Green events diary

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News Brief -

TO­DAY

Free Film Screen­ing What: The Cove, an Os­car-win­ning doc­u­men­tary Where: John Clare The­atre, Cen­tral Li­brary When: Film starts at 7.30pm – please ar­rive by 7pm Cer­tifi­cate 12. Cost: En­trance is free but do­na­tions are wel­come.

Beau­ti­ful Bug Ball Who: The Wildlife Trust Where: Stan­ground Com­mu­nity Wood­land What: Drop in for a fun filled time play­ing in na­ture. Chil­dren can dis­cover beau­ti­ful bugs and but­ter­flies, plus there will be lots of nat­u­ral crafts and wild games. When: 11am-1pm Cost: Free

PEP Evening Tour Who: Railworld Where: Railworld, Oun­dle Road, Peter­bor­ough, PE2 9NR What: Dis­cover the Peter­bor­ough En­vi­ron­men­tal Project at Railworld. Time: 6pm - 9pm Cost: Free

Bike­abil­ity 2 Cy­cle Train­ing Who: Cy­cle Maps UK Where: Cen­tral Park (The But­ter­cross cafe) What: Part 2 of Bike­abil­ity cy­cle train­ing course. When: 2pm - 5pm How: To book con­tact The Cy­cle Train­ing Peo­ple on 01733 573355 or en­quiries@the­cy­cle­train­ing­peo­ple.co.uk Cost: £25

Teddy Bears’ Pic­nic Who: Nene Park Trust Where: Ferry Mead­ows Vis­i­tor Cen­tre What: En­joy a pic­nic with your teddy bear and find out what the big sur­prise is. Please take your own pic­nic lunch and Teddy Bear. When: 12pm How: For more de­tails please call Nene Park Trust on 01733 234193 or e-mail vis­i­tor.ser­vices@nenepark­trust.org.uk Cost: Free

Great Fen Fam­ily Fun Day Who: The Wildlife Trust Where: Ram­sey Heights Coun­try­side Class­room and Na­ture Re­serve What: An af­ter­noon of fun ac­tiv­i­ties When: 1pm-4.30pm How: Please con­tact the Great Fen team on info@great­fen.org.uk call 01487 710420 or visit www.great­fen.org.uk for di­rec­tions, ac­cess in­for­ma­tion, to book, or just to find out more. Cost: Sug­gested do­na­tion £2.50 per per­son, £6 per fam­ily.

Trash­ion Tex­tiles Who: Peter­bor­ough Col­lege of Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Where: PCAE, Brook Street, Peter­bor­ough, PE1 1TU What: Try your hand at a range of tra­di­tional crafts with a green twist. When: 10am - 4pm Cost: Free

Cy­cling John Clare Coun­try with re­fresh­ments at Clare Cot­tage Who: Trav­el­choice, Peter­bor­ough City Coun­cil Where: Wer­ring­ton Cen­tre (out­side the en­trance to Wer­ring­ton Sports Cen­tre and the Li­brary) What: A leisurely-paced 11 mile cir­cu­lar ride When: 6.15pm How: For cater­ing pur­poses if you are in­ter­est­ing in at­tend­ing the ride, please e-mail trav­el­choice@peter­bor­ough.gov.uk Cost: Free, al­though re­fresh­ments will be at per­sonal cost

TO­MOR­ROW

Trash­ion Show Who: Peter­bor­ough Col­lege of Adult Ed­u­ca­tion When: Re-fash­ion­ing and mu­sic from 10am. First cat­walk show 3pm-4pm. Sec­ond cat­walk show 6pm-7pm Where: Queens­gate What: Bring new life to old clothes

Bug Quest Who: RSPB Where: RSPB cen­tre, Fi­ne­shade Woods, NN17 3BB What: Dis­cover what creepy-crawlies live in the woods. Hunt for spi­ders, bee­tles, worms and much more in this fun in­ter­ac­tive ac­tiv­ity. Time: 10.30am - 12pm Cost: £4 per child, £2 per adult (RSPB mem­bers half price)

En­vi­ron­men­tal Sculp­ture Who: Nene Park Trust Where: Ferry Mead­ows Vis­i­tor Cen­tre What: Join a Nene Park Trust Ranger and us­ing nat­u­ral ma­te­ri­als we will be hav­ing fun cre­at­ing our own en­vi­ron­men­tal sculp­ture. When: Drop in be­tween 1pm and 3pm How: For more in­for­ma­tion please call Nene Park Trust on 01733 234193 or e-mail vis­i­tor.ser­vices@nenepark­trust.org.uk Cost: Free

Evening bird-watch­ing and lis­ten­ing on the Nene Washes Who: RSPB & Peter­bor­ough Bird Club Where: First gate on Low Wash drove (sign­posted off B1040 north of Whit­tle­sey) What: Meet while there is still light to walk the drove, look­ing for some of our rarer birds which in­clude black-tailed god­wit and gar­ganey. Af­ter sun­set, there is a good chance of hear­ing corn­crakes, a bird that is be­ing re-in­tro­duced at this na­ture re­serve. When: 8pm - 10pm Cost: £3 adults, £1 chil­dren, half price for RSPB and Peter­bor­ough Bird Club mem­bers. How: Book­ing is es­sen­tial - con­tact Char­lie Kitchin on 01733 205140 or Char­lie.kitchin@rspb.org.uk

Bus-walk: Nene Way, Ash­ton and Oun­dle Who: Peter­bor­ough Ram­blers Where: Queens­gate Bus Sta­tion, Bay 15 (for Bus X4) What: Bus to Warm­ing­ton, then a four mile walk on the Nene Way to Oun­dle, with time to look around or have a tea. When: 1pm - 5pm How: Con­tact: Chris­tine Kirby on 01733 321944 or 07779 927889. Cost: Lo­cal bus fare

Back to Na­ture Who: Han­son Build­ing Prod­ucts Where: King’s Dyke Na­ture Re­serve, via Han­son’s Sales Of­fice Car Park on A605, Whit­tle­sey What: A host of ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing pond dip­ping, fos­sil hunt­ing, bird watch­ing, na­ture trail, owl pel­let dis­sec­tion, snake and lizard han­dling, quizzes and ar­chae­o­log­i­cal/ge­o­log­i­cal dis­plays. At 2pm there will be the grand open­ing of the Na­ture Re­serve ex­ten­sion and at 3pm and 6pm there will be the Tick­lish All­sorts Wildlife Road­show. From 9pm to 11pm there is the chance to take part in the fi­nal great crested newt sur­vey of 2010. How: Book­ing is es­sen­tial for the newt sur­vey - con­tact Philip Parker on 01553 630842 or philip­park­eras­so­ci­ates@

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