Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Cuckoos and Corncrakes 

...brought to you by well-known Tweet of the Day authors Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss.

7.30pm on Thursday 24th May 2018 at Strode Theatre, Church Road, Street, Somerset, BA16 0AB

Join us for a lively and entertaining fundraising evening that will literally open your ears to the fascinating world of birdsong, brought to you by well- known Tweet of the Day authors Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss.

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Between them Radio 4 presenter Brett Westwood and Springwatch producer and President of Somerset Wildlife Trust Stephen Moss have spent over a century watching and listening to birds.

In an aural extravaganza the duo provide a crash course in birdsong – complete with bizarre sounds, curious anecdotes and fascinating facts suitable for both novices and avid birders of all ages.

It is based on the highly successful Radio 4 series Tweet of the Day made in Bristol, which has entertained and informed legions of listeners since it first began broadcasting in May 2013.

The event as well as celebrating one of the great wonders of nature: the variety and beauty of British birds and the sounds they make; will raise vital funds for Somerset Wildlife Trust and their work of safeguarding the county’s wildlife and wild places, and encouraging everyone to enjoy and appreciate the natural world around them.

 

Booking Information

Tickets are £20 each

£16 for children 16 & under 

Tickets can be purchased in person from Strode theatre box office between 10am and 2pm Monday to Friday, by calling the box office directly on 01458 442846, and going online - click here to book through Strode theatre's website.

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Also on the night...

You will be able to purchase some of Stephen Moss's book, and he will be availlabel to sign them in the interval.

The event will also be supported by local wildlife artist Tim Serle, who will be exhibiting his wood veneers and acrylic paint artwork at the theatre from 26 April until the night of the event, with a percentage of all sales going to Somerset Wildlife Trust.