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Each talk is followed by the opportunity to buy and have signed the Authors’ publications.

17th August 2018

Bonkers about Birding by John Lee 9:30 am - 10:00 am
John will talk about his journey to becoming an addictive bird watcher, starting gently enough with visiting bird reserves with...

Birds and the City by David Lindo 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Sponsored by Princeton WILDGuides David Lindo’s mission is to connect the city folk of the world with the wonderful wildlife...

Hedgehog by Pat Morris 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Sponsored by WILD Sounds & Books The hedgehog is regularly voted Britain’s favourite mammal, and yet we know surprisingly little...

The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds by Michael Brooke 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Sponsored by Princeton WILDGuides Michael Brooke has visited every corner of the world in his lifelong pursuit of seabirds. Thanks...

Islander – A Journey Around Our Archipelago by Patrick Barkham 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Sponsored by WILD Sounds & Books Patrick Barkham has travelled to some of the smallest and most intriguing British isles...

The raven and the landscape by Joe Shute 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by Bloomsbury How the raven has left an indelible mark on British culture and landscape. The villages, towns, and old...

500 Miles for Curlews by Mary Colwell 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
In Spring 2016 I walked 500 miles across Ireland and the UK to raise awareness about the decline of the...

Birds of Australian High Country by Neil Hermes 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
This book is a fully comprehensive field guide to the 322 bird species of the High Country, including all common,...

18th August 2018

Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather by Tessa Boase 9:30 am - 10:00 am
The scandalous story of ‘murderous millinery’, women’s emancipation – and the birth of the RSPB. Twelve years before the suffragette...

The first true Ornithologist - Francis Willughby by Tim Birkhead 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Sponsored by Bloomsbury The scientific study of birds began in the mid 1600s with the little-known but extraordinary Francis Willughby....

The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds by Michael Brooke 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Sponsored by Princeton WILDGuides Michael Brooke has visited every corner of the world in his lifelong pursuit of seabirds. Thanks...

Our Place - Can we save Britain's wildlife before it's too late? by Mark Cocker 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Sponsored by WILD Sounds & Books Partly a work of history and partly a philosophical inquiry into our relationship with...

My little wildlife garden by Kate Bradbury 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Sponsored by Bloomsbury Finding herself in a new home in Brighton, Kate Bradbury sets about transforming her decked, barren backyard...

Unnatural Selection: Evolution at the Hand of Man by Katrina van Grouw 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Princeton WILDGuides Come and hear Katrina van Grouw discuss her new book, Unnatural Selection, a stunningly illustrated book...

The Birds of Japan: A Modern Approach by Mark Brazil 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by WILD Sounds & Books Since Henry Seebohm’s Birds of the Japanese Empire (the first book on the birds...

Orchid Summer by Jon Dunn 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
A celebration of the beauty and history of the wild orchid species of the British Isles, embraced in one glorious...

52 European Wildlife Weekends - the best of the continent's wildlife by James Lowen 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Drawing on his new book 52 European Wildlife Weekends, which suggests one brilliant nature break for each week in the...

19th August 2018

An Atlas of Britain and Ireland’s Larger Moths by Zoë Randle 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Later this year, in collaboration with MothsIreland, Butterfly Conservation will be publishing the first ever Atlas of Britain and Ireland’s...

Owl Sense: The thrills and spills of international owl watching by Miriam Darlington 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Sponsored by WILD Sounds & Books Dr Miriam Darlington set off in search of all 13 species of European owl....

Minibeasts with Jess French 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Sponsored by Bloomsbury Allow Jess French to lead you head first through the unbelievable world of invertebrates and explore their...

Birds and the City by David Lindo 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Sponsored by Princeton WILDGuides David Lindo’s mission is to connect the city folk of the world with the wonderful wildlife...

Mrs Moreau's Warbler - how birds got their names by Stephen Moss 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Naturalist, broadcaster and author Stephen Moss combines detective work, natural history, folklore and first hand observations to explore how birds...

The Long Spring by Laurence Rose 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Bloomsbury In 2016 Laurence Rose made a series of journeys following the arrival of spring through Europe. He...

Unnatural Selection: Evolution at the Hand of Man by Katrina van Grouw 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by Princeton WILDGuides Come and hear Katrina van Grouw discuss her new book, Unnatural Selection, a stunningly illustrated book...

Raiders of the Lost Archive - A whistle-stop tour through the history of Fauna & Flora International by Tim Knight 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
With Honourable Intent – A Natural History of Fauna & Flora International is the story of an organisation that has...