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Everyday Wild – Sunday 10th April, 2-5pm in Enstone Parish Hall

Supported by the Eco Warriors of Enstone Primary School.

Everyday Wild is a community, family friendly event sharing local wildlife initiatives and top tips for supporting the wildlife on your doorsteps. Interactive stands will be open throughout the event as well as a selection of micro talks from local wildlife experts. Refreshments will be available as well as the opportunity to order swift boxes, and receive advice on how to source seeds and plants. Bring along cakes for the Hedgehog Cake Competition at 4.30pm!

2.30pm-2.45pm

SWIFTS and how we can install nest boxes in our houses for the birds that spend more time in flying than any other, from Chris Mason of Cherwell Swifts.

2.45 – 3pm

NATURE AUTHOR TALK about the nature memoir Fledgling from Hannah Bourne-Taylor, including a live reading of the extract about the Enstone swifts.

3.30 – 3.45pm

BEE-FRIENDLY GARDENS and what plants to grow to encourage bees and other pollinators, from Craig Blackwell.

3.45 – 4pm

FARMLAND BIRDS and how we can volunteer to help feed wild birds during the winter, by Louise Spicer, the founder of the local charity Farmland Bird Aid Network.

4.20pm

HEDGEHOGS and how we can support them in our gardens and villages, from Hugh Warwick, author and spokesperson for the Hedgehog Preservation Society.

4.30pm

HEDGEHOG CAKE COMPETITION

Judged by Hugh Warwick and the Eco Warriors of Enstone Primary School and eaten by anyone who fancies a slice! Get baking and bring along your themed cakes – Prize for best cake!