Upcoming Events

Breckland Flora Art Workshops
Learn to paint and draw Breckland plants with an expert talk and art workshop! Over the past few years the watercolour workshops with the Iceni Botanical Artists have been extremely popular; with colour pencil and graphite tutoring as well as watercolour. Colour pencil drawing and painting materials are provided. Just bring your lunch, a notebook and a mug. No previous experience required!  
Grasses (Watercolours or Graphite) 3rd June 2017, 9:30-15:00, Garboldisham Village Hall
Pinelines (Watercolour landscape or Colour Pencil botanical detail) 5th August, 9:30-15:00, Didlington
Booking is essential, please visit http://www.breakingnewground.org.uk/news/breckland-flora-art-workshops-return for more information and to book.

The Secret Life of a Norfolk eel, Thursday 8th June 2017, 19:30, Church of St Andrew the Apostle
Free film screening and illustrated talk, discover some of the still hidden life cycle of a once very familiar animal. Tea and coffee is provided. For more information and to book visit www.norfolkriverstrust.org/eels-project

The Last of the Great Eastern Eel Catchers, Friday 9th June 2017, 19:30, Blakeney Village Hall
Free film screening and illustrated talk; includes the first chance to hear newly recorded interviews with some of the last of Norfolk’s eel catchers. Tea and coffee provided. For more information and to book visit www.norfolkriverstrust.org/eels-project

Wild about The Rosary, Saturday 10th June 2017, 10:00-16:00, Rosary Cemetery
Join Norfolk Wildlife Trust and the Friends of the Rosary as they discover the wildlife associated with the Rosary Cemetery through a series of free guided walks and displays. There will be a chance to meet the experts and go on lots of different walks from butterflies to bees, wildflowers to trees! To find out more visit the What’s On section at http://www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

Norfolk Flora Group and Lowestoft Field Club, Sunday 11th June 2017, 10:30, Billingford
Norfolk Flora Group and Lowestoft Field Club will be holding a joint meeting in Billingford Common and Mellis Common; suitable for beginners, early improvers and anyone who prefers to use English names! Contact jo.parmenter@tlp.uk.com for further information.

Enigmatic mystery tour part 1, Saturday 17th June 2017, 9:30-13:00, Holt
Free minibus tour of eel habitats in the south of the Glaven Valley. Visit some of the best wildlife sites in Norfolk to see the habitat improvement works carried out by the project. Booking essential,  For more information and to book visit www.norfolkriverstrust.org/eels-project

Enigmatic mystery tour part 2, Saturday 17th June 2017, 14:00-17:30, Blakeney
Free minibus tour of eel habitats in the north of the Glaven Valley. Visit some of the best wildlife sites in Norfolk to see the habitat improvement works carried out by the project. Booking essential,  For more information and to book visit www.norfolkriverstrust.org/eels-project

The making of an Eel-friendly River, Friday 23rd June 2017, 19:30, Blakeney Village Hall
Free film screening and illustrated talk, looking at how the Glaven Eel Project has transformed the Glaven into a safe haven for eels. Tea and coffee provided.  Booking essential,  For more information and to book visit www.norfolkriverstrust.org/eels-project

Revealing the Heritage of the Brecks Conference, Saturday 24th June 2017, 10:00-16:00, The Carnegie Room, Cage Lane
Since 2014, the Breaking New Ground Landscape Partnership Scheme has delivered a wide range of projects focussed on the rich natural and historic environment of the Norfolk and Suffolk Brecks. As the project enters its final months, a free one-day conference to celebrate the numerous heritage projects undertaken by volunteers as part of the scheme. A free buffet lunch, tea and coffee are also provided. For more information and to book, visit http://tinyurl.com/y9ut9hwy