We're very excited to bring you a host of online events for 2021!
We loved welcoming old friends and new audiences to our virtual events last year, so we'll be continuing an online programme for the rest of the year and beyond. We hope that this will be a great way for you to discover Bowland, even if - for whatever reason - you can't join us in person.
You'll find all the online event details below but don't forget to keep checking back as we'll be adding new ones as we finalise them!
(Please take time to read our Code of Conduct for online events here and note that under 18s must be accompanied by an adult at these events.)
We have also included a number of face to face events in this year's Festival Bowland programme. These will take place after Easter at the earliest - and only if it's safe to do so. If you'd like to take a look at the full programme you can find it here https://www.forestofbowland.com/Festival-Bowland-Events Please note that we will be updating the programme throughout the year, to reflect the circumstances, so it will be important to keep checking back for the latest information.
THANKS TO ALL THE ORGANISERS FOR MAKING THIS YEAR'S EVENTS POSSIBLE.
FROM NOCTULES TO NATTERER'S: LEARN MORE ABOUT BOWLAND'S BATS
Thursday 2nd September
6.30pm – 8.00pm
After a wonderful online talk last year, we are happy to say that Gail Armstrong will be returning to provide us with an informative session about bat species in Bowland! Gail, volunteer bat worker, licensed bat carer and bat surveyor, will give us information about the lifestyle of bats, as well as local bat species and where to see and hear them.
Suitable for all the family. Parent/carer must be supervising any under 18s throughout this event.
Booking essential. For further information and to book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Online via Zoom
Free, but donations to The Bat Conservation Trust welcome https://www.bats.org.uk/donate/pledge
THE LORD OF BOWLAND'S TENTH ANNUAL LECTURE
Tuesday 5th October
7.00pm - 8.30pm
This year's lecture, Maps, Mines, and Minerals: 25,000 Years of Bowland History, will be delivered by Dr Nick Riley MBE, C. Geol.
A history of the Forest of Bowland, from the melting of the last ice sheet through to the present day, demonstrating the interaction between people, landscape & geology across 25 millennia.
Booking essential. Please email sandra.silk@lan
The event is open to everyone and is free to attend but, this year particularly, donations to Slaidburn Archive and Champion Bowland will be gratefully received.