Saturday 19th April 2008 Official Opening of the Robert Marsham Exhibition
At 11.30 a.m. in St. Margarets Church, Stratton Strawless, NR10 5LN, the Robert Marsham Tricentenary Exhibition will be officially opened by Julie Reinger, Look East Weather Presenter, and a short talk by Dr. Tim Sparks, CEH, to launch his book on the Life of Robert Marsham. Open to all. Refreshments available.
Saturday 7th June 2008 Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists’ Society
An All-Day Meeting of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists Society at St. Margarets Church, Stratton Strawless, NR10 5LN. A series of talks and discussions on subjects associated with phenology, with Dr. Tim Sparks, CEH. Open to Non-members. Price for the whole day £8, including lunch, coffee, tea etc. For further information and tickets, ring 01603 279235.
Sunday 22nd June 2008 Country Garden Lunch
At 1.00 p.m. at “Powells”, Stratton Strawless, NR10 5LN, a commemorative Country Garden Lunch in a lovely house and garden, as seen on TV and featured in Country Life Magazine.
Tickets £10, to order, ring Toz Waddingham on 01603 279235. (limited numbers)
After lunch there will be an optional walk to the Great Cedar Tree, planted by Robert Marsham in 1747.
There is also a candlelit Evensong at 6.00 pm in St. Margarets Church.
Sunday 27th July 2008 “Mad About Trees” A talk by Dr. Tim Sparks
At 2.00 pm in St. Margarets Church, Stratton Strawless, NR10 5LN, a talk by Dr. Tim Sparks, CEH on the life of Robert Marsham – “Mad About Trees”.
Plus an optional walk to view the Giant Cedar planted by Robert Marsham in 1747, which now looms 102 feet high. Entry £5, including tea and cakes. Tickets and more information from Toz Waddingham on 01603 279235.
August Bank Holiday Weekend
A Tree Festival in St Margarets Church, Stratton Strawless, is planned for this weekend.
More details later.
Wednesday 22 October 2008 Linnean Society meeting in London
A meeting on long term data sets in commemoration of Robert Marsham is being organised. More details on http://www.linnean.org/index.php?id=135
The Norfolk Wildlife Trust is promoting phenological recording in spring 2008, more details to follow