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Dragon Finder

Events

Aug
14
Tue
FULL! River Nene Dusk Boat Trips @ Ferry Meadows Country Park
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sorry, all trips are now FULLY BOOKED!! If you would like to be the first to hear about our future free events in the area you can sign up to the River Nene Dragon Finder newsletter here: https://www.froglife.org/dragonfinder/river-nene/newsletter/ 
 
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An enjoyable hour long FREE evening boat trip where you’ll have the opportunity to observe local wildlife and find out more with Froglife’s River Nene Dragon Finder team.
 
Suitable for all ages – don’t forget your camera and extra layers!
 
These special dusk trips take place from 8-9pm on:
Tuesday 14th August,
Wednesday 15th August,
Tuesday 21st August,
Wednesday 22nd August
 
We depart from the jetty opposite the cafe/gift shop at Ferry Meadows Country Park – please arrive 10 mins beforehand to get signed in.
 
ALL TRIPS ARE NOW FULL!
Booking is essential as places are limited and go quickly!
Email Catherine.Duerden@froglife.org
 
Aug
15
Wed
FULL! River Nene Dusk Boat Trips @ Ferry Meadows Country Park
Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sorry, all trips are now FULLY BOOKED!! If you would like to be the first to hear about our future free events in the area you can sign up to the River Nene Dragon Finder newsletter here: https://www.froglife.org/dragonfinder/river-nene/newsletter/ 
 
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An enjoyable hour long FREE evening boat trip where you’ll have the opportunity to observe local wildlife and find out more with Froglife’s River Nene Dragon Finder team.
 
Suitable for all ages – don’t forget your camera and extra layers!
 
These special dusk trips take place from 8-9pm on:
Tuesday 14th August,
Wednesday 15th August,
Tuesday 21st August,
Wednesday 22nd August
 
We depart from the jetty opposite the cafe/gift shop at Ferry Meadows Country Park – please arrive 10 mins beforehand to get signed in.
 
ALL TRIPS ARE NOW FULL!
Booking is essential as places are limited and go quickly!
Email Catherine.Duerden@froglife.org
 
Aug
16
Thu
Dragon Fun Day @ Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, Rushden Lakes
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Find Froglife at the Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre, on the boardwalk at Rushden Lakes. Bring the whole family along for summer holiday fun whilst learning about amphibians, reptiles, ponds and their inhabitants.

Free crafts & activities for everyone to enjoy!

Pond dipping sessions will be run by Wildlife BCN staff at 11am and 2pm and must be booked with them in advance – see here for details and cost: https://www.wildlifebcn.org/sites/default/files/2018-07/Summer18.pdf 

Directions to Rushden Lakes: https://www.rushdenlakes.com/gettinghere/

About Nene Wetlands nature reserve: https://www.wildlifebcn.org/nature-reserves/nene-wetlands

More information about the Visitor Centre: https://www.wildlifebcn.org/nene-wetlands 

 

Aug
17
Fri
Dragon Finders @ Barnwell Country Park, Northamptonshire
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come and join Froglife at Barnwell Country Park for a family friendly day out! Visit our stall to find out about our native reptiles and amphibians and learn more about a range of wildlife while taking part in our activities throughout the day!

Find out more about Barnwell Country Park here.

 

Aug
21
Tue
FULL! River Nene Dusk Boat Trips @ Ferry Meadows Country Park
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sorry, all trips are now FULLY BOOKED!! If you would like to be the first to hear about our future free events in the area you can sign up to the River Nene Dragon Finder newsletter here: https://www.froglife.org/dragonfinder/river-nene/newsletter/ 
 
—————————————
 
An enjoyable hour long FREE evening boat trip where you’ll have the opportunity to observe local wildlife and find out more with Froglife’s River Nene Dragon Finder team.
 
Suitable for all ages – don’t forget your camera and extra layers!
 
These special dusk trips take place from 8-9pm on:
Tuesday 14th August,
Wednesday 15th August,
Tuesday 21st August,
Wednesday 22nd August
 
We depart from the jetty opposite the cafe/gift shop at Ferry Meadows Country Park – please arrive 10 mins beforehand to get signed in.
 
ALL TRIPS ARE NOW FULL!
Booking is essential as places are limited and go quickly!
Email Catherine.Duerden@froglife.org
 
Aug
22
Wed
FULL! River Nene Dusk Boat Trips @ Ferry Meadows Country Park
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sorry, all trips are now FULLY BOOKED!! If you would like to be the first to hear about our future free events in the area you can sign up to the River Nene Dragon Finder newsletter here: https://www.froglife.org/dragonfinder/river-nene/newsletter/ 
 
—————————————
 
An enjoyable hour long FREE evening boat trip where you’ll have the opportunity to observe local wildlife and find out more with Froglife’s River Nene Dragon Finder team.
 
Suitable for all ages – don’t forget your camera and extra layers!
 
These special dusk trips take place from 8-9pm on:
Tuesday 14th August,
Wednesday 15th August,
Tuesday 21st August,
Wednesday 22nd August
 
We depart from the jetty opposite the cafe/gift shop at Ferry Meadows Country Park – please arrive 10 mins beforehand to get signed in.
 
ALL TRIPS ARE NOW FULL!
Booking is essential as places are limited and go quickly!
Email Catherine.Duerden@froglife.org
 
Aug
29
Wed
Dragon Fun Day @ Lyveden, Northamptonshire
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join in with our Dragon Fun Day activities at National Trust Lyveden on this ‘Wild Wednesday’

Learn about reptiles, amphibians and pond life through our fun crafts and activities – drop in at any time! 

Find out more here: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lyveden

 

Sep
18
Tue
Dragon Fun Day @ Stanwick Lakes
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Froglife Dragon Finders will be at Stanwick Lakes on 18th September as part of the Nene Valley Festival. There will be pond dipping and activities, suitable for young children and adults alike – have fun whilst learning about amphibians, reptiles, ponds and their inhabitants!

Drop in between 11am and 3pm to join in, ask a question or pick up some information.

Find out more about Stanwick Lakes here: www.stanwicklakes.org.uk

Sep
23
Sun
Dragon Fun Day @ Nene Valley Festival Finale, Peterborough
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oct
5
Fri
Mapestry Tour @ Clare Cottage, Helpston, Peterborough
Oct 5 – Oct 29 all-day

Come along to Clare Cottage during October and see our beautiful River Nene Mapestry on display! This 12-panel tapestry map of the River Nene and surrounding areas was created by over 1000 local people with the help of textile artist Liliane Taylor and the Froglife team. 

Clare Cottage and cafe are open on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays 11am – 3pm, the exhibition is in the Dovecote.

We’d love to hear what you think, please do leave a comment in the visitors book or get in touch with your feedback here.

 

To find out more about Clare Cottage click here and to find out more about the Mapestry and it’s creation, click here.