Indoor Meetings Programme


We meet at 7.30 pm, on the third Tuesday of each month (except August) in the hall of St Matthews C of E Primary School, Langley Road, Surbiton, KT6 6LW. We welcome non-members to our meetings.


21 September. Ashley Grove. Great British Birds: the Winners and Losers of Climate Change

Ashley is a professional wildlife photographer. He lectures widely and regularly leads photographic and birding tours around the world. Destinations have included The Gambia, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, Sri Lanka, Sweden. In tonight’s talk he focuses on Britain’s birds and the effects on their populations by climate change.


19 October. AGM, followed by a talk by John Barkham on Bird Migration at Tarifa, Spain and Winter birding in the Spanish Pyrenees

After the AGM, John Barkham will give a talk on a Spanish theme with photos and videos from a trip to Tarifa at migration time and a February visit to the Pyrenees.


16 November. Andrew Cleave. Birds and wildlife of Trinidad and Tobago

Having previously run an Environmental Studies Centre, Andrew was awarded an MBE in 1995 for services to Environmental Education. He has published over 30 books on natural history and the environment, as well as writing numerous articles for natural history magazines. He is a prize-winning wildlife photographer and is a frequent lecturer to wildlife groups. He is also a committee member of the Lundy Field Society. He has travelled extensively and is a tour leader for Naturetrek. We welcome back Andrew who has been a regular speaker to the club for a number of years.


14 December. Members slides

Please note this meeting is a week earlier than normal on the second Tuesday of the month, the 21st being too near Christmas. This is members’ opportunity to show their own digital photos and videos of birds and other wildlife. Please contact Thelma Caine beforehand if you would like to take part (email ). A ten-minute slot is available for around 6 members. On the night, please bring along your photos on a CD or memory stick. There will also be homemade mince pies to enjoy at the interval!


Please make an effort to join our meetings. They are the best way of keeping in touch.