TALKS & EVENTS

2022 Events

Saturday 2nd July

Wilton Carnival - Castle Meadows, Wilton.

Come and have a chat with us about swifts and house martins on our stall at the carnival. A selection of nest boxes and nest bricks will be on display.

 

Tuesday 5th July

Swift Walk and Talk - Wilton

20.00 - 21.30

Spend a Summer's evening strolling around Wilton to watch the town's resident Swifts. Learn more about their incredible lives and how you can help their sad decline.


Meet in Wilton market Place outside The Greyhound Inn.

A suggested donation of £5 will be collected on the day.

Thursday 7th July

SAWS Fundraising Concert

19.30 -2100

We are pleased to announce that local violinist Bill Benham and friends, will be playing a follow up concert to help raise funds for our project. Bill played a memorable concert for us in 2019 and returns with a great programme.

SOLD OUT

Full details and tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-concert-for-swifts-tickets-344658301257?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

Saturday 9th July
Swift Walk and Talk - Salisbury
20.00 - 21.30

Come and see the largest swift nesting colony in Salisbury.

This walk and talk will allow you to observe the spectacular acrobatics of the Swift up close. Learn more about it's life and why it needs our help.

Meet outside Sarum College in the Cathedral Close.

A suggested donation of £5 will be collected on the day.

Saturday 16th July

Swift Walk and Talk - Downton

19.30 - 21.00

Stroll through the village on a Summer's evening to watch and learn more about Swifts and how we've worked with the local community to create more nesting opportunities.


Meet outside The Goat Pub.

A suggested donation of £5 will be collected on the day.


 

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Guided talk in Salisbury 2017

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Fundraising Concert with Bill Benham (violin) and Michael Maxwell Steer (piano) 2019

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        Partnership with Salisbury Cathedral

In June 2020 we placed a cabinet of 9 nest boxes behind the louvres on the tower of the Cathedral with the hope that together we can create a new colony of breeding swifts. Click on  the video above for more information on this project.