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.


Networking, Pitch and Press Releases


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 Bats


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

Suitable for all | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸


Introduction to Moths


Presentation about the wonders of moths followed by identifying moths found on site and some species from around the county.

Time: Saturday 3rd June, 11:00am-13:00pm

Where: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, B46 1GA

Suitable for all | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸


Lime Bark Harvesting Workshop


Discover the many uses of small-leaved lime trees. You will learn about the history of this unsung hero of our countryside and how it has been used to supply rope and basket-making material, as well as wood for shields and some of the most primitive of fire making methods. You will learn to debark the coppiced poles, make your own string as well as weave a simple matt.

Time: Saturday 17th June, 10:00am-16:00pm

Where: Ladywalk WMBC Nature Reserve, Faraday Avenue, Hams Hall, Coleshill

18+ | Free | Booking essentialBOOK ▸

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