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Wanstead Wildlife Weekend

June 22 - June 23

Wanstead Wildlife Weekend

Wanstead Park E11 2LT & Wanstead Flats E7 0DL 22nd and 23 rd June, 10am -5pm

Free activities for wildlife explorers of all ages- on your doorstep:
Bumblebee Workshop & Walks, Display of British Wildlife, Children’s Butterfly Trail
Spider Safari, Moth Trap, Pond Dip, Insect Stories, Minibeast Hunt

Walks led by experts
Nearest public transport: Wanstead Underground Station; Elizabeth Line at Manor Park & Forest Gate; and buses 308, W19, 101

Find out more on the day from the Info Tent near the Tea Hut in Wanstead Park

Saturday 22nd
Butterfly Trail for children. Collect a questionnaire from the Info Tent and win a goody bag.
Reptiles Etc: Live Display of British wildlife near the Info Tent. From 12pm.
6am: Moth Trap Reveal 6am at the Temple, Wanstead Park. Led by Tim Harris.
10am: Bees Workshop: learn how to use a quadrat to identify bees and other creatures. Led by Tony Madgwick
12pm: Lichen Walk: Meet at the Info Tent. Learn about these fascinating life forms using hand lenses. Led by Bob Vaughan.
2pm: Flight of the Bumble Bee Family Walk: Meet at the Info Tent. Led by ScarlettWeston
2pm: Spider Hunt & Invertebrates Safari on Wanstead Flats: Meet at Centre Road Car Park, Led by David Carr.

Sunday 23rd
Butterfly Trail for children. Collect a questionnaire from the Info Tent and win a goody bag.
Reptiles Etc: Live Display of British wildlife near the Info Tent. From 12pm.
10am: From Bugs to Plant Galls: Invertebrate walk for all. Meet at the info Tent. Led by James Heal .
10am: Pond Dip at the Shoulder of Mutton Pond, for age 4 upwards. All children must be accompanied. Wear wellies! Led by Louis and Gosia Lawler.
12pm-4pm Family Fun in the Woodland Play Area:
12pm Bring a picnic!
1pm:Minibeast Hunt led by Moira Duhig. Followed by art activities.
2pm: Workshops :
‘We asked – You said – Now What ?- Next steps from the Survey’ Led by Friends of Wanstead Parklands.
Encouraging Wildlife in your Garden. Led by Aldersbrook Horticultural Society.
3pm: Insect Stories for Under-5s. Led by Jackie Withnall.
For further information contact wrenconservationgroup@gmail.com

Details

Start:
June 22
End:
June 23

Organiser

WREN

Venue

Tea Hut, Wanstead Park
Tea Hut
Wanstead Park, E11 2LS United Kingdom
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