Hillingdon Natural History Society

Hillingdon Natural History Society

Programme to September 2019


Please check with Hillingdon Natural History Society the day before at the latest, for the start time, and to check that the event has not been moved/cancelled.
If no one 'checks in' beforehand, we may cancel or move the venue of the event without notice.

If a start time is shown the event will always take place ... but you may get wet...


There is no charge made by the Society for attendance at our meetings
(unless the venue has an entrance fee) which are open to all, .
These are clearly marked in the programme.
There may be car parking charges at some venues.
There is a charge for refreshments at our indoor meetings.

Map references are the Ordnance Survey grid reference.
Postcodes are shown where appropriate but do not rely solely on satnavs.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday 14th ***NOTE CHANGE OF DATE***
Pagham and Church Norton

For waders wildfowl and maybe some early migrants.
Meet at the Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve car park.
Off the B2145 road at Sidlesham at OS 197 SZ 856966
Bring Picnic Lunch
Alan Rix

OCTOBER

Wednesday 2nd at 8:00 pm.
The Colne Valley Landscape and its Rivers

A talk by Hannah Needham and Fiona Brewer
Meet at Scout HQ in Gatting Way. TQ062847
Refreshments contribution £0.50

Saturday 12th
RSPB Rainham Marshes.

Meet in the car park at OS 177 TQ 552792.
Entrance charge for non-RSPB members. Visitor centre and facilities on site. Bring picnic (or cafe) lunch.
Leader Jim Fell

Saturday 26th
Virginia Water

Meet in the car park (charge)
London Road Virginia Water GU25 4QF. OS 175 SU 980688
Leader Sheila Schmidt

NOVEMBER

Wednesday 6th at 8:00 pm.
Quiz night

Set by David Gilbert
Meet at Scout HQ in Gatting Way. TQ062847
Refreshments contribution £0.50

Saturday 9th
Farmoor Reservoir

A visit to this Oxfordshire site famous for its birds.
Meet in the car park at OS 164 SP 452061 (OX2 9NU).
£2.00 all day per car.
Picnic lunch
Leaders Jim Fell / Alan Rix

Wednesday 20th at 6.30 pm.
The Society Members' Dinner at Javitri

112 High Street Uxbridge UB8 1JA TQ053844.
Names for dinner by Wednesday 13th November please to Alan Rix

Saturday 23rd
Burnham Beeches

Meet in the car park at Lord Mayors Drive,
Slough SL2 3TE. OS 175 SU 956851
Charles Youell

DECEMBER

Wednesday 4th at 8:00 pm.
The Annual Christmas Social.

Meet at Scout HQ in Gatting Way. TQ062847
Refreshments contribution £2.00

Saturday 7th
Lemsford Springs and The Long Arm Short Arm Pub

Meet in Lemsford Village Road AL8 7TN, OS 166
TL 223123 for a look at this small but wader rich (we hope) BBOWT reserve. £1 donation each for the reserve key!

Then off to the pub at TL221125 for lunch.
Park in the pub car park for 1230.
Names for lunch to Alan needed by 1st December.
Leaders Ann and Alan Rix

Saturday 21st.
Staines Reservoirs for migrant birds.

Park in Diamedes Avenue, Stanwell, W19 7JE,
OS 176 TQ 057735 and walk through the alleyway to meet at the top of the ramp across the road..
Leader David Gilbert

JANUARY 2020

Saturday 4th .
Pulborough Brooks and possibly Shoreham Beach

Picnic or cafe lunch. Entrance fee for non RSPB members. Meet in the car park at Pulborough Brooks at
OS197 TQ059165.
Leader Alan Rix

Wednesday 8th at 8:00 pm.
The Flowers of the Local Area

A talk by Gordon Tranter
Meet at Scout HQ in Gatting Way. TQ062847
Refreshments contribution £0.50

Saturday 25th
Regents Park morning walk

Meet at Baker Street Station
Leader Jim Fell

FEBRUARY

Wednesday 5th at 8:00 pm.
Upper Teesdale

A talk by Andy Sands
Meet at Scout HQ in Gatting Way. TQ062847
Refreshments contribution £0.50

Saturday 8th
WWT Slimbridge for winter birds

Newgrounds Lane, Slimbridge, GL2 7BT. OS 162 SO 723048
Entry charge for non WWT members.
Cafe/Picnic lunch.
Leader Alan Rix

Saturday 22nd
Jubilee River

Meet in the car park in Lake End Road SL4 6QS
OS 175 SU 929795
A morning only walk Optional lunch in The Pineapple pub.
Leader David Gilbert

MARCH

Wednesday 4th at 8:00 pm.
Birds of London Parks

A talk by Des McKenzie
Meet at Scout HQ in Gatting Way. TQ062847
Refreshments contribution £0.50

Saturday 7th
Frensham Ponds

Meet in the car park at OS 186 SU 843403
Picnic lunch.
Leader Jim Fell

Saturday 21st
Black Park morning walk.

Meet in Black Park car park , Black Park Road, Wexham SL3 6DS OS 176 TQ005833
Car park charge - share cars.
Leader Charles Youell

APRIL

Wednesday 1st at 8:00 pm.
The Annual General Meeting.

Find out what we’ve been doing over the past year – and what we’re planning for the future. Have your say! Meet at Scout HQ in Gatting Way. TQ062847
Refreshments contribution £2.00

The Annual Bird Race is on the 9th May


For membership enquiries e-mail Ann Rix.

For programme enquiries e-mail Jim Fell.

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Web page created by Alan Rix
Last modified 1st October 2018