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  • Osprey Family Fun Day

    Tuesday 2nd August 2016 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    Children will get to spend the day as a Rutland Osprey, with their very own ring, and migrate through the reserve to Africa (Waderscape hide!). There will be games and activities to complete along the way, the chance to make ...

  • Wild Play - Nature Day

    Wednesday 3rd August 2016 @ Belgrave Hall & Gardens, Church Road, Leicester, LE4 5PE

    Minibeast hunting, pond dipping, quiz trail, games, crafts. No need to book, pay on the day - £2.50 for activities. Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult). #EveryChildWild  

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 3rd August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Mud

    Thursday 4th August 2016 @ Attenborough Arboretum, Carisbrooke Road, Leicester, LE2 3PF

    Lots of activities using glorious mud, including making a mud kitchen, taking part in a mud splat competition and doing some mud painting. Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years, (all children must be accompanied by an adult). 10 am ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Sunday 7th August 2016 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Water

    Wednesday 10th August 2016 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 10th August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Wood

    Thursday 11th August 2016 @ Attenborough Arboretum, Carisbrooke Road, Leicester, LE2 3PF

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years, (all children must be accompanied by an adult). 10 am - 12 pm Cost £3.50 per child per session. Attenborough Arboretum is situated in Knighton on Carisbrooke Road in Leicester. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Soar Valley Living Landscape, Cossington - Sileby Mill

    Thursday 11th August 2016 @ Cossington Meadows

    Join Head of Conservation, Michael Jeeves for this evening walk along the river Soar. Learn about the Trust’s work reconnecting the habitats of the Soar valley reserves in order to enhance the flora & fauna of the floodplain. NB The ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 12th August 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 13th August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Fairies, Gnomes and their Homes!

    Thursday 18th August 2016 @ Attenborough Arboretum, Carisbrooke Road, Leicester, LE2 3PF

    Listen to themed stories and make your own gnome or fairy. Then create a luxurious abode for them using a range of natural materials. Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years, (all children must be accompanied by an adult). 10 ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Fire

    Wednesday 24th August 2016 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 26th August 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 27th August 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

September 2016 Back to top

  • Wildlife Watch Family Event - Up Close with...Moths

    Saturday 3rd September 2016 @ Belgrave Hall and Gardens

    This is a Wildlife Watch Family Event for members only. To book your places please click here Use the booking password printed in the Wild Times Summer Newsletter. For 8 - 14 year olds (No younger siblings sorry). All children must ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Field Trip

    Sunday 4th September 2016 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch group – Braunstone Civic Centre

    Venue to be confirmed Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call The Civic Centre on 0116 2899270. Please book by the Monday before the event so that volunteer ...

  • Bat Walk at Brocks Hill

    Thursday 8th September 2016 @ Brocks Hill Environmental Centre, Oadby, LE2 5JJ

    Please contact leader Jools Partridge on 07799 677 411 to book your place in advance.

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 9th September 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Nocturnal Animals

    Friday 9th September 2016 @ Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch group – Brocks Hill Country Park

    Please note that the exact time and location to be confirmed. Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call Brocks Hill Environment Centre on 0116 2572888. Please book by the ...

  • Charnwood Local Group Event - Rangers Without Borders

    Wednesday 14th September 2016 @ Charnwood Local Group Event - Woodhouse Eaves Village Hall

    This project has established a twinning relationship between park rangers from Leicestershire Country Parks and from Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. Admission £2.50 for members, £3.00 non-members, refreshments included. Contact Maggie Morland on 01509 890077, Kate Moore on 01509 ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Grasshopper Safari, Bradgate Park

    Friday 16th September 2016 @ Bradgate Park

    Join Conservation Officer Uta Hamzaoui to search for the different species of grasshopper and learn about their special habitats in Bradgate Park.  Meet in the Hunt’s Hill Car Park, (please note that usual parking charges apply).   Booking is essential, ...

  • North West Local Group Event - Dragonfly Delights

    Friday 16th September 2016 @ North West Local Group Event - Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Rd, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

    Trust Senior Conservation Officer Claire Install, describes the dragonflies we can expect to see locally, explains conservation methods and suggests how to help dragonflies in your garden pond. Admission £2. Contact David Maltby on 01530 222934 or Margaret Mabey on ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Tree Detective

    Sunday 18th September 2016 @ Rutland Water Wildlife Watch group – Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

    Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 year olds. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL - To book call 01572 770 651 or online: www.rutlandwater.org.uk/event-list/ Please note booking required by the Monday before the event ...

  • Wild Walk for all the family

    Sunday 18th September 2016 @ Rutland Water Nature Reserve: Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    We’ll begin our adventure at the Birdwatching Centre where your guide will take you on a journey of nature discovery. If you’re lucky you might catch a glimpse of the enigmatic water vole, watch on in amazement as an osprey catches a ...

  • Great Bowden Local Group Event - Fire on the Scillies

    Wednesday 21st September 2016 @ Great Bowden Local Group Event - Village Hall, The Green, Great Bowden

    Ken Reeves of the Burbage Birders makes a return visit with his illustrated, and no doubt humorous, presentation on the birds of the Isles of Scilly. Admission £2 for members, £3 non members, refreshments included. Contact Bruce White on 01858 ...

  • Evening Wildlife Watches

    Friday 23rd September 2016 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy a guided evening stroll to observe nocturnal wildlife such as badgers, bats and foxes. Booking essential, limit 10 people. £4pp (£10 two adults and two children) Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or 07748 958 065 email [email protected]

  • Landscape Photography and Panorama

    Saturday 24th September 2016 @ Rutland Water Nature Reserve: Lyndon Visitor Centre, LE15 8RN

    You will learn the important components of composition and lighting in landscape photography, and how to use your camera to control exposure and depth of field. We will also show you how to use “graduated filter”s in this course and ...

  • Humberstone Local Group Event - African Safari

    Wednesday 28th September 2016 @ Humberstone Local Group Event - Netherhall Neighbourhood Centre, Armadale Drive, Leicester

    A wander with Val Williams through the plains of the Serengeti and Masai Mara followed by a camping trip in the Ngorongoroa Crater. Encounters with African wildlife include elephants, rhinos & lions. Admission £2, refreshments included. Contact Alison Gardner on ...

  • Oadby & Wigston Local Group Event - Bolivia: Andes to Amazon

    Friday 30th September 2016 @ Oadby & Wigston Local Group Event - Trinity Methodist Church, Oadby

    Join Kate Moore on a journey learning Spanish in Sucre, crossing the largest salt lake in the world, walking ancient Inca trails and swimming with river crocodiles. Admission £3, refreshments included. Contact Stuart Mucklejohn on 0116 2810835, Diana Baxter on ...