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Birding in a War Zone

Wednesday 7th November, 7.30pm

Birding in a War Zone

You may recall that Richard Porter gave a very successful talk on Blakeney Point 16 months ago which helped raise some much needed funding for the fabric. On Wednesday 7th November at Aylmerton Village Hall, he has kindly offered to do a further evening. This time he will present a beautifully illustrated talk on ‘Birding in a War Zone’ when he will share his experiences of his bird studies and conservation travels in Yemen, Syria and Iraq over the past 40 years.

This talk is much sought after by bird club members so it’s likely that tickets will be in demand. However, Friends come first so we’re making sure the date is fixed in your diary (or phone).

Ticket price is £9 for Friends (otherwise £10 for friends of Friends). This includes a delicious finger buffet and a glass of wine or soft drink. Richard is a well known ornithologist and his talks are much in demand, so if you are interested and to avoid disappointment, please book your ticket early (by the end of September) for after that date tickets will go out for general sale.

We are aware that some of you who would like to come are unhappy at driving at night, but transport can be arranged so you don’t miss out.

We’ve organised a raffle called ‘Flights of Fancy’ and the main prizes are:-

  • First prize: Hot Air Balloon Ride over Norfolk
  • Second Prize: Bure Valley Railway – Steam & Cruise
    Aylsham to Wroxham by train, a Broads Cruise and return to Aylsham
  • Third Prize: Family Day Out at Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham
    Plus many more prizes

Raffle tickets are available at £1 each or sold in books of 5. If you would like to purchase, or better still sell some books, please do get in touch