Meetings & Events

Meetings

Meetings are held from September to May at Mead Hall, East Lane, Wheathampstead, Herts, AL4 8BP from 8pm to 10pm. Please park in the public car park in East Lane which is free.  Come and meet other members and enjoy our varied programme of talks. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available at each meeting. You may also join the Group at any of these meetings.

 

 

  • Sat
    14
    Jun
    2014
    10 - 4pmHarpenden common

    This is an environmental day. Help needed, if you are a member and can help with this event please email info@hmbadgergroup.org.uk

  • Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014
  • Sat
    21
    Jun
    2014
  • Sat
    16
    Aug
    2014
    Colchester
  • Thu
    21
    Aug
    2014
    London High Courts
  • Sun
    14
    Sep
    2014
    10 - 4pmAshridge Monument

    For details of event please follow this link

  • Sun
    05
    Oct
    2014
    Tewin Orchard

    For details about Tewin Orchard please visit the Badger Watching page

  • Tue
    07
    Oct
    2014
    8:00 pmWheathampstead

    This month Pete Butchers (HMBG) describes the fascinating wildlife and beautiful landscapes of Argentina.   

  • Tue
    04
    Nov
    2014
    8:00 pmWheathampstead

    A talk by Jackie Burke.

  • Tue
    02
    Dec
    2014
    8:00 pmWheathampstead

    A talk by Jim Harmer

  • Tue
    06
    Jan
    2015
    8:00 pmWheathampstead
  • Tue
    03
    Feb
    2015
    8:00 pmWheathampstead

    A talk by Roy Woodward, Recorder for the Herts Natural History Society

  • Tue
    03
    Mar
    2015
    8:00 pmWheathampstead

    A Talk by Dominic Dyer

  • Tue
    07
    Apr
    2015
    8:00 pmWheathampstead

    A talk by Trevor Williams of The Fox Project. For more information please go to their website here.

  • Tue
    05
    May
    2015
    8:00 pmWheathampstead
  • Sat
    20
    Jun
    2015
  • Sat
    27
    Jun
    2015
    all dayButterfly World, St Albans
  • Sun
    12
    Jul
    2015
  • Tue
    01
    Sep
    2015
    8:00 pmStanborough Lakes, Welwyn Garden City

    Meet in the car park on the north side of the road.

  • Sun
    13
    Sep
    2015
    all dayThe Monument, Monument Drive, Ashridge, Bucks

    We will be having a stall to promote badgers and we will have sales goods available

  • Tue
    06
    Oct
    2015
    8:00 pmWI hall, East Lane, Wheathampstead

    Dr Jenny Jones will be describing how our sett records are used.

  • Sun
    11
    Oct
    2015
    all dayTewin Orchard, Upper Green, Tewin, Herts

    Come along to buy from a wide range of varieties

  • Sat
    17
    Oct
    2015
    10 - 3St Peters Street, St Albans

    We will have a stall at the weekly St Albans market

  • Tue
    03
    Nov
    2015
    8:00 pmMead Hall

    Caroline Huxtable from the local rescue centre Wildlife Welfare will be our speaker

  • Tue
    01
    Dec
    2015
    8:00 pmMead Hall

    Tom Sheppard will be giving us a talk.

  • Tue
    05
    Jan
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall

    Come along for a natter and probably some Christmas leftovers!

  • Tue
    02
    Feb
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Harpenden

    Mark Muschamp, "Sea Shepherd"

  • Tue
    02
    Feb
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall

    Wildlife Liason Officer Jos Bartlett will be our speaker

  • Tue
    01
    Mar
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall

    The local horticulturalist Neil Holmes-Smith will be our speaker.

  • Tue
    05
    Apr
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall

    Their CEO Dominic Dyer will be coming to speak to us

  • Tue
    03
    May
    2016
    7:30 pmMead Hall

    Please come along to have your say in group activities for the coming year.

  • Sun
    26
    Jun
    2016
    1:00 pmAshridge Estate SP981142

    map of badger group picnic site

    If unsure about location, please telephone the chairman or vice-chair.

  • Tue
    04
    Oct
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall
  • Tue
    01
    Nov
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Harpenden

    Peter Oakenfull  - local award winning conservationist to speak on 'Central Herts Green Corridor Group' and protecting the wildlfe corridor.

  • Fri
    04
    Nov
    2016
    Sun
    06
    Nov
    2016
    Theobalds Park Conference Centre, Cheshunt, Herts

    Please see our Facebook page for details.

  • Tue
    06
    Dec
    2016
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Harpenden

    'Wildlife Photography' :Graham Ford and Ron Workman. Other photographic contributions welcome over coffee (on a memory stick,please)

  • Tue
    03
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Harpenden

    Badger Group seasonal mulled wine and mince pies.... festive cheer and maybe a quiz.

  • Tue
    07
    Feb
    2017
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Harpenden

    Mark Muschamp,  'Sea Shepherd'.

  • Tue
    07
    Mar
    2017
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Mary Barton  ' Medicinal and Culinary Uses of Wild Plants'

  • Tue
    04
    Apr
    2017
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Peter Martin,  Chair Badger Trust -   badger update!.

  • Tue
    02
    May
    2017
    7:30 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Come along to have your say in how the group operates for the next year.  If we finish early we normally adjourn to the local pub'.

  • Tue
    06
    Jun
    2017
    8:00 pmTewin Hide

    If you have never seen a badger alive, contact us for an escorted watch.  Pre-booking is essential as numbers in the hide are limited.  You may see other local wildlife too.

  • Sat
    17
    Jun
    2017
    morningWelwyn

    Come along to support our local group stall.

  • Sat
    01
    Jul
    2017
    10:00 amSt Peters Street, St Albans

    Come along to the St Albans market to support our local group.

  • Tue
    04
    Jul
    2017
    8:00 pmTewin Hide

    If you have never seen a badger alive, contact us for an escorted watch.  Pre-booking is essential as numbers in the hide are limited.  You may see other local wildlife too.  Zoe will be leading this activity

  • Sat
    29
    Jul
    2017
    Sun
    30
    Jul
    2017
    10 to 4Panshanger Wood

    Come along to Panshanger Wood to support your local group.

  • Tue
    01
    Aug
    2017
    8:00 pmTewin Hide

    If you have never seen a badger alive, contact us for an escorted watch.  Pre-booking is essential as numbers in the hide are limited.  You may see other local wildlife too.  Frank Wood will be leading this activity.

  • Mon
    28
    Aug
    2017
    all dayRiver Stort

    Prior booking essential.  Contact a group member or come along to one of our meetings or events to sign up.

  • Tue
    05
    Sep
    2017
    8:00 pmPanshanger Park

    Come and try to see some bats and we may even hear them with our bat detectors! Brian and Jenny will be leading this activity.

  • Tue
    03
    Oct
    2017
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Come and listen to Steve Thompson from  John O 'Gaunt Golf Club, who has worked for 25 years creating an award winning wildlife-friendly environment.

  • Sun
    08
    Oct
    2017
    noon to 4:30Tewin Orchard, Tewin

    Come along to buy apples and support your local badger group.

  • Tue
    07
    Nov
    2017
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Come and listen to Dr Richard Meyer,  Author  'Fate of the Badger'  and badger expert

  • Tue
    05
    Dec
    2017
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Come and listen to Mary Barton - the folk lore of trees

  • Tue
    02
    Jan
    2018
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Seasonal Social with mince pies, mulled wine and  our own Marcella Randall on the River Bean conservation project.

  • Tue
    06
    Feb
    2018
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Mike Clark ‘Badgers’ and ‘Eileen Soper’s diaries’

  • Tue
    06
    Mar
    2018
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Mike Huskisson Author & Anti-blood sports campaigner

  • Tue
    03
    Apr
    2018
    8:00 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Jackie Burke – Leighton Buzzard Hedgehog hospital

  • Tue
    01
    May
    2018
    7:30 pmMead Hall, East Lane, Wheathamstead

    Come along to hear a review of the year and have your say about what we should do in the coming year: there may even be an opportunity to join our committee!