Events at Attenborough Nature Centre

Enjoy a day out walking around the Nature Reserve with the family or attend one of our organised events. Have a look at our forthcoming events.

Beeston Wildlife Group Walk

13th February 2016
Join the Group for a guided walk around Attenborough Nature Reserve. 10am - 1pm. Meet in the car park. Contact: Bill Wheatley 0115 925 0208 or Nigel Slater 0115 916 6518 beestonwildlifegroup@hotmail.com


Winter Tree Identification

13th February 2016
Learn how to identify Britain’s trees without using leaves or flowers. You’ll gain the skills you need to recognise Britain’s trees by using just twigs and bark. Spend the morning in the classroom and then put your new skills into practise on the Reserve in the afternoon. £20 per person. Includes refreshments and lunch. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


50th Anniversary Celebration Event

14th February 2016
Join us for a day-long celebration of this much loved nature reserve as we kick off our 50th Anniversary year. There will be activities and displays throughout the day, and in the evening we’ll be lighting up the Nature Centre to round off a special day in spectacular fashion. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777 http://www.attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk


Attenborough Holiday Club – Helping Birds

16th February 2016
Have fun building a nest box, making some bird food, and discovering more about Attenborough’s feathery visitors. Drop in between 10.15am and 12.15pm, £10 per family to include one nest box. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Holiday Club – Helping Birds

18th February 2016
Have fun building a nest box, making some bird food, and discovering more about Attenborough’s feathery visitors. Drop in between 10.15am and 12.15pm, £10 per family to include one nest box. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Attenborough Winter Bird Walk

20th February 2016
Join other members for a walk around the Reserve to see some of the wildfowl that have travelled large distances to spend the winter in warmer climes, such as Attenborough, as well as our resident birds. Meet at the Nature Centre at 10am. Booking essential. Contact: Membership Team 0115 958 8242


Optics Demonstration Day with Opticron

27th February 2016
Your chance to try out a range of equipment, such as binoculars, under real field conditions with expert advice on hand. 10am - 4pm. Contact:  Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Winter Bird ID for Beginners

27th February 2016
Join our experts and learn how to identify winter migrants and wildfowl through classroom and outdoor elements. 10am - 3pm. £35 per person including refreshments, lunch and ID chart. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


Wild Tots Attenborough

2nd March 2016
Parent and toddler session suitable for 2 to 4 year olds. 10.30am – 12 noon and 1 – 2.30pm. £5 per child. Please book in advance as numbers are limited and note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777