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June 2018

Insects of North West Norfolk

June 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening talk by Robert Smith, about the insects that live in the North West corner of Norfolk, from Holme to Hunstanton. Between 2013-2017 Robert worked in this area for Norfolk Wildlife Trust and his talk includes the year-long Bioblitz he and his friends undertook, with some personal highlights and rarities along the way > http://bit.ly/2Hl08nB The evening is hosted by our Friends of Welney Group. Time: Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7.30pm Cost: £3 (£2 Friends of Welney…

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Bat & Barn Owl Evening

June 16, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! More information > http://bit.ly/2IH3WRc

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July 2018

Bat & Barn Owl Evening

July 14, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! Booking Essential, contact the centre on 01353 860711 or info.welney@wwt.org.uk More information > http://bit.ly/2H831Ms

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August 2018

Fully Booked Bat & Barn Owl Evening

August 11, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Fully Booked Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! Booking Essential, contact the centre on 01353 860711 or info.welney@wwt.org.uk More information > http://bit.ly/2uYXuD1

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Fully Booked Bat & Barn Owl Evening

August 17, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Fully Booked Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! Booking Essential, contact the centre on 01353 860711 or info.welney@wwt.org.uk More information > http://bit.ly/2qh7CSF

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October 2018

Swans Awake

October 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join our warden before dawn to watch the stunning sight of hundreds of swans waking up on the wetlands. Brilliant photographic opportunities, at this early point in the season the birds are nice and close to the hides to give you a front row seat from which to experience this winter spectacle. The guide will also point out the range of duck and wader species, fingers crossed for a barn owl fly past too!

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November 2018

Basket Forms and Sculpture Workshop

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn a variety of basket making techniques for sculpture and hangings for interior or exterior pieces This workshop is suitable for beginners and students with some experience fo working with willow. Willow is prepared about a week in advance for each workshop and can be selected specifically for your project if you let Jane know. Tools and willow are provided but you may want to bring your own favourite tools as well. One Day Workshop fees £45 plus £15 for…

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December 2018

Christmas Decorations and sculpture workshop

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make Willow Christmas decorations and add textiles or fresh cut plant material to suit your home, for interior or exterior. Christmas Decorations workshop is suitable for students from 9 years old. Gift tokens are available to share the workshop with friends and family Willow is prepared about a week in advance for each workshop and can be selected specifically for your project if you let Jane know. One Day Workshop fees £45 plus £15 for materials Workshops have maximum 8…

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January 2019

Living Willow Structures

January 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn to design and make Living willow structures for gardens or public places. students will learn about planting and maintenance of willow. There may be opportunity to build new screens on the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust reserve, depending on water levels.

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February 2019

Ely Wildlife Watch: Welney

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This month’s Wildlife Watch is a special trip to WWT Welney for “Wild Swans”. Watch the swan feed and take part in activities. Meet at WWT Welney. Ely Wildlife Watch is the junior branch of the Wildlife Trust for children.

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March 2019

The Woodland Trust – From Start to Present Day

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening talk by Peter Vince, about the breadth of work carried out by The Woodland Trust. Alongside the woodland management works that they do, find out about important research and campaigning. Find out more > http://bit.ly/2EAxlgy The evening is hosted by our Friends of Welney Group. Time: Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7.30pm Cost: £3 (£2 Friends of Welney Members)

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

March 31 @ 4:30 pm

Treat a Mother you know to afternoon tea in our Wigeon Cafe. Afternoon teas must be pre-booked and are served between 2.30-4pm. Choose from the following: - The Classic Afternoon Tea - a scone, clotted cream and jam and a pot of tea or an Americano £ 4.95 - High Tea Moment - a classic afternoon tea with a handmade sandwich for 1 £8.95 - The Deluxe High Tea - a sandwich, scone with cream and jam, macaroon and Elderflower…

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April 2019

GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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Giving Otters an Edge in the Fens

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening talk by Cliff Carson, about his passion for otters and the commitment he has given to ensuring that riparian species are looked after along the many waterways of the Fens. Find out more > http://bit.ly/2HgCmNW The evening is hosted by our Friends of Welney Group. Time: Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7.30pm Cost: £3 (£2 Friends of Welney Members)

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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GIANT Easter Duck Trail

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2019

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our yellow ducks and we need you and your family to help him find them at Welney Wetland Centre this Easter. You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy prize. Whilst looking for the ducklings you can explore the reserve, pause for some pond dipping, use your explorer backpack to spot some of the first insects of…

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May 2019

Fully Booked – Bat & Barn Owl Evening

May 31 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

**Fully booked** Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! More information > http://bit.ly/2ZTIPV7

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June 2019

Godwit Festival

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2019

Join us for our first ever Godwit Festival, Sat 1 & Sun 2 June. Whether you are a Godwit fan or completely new to these incredible bird have a look at the activities we've got planned. The weekend will be packed with talks from the experts, guided walks with Godwit conservationists, and family activities celebrating all things Godwit! Back from the Brink Poet in Residence Katherine McMahon will be there, to inspire about this rare species through creative activities and…

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Bat & Barn Owl Evening

June 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

**Last space remaining** Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! Booking Essential, book tickets online here > http://bit.ly/2vF8MKc

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Godwit Festival

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2019

Join us for our first ever Godwit Festival, Sat 1 & Sun 2 June. Whether you are a Godwit fan or completely new to these incredible bird have a look at the activities we've got planned. The weekend will be packed with talks from the experts, guided walks with Godwit conservationists, and family activities celebrating all things Godwit! Back from the Brink Poet in Residence Katherine McMahon will be there, to inspire about this rare species through creative activities and…

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Botany of the Ouse Washes

June 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening talk by Tim Pankhurst, Regional Conservation Manager for Plantlife. Tim will be talking about the origin and ecology of the Ouse Washes from a plant ecologists point of view. Find out more > http://bit.ly/2EAxlgy The evening is hosted by our Friends of Welney Group. Time: Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7.30pm Cost: £3 (£2 Friends of Welney Members)

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July 2019

Bat & Barn Owl Evening

July 6 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! More information > http://bit.ly/2H4J34f

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August 2019

Bat & Barn Owl Evening

August 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for an evenings’ exploration of the reserve. Watch owls coming out to hunt, listen out for bats and check the moth traps to see which insects are out on the wing! Booking Essential, book tickets online here > http://bit.ly/2ZZb6JL

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