Programme of Events 2023/24

Indoor meetings are held at Elmstead Market Community Centre, School Road, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7ET. There is some car parking space at the hall.

Meetings start at 7:45pm (unless otherwise stated), doors open at 7:15pm.

Admission Charge: £4 

September 2023

6th Indoor Meeting
Breckland Curlews by Harry Ewing (BTO)

15th Car Trip (Friday)
Hollesley and Boyton Marshes, 9:30am – IP12 3LR


4th AGM and Indoor Meeting
Start Time: 7:30pm
Hope Farm by Georgina Bray (RSPB)

24th Car Trip (Tuesday)
Mistley to Cattawade, 9:30am – CO11 1HB


1st Indoor Meeting
Owl and Birds of Prey Rescue by Stephanie Callister Jarrold

16th Car Trip (Thursday)
Hanningfield Reservoir, 9:30am – CM11 1WT


6th Indoor Meeting and Christmas Buffet
Wildlife crime by Jed Raven (Essex Police)

13th Car Trip (Wednesday)
Old Hall Marshes & Abberton Reservoir, 9:30am – CM9 8TP

January 2024

3rd Indoor Meeting
Breeding Bird Survey by David White (BTO)

12th Car Trip (Friday)
Fingringhoe Wick, 9:30am – CO5 7DN


7th Indoor Meeting
Spring birding in Colorado by Chris Scott

12th Car Trip (Monday)
Heybridge Basin, 9:30am – CM9 4RS


6th Indoor Meeting
Holiday Trips to the French Coast by Dougal Urquhart

12th Car Trip (Tuesday)
North Warren/Hazelwood Marshes, 9:30am – IP17 1PG


3rd Indoor Meeting and Cake Bake
Along the Stour by Liz Cutting

13th Car Trip (Saturday)
The Naze/Holland Haven, 9:30am – CO14 8LE


8th Car Trip (Wednesday)
Minsmere 100, Meet at the Lay-By on the entrance road before Scott’s Hall, 9:00am – IP17 3BY