*BIRDFAIR*

August 17, 2010

Taking place at Anglian Water and Birdwatching Centre, Egleton Nature Reserve, Rutland Water.

Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd August
9am – 5.30pm Daily.

Admission prices:
Adults £10
Children (under 16) Go free
Two Day ticket £18
Three day ticket £24
RSPB and Wildlife Trust Members on Sunday £8

 For more info on the fair itself visit www.birdfair.org.uk

 Mike Dilger will  be on the Swarovski and RSPB Wildlife Young Explorers Stands over the weekend.

Johnny Kingdom will be ‘Pond dipping’ on the RSPB Wildlife Young Explorers stand every morning from 10am for an hour. You will also be able to met Johnny on his own stand in Marquee 3 on stall number 35.

Jonathan and Angie Scott will also be on the Swarovski stand on for all the three days.

Friday:

Mike Dilger will be taking part in ‘Just a Linnet’ in the Event Marquee at 12 – 12.45. A Birdfair take on the Radio 4 program ‘Just a Minute’.

 Saturday:

Mike will be giving a talk entitled “Birds on BBC” at 10am – 10.45am in the event Marquee.

Philippa Forrester and her wildlife cameraman husband Charlie Hamilton James will be on the RSPB Wildlife Young Explorers stand from 11am to 12 for a Book Launch of Philippa’s new children’s book “GET OUT and explore your local river”.

  Philippa Forrester and Charlie Hamilton James will be giving a talk entitled “Halcyon River Diaries” in the Events Marquee at 4pm – 4.45pm followed by a book signing of their books “Halcyon River Diaries”, “Kingfisher – Tales from the Halcyon River” and “The River”.

Sunday:

Jonathan and Angie Scott will be giving a talk entitled “A Photographic Journey” followed by a book signing. 

Mike and Johnny will be taking part in ‘Wild Brain of Britain’ in the Event Marquee at 1pm – 1.45pm. They will be battling it out against Chris Packham and Janet Sumner to be crowned Wild Brain by answering questions on their specialist subject.

 Johnny Kingdom will be giving a talk entitled “My life on Exmoor” in the Events Marquee at 2.15pm -3pm followed by book signing.

Come along and join in the action – there are fun things to do for all ages so there is no excuse to miss out!!