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Open For Nature Day – Haddenham

Free Community Event! Discover local wildlife and find out how you can support our much-loved species.

  • 24th June 2023 - 24th June 2023
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE:  Haddenham: Open for Nature Day

Join us at Fairchild’s Meadow on Saturday 24th June (11am-2pm) to discover local wildlife and find out how you can support our much-loved species!
  • LEARN from the experts on hand to showcase the wildlife that’s living in the local area.
  • ENJOY tailor-made talks, tabletop displays and hands-on activities.
  • TAKE PART in bumblebee walks and botanical surveying.
  • TALK to wildlife organisations and local groups who’ll be sharing their ongoing work to support wildlife within Cambridgeshire.

We will be joined by:

  • RSPB ‘Operation Turtle Dove’
  • Cambridgeshire Mammal Group
  • Cambridgeshire County Moth Recorder
  • Bumblebee Conservation Trust
  • The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire
  • Haddenham Conservation Society
  • Ann Sherwood (local ecologist)
  • Hilary Conlan (pollination expert)
  • HistoryNeedsYou
  • Fen End Farm

This Open For Nature Day is brought to you by the team at New Life on the Old West. It is one of a number of local events designed to celebrate and champion local wildlife right on the doorstep of fenland communities.

Location: Fairchild’s Meadow, Chewells Lane, Haddenham, Ely, CB6 3SS (Grid reference: TL 46651 75785 and What3Words: ///legroom.fortnight.losses )

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  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Accessibility

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome

Did you know?

One of Cambridge’s most beloved community events is the Mill Road Winter Fair, which takes place annually on the first Saturday in December. Offering stalls, entertainment and a parade, it’s been running since 2005 and attracts around 15,000 people a year.