What's On 2018

Please remember that as bat walks take place at night, it may be cold. If you are coming along please bring a a coat and suitable footwear, and a torch if possible.

Children can only attend with suitable adult supervision.



12th May 10am - 3:30pm Staffordshire Bat Group stall at Wild About Perton’s Spring Festival where community, wildlife and environmental organisations gather to promote all things wild. Perton Library Severn Drive, Perton, Wolverhampton, WV6 7QU. Free Entry.

13th May 11am-5pm Wildlife and countryside fair Stafford Castle, Newport Road, Stafford, ST16 1DJ Event admission free. There is a charge for the car park.

26th May 9pm Staffordshire Bat Group lead a Bat walk at Stafford Castle. Newport Road, Stafford. ST16 1DJ. Pre-booking essential. Tel. (01785) 257 698, Adults £3, Children £2

26th May 9.30pm A joint event with Lichfield Group SWT at Fisherwick Lakes, Fisherwick Wood Lane, WS13 6QF. The lakes are accessed by going through Whittington village not Fisherwick. Meet at the car park by the new fishing lodge. SK 175094.

9th June 9pm. Staffordshire Bat Group leading a bat walk at Forest of Mercia, WV11 2BG. Grid reference SJ963054. Pre-booking preferable at info@forestofmercia.com or 01922 417770. Adults £3, Children Free. 

16th June. Staffordshire Bat Group are hosting a Bat walk at the Dorothy Clive Gardens please telephone 01630 647237 for more information and prices. The Dorothy Clive Gardens, Wiloughbridge, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 4ET, 

17th June Come and visit the Staffordshire Bat Group stall at the Dorothy Clive Mini Beast Adventure, Wiloughbridge, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 4ET,

23rd June 9pm Staffordshire Bat Group, lead a Bat walk at the Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Nr Rugeley. Pre-booking essential Tel 01889 880100, Adults £5.00, Children and SBG members free

14th July at 9pm Staffordshire Bat Group lead a Bat walk for the Greendoor Project at Westport lake, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4SA. Contact 07824 473432 to book or for further information. £2 per person, free for members of Greendoor.

21st July at 9pm Staffordshire Bat Group, Bat walk at the Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Nr Rugeley Pre-booking essential Tel 01889 880100, Adults £5.00, Children and SBG members free

21st July 9.30pm. A joint event with Tamworth Group SWT at Dotshill Park, Tamworth, B77 1JE. Meet in the car park opposite the Dorcas Centre off Blackwood Road. SK 213009.

4th August at 8:30pm Staffordshire Bat Group lead a Bat walk for the Greendoor Project at Smithpool,Smithpool Road, Fenton, ST4 4PW. Contact 07824 473432 to book or for further information. £2 per person, free for members of Greendoor.

11th and 12th August 10 am – 4pm Join Staffordshire Wildlife Trust for our Wildlife Discovery Weekend at Trentham Gardens, event includes explore the different habitats at Trentham and see what you can find in the meadow, lake and woodland learn how to find and identify wildlife when you’re at home in your garden.

11th August, 9pm. A joint event with Cannock Group SWT at an old quarry site near Shoal Hill Common. Park in Cocksparrow Lane car park. SJ 962117.

18th August 8pm Staffordshire Bat Group lead a Bat walk at the Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Nr Rugeley. Pre-booking essential Tel 01889 880100, Adults £5.00, Children and SBG members free

25th August, 8.15pm. A joint event with Lichfield Group SWT round Fisherwick Lakes, Fisherwick Wood Lane, WS13 6QF. The lakes are accessed by going through Whittington village not Fisherwick. Meet at the car park by the new fishing lodge. SK 175094.

Saturday 1st September 7.30pm Staffordshire Bat Group lead a bat walk at Aqualate Mere, off A518, near Newport. Meet at the Fisherman’s Car Park – grid reference SJ7774 1980. Pre-booking is preferable on 01952 812111. £3 per person.

Saturday 15th September - Sunday 16th September 10am -5pm Staffordshire Bat Group at the Monkey Forest, Trentham ST12 9HR. Usual Prices apply. Learn about protecting and conserving the UK bat species. Talks and Batty crafts for children.

 

More events may be added throughout the year


 














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