Indoor meetings

New Mills town hall, main hall, 7.30 p.m.
(Access is from the car park in front of the Town Hall, or at the rear via Aldersgate.)
Non-members are welcome: £2.

2023 indoor meetings

Date Description Speaker(s)
Friday, 20th January Members’ evening. Bring slides, digital shots and items for exhibition.  
Friday, 17th February AGM followed by: Creating a wilder Peak District Hollie Fisher
Friday, 17th March Swifts Tanya & Edmund Hoare
Friday, 21st April Fungi Deb Hampson & Bengt Saxmark

 

2022 indoor meetings

Date Description Speaker(s)
Friday, 21st January Members' Evening (Bring digital images for projection; photographs; art and handicraft; documents; and other items of natural history interest.)  
Friday, 18th February AGM followed by The Bird Lady Joan Potts
Friday, 18th March A few birds From Costa Rica to Peru Geoff Oldham
Friday, 22nd April World of insects Tony Pioli
Friday, 16th September: Freshwater fish of Britain Jack Perks
Friday, 21st October British land planarians (flatworms). Hugh Jones
Friday, 18th November A night on the tiles Jeff Clarke
Friday, 16th December Christmas party and quiz. Bring a dish and your own drink and glass, together with personal crockery, cutlery, pen and paper, etc.  

 

2021 indoor meetings

Date Description Speaker(s)
Friday, 15th January Members’ Evening; Bring slides, digital shots and items for exhibition.  
Friday, 19th February AGM followed by The Bird Lady Joan Potts
Friday, 19th March A Night on the Tiles Jeff Clarke
Friday, 16th April Birds of Costa Rica Geoff Oldham
Friday, 19th November Some Poisonous Wild Plants and a Few Less Known Edible Ones; John Hawksford
Friday, 17th December Christmas Party (Bring a savoury or dessert to share and your own drink, crockery and cutlery.) (cancelled)

 

2020 indoor meetings

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, all New Mills Natural History Society meetings are cancelled for the foreseeable future.

Date Description Speaker(s)
Friday, 17th January Members’ Evening; Bring slides, digital shots and items for exhibition.  
Friday, 21st February AGM followed by a Microscope Show Ian Russell
Friday, 20th March Wild Plants: edible or poisonous? (cancelled) John Hawksford
Friday, 17th April Fungi (cancelled) Bengt Saxmark & Deb Hampson
Friday, 18th September World of Insects (cancelled) Tony Pioli
Friday, 16th October Freshwater Fish of Britain (cancelled) Jack Perks
Friday, 20th November Peak District Plants: an Ecological Perspective (cancelled) Elaine Radford
Friday, 18th December Christmas Party and Quiz. Bring a dish and your own drink and glass, together with personal crockery, cutlery, pen and paper, etc. (cancelled)  

 

2019 indoor meetings

Date Description Speaker(s)
Friday, 18th January Members’ Evening; Bring slides, digital shots and items for exhibition.  
Friday, 15th February AGM; and Tea & Tigers: some time in Rural India Steve Price
Friday, 15th March Adders and the Eastern Moors Chris Monk
Friday, 26h April Hebridean Autumn Bob Croxton
Friday, 20th September Scottish Delights Paul Hobson
Friday, 18th October Dovestones RSPB Reserve Dave O'Hara
Friday, 15th November Beekeping Graham Royle
Friday, 20th December Christmas Party and Quiz. Bring a dish and your own drink and glass, together with personal crockery, cutlery, pen and paper, etc.  

 

2018 indoor meetings

Date Description Speaker(s)
Friday, 19th January Members’ Evening; Bring slides, digital shots and items for exhibition.  
Friday, 16th February AGM and a Botanical Tour of Malta David Blowers
Friday, 16th March The Complete Owl Dr. Michael Leach
Friday, 20th April Water Voles Christine Gregory
Friday, 21st September The Complete Owl Dr. Michael Leach
Friday, 19th October Antarctica Geoff Oldham
Friday, 16th November Insect/Plant Associations Rob Foster
Friday, 21st December Christmas Party and Quiz. Bring a dish and your own drink and glass, together with personal crockery, cutlery, pen and paper, etc. Town Hall Large Hall.  

 

2017 indoor meetings

Date Description Speaker(s)
Friday, 15th September Adventures with Bats Bob Croxton
Friday, 20th October Trees and the Woodland Trust Andrew Bonehill
Friday, 17th November Justice for the Unvoiced (The Work of a Wildlife Crimes Officer) Emerson Buckingham
Friday, 15th December Christmas Party and Quiz. Bring a dish and your own drink and glass, together with personal crockery, cutlery, pen and paper, etc. Town Hall Large Hall.