You do not need to be a member of the RSPB or have any great knowledge of birds to join our events, everyone is welcome. Coach outings and weekend holidays must be booked in advance - please see the
2019 Booking Form.
Nature reserve facilities are shown as follows: C = Café, H = Hides, NT = Nature Trail, S = Shop, VC = Visitor Centre, WC = Toilets.
Download a printable A4 version of the 2019 programme
On the first Sunday of every month
Birdwatching For All. Free guided walks - everyone welcome. Meet outside the Information Centre in Hartsholme Country Park, Lincoln at 10.30 am. The walks around Swanholme Lakes Local Nature Reserve and Hartsholme Country Park take between one and two hours. Warm clothing and stout footwear are recommended for the winter months. Watch a video of nature through the seasons in the Park and Nature Reserve.
Every Saturday and Sunday in July (weather dependant)
PEREGRINE WATCHPOINT at Lincoln Cathedral between 11.30 am and 4.30 pm. The RSPB marquee will be on Cathedral's East Green with telescopes and binoculars for you to use and obtain some brilliant views of the peregrines. This event is free of charge.
Thanks to the collaberation of the University of Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral and Quickline Internet Solutions a live streaming nestcam of Lincoln peregrines can be viewed here.
COACH TRIP to Paxton Pits, a reserve famous for its nightingales. 77 hectares of lakes, meadow, grassland, scrub and woodland next to the River Great Ouse where you can enjoy a wealth of wildlife all year round. Leave Lincoln 8 am. Leave reserve 5 pm. Adults £20. H, NT, VC, WC.
COACH TRIP to Cley Marsh, Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s oldest and best known nature reserve. Leave Lincoln 8 am. Leave reserve 5 pm. Adults £29 including admission charge. C, H, NT, VC, WC.
Friday 16 - Sunday 18
BIRDFAIR 2019 at Rutland Water. Details from the Events Team at The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL. T: 01767 680551.
INDOOR MEETING Butterbumps, Thick-knees and Tanglepickers by Steve Rowland. Sponsored by Shirley Warner in memory of her husband Peter Warner. Admission charge for RSPB members and students £4, for members of the public £5, please pay on the door.
COACH TRIP to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Spurn Point. The new visitor centre is now open. Leave Lincoln 8 am. Leave reserve 5 pm. Adults £19. C, H, NT, VC, WC.
INDOOR MEETING Shetland Isles: a Northern Gem by Danny Green. Sponsored by Streets Chartered Accountants in memory of Carol Curtis, one of the Tax Partners who passed away recently. Admission charge for RSPB members and students £4, for members of the public £5, please pay on the door.
COACH TRIP to Suffolk Wildlife Trust Lackford Lakes. Leave Lincoln 8 am. Leave reserve 5 pm. Adults £29 including admission charge. C, H, NT, S, VC, WC.
INDOOR MEETING Spring in Poland by Peter Dunn. Sponsored by Just Audi VW. Admission charge for RSPB members and students £4, for members of the public £5, please pay on the door.
COACH TRIP to Rutland Water. Leave Lincoln 8.30 am. Leave reserve 4 pm. Adults £22 including admission charge. H, NT, S, VC, WC.
AFTERNOON BIRDWATCH at Woodland Waters, Ancaster. Set in a beautiful wooded valley covering 72 acres. Meet at 10 am. Entrance fee £2 payable on entry. C, NT, WC.
INDOOR MEETING The Biking Birder. Gary Prescott has visited every RSPB nature reserve travelling entirely by bike. This evening he recalls some of his adventures, the people he has met and the wildlife he has seen. Sponsored by Janette Marshall in memory of her parents, Eileen and John White. Admission charge for RSPB members and students £4, for members of the public £5, please pay on the door.
COACH TRIP to RSPB Blacktoft Sands, East Riding of Yorkshire. At this time of the year there will be plenty of winter wildfowl to see. Leave Lincoln 9 am. Leave reserve 4 pm. Adults £17. H, VC. WC.
Programmes from 2010 to 2017 are available on Dropbox. You do not need a Dropbox account to view them.
To view a list of events from previous programmes since the Group's formation in 1974 click on the following link: Programme Archive
If you are aware of any events missing from the list please let us know.
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