Spring Social Meeting and AGM - April 26 and 27, 2014

The AGM will be held at Lotherton Hall Bird Garden near Leeds LS25 3EB on Saturday April 26th at 1:00 pm, in the education room near the curator’s office. No booking necessary, admission at the gate £5, concessions £4, children £2.50, including entry to the house, gardens and estate. Opening hours 10:00-5:00 (estate open from 7:30am). Light lunches available from the stableyard café, or picnic areas provided. Guided tour at 2:30 if staff available.

On the morning of Sunday 27th we have been invited to visit Richard Green’s excellent collection of softbills and other birds near Doncaster at 10:30. Admission (incl buffet lunch at 12:30) £8 for members and guests. Richard is kindly donating all proceeds to the conservation fund. Address and directions on receipt of cheque and SAE.

Apply to Nigel Hewston, 50 Seven Waters, Leonard Stanley, Stonehouse, GL10 3PA by Saturday April 12th.

Recommended hotel for anyone wishing to meet with other members on Friday or Saturday evening is Premier Inn Pontefract North WF11 0BU 0871 5278887.

Other collections in the area include Harewood House Bird Garden near Leeds and Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster.