Local events 2

Saturday 16th February 2019
Birds of Kent and Sussex

An illustrated talk by Brian Nobbs, a keen Friend of the Nature Reserve.
Meet at , 2.30 p.m. at Wincheslea Beach Community Hall, TN36 4NA. Open to all, no booking required. Donations appreciated.

Sunday 17th February 2019
Castle Water Wildlife Walk

A walk to Camber Castle with an opportunity to look inside and visit the birdwatching which overlooking Castle Water – there should be many waders and possibly the bittern and marsh harrier.
1.00 p.m.-4.00 p.m. Meet at Brede Lock, car parking nearby in Rye.
No booking required, Donations appreciated.

Saturday 16th March 2019
Attercops by Chris Bentley

Reserve Warden Chris has a special interest in spiders and will lead us into their mysterious world, sharing his vast knowledge illustrated by close-up photography and video clips.
Meet at 2.30 p,.m. at Winchelsea Beach Community Hall, TN36 4NA.
Open to all, no booking required, donations appreciated.

21st February 2019
Hastings Piano Concerto Competition 2019

Taking place between 21st February to 2nd March 2019 with all events at the White Rock Theatre, White Rock, Hastings, TN34 1JX. This bi-annual competition provides the opportunity to hear 160 talented young pianists aged 18-30 demonstrate their skills over 6 carefully planned stages throughout the 10 days. What a treat!
For further details for timings and booking, see hipcc.co.uk or www.whiterocktheatre.org.uk or phone 01424 462288.

Saturday 23rd March 2019
Spring Beach Clean

From 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Help scoop up rubbish blown in by winter storms and hopefully see the first wheatears and sandwich terns of the year. Welcoming hot soup served at the end. Wrap up warm, bring work gloves if you have them. No booking required.
Meet at Rye Harbour village car park, TN31 7TX.

Sunday 14th April 2019
Walk with a Warden

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Join one of the experienced wardens for a guided circular walk to Ternery Pool to spot nesting gulls, terns and waders. Binoculars available to borrow.
Meet at Rye Harbour village car park TN31 7TX. No booking required
Donations appreciated.

Monday 22nd April 2019
Our Changing Coastline

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
A circular walk around the saltmarsh and along the shore to discover how spring tides and storms have created the land at Rye Harbour and how tides influence our wildlife.
Meet at Rye Harbour village park, TN31 7TX. Booking essential via the website.
Members £5 per person, non-members £7 per person.

Saturday 27th April 2019
Castle Water Wildlife Walk

2.00 pm. – 5.00 p.m.
A guided walk to Camber Castle with an opportunity to look inside and visit the birdwatching hide overlooking Castle Water where there should be ducks, egrets and possibly a marsh harrier. Also listen for warblers and hopefully the first cuckoo.
Meet at Brede Lock, car parking nearby in Rye.
no booking required. Donations appreciated.