Family Bats Evening

19/08/2015 19:00
19/08/2015 21:30


Epping Forest Field Centre, Paul's Nursery Road, High Beach, Loughton, Essex IG10 4AF


19th August 2015, 7pm-9.30 pm


£6 per person

Event Description

The course will include a brief introductory talk about the type of bats participants might expect to see, an illustrated talk about bats and a chance to see bat specimens close up in the classroom. Around dusk, a well known site for bat spotting will be visited and participants will have a chance to spot some bats.

Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear in case the ground is muddy, and plenty of enthusiasm. Suitable for children aged 7 and over, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Booking required on 0208 502 8500 or email

Roger Havard works across Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Essex, and is a qualified bat handler who teaches many courses to both adults and children.

About the Organiser

Epping Forest Field Centre

Epping Forest Field Centre (EFFC) is in the heart of Epping Forest. The centre is managed by the Field Studies Council (FSC), an independent environmental education charity, on behalf of the City of London.

EFFC specialises in connecting people of all ages with the natural environment by providing safe and enjoyable learning experiences in Epping Forest and the surrounding area. The emphasis is on first-hand investigations and discovery learning. It is a non-residential centre that provides course for learners of all ages, from toddlers to pensioners.

In addition to its main work, providing fieldwork for school groups, the centre offers Eco-activities (which include family courses, 'drop-in' days and holiday activities for children), uniform group badge work, a programme of professional development courses and leisure learning for adults and a range of community and outreach activities. It also delivers some professional services: training, research, monitoring, advisory, school grounds.

Please mention the Green Guide when responding to this event.

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