The 8th Annual Symposium
Will be held at Treeton Miners Welfare Club, Treeton, Rotherham, in the Heart of South Yorkshire. Map of venue.
Saturday 25th February 2017, from 10:30 am.
The event is an annual festival, get-together and symposium of amateur natural history societies in South Yorkshire with speakers and displays from the local and county groups. An opportunity to meet and chat with other naturalists over a drink, and hear presentations by societies and groups on aspects of their work. There will be a bar and cafe. In between the talks there will be plenty of time for discussion and chat and looking at displays and book sales.
Sorby will be selling a variety of interesting second hand natural history books at very competitive prices as well as prints from Mary Acton’s botanical illustrations.
The event is free to attend, to book email Peter Clegg . Full travel details and information about food and drink will be supplied upon application.
10.00 Building opens
10.00 Erecting Displays
10.30 Welcome Bob Croxton & Peter Clegg
10.40 The Changing Woodlands of Treeton Bob Croxton
11.00 The Work of the Garganey Trust (Broomhill Flash) Jeff Lunn
12.00 South Yorkshire Bat Group Rob Bell
12.30 Gillfield Wood Derek Bateson
13.00 LUNCH BREAK
14.00 Plants of the Porter Valley Part 2 Ken Balklow
14.30 Dearne Discoveries Roseanna Burton
15.30 Galls of Sorbyshire Tom Higginbotham
16.00 ‘Shooting for Victory’: Revelations from the – Colin Howes
– Brodsworth Estate Game Books
16.30 to 18.00 Informal chat, drink, dismantle displays, depart