The Society meets in a spirit of friendship and goodwill to share in all aspects of natural history, geology, the countryside, its scenery, its flora and fauna, its use, its buildings, its history, the activities of its inhabitants, etc. Almost nothing is excluded.

On this site you will find the current programme of meetings for the Ambleside Natural History Society. Members of the public are welcome to attend our meetings. To get in touch with the society use the 'Contact Us' button on the Main Menu.

Next Meeting

9th October 2015


Our Autumnwatch Experience


Speakers: Annabel Rushton & Alasdaire Grubb

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes to create this hugely popular television programme?

Come and find out when Annabel describes what is involved in persuading the BBC to choose Leighton Moss, working with them, managing local media coverage and visitors, etc.. Alasdair will cover his involvement working with the camera teams to find the wildlife and the best locations for filming it.

Autumnwatch was transmitted from the RSPB Reserve at Leighton Moss in both 2013 and 2014.

7:30 pm (arrive early for parking)

The Ambleside Parish Centre, Vicarage Road, Ambleside, (adjacent to St Mary's church)

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