Illustrated Talks

Four Seasons of Natural History

Aimed at audiences with a general interest in British natural history, and who want to add to their knowledge. The talk provides an insight into the rich variety of British natural history, covering birdlife, plants, mammals, insects and fungi. The talk follows the four seasons to show how changes to the British landscape influences our natural history and how it adapts.

Four Seasons of Derbyshire Wildlife

A more localised talk showing the natural history of Derbyshire through the seasons. Derbyshire is a beautiful county with a rich diversity of flora and fauna, with some Derbyshire specialities such as the Dipper and Water Voles. It is aimed at audiences with a general interest in wildlife and who want to add to their knowledge and understanding.

Dragonflies and Damselflies

Aimed at audiences with an interest in dragonflies. The talk provides an aid to the identification of some of the more common species of dragonflies and damselflies found in the UK, together with guidance on when and where look for dragonflies; and an insight into the life-cycle and behaviour of these spectacular insects.

Wildlife And Nature Photography

Aimed at audiences with a primary interest in photography, either as beginners or wanting to get more from their photography.
The talk focuses on the photographic techniques involved in taking a wide range of different wildlife images, including portraits, action and habitat shots and creative effects.

British Birds

Aimed at audiences who like birds and want to know more about them.The talk covers a range of British birds found in different habitats, such as gardens and woodlands, rivers and lakes, coastal areas, upland areas and open country. It will help the audience recognise our birds and improve their understanding about how they behave.