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Events

We have a great range of events for you to enjoy. Whether you’re keen to come back following a day out with us or you would simply like to see our beautiful birds fly at a different time of day, we have something to suit everyone.

Medieval Madness

Saturday 13 May, 6pm

Join us for an evening of fun, food and frivolity to celebrate the ancient art of falconry, with a superb falconry display, an impressive banquet and a full evening of traditional entertainment.

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Outdoor Theatre Production

Sunday 21 May, 6pm

With the help of her dog Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man and the cowardly Lion, can the Wizard of Oz help farm girl Dorothy or will the Wicked Witch of the West get hold of her special ruby slippers?

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Sky Hunters at Sunset

Saturday 27 May, 6:45pm

Watch our birds soar against the backdrop of our stunning grounds as the sun sets gently behind them, and after the sun has faded, there’ll be twists and turns in flight.

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Members' Night

Saturday 17 June, 6pm

We are thrilled to welcome Mike Simmons for the first of our exclusive member events in 2017, along with a variety of other activities including a previously unseen flying display.

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Plant Sale

Saturday 17-Sunday 18 June, 10am-3pm

For all of our green-fingered friends: join us for our huge annual plant sale with plants kindly donated by Hilliers Nurseries. All plants are of a high quality and will be sold at wholesale price or less.

Fundraising event

Chris Packham's Top Birds

Saturday 24 June, 6pm

Chris Packham, a long-standing friend of Ashley Smith, joins us for an evening of fun along with other close companions of the Trust, to celebrate our shared love of feathered friends.

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Sky Hunters at Sunset

Saturday 1 July, 6:45pm

Watch our birds soar against the backdrop of our stunning grounds as the sun sets gently behind them, and after the sun has faded, there’ll be twists and turns in flight.

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Tales from Concrete Jungles - an evening with David Lindo

Saturday 8 July, 7pm

David Lindo, also known as The Urban Birder, has visited over 270 cities worldwide in search of urban birds. Join him on his journey in and sometimes outside cities throughout the world.

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Sky Hunters at Sunset

Saturday 22 July, 6:45pm

Watch our birds soar against the backdrop of our stunning grounds as the sun sets gently behind them, and after the sun has faded, there’ll be twists and turns in flight.

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International Vulture Awareness Day

Saturday 2 September

For us, every day is vulture awareness day. If you would like to celebrate these incredible birds, join us to learn more about them with talks and activities throughout the day.

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Owls by Moonlight

Saturday evenings throughout the autumn and spring, 6:45pm

Join us for a magical evening when you can step into the magical world of owls. Watch these mystical birds twist and turn through the night sky.

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Owl-O-Ween

Saturday 28 October, 6-8pm

Prepare yourself and your little ones for a wickedly spook-tacular family evening this Halloween with spooky crafts, ghostly story-telling and a mystical owl flying display.

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French-themed Evening in Feathers Restaurant

Saturday 11 November, tables available from 6:30pm

Book a table and be whisked away to France for the evening with a mouth-watering French menu cooked by our French chef. Email info@hawkconservancy.org or call 01264 773850 (ext. 225) to book.

Breakfast with Father Christmas

Saturday and Sunday, 16, 17, 23 and 24 December, 9am

Father Christmas will be stopping in for a hearty breakfast ahead of his impending worldwide voyages. After a cooked breakfast, children will meet Father Christmas, as well as our two miniature donkeys and an owl. Call 01264 773850 to book.

Tea with Father Christmas

Sunday 17 and Saturday 23 December, 4pm

Why not bring the little ones to meet Father Christmas in his grotto? They will be fed a home-cooked tea and will also have the opportunity to meet our two miniature donkeys and an owl. Call 01264 773850 to book.

Christmas Carols and Owls by Moonlight

Thursday and Friday, 21 and 22 December, 6:30pm

Join us for an evening of Christmas carols played by Test Valley Brass and sung to the accompaniment of the voices of Andover Museum Loft Singers, plus a special owl flying demonstration!

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New Year's Eve Party

Saturday 31 December, 8:30pm

Bring the New Year in with style and join us for an evening of celebrations. Tickets: £10 (includes nibbles). To book, email info@hawkconservancy.org or call 01264 773850 (ext. 225). Why not make it more of a night and start with a delicious three-course dinner? Please contact us for more information.

Did you know?
Kestrels don’t build their own nest. Instead, they use nests of other large birds (such as pigeons or crows), holes in trees, crevices in walls and cliff faces, or ledges of buildings.
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