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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.

Sky Hunters at Sunset

Saturday 11 May, 1 June and 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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Biodiversity Breakfast

Saturday 18 May, 7-10am

Join us for a special morning to enjoy and discover the best of British nature. Including meadow walk with Dr Matt Stevens, moth trapping, opportunity to meet a British owl, and a full English breakfast.

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Flight - from British Pastures to African Plains

Saturday 8 June, 6pm

Join us for our biggest event of the year; a spectacular evening when we’ll take you across the world to places that are dear to the hearts of the Trust.

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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 members.

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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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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?
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagles have nests made of sticks and these almost always located on isolated and inaccessible rock and canyon ledges.
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