landward side of the car park if possible.

An outward walk of some 2km along the sea wall and the same back again is then involved.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 27 August 2016 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Grasshoppers & crickets

Tutor: Nick Owens

at Sheringham Park, NR26 8TL

Booking essential

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 3 September 2016 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Shield bugs & ground beetles

Tutors: Rob Coleman & Tristan Bantock

at Sheringham Park, NR26 8TL

Booking essential

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Norfolk's Orchids and their pollinators

Illustrated talk by Nick Owens

At St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - 1:30pm - 5:00pm Display a map
Autumn Wildflower Walk (part of the Norfolk Walking Festival)

Walk with Bob Leaney and Jo Parmenter from Caister Lifeboat Station Beach car park to Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth (and back again)

We'll be looking at the plant communities of the strandline, yellow and grey dunes, and also some of the urban flora of Gt Yarmouth, including parts of Yarmouth Cemetery, which has preserved some of the old coastal grassland, much of which has been lost to urban expansion.

Meet at Caister Beach car park TG527119 in front of lifeboat station (free parking after 1st October).

Ticket price: £5. Proceeds will go to NNNS.

Booking via the Norfolk Walking Festival Website: www.norfolkwalkingfestival.co.uk

NORFOLK WALKING FESTIVAL (NCC) and NORFOLK AND NORWICH NATURALIST’S SOCIETY

Other
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic Group Member’s Evening: ‘Show your own’

All members of the Society are welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Sunday, 6 November 2016 - 10:30am Display a map
Mossing for beginners at Ashwellthorpe Lower Wood

in the 25th anniversary year of its coming into the ownership of the Norfolk WildlifeTrust. With Mary Ghullam (01692 402013) & the Norfolk & Suffolk Bryological Group. Meet in the NWT car park at Rosemary’s Meadow through wooden 5-barred gate with Reserve notice just off The Street - room for up to12 cars - or if full park by the kerb a little further east on the Street at about TM 142976 (postcode NR16 1AA). A hand lens would be useful as would old envelopes for collecting moss specimens.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
The Norfolk Bird Race

Illustrated talk by Andrew Whitelee.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘Nature - a photographer’s viewpoint’

Illustrated talk by Norman Tottle

All members of the Society welcome. St. Andrew’s Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
How to find a tiger

Illustrated talk by Nick Acheson

With festive refreshments

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
Presidential Address: ‘Conservation, Natural Capital, Rewilding: what’s the future for nature in Norfolk?’ Patrick Barkham

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘Nature through my camera’
Illustrated talk by Tony Howes

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘European eel: the science & the mystery’
Illustrated talk by Dr. Alan Walker of Cefas

at St. Andrew’s Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘Cameras as nature study tools’
Illustrated talk by Hans Watson

All members of the Society welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 10:30am Display a map
An introduction to lichen habitats and species in mid-Norfolk

With Peter Lambley & the Norfolk Lichen Group, looking at mixed habitats including trees, a worked-out gravel pit and churchyards. Entrance about 100 metres north of Lyng Bridge. Beginners very welcome. Sparham Pools: map ref. TG 075178 (post code NR9 5QY)

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
Annual General Meeting followed by ‘Natural history & conservation of a beautiful aquatic landscape: the Glaven experience’.

Illustrated talk by Carl Sayer of UCL & the Glaven Conservation Group (Talk postponed to this date from March 2016).

St. Andrew’s Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic group Member’s Evening: ‘Show your own’

All members of the Society welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group