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Wild Villages

Posted on 08 February 2017

Wild Villages is a project delivering a series of events, walks and talks throughout 2017 in the Suffolk coastal villages of Bawdsey, Alderton, Hollesley and Boyton. 

The Wild Villages project will help you discover the unusual species and habitats that are right on your doorstep, in your garden and your Suffolk coastal village.

Why? - find out more about the project's background

Who? - discover our partner organisations - who you may get the chance to hear from at an event.

What and How? - things for you to do and what to look out for - download these flyers or our leaflet to take out and about with you. Don't forget to let us know about any discoveries you make on our Facebook page.

When and Where? - below is where we will keep you updated with the latest events in your area - so please remember to check back regularly!

> EVENTS - Please see Facebook for an up-to-date list and more information.


11 June at 10.00am - 12.00pm - Bawdsey beach - beachcombing with Beach Bonkers.

19 April at 7.00pm - 9.00pm - Village hall - a talk on the Shingle Street Survey with Jeremy Mynott. (
20 May at 9.00am - 11.30am - Boyton Marshes (meet at Banter's Barn) - a bird walk with the RSPB. 
28 July at 7.30pm - 10.30pm - Boyton BlockGlow worm hunt and heath-land walk - with Laurie Forsyth. 

23 April at 9.30am - 11.30am - Hollesley Marshes (meet in the car park) - a bird walk with the RSPB.
5 Jun at 6.00pm - 7.30pm - Hollesley Church - cherishing churchyards with the Suffolk Wildlife Trust.
22 June at 7.30pm - 
Hollesley Heath - nightjars with the Waldringfield Wildlife Group.
15 July at 9.00am - 12.00pm - Lower Hollesley Common - a heath-land walk with Laurie Forsyth.

> Other places to visit

If we're not holding an event near you, there are also plenty of other places for you to visit. We've created a handy list for you.

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