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Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre

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Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
01933 779587 https://www.facebook.com/NeneWetlandsVisitorCentre/

August 2019

Family Forest School

8 August @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£5

Enjoy a morning of forest fun with your children in our Education area. Build dens, look for mini beast, have a go at woodland crafts or just go exploring! £5 per person. Booking essential (max 2 children per adult, please call 01933 779587 to book).

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Perfect Pollinators – Plant your own mini garden

9 August @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£4

Learn about the amazing relationship between plants and insects, as well as how you can help pollinators, during these drop off in craft activities in the visitors centre.

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Pond Dipping and Mini Beasting

15 August @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 15th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£5

Look for and learn about the fascinating invertebrates that live in the Nene Wetlands. Meet at the visitor centre. £5 per child. Booking essential (please call 01933 779587 to book).

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Pond Dipping and Mini Beasting

15 August @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on 15th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£5

Look for and learn about the fascinating invertebrates that live in the Nene Wetlands. Meet at the visitor centre. £5 per child. Booking essential (please call 01933 779587 to book).

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Build a Bat Box

19 August @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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Build a bat box to provide a safe roost for bats near you. £10 per box. Drop in at the Visitor Centre. Please note, this activity involves the use of hand tools and therefore requires close adult supervision.

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Brilliant Birds

26 August @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on 30th August, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th August, 2019 at 10:30 am

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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Stained Glass Birds l Monday 26th August l 10:30-3:30 l £3 pp. Bird Ringing Demonstration l Friday 30th August l 10am-1pm l £5 pp. Make your own bird puppet l Friday 30th August l 10:30-3:30 l £5 pp. Learn about and see birds up close during a bird ringing session or make your own bird to take home. Craft sessions are drop in but please call ahead to confirm bird ringing demonstration as session is weather dependent.

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Pond Dipping and Mini Beasting

29 August @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 15th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£5

Look for and learn about the fascinating invertebrates that live in the Nene Wetlands. Meet at the visitor centre. £5 per child. Booking essential (please call 01933 779587 to book).

Find out more »

Pond Dipping and Mini Beasting

29 August @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on 15th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 29th August, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£5

Look for and learn about the fascinating invertebrates that live in the Nene Wetlands. Meet at the visitor centre. £5 per child. Booking essential (please call 01933 779587 to book).

Find out more »

Brilliant Birds

30 August @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 30th August, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th August, 2019 at 10:30 am

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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Stained Glass Birds l Monday 26th August l 10:30-3:30 l £3 pp. Bird Ringing Demonstration l Friday 30th August l 10am-1pm l £5 pp. Make your own bird puppet l Friday 30th August l 10:30-3:30 l £5 pp. Learn about and see birds up close during a bird ringing session or make your own bird to take home. Craft sessions are drop in but please call ahead to confirm bird ringing demonstration as session is weather dependent.

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Brilliant Birds

30 August @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on 30th August, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th August, 2019 at 10:30 am

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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Stained Glass Birds l Monday 26th August l 10:30-3:30 l £3 pp. Bird Ringing Demonstration l Friday 30th August l 10am-1pm l £5 pp. Make your own bird puppet l Friday 30th August l 10:30-3:30 l £5 pp. Learn about and see birds up close during a bird ringing session or make your own bird to take home. Craft sessions are drop in but please call ahead to confirm bird ringing demonstration as session is weather dependent.

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September 2019

Lino printing workshop

18 September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£40

Join local print artist, Sorrell  Kinley, and learn how to create beautiful lino print designs, inspired by the Nene Wetlands in this full day workshop. 

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Wild Tots

19 September @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£5

Run by qualified Forest School Leaders in our education area, Wild Tots encourages child-led exploration of the natural world.

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On the Write Path

20 September @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£8.00

Enjoy mindful nature writing activities and a stroll around Skew Bridge Lake. £8 per person (refreshments included). All welcome. No creative writing experience needed.

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Nene Wetlands Optics Day

21 September @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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Come along to 'try and buy'. A wide range of Opticron binoculars, telescopes, monoculars and assorted accessories will be available to test with great views across the waters of the Rushden Lakes nature reserve. The best way to choose which binocular or scope is most suitable is to test under proper field conditions and with Opticron staff available on the day you will also get expert advice on what to... consider before making your purchase. Opticron’s range of products includes…

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Bat Walk

21 September @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£10

The Nene Wetlands is a brilliant place to see and hear bats, with four species regularly being recorded.

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October 2019

Porcelain Workshop with Kathryn Parsons

9 October @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 15th October, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 6FH United Kingdom
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£30

Join local sculptor, Kathryn Parsons, and create your own porcelain masterpiece inspired by natural forms. Take a wander around the reserve (weather permitting), study plants up close and then use a variety of techniques to create a porcelain tile. Please note that due to the need for firing, tiles will need to be collected at a later date. All materials, tuition and refreshments provided. 9:30am-12:30pm or 1:30pm-4:30pm. £30 per person. Booking essential. T: 01933 779587.

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