Events 2024

Zoom Meetings

These will be hosted by the Online Manager, who will email the Zoom connection details to all members. Meetings will start at 7.30 pm.

Members will be sent a link nearer the date.

Guests are welcome (cost £3.00) please email for details on how to pay (minimum 10 days prior to the event).

Indoor Meetings

These will be held in the Wilkinson Room, St. John The Evangelist Church, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB28RN. Meetings will start at 7.30 pm. Guests are welcome at £3.00 – £5.00 per person depending on speaker – pay on arrival at the door. Doors open at 7pm

Field Trips

Members must pre-book with the Field Trips Coordinators, giving phone number or email address. If the destination is changed or the trip cancelled at short notice, the Co-ordinators can then let you know, via email or text message. Remember to bring appropriate membership cards (e.g. National Trust, WWT), or normal admission may be charged. Some trips involve entry or car-parking charges.

Booking is essential – please contact no later than seven days before the event via email to:


Wednesday 15th May, Indoor Meeting
Queensland: Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds
Bill Coster

Sunday 19th May, Field Trip
RSPB Minsmere
Meeting at 9.30 am


Saturday 29th June, Field Trip
RSPB Strumpshaw Fen & Buckenham Fen
Meet at 9.30 am

Other dates in June
Possible evening walk
Time and place to be announced later


Sunday 15th September, Field Trip
NWT Cley Marshes
Meet at 10.00 am

Wednesday 18th September, Indoor Meeting
(Including the Group AGM)
Hurtigruten: Birding on the Norwegian Coastal Voyage
Doug Radford


Wednesday 16th October, Indoor Meeting
Wetland Diaries: Wildlife and Ranger Life on Wicken Fen
Ajay Tegala

Saturday 19th October, Field Trip
NWT Holme Dunes
Meet at 10.00 am


Sunday 17th November, Field Trip
Rutland Water
Meet at 9.30 am

Wednesday 20th November, Indoor Meeting
Reflections. What wildlife needs and how to provide it
Mark Avery


Wednesday 11th December, Christmas Social
Please note: this is the second Wednesday
Zoom or Indoor Meeting – to be confirmed

Saturday 14th December, Field Trip
WWT Welney and RSPB Ouse Washes
Meet at 10.00 am