Winter 2021-22

Indoor meetings are held on the first Friday of each month from October to May in the Upper Hall, Methodist Church, Witney. Please use the rear entrance from Woolgate (Waitrose) car park in Witan Way.

Talks are free to members and £3 for visitors.

Friday 1 October 2021 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Indoor Meeting
Peter Creed
Grassland Fungi
Sunday 31 October 2021 10:30 am
Fungus Foray
Jarn Mound, Boars Hill, Oxford
Leader: Peter Creed
Directions TBC
Map reference: tbc
Friday 5 November 2021 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Indoor Meeting
Dr Tim King
Seething soils: the local value of yellow meadow ants as engineers, farmers and conservationists
Friday 3 December 2021 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Indoor Meeting
Andy Warren
Ethiopia – endemic birds and wildlife in the Horn of Africa
Friday 14 January 2022 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Indoor Meeting
Members’ Night
Opportunity for members to share their photographs or materials for identification. Traditionally there is a ‘fiendish quiz’.
Please bring your photos on memory sticks and any items of interest or for identification.
Non-members equally welcome!
January 2022
Date TBA
Possible visit to WWT at Slimbridge
Details TBC
Friday 4 February 2022 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Indoor Meeting
John Tyler
The wildlife and history of the River Thame from source to mouth.
John Tyler is well-known to the club and an expert on glowworms!
February 2022
TBC
Possible visit to Oxford University Herbaria
Details TBC
Friday 4 March 2022 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Annual General Meeting
followed by
Philip Mugridge
Galapagos – our voyage aboard the Beagle
March 2022
TBC
Circular Walk through Whitehill Wood near Stonesfield to see mosses, lichens and spring flowers including Yellow Star of Bethlehem
Details TBC
Friday 1 April 2022 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Indoor Meeting
Jessica Turner
The Canary Islands, Part 2. Looking at the plants of the islands of Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and La Palma
April 2022
TBC
Possible visit to Greenham Common to see reptiles and interesting birds
Details TBC
Friday 6 May 2022 7:15 for 7:30 pm
Indoor Meeting
Martin Catt
Monatgue’s Devon
Annual Plant Sale
Please bring plants and books to sell in aid of Club funds
May 2022 4:00 am
Date TBC
Dawn Chorus walk
Venue TBA