Calendar of our meetings, events and activities

     

    Our Indoor Meetings (IMs) are held at 7-30 pm at the Lyttelton Rooms, Church
    Street, Great Malvern WR14 2AY, next to the Priory Church. Entrance fee: adults £2.50, children no charge, including refreshments. Everyone is very welcome,
    including non-WWT members. For more details about the talks, contact Alison Uren on 01684 567819. For reports of previous Indoor Meetings, click here.

    Our Outdoor Meetings (OMs) are held on a regular basis throughout the year. For details or to arrange a lift, contact Margaret Vernon 01684 565079 (walks and minibus trips); Carol Bradley (ambling group outings) on 01886 884372/ 07929 091814; or e-mail malverngroup@live.co.uk.

    Details/booking form for all planned trips in 2018 can be found by clicking here. 

    For trips in 2019 click here

    2018

    Thursday 8th February  OM  Amble in our local area focused on a closer, slower look at wildlife. 10am.

    More details will be circulated the time to members of the Malvern Group e-mail list, or contact Carol (01886 884372 or phone/text 079290 91814, or e-mail malverngroup@live.co.uk.

    Thursday 1st March  IM  Farming with nature.  Talk by Caroline Corsie, Grasslands and Agriculture Officer, WWT.

    Lower Smite Farm is the headquarters of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT). It is a 150-acre working arable farm, purchased in 2001. Caroline will talk about how the farm is managed with sensitive farming techniques, which improve the quality of the agricultural landscape for wildlife.

    Tuesday 20th March  OM  Amble in our local area focused on a closer, slower look at wildlife. 2pm.

    More details will be circulated the time to members of the Malvern Group e-mail list, or contact Carol (01886 884372 or phone/text 079290 91814, or e-mail malverngroup@live.co.uk.

    Thursday 5th April  IM  The work of Herefordshire Wildlife Trust. Talk by James Hitchcock, Estates Manager for HWT.

    Our close neighbour, Herefordshire Wildlife Trust, manages 54 nature reserves including Woolhope, Lugg Meadows, Queenswood Country Park and Bodenham Lake. Many are of national importance with unusual species of birds, flowers and insects. James will talk about the projects he is currently engaged in to improve habitat, create wildlife havens and encourage sustainable living.

    Wednesday 25th April  OM  Amble in our local area focused on a closer, slower look at wildlife. 2pm.

    More details will be circulated the time to members of the Malvern Group e-mail list, or contact Carol (01886 884372 or phone/text 079290 91814, or e-mail malverngroup@live.co.uk.

    Thursday 3rd May  IM  The wildlife of British woodlands. Talk by Paul Hobson, wildlife photographer.

    Originally mainly interested in bird photography, Paul now works more widely with a range of subjects: plants, insects, mammals and reptiles. He will talk about the wildlife in both coniferous and broad-leaved woodlands of Britain.