Talks

Programme of speakers

All of these talks are included in the admission price. The Lecture Marquee seats 100 visitors whilst the Garden Room seats 60 visitors. No pre-booking is required. Seating availability for these talks will be on a first come first served basis. 

*Please note that all talks, walks and activities have been booked in good faith and are correct at the time of publishing. However, there may be unavoidable changes. Please keep an eye on our website in the run up to the event for updates. Last updated on 16/5/19.

 

Lecture Marquee – Saturday
       
11am Lizzie Bruce RSPB Titchwell Warden The future of RSPB Titchwell
12pm Simon King OBE   An audience with Simon King in association with Zeiss
1pm Bill Oddie OBE   A look back at the highs and lows of birdwatching life
2pm Joe Harkness Bird Therapy Exploring therapeutic benefits of birdwatching for mental health and well-being
3pm Mike Dilger   The trials and tribulations of a wildlife presenter in association with Swarovski
4pm Nick Acheson Norfolk Wildlife Trust Conservation in Norfolk: bringing back the wild to our lives

 

Lecture Marquee – Sunday
       
11am Lizzie Bruce RSPB Titchwell Warden The future of RSPB Titchwell
12pm Mike Dilger   The trials and tribulations of a wildlife presenter in association with Swarovski
1pm Nick Acheson Norfolk Wildlife Trust Conservation in Norfolk: bringing back the wild to our lives
2pm Simon King OBE   An audience with Simon King in association with Zeiss
3pm Bill Oddie OBE   Look back at the highs and lows of birdwatching life
4pm Chrissie Kelley Head of Species Management, Pensthorpe Conservation Trust Corncrakes in the Wensum Valley

 

Garden Room – Saturday
       
10:30am Craig Jones Wildlife photographer Norfolk Rhapsody
11.15am Rick & Elis Simpson Wader Quest Waders in the Wash
12pm Hannah Ward RSPB Project Godwit- Black-tailed godwits and the race to save them
12.45pm David North Norfolk Wildlife Trust Nature Matters: From Global to the Local
1.30pm Chrissie Kelley Head of Species Management, Pensthorpe Conservation Trust Corncrakes in the Wensum Valley
2.15pm Jack Perks Wildlife Cameraman & Photographer Beneath the Waterline
3pm Justin Carr Swarovski digiscoping expert Swarovski optic techniques for successful digiscoping
3.45pm Damon Bridge UK Crane Working Group The power of the crane- a force for wetland conservation

 

Garden Room – Sunday
       
10:30am Damon Bridge UK Crane Working Group The power of the crane- a force for wetland conservation
11.15am Craig Jones Wildlife photographer Norfolk Rhapsody
12pm Samantha Lee RSPB Senior Conservation Officer Operation Turtle Dove: Saving a bird on the brink
12.45pm Lucy McRobert Wildlife Trust Communications Manager 365 Days Wild: how to enjoy nature every day of the year
1.30pm Justin Carr Swarovski digiscoping expert Swarovski optic techniques for successful digiscoping
2.15pm Joe Harkness Bird Therapy Bird Therapy- Exploring therapeutic benefits of birdwatching for mental health and well-being
3pm Steve Cale Ornithologist and tour leader Secret Lives – A glimpse into the world of nightjars.