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BFNHS Events and Outings: 2021

Monday 15th March, online Zoom talk: "Food, Foresight and the Future of Farming" by Dave Hughes, Head of Technology Identification & Evaluation for Syngenta Crop Protection.

Tuesday 27th April and Wednesday 5th May: 'Signs of Spring'
guided tours at Waltham Place

Monday 23rd August: 'Evening Trees Walk' event poster

Saturday 4th September: Nightingale Triangle monthly outdoor work party

Saturday 2nd October: Nightingale Triangle monthly outdoor work party

Saturday 6th November: Nightingale Triangle monthly outdoor work party

Saturday 4th December: Nightingale Triangle monthly outdoor work party

The good news for everyone is that our Talks Programme at South Hill Park resumed in September.
Click here to download the Talks Programme 2021-2022.


Further activities and events will be posted.

For more information please email:

Examples of Previous Events and Outings

  • Visit to the British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, Surrey - Outing photos
  • Guided glow-worm walk
  • Outing to Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum
  • Birdwatching at WWT Arundel
  • Visit to the Natural History Museum, Tring
  • Bat Walk at South Hill Park with John Wenman from the Ecological Consultancy - Bat Walk Outing Photo
  • Guided walk in Burnham Beeches
  • Nightingale Triangle Woodland Restoration Project - Phase 1 updates
  • Exclusive members natural history cinema screenings at South Hill Park
  • Birdwatching at RSPB Pulborough Brooks - Outing Photos
  • A day out at the Hawk Conservancy, Andover - Outing Photos and
    more fabulous photos
  • RSPB led evening walk to see Nightjars
  • Visit to Oxford Botanic Garden and Oxford Natural History Museum
  • Fungal Foray at Lily Hill Park
  • Visit to London Wetland Centre, Barnes - Outing Photos
  • Guided walk on Chobham Common
  • Torch-lit Night Walks at Bill Hill, Lily Hill Park and Clinton's Hill, Swinley Forest and Caesar's Camp
  • Evening Heathland Walk to see Nightjars at Caesar's Camp
  • Visit to Kew Gardens
  • Training for Natural History Museum Microverse Project
  • Stand at 'Celebrating Woods Day' at Jocks Lane
  • Veteran Tree Survey Group Training sessions and field based surveying
  • Stand at 'The Bracknell Show 2015'
  • Orchid Walk at Mill Pond
  • Visit to Chelsea Physic Garden
  • Bird-watching at Pagham Harbour W.Sussex
  • Wild Orchid walk at the BBOWT reserve of Homefield Wood - Photos
  • Outing to Butterfly World, St Albans
  • Moth and insect trapping at South Hill Park
  • Outing to the Natural History Museum, London
  • Stand at Celebrating Woods Day, Jocks Lane
  • Outing to BBOWT nature reserve at College Lake
  • Lightwater Country Park Quiz with Surrey Heath Rangers
  • Stand at South Hill Park Victorian Fayre
  • Visit to BBOWT nature reserve at Warburg
  • Stand at OPAL family science Fun Day
  • Visit to OPAL Air Centre for pollution studies
  • Field trip to Lily Hill Park
  • Outing to Barnes Wetland Centre
Hawk Conservancy
Meet the Secretary Bird - at the Hawk Conservancy
Waltham Place Visit
Ready for tea, following a tour at Waltham Place
Moths at SHP
Moth and insect trapping
Birdwatching at Pagham Harbour
Birdwatching at Pagham Harbour
Outing to Homefield Wood
Wild Orchid walk at Homefield Wood
Outing to Barnes Wetland Centre
Outing to Barnes Wetland Centre