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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.

BioBlitz

Saturday 29 June, 10am-5:30pm

Calling all minibeast detectives, plant enthusiasts and nature lovers! We need your help at our annual Bioblitz when we will be discovering all of the plants and animals that call the Trust home.

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Exclusive Members' Event

Saturday 13 July, 5pm

Each year, we invite our members to an exclusive event to thank them for their continued support. This event is FREE to attend for all Peak Annual and Life Members.

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Sky Hunters at Sunset

Saturday 27 July, 7pm

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 7 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

Weekend evenings throughout the autumn and spring, 7pm

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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Wildebeest in the Potting Shed

Thursday 3 October, 7:30pm

An evening talk with Life President, Ashley Smith

With heart-warming and humorous stories, Ashley shares tales of some of the people, mammals and birds that have been involved with the Trust from its early days as a wildlife park, up to its current standing.

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Owl-O-Ween

Tuesday 29 and Thursday 31 October, 6-8pm

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

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Christmas Shopping Evening

Thursday 21 November, 4:30-8pm

Come along to get your Christmas shopping sorted and enjoy mulled wine, mince pies and 15% off*!

Members' Working Day

Saturday 7 December, 10am-4pm

Each winter we set aside two days for members to get involved with our work, give us a helping hand, meet some other members, and of course us as well. Lunch is provided – please email jemma@hawkconservancy.org if you plan to attend.

Christmas Carols and Owls by Moonlight

Friday 20 and Saturday 21 December

Join us for a special evening to kick off the festive season, with Christmas carols under the night sky plus a special owl flying demonstration.

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Park Closed

At the beginning of every year we close in order to undertake vital maintenance and development projects. In 2019, the dates that we will be closed for this work will be Tuesday 8 January to Friday 8 February 2019. Feathers Restaurant and the Trust shop will remain open during this time.

Wedding Open Weekend

Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 January, 10am-3pm

Come along to see how our venue is perfect for you and your guests on your special day. This event is FREE, though please email jemma@hawkconservancy.org if you plan to attend.

Members' Working Day

Sunday 26 January, 10am-4pm

Each winter we set aside two days for members to get involved with our work, give us a helping hand, meet some other members, and of course us as well. Lunch is provided – please email jemma@hawkconservancy.org if you plan to attend.

Did you know?
Most birds of prey have a third eyelid which acts a bit like a windscreen wiper for their eyes.
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