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Winter Programme

All indoor meetings are held on the second Friday of the month from September until March, from 7:30pm at the Chuch of the Ascension, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH. (the Hall is in Michaelson Avenue, first left off Lancaster Road between The Shrimp Roundabout and Torrisholme) There is a a charge of £2 including light refreshments. There is no need to book for these talks. For more information, contact the Programme Secretary on 01524 422110.

December 13 Friday– Christmas Event

A Wildlife Fun Quiz, members photographs and a Jacob’s Join. Everyone invited. Contributions towards the supper welcome.

January 10 Friday– A Walk in the Woods

An illustrated talk by ecologist Kevin Briggs about the birds of different local woodlands.

February 14 Friday– Through A Lens

With Ken Blamire, a naturalist` s view of wildlife whilst motoring through France.

March 13 Friday– Warton Mires

A presentation by Jarrod Sneyd from Leighton Moss RSPB about this local wetland project, its goals and development.

Heysham Nature Reserve

  • LOCATION: Heysham Nature Reserve & Heysham Power Station’s Visitor Centre are on Moneyclose Lane, LA3 2UW
  • NATURE & DISCOVERY TUESDAYS: Joint family events run by Lancashire Wildlife Trust & Heysham Power Station’s Visitor Centre.
  • BOOKING: When booking an event, we will ask for contact details to inform you of any changes that may occur and we advise that you ring before planning to come along to any events.
  • RESTRICTIONS: Children should be accompanied by an adult at all events.
  • DOGS: There is a No Dogs Policy (except registered assistance dogs) within the main area of the Nature Reserve.
  • DISABLED ACCESS: We regret disabled access is limited in the Nature Reserve as paths can be steep and uneven
  • CONTACT: Heysham Power Station Visitor Centre on 01524 868451 or heyshamvisitorcentre@edf-energy.com to book and for any information.

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November 22 Friday 10:00 AM Nature tots

Bring along your little ones to our winter session where we will explore and learn about winter time and animals on the reserve.

November 29 Friday 10:00 AM–11:45 AM Nature Tots at Christmas

Why no join us for a festive tots session with a short trail, crafty decoration making and writing a letter to Father Christmas. You can then go out and post it. Booking is necessary with healthy snack and refreshments provided. Suitable for ages 1 to 5 years.
£2 donation per child to pay on arrival.

November 30 Saturday 10:00 AM–12:30 PM Willow & Rush Decoration Workshop

Why not join us for either of our festive crafty sessions making wreaths, stars, snowmen or baubles out of willow along with a chance to make an angel or reindeer out of rush. All welcome but suitable for 5 + with guidance from parents and ourselves leading the session. Places are limited so please book in advance.
£4 donation per person to pay on arrival.

November 30 Saturday 1:30 PM–4:00 PM Willow & Rush Decoration Workshops

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December 7 Saturday 10:00 AM–3:00 PM Dear Father Christmas

Come along to Heysham to write your Christmas letter to Father Christmas and then follow the winter trail and post your letters in the Reserve. Father Christmas’s helpers will be there to guide you on your visit and help you make some decorations to. No need to book and refreshments are provided. Suitable for ages 3 and up.
£3 donation per child to pay on arrival.

December 8 Sunday 10:00 AM–3:00 PM Dear Father Christmas

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