Oswestry Nature Festival

Oswestry Nature Festival

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Springwatch’s Iolo Williams, David Attenborough’s top Arctic cameraman, Doug Allan and renowned nature writer Patrick Barkham will talk about their love of wildlife at Oswestry’s first Nature Festival at the Willow Gallery, Oswestry between July 6 and August 24 this summer.

Leading naturalist and broadcaster Paul Evans, rock climbing countryman Jim Perrin, bee writers Alison Benjamin and Penny Metal and Oswestry’s own raptor expert Keith Offord will also be taking part. The festival will end with a debate on the future of wildlife in the borders chaired by former Guardian editor John Vidal.

The festival is jointly run by the Willow Gallery and Shropshire Wildlife Trust and takes place alongside the gallery's six week summer nature exhibition.

A full list of events can be found below, tickets can be booked through the Willow Gallery website - https://willowgalleryoswestry.org/nature-festival/

All proceeds from the festival will be split between the Willow Gallery and our Nature Reserves Appeal.

What's on


Which way nature? - Debate evening with John Vidal

The final event of the Oswestry Nature Festival - John Vidal, the Guardian’s former editor will moderate a major debate about the steep decline of the natural world and what we as individuals can do.

More information here

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Oswestry Nature Festival

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