Events & taster days

Check out our Winter/Spring 2016-17 Activity Guide! It is available from various outlets across the Tame Valley Wetlands (including partners) and can also be downloaded from here:

Download Events Guide

Most of our events are FREE, but booking is essential. To book a place click the link next to each event.

 

Owl Pellet Workshop

15March

Gain an insight into the fascinating life of native owl species through the examination of locally sourced pellets. Find out what they are they feasting on and learn more about their habits with Dr Debbie Wright from Warwickshire Wildlfe Trust.

Time: Wednesday 15th March, 10.00am-13.00pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

Creating Publicity Materials

15March

In this session, the leader will give you practical help with publicity materials (leaflets and adverts) – including design, information and layout. Delegates will understand what makes effective publicity materials and understand how to improve upon their own where appropriate. Part of our 5-session marketing and publicity course.

Time: Wednesday 15th March, 18:30pm-20.30pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

Rural Land Management Event

29March

Calling all landowners, come along to Southfields Farm and learn about the importance of hedgerows for both wildlfe and combating pollution. Talks will be given by Environment Agency, Campaign for the Farmed Environment and Severn Trent Water. There will also be infrormation on various grant schemes and an opportunity to claim a FREE hedging pack for use on your own land.

*Terms and Conditions apply. Click here to find out more.

Time: Wednesday 29th March, 10:00am-3:00pm

Where: Southfields Farm, Coleshill, B46 3EJ

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

Communication in Marketing Pt 1

29March

Understand how to communicate effectively with your different markets including ideas to help gain exposure and making the most of your web site and blog. Part of our 5-session marketing and publicity course.

Time: Wednesday 29th March, 18:30pm-20:30pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

Communication in Marketing Pt 2

5April

Understand how to communicate effectively with your different markets including ideas to help gain exposure and making the most of your web site and blog. Part of our 5-session marketing and publicity course.

Time: Wednesday 5th April, 18:30pm-20:30pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

BTO – Bird Identification

12April

This is a BTO course. Please contact BTO to register for this course via link.
This course will cost £30 and will include all materials and teaching, as well as tea and coffee.
Event host / presenter: Ed Drewitt
Learn to identify the birds of the wetlands and surrounding habitats with Ed Drewitt, and then push yourself by learning some of their songs and calls as well.

Time: Wednesday 12th April, 9:30am-16:00pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

14+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

Wild Wednesday

12April

Our holiday activities for the whole family, with something different every time: crafts, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts etc.

Time: Wednesday 12th April, 11:00am-15:00pm

Where: RSPB Middleton Lakes

Families | Free | Booking not required

 

Wild Wednesday

19April

Our holiday activities for the whole family, with something different every time: crafts, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts etc.

Time: Wednesday 19th April, 11:00am-15:00pm

Where: RSPB Middleton Lakes

Families | Free | Booking not required

 

Networking, Pitch and Press Releases

26April

Learn how to prepare a 1 minute pitch to use when meeting people and how to network effectively, including encouraging people to make donations. We will also learn how to write a press release to promote your organisation, inform of events and news. Part of our 5-session marketing and publicity course.

Time: Wednesday 26th April, 18:30pm-20:30pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

Introduction to Photography Course

29April

Do you like taking photographs but you are frequently disappointed by the result? Would you like to be able to capture the images that you really want? Would you like to gain confidence in your photography? This is your chance to better your skills and improve your technical knowledge!

Time: Wednesday 29th April, 9:00am-16:30pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

 

Introduction to Bats

12May

Learn about British bats and discover which species are living in and around our lovely walled garden.

Time: Friday 12th May, 20:15pm-11:15pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

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