Come and join us the celebrate The Wildlife Trust's 100th birthday on Sunday 20th May. 11am - 4pm.
A fun filled day for everybody!!
Free Entry!! (but donations welcome)
Enjoy a fun filled day of activities, including wildlife photography exhibition by Jeff Harrison and local Great Fen Volunteers, heritage displays, children's fun wildlife activities, learn about wildlife gardening with the Great Fen team and bee keeping with Quy Apiaries . Meet the lambs and learn about keeping chickens with the Cambridgeshire Self-Sufficiency Group, woodland craft demonstrations from chainsaw carving with Tim Atkins, pole lathing with the Great Fen team, spoon carving with Simon Lamb and willow weaving with Jane Frost. Come along and meet Peter Carter the famous eel catcher (as seen on TV). Traditional Fenland stories and songs by John Crowe and Mike Rouse.We will also be burying a special centenary time capsule!
Homemade refreshments from Ramsey St Mary's WI and hog roast by local butcher Michael Collins on sale, or bring a picnic. Don't forget to by a cake on the way home made by Holme WI.
We want your favourite country or fen recipes for our recipe swap and to eventually put into a book.
At Woodwalton Fen - step back in time. Meet Kari de koenigswarter, the grand daughter of Charles Rothschilds, have a go at sweep netting and discover all about moth trapping with local expert Martin Lovell. Short guided walks available throughout the day on dragonflies and other wildlife on the Fen. Watch the new heritage film 'Memories from the Fen' and watch rare footage of the large copper butterfly. Meet the Great Fen Local group to discover about the future of the Great Fen.Children's craft activities.
There will be a free shuttle bus operating between The Wildlife Trust Countryside Centre and Woodwalton Fen.
Download the programme for the Centenary Celebration DayWildlife Trust Centenary leaflet final.pdf