Calendar

Jul
19
Fri
Bat Night – July @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Jul 19 @ 9:00 pm – 10:15 pm

Bat Night July

This event will begin with a short talk in our Visitor Centre giving pointers on what bats we might find in the park and how to identify them. Following the talk, attendees will have the opportunity to go out into the park to search for bats with the parks’ bat detectors. We know from past events that we have found both Pipistrelle Bats (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) and Noctule Bats (Nyctalus noctula) in the park, although there are seventeen different types of bat to be found in the United Kingdom.

 

The event is part of out Spring–Summer 2019 programme of ‘Nature Talks and Walks’.

Who is this event for?

This event is suitable for adults, as well as accompanied children who are looking to learn more about the natural world. No prior knowledge is required.

Do you need a ticket?

You need to book a ticket in order to attend because space is limited in our Visitor Centre, and there is a small charge for tickets that will go to support the park’s charitable aims.

What to bring

No equipment is needed, but please wear suitable clothing , sturdy footwear and bring a torch.

Jul
21
Sun
Native trees – and what feeds on them @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Nature Talk and Walk: Native trees – and what feeds on them

This event will begin with a short talk in our Visitor Centre highlighting easy ways to identify a range of native trees found in the park. Following the talk, attendees will have the opportunity to go on a guided walk to practise identifying native trees in the park and to examine what feeds on them (from the small to the large).

The event is part of out Spring–Summer 2019 programme of ‘Nature Talks and Walks’.

Who is this event for?

This event is suitable for adults, as well as accompanied teenagers who are looking to learn more about the natural world. No prior knowledge is required.

Do you need a ticket?

You need to book a ticket in order to attend because space is limited in our Visitor Centre, and there is a small charge for tickets that will go to support the park’s charitable aims.

What to bring

No equipment is needed, but please wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear.

Aug
16
Fri
Bat Night – August @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Aug 16 @ 8:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Bat Night August

This event will begin with a short talk in our Visitor Centre giving pointers on what bats we might find in the park and how to identify them. Following the talk, attendees will have the opportunity to go out into the park to search for bats with the parks’ bat detectors. We know from past events that we have found both Pipistrelle Bats (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) and Noctule Bats (Nyctalus noctula) in the park, although there are seventeen different types of bat to be found in the United Kingdom.

 

The event is part of out Spring–Summer 2019 programme of ‘Nature Talks and Walks’.

Who is this event for?

This event is suitable for adults, as well as accompanied children who are looking to learn more about the natural world. No prior knowledge is required.

Do you need a ticket?

You need to book a ticket in order to attend because space is limited in our Visitor Centre, and there is a small charge for tickets that will go to support the park’s charitable aims.

What to bring

No equipment is needed, but please wear suitable clothing , sturdy footwear and bring a torch.

Aug
18
Sun
Habitats and microhabitats in the park and the surrounding area @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Nature Talk and Walk: Habitats and microhabitats in the park and the surrounding area

This event will begin with a short talk in our Visitor Centre on the different habitats and microhabitats that can be found in the park and the surrounding area, along with their importance for different types of wildlife. Following the talk, attendees will have the opportunity to go on a guided walk to see real examples of the habitats and microhabitats covered and to spot a range of wildlife associated with them.

The event is part of out Spring–Summer 2019 programme of ‘Nature Talks and Walks’.

Who is this event for?

This event is suitable for adults, as well as accompanied teenagers who are looking to learn more about the natural world. No prior knowledge is required.

Do you need a ticket?

You need to book a ticket in order to attend because space is limited in our Visitor Centre, and there is a small charge for tickets that will go to support the park’s charitable aims.

What to bring

No equipment is needed, but please wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear.

Sep
13
Fri
Bat Night – September @ Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Sep 13 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Bat Night September

This event will begin with a short talk in our Visitor Centre giving pointers on what bats we might find in the park and how to identify them. Following the talk, attendees will have the opportunity to go out into the park to search for bats with the parks’ bat detectors. We know from past events that we have found both Pipistrelle Bats (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) and Noctule Bats (Nyctalus noctula) in the park, although there are seventeen different types of bat to be found in the United Kingdom.

 

The event is part of out Spring–Summer 2019 programme of ‘Nature Talks and Walks’.

Who is this event for?

This event is suitable for adults, as well as accompanied children who are looking to learn more about the natural world. No prior knowledge is required.

Do you need a ticket?

You need to book a ticket in order to attend because space is limited in our Visitor Centre, and there is a small charge for tickets that will go to support the park’s charitable aims.

What to bring

No equipment is needed, but please wear suitable clothing , sturdy footwear and bring a torch.

Nov
15
Fri
History Talk – ‘Barts in Herts’ @ Visitor Centre
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join trustees for a delve in to the history of the park. This year it will concentrate on the time St. Bartholomew’s Hospital spent at Hill End Hospital during WW2.