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Wild About Reading 2020
Sat, Oct 24
Reading
Oct 24, 9:00 AM – Oct 27, 4:00 PM
Reading, Reading, UK
An autumnal celebration of all things wild in our beautiful town.
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Zone 5: Gardening fun at Katesgrove Community Association
Sat, Oct 24
Waterloo Meadow Allotments,
Oct 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Waterloo Meadow Allotments,, Elgar Road South, RG2 0BW
Come and find out more about the work of Food4families and get your hands dirty in the garden!
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Zone 2- Family Wind Turbine Tour
Sat, Oct 24
100 Longwater Ave
Oct 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
100 Longwater Ave, 100 Longwater Ave, Reading RG2 6GP, UK
Come and learn about one of the town's tallest structures!
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Zone 4: Gardening fun at Erleigh Road Community Garden
Sat, Oct 24
Erleigh Road Community Garden
Oct 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Erleigh Road Community Garden, 5LU, Erleigh Rd, Reading RG1 5LU, UK
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Zone 2: Wild on wheels with Avanti
Sat, Oct 24
Fobney Lock
Oct 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Fobney Lock, Reading RG2 0SF, UK
Discover the beautiful Fobney Marshes with Avanti Cycling.
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Zone 4: Nature Connection Walk with Nicolette Evans (Chargeable event)
Sat, Oct 24
Thames Valley Park
Oct 24, 10:30 AM
Thames Valley Park, Thames Valley Park, Thames Valley Park Dr, Reading RG6 1PT, UK
Join Nicolette Evans on a mindful walk through this beautiful local space.
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Zone 3: Wildlife on the canal stall
Sat, Oct 24
Blakes Lock
Oct 24, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Blakes Lock, Blakes Lock, Kennet Side, Reading RG1 3DS, UK
Catch up with the Kennet and Avon Trust and discover more about local wildlife
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Zone 4-Nature photography Tips With TDP photography
Sat, Oct 24
Highwood Nature Reserve
Oct 24, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Highwood Nature Reserve, Woodley, Reading RG6 1FF, UK
Bring your smartphone or digital camera and learn some photography tricks to get a more unusual shot!
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Zone 1: Rewilding Reading Walk
Sat, Oct 24
Clayfield Copse
Oct 24, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Clayfield Copse, 200 Caversham Park Rd, Reading RG4 6AA, UK
A chance to learn about rewilding work that has happened right here in our town. Lead by local expert Adrian Lawson.
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Zone 1:Rewilding Reading Walk
Sat, Oct 24
Clayfield Copse
Oct 24, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Clayfield Copse, 200 Caversham Park Rd, Reading RG4 6AA, UK
A chance to learn about rewilding work that has happened right here in our town. Lead by local expert Adrian Lawson.
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Zone 3: Wild about families
Sat, Oct 24
Lavender Place Community Gardens
Oct 24, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Lavender Place Community Gardens, Cusden Walk, Reading RG1 7PT, UK
An outdoor antenatal session with local group Mummyminder
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Zone 1:Plant for Spring with Food4families at The Weller Centre
Sun, Oct 25
The Weller Centre
Oct 25, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Weller Centre, 110 Amersham Rd, Reading RG4 5NA, UK
Fun in the garden with Food4families.
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Zone 5: Wild Workout with Nature Nurture
Sun, Oct 25
Lousehill Copse
Oct 25, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Lousehill Copse, Lousehill Copse, Reading RG30, UK
Come and shake those tail feathers with Nature Nurture CIC. Stomp like a badger and fly like a bat around the new Wild Workout at Lousehill Copse.
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Zone 2: Plant for Spring
Sun, Oct 25
The Cowsey
Oct 25, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
The Cowsey, 159 Blagdon Rd, Reading RG2 7NE, UK
Come and be part of planting a valuable food source for Spring pollinators. Meeting at John Rabson Recreation Ground.
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Zone 4: Plant for Spring
Sun, Oct 25
Palmer Park
Oct 25, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Palmer Park, Palmer Park, London Rd, Reading RG1 3PA, UK
Come and be part of planting a valuable food source for Spring pollinators. Meeting at Palmer Park.
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Zone 2- Adult Wind Turbine Tour
Sun, Oct 25
100 Longwater Ave
Oct 25, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
100 Longwater Ave, 100 Longwater Ave, Reading RG2 6GP, UK
Come and learn about one of the town's tallest structures!
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Zone 5: Plant for Spring
Sun, Oct 25
Prospect Park
Oct 25, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Prospect Park, Liebenrood Rd, Reading RG30 2ND, UK
Come and be part of planting a valuable food source for spring pollinators. Meeting at Prospect Park.
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Zone 4: Wild in the woods with The Conservation Volunteers
Mon, Oct 26
RG5 4XW
Oct 26, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
RG5 4XW, Mannock Way, Woodley, Reading RG5 4XW, UK
Come along, learn about coppicing in this session with The Conservation Volunteers and find out more about their year round conservation work.
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Zone 4: Wild on wheels with Avanti
Mon, Oct 26
The Fisherman's Cottage
Oct 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Fisherman's Cottage, Reading RG1 3HJ, UK
Explore Reading canal path with Avanti Cycling. Meet on canal behind Newtown School.
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Zone 4: Wild in the woods, Surveying with The Conservation Volunteers
Mon, Oct 26
Alder Moors Nature Reserve
Oct 26, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Alder Moors Nature Reserve, Mannock Way, Woodley, Reading RG5 4XW, UK
Come along, learn about biodiversity surveying in this session with The Conservation Volunteers and find out more about their year round conservation work.
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Zone 1: Wild About Willow with The Conservation Volunteers
Mon, Oct 26
The Weller Centre
Oct 26, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Weller Centre, 110 Amersham Rd, Reading RG4 5NA, UK
Come along and have fun in this crafty session with The Conservation Volunteers and find out more about their year round conservation work.
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Zone 2- Family Wind Turbine Tour
Mon, Oct 26
100 Longwater Ave
Oct 26, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
100 Longwater Ave, 100 Longwater Ave, Reading RG2 6GP, UK
Come and learn about one of the town's tallest structures!
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Zone 5: Coley Meadows; wildlife, landscape and history walk with Adrian lawson
Tue, Oct 27
The Brookmill
Oct 27, 10:00 AM
The Brookmill, The Brookmill, Coley Park, Reading RG1, UK
Discover this wonderful area with Adrian Lawson.
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Zone 2: Wild about plants
Tue, Oct 27
Maiden Erlegh Local Nature Reserve
Oct 27, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Maiden Erlegh Local Nature Reserve, Maiden Erlegh Lake, Earley, Reading RG6 5QJ, UK
Explore Maiden Erlegh Nature Reserve with the Head Ranger and learn more about the wonderful autumn plants.
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Zone 5: Coley Meadows: Wildlife, landscape and history
Tue, Oct 27
The Brookmill
Oct 27, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
The Brookmill, The Brookmill, Coley Park, Reading RG1, UK
Explore this gem of a local green space with Adrian Lawson.
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Zone 4: Wild about photography
Tue, Oct 27
St Nicolas Church
Oct 27, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
St Nicolas Church, Sutcliffe Ave, Earley, Reading RG6 7JN, UK
Come along and enjoy photos from a young local ornithologist and photographer. THIS IS A SELF LED EVENT.
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Zone 1: Wild on wheels with Avanti Cycling
Tue, Oct 27
Emmer Green Post Office
Oct 27, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Emmer Green Post Office, Milestone Way Precinct, 14 Cavendish Rd, Reading RG4 8XW, UK
Get to know your local green and blue spaces on this bike ride with Avanti. Starting at Emmer Green Post Office, you'll discover a beautiful local route.
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Zone 3: Plant for Spring
Tue, Oct 27
Cintra Park
Oct 27, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Cintra Park, Reading RG2 7ES, UK
Come and be part of planting a valuable food source for Spring pollinators. Meeting at Cintra Park.
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Zone 5: Wild at Lousehill Copse with The Conservation Volunteers
Tue, Oct 27
Lousehill Copse
Oct 27, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Lousehill Copse, Lousehill Copse, Reading RG30, UK
Come along, learn about coppicing in this session with The Conservation Volunteers and find out more about their year round conservation work.
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Zone 2- Adult Wind Turbine Tour
Tue, Oct 27
100 Longwater Ave
Oct 27, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
100 Longwater Ave, 100 Longwater Ave, Reading RG2 6GP, UK
Come and learn about one of the town's tallest structures!
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For all self led walks, please see the link above for printable maps. There will be a small number of maps at the different venues if required.

Thank you to Reading tree Wardens and Erlegh Oaks for these maps

For all self led walks, please download a map from the links above.
Thank you to Reading Tree Wardens for these maps

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Wild About Reading 2020
Sat, Oct 24
Reading
Oct 24, 9:00 AM – Oct 27, 4:00 PM
Reading, Reading, UK
An autumnal celebration of all things wild in our beautiful town.
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