Edward Lear: Landscapes & Wildlife
Date: Friday 26 October 2018
Location: The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk
An illustrated talk by Jenny Uglow
Author Jenny Uglow discusses her latest book Mr Lear: A life of Art and Nonsense, an exploration of the life and work of celebrated poet, artist and musician Edward Lear.
Lear, who wrote the famous The Owl and the Pussycat and other famous nonsense poetry, was also a celebrated wildlife and landscape artist.
This is a fundraising event, with proceeds supporting World Land Trust
One Wild Night with Steve and Helen Backshall and friends
Date: Friday 14 December 2018
Time: 7.00pm -10.00pm
Location: Royal Geographical Society, Kensington, London
A once in a lifetime collaboration between some of the greatest names in wildlife, adventure and sport, coming together for one night only to share experiences, tell tall tales, and bring to the RGS lecture theatre images and films from some of the world’s wildest places.
Among those sharing the stage with Steve will be Dan Snow, George McGavin, Leo Houlding, Sean Conway, Ed and Laura Stafford, Helen Glover and Heather Stanning, Simon Watt, Lowri Morgan, Miranda Krestovnikof, Will Greenwood, Monty Halls, Dame Katherine Grainger and Sophie Raworth.
Funds raised through the event will support World Land Trust’s work to save threatened tropical forest in Belize. As a Patron of World Land Trust Steve will give a flavour of the country and its incredible wildlife and detail his support for this project.
The Big Canopy Campout
Date: 15 September 2018
Location: Your favourite tree
Join World Land Trust fundraisers from The Big Canopy Campout by taking to your favourite forest and spending a night under the canopy.
Forest enthusiasts from around the world will be taking to the trees on the night of 15 September 2018 to celebrate forest conservation, fundraise for Saving Mexico’s Ancient Forests, and raise awareness of the threats facing wildlife habitats worldwide.
So if you can, head to your local forest to be a part of the canopy community. For more information, see The Big Canopy Campout website (where they are selling limited edition carabiners and Sierra Gorda shirts also raising funds for Ancient Forests) or follow them on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
Discovering the secrets of Sierra Gorda, Mexico
Date: 13-17 August 2018 10am-4pm
Location: The Forum, Norwich, NR2 1BH
World Land Trust presents a photography exhibition from award-winning Mexican photographer and conservationist Roberto Pedraza Ruiz.
Uncover the secrets of Mexico’s ancient forests, where jaguars and pumas roam in the shadows of the mountains, delicate hummingbirds flutter and parrots nest in hundred-year-old oaks. The captivating images share Roberto Pedraza Ruiz’s intimate knowledge of the wild and remote landscape and wildlife of the Sierra Gorda mountains, including rare and endangered species and the threats they face.
This exhibition is supporting World Land Trust’s Saving Mexico’s Ancient Forests appeal. No tickets required, but donations are welcome.
Date: 17-19 August 2018
Location: Rutland Water, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8BT
World Land Trust will once again return to Rutland for the British Birdwatching Fair 2018.
Birdfair is a great opportunity for World Land Trust to meet lots of supporters and Friends, and introduce ourselves to people who may not have heard of WLT before.