What’s on this February?

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It's warming up a bit and the days are getting just a tad longer so what better time to read our blog to discover the best events taking place in the Broads National Park this February.

Carlton Marshes talk

Carlton Marshes © Gavin Durrant
Carlton Marshes © Gavin Durrant

Where: Jubilee Hall, Loddon

When: 5 February 2019, 19:30 to 21:00

Come along to an illustrated talk by Broads Sites Manager Matt Gooch from the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. The talk will be all about Carlton Marshes and you’ll be joined by the South Yare Wildlife Group and other nature enthusiasts to discover all about the amazing projects taking place in this developing nature reserve.

Fancy that! A brief history of fantastical dress

Where: Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth 

When: 16 February to 24 February 2019

Come to the Time and Tide Museum to discover all about fantastical historical dress. Ruth Battersby Tooke is a costume and textiles curator who wants to share her enthusiasm for all things ribbons and ruffs.

An introduction to Water, Mills and Marshes

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North Mill being restored as part of the Water, Mills and Marshes scheme

Where: Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth 

When: 15 February 2019, 11:30 to 12:30

A chance to learn all about the amazing projects already beginning and about to be unveiled by the Broads Authority’s Water, Mills and Marshes scheme. Whether you’re interested in nature, heritage or art there’s something for everyone.

Children go free for half-term at Broads Tours

Where: Broads Tours, Wroxham

When: 16 February 2019, 11:30 to 12:30

Join Broads Tours this half-term for a trip in the Broads National Park, where children go free! Your skipper will give a live commentary, discussing the history of the Broads and pointing out all the wildlife, don’t forget to tick the wildlife all off on your spotting sheet!

Bones and body bits

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Learn all about mammal bones and more with the Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Where: NWT Hickling Broad

When: 20 February 2019, 13:00 to 14:30

Get excited about bones and body bits with the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Learn all about identifying animal bones and work out how to identify the small mammals lurking inside an owl pellet.

Suffolk Open Studios Showcase

Where: Apex Gallery, Bury St Edmunds

When: 26 February to 31 March

Don’t miss the annual exhibition of all of your favourite southern Broads artists. Buy their work, admire their techniques and ask them about their inspiration. The perfect showcase to whet your appetite for their upcoming open studios event.