2017/18 Winter Talks Programme

Thur 5th Oct – Wildflowers and Waterways by Mary Matts. A journey through waterway locations looking at the wild flowers, plants and trees throughout the seasons, learning of their medicinal and culinary uses, and associated myths and legends. 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.

Thur 2nd Nov – A Fungal Foray with Di Mears’ – don’t know your Brown Birch Boletus from a Fleecy Milk Cap. Find out more about the natural history of this fascinating group of organisms . 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.

Thur 7th Dec – Giants of the Forest – Redwoods of California with Mike Davey. An exploration of the natural history of these huge trees in their native environment and that of similar species brought to this country by Victorian plant hunters. 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.

Thur 4th Jan – Bees by Andrew Barber Chair of Nottinghamshire Beekeepers Association) talking about their life cycle, food plants, and importance to the natural world. 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.

Thur 1st Feb – Bird Ringing in Nottinghamshire by Andy Lowe. 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.

Thur 1st Mar – Butterflies of Malaysia by Bill Bacon. 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.

Thur 19th Apr – South Notts Local Group AGM, followed by followed by a talk by the Keeping It Wild Young Peoples Group (Notts Wildlife Trust) on their work and activities7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.