FORTHCOMING EVENTS

August 2017
Thu 17th

Denbighshire & Flintshire Show 1 Cross St, Holywell, Flintshire CH8 7PL

BWA stand in the Poultry Marquee.

Tel: 01352 712131

Web: www.denbighandflintshow.com

Sat 19th

Llanrwst Rural Show Tan Y Bryn, Llanddoged, Llanrwst LL260BZ

BWA stand in the Poultry Marquee.

Tel: 01492 640714

Email: furandfeather@sioellanrwstshow.co.uk

Web: www.sioellanrwstshow.co.uk

Thu 24th

Melplash Show Bridport, Dorset DT6 4EG

BWA STAND AND WATERFOWL DISPLAY WITH BOOK STALL & EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL IN THE COUNTRYSIDE AREA

Tel: 01308 423337

Web: www.melplashshow.co.uk

September 2017
Sat 9th

Frome Cheese Show admin@fromecheeseshow.co.uk West Woodlands Showground, Near Frome, Somerset, BA11 5ES

BWA Stand and Waterfowl Display

Tel: 01373 463600

Web: www.fromecheeseshow.co.uk

Sun 10th

Autumn Open Day Blackthorn Nursery, Wing Road, Stewkley, Bedfordshire, LU7 0JB.

Richard Hedges’s collection of Exhibition Domestic Waterfowl and Wildfowl

10.30 Coffee followed by an informal walk 'round the grounds
12.00 Barbecue lunch
13.00 Talk by Hein van Grouw, Senior Curator of the Bird Group at the Natural History Museum.
14.00 Visit to the Natural History Museum at Tring which contains over 4000 animal specimens housed in their original Victorian floor to ceiling cases. The collection, opened in 1889, was the work of Walter Rothschild, who dedicated his life to the study of animals. It houses one of the largest ornithological collections in the world with over 1.15 million skins, skeletons, nests, eggs and specimens: www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/tring

The museum is approximately 12 miles from Blackthorn Nursery and is open from 14.00 to 17.00. Admission is free. For those who prefer to birdwatch there are excellent opportunities at Tring Reservoirs: www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/reserves/tring-reservoirs

Please apply to the secretary for tickets – Members complimentary. Non-members £5.

Contact: Kate Elkington

Tel: 01531 671250

Email: info@waterfowl.org

Sat 23rd

Scottish Smallholder and Grower Festival Lanark Agricultural Centre, Hyndford Road, Lanark, ML11 9AX

Email: enquiries@scottishsmallholdershow.co.uk

Web: www.ssgf.uk

Sat 23rd
for 2 days

Malvern Autumn Show The Showground, Malvern, Worcs WR13 6NW

Tel: 01684 584900

Web: www.threecounties.co.uk

Wed 27th
for 2 days

Countryside Live Lee Valley Park, Leyton Marsh, Leyton, London, E10 7QL

An event for schools which helps city children learn how their food is produced. The BWA display of ducks and information also allows them to get close to live birds.

Web: www.countrysidelearning.org

October 2017
Sun 1st

Photographic Competition Entries close

Email: editor@waterfowl.org.uk

Sat 7th

Copy Deadline BWA Waterfowl Yearbook 2017

Email: editor@waterfowl.org.uk

Sun 8th

East of England Autumn Exhibition

The Small Livestock Show

Tel: 01777 700069

Web: www.eastofengland.org.uk

Sat 21st

Welsh Federation of Poultry Clubs The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys, LD2 3SY

BWA Stand

Tel: 01558 822 243

Web: www.poultryclubofwales.org.uk/

Sun 29th

Shropshire and Mid-Wales Waterfowl Exhibition Oswestry Showground, Oswestry

Tel: 01948 840011

Email: fchrismillward@hotmail.com

November 2017
Sun 5th

30th BWA Champion Waterfowl Exhibition Stratford Park Leisure Centre, Stratford Road, Stroud GL5 4AF

Tel: 01794 390624

Email: beech997@yahoo.co.uk

Sun 26th

Devon & Cornwall Waterfowl Show & Sale Royal Cornwall Showground, Whitecross, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7JE

Tel: 01726 861354

December 2017
Sat 2nd
for 2 days

The National Poultry Show The International Centre, Telford, TF3 4JH

Tel: 01830 520856

Email: info@poultryclub.org

Web: www.nationalshow.poultryclub.org

Sat 16th
for 2 days

National Federation of Poultry Clubs Championship Show Bingley Hall, Stafford Showground ST18 0BD

BWA STAND WITH BOOK STALL

Contact: R Sadler

Email: fedchampshow@gmail.com

Web: www.federationpoultryshow.weebly.com

February 2018
Sat 24th

BWA Annual General Meeting Cotswold Gateway Hotel, 216 The Hill, Burford OX18 4HV

The meeting will take place in the morning with lunch available to purchase, followed by an afternoon visit to the COTSWOLD WILDLIFE PARK, Bradford Grove, Burford OX18 4JP.
See Make a Date for 2018 AGM for details.

Contact: The Secretary

Tel: 01531 671250

Email: info@waterfowl.org.uk

Phone numbers are included for you to check the accuracy of the dates of the events. Summer events tend to have only small poultry and waterfowl sections, or a waterfowl display. The main waterfowl shows are in the autumn and winter.