Newbury Library

Newbury Library
The Wharf, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5AU ‎

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Linking The Landscape: Bats At The Museum

Did you know one bat can eat 3000 insects in a night? Find out lots more amazing facts about bats on this talk and walk by local bat expert James Shipman. James explains where bats live, how they fly in the dark, and why they are so important and protected by law. After a short talk, James will help us see and hear…

Fri 5 May

Linking The Landscape: Birds In Literature

Ailsa Claybourn combines her love and knowledge of birds and English literature in this talk that is a must for anyone who shares either of Ailsa’s passions. What sort of owl is Harry Potter's Hedwig? Why did King Lear call his evil daughter a 'detested Kite'? Why was an albatross hung around a sailor's neck in…

Linking The Landscape: Under The Microscope

What can you see under the microscope? Local Wildlife Trust experts will be on hand with microscopes, and an array of remarkable mini-beasts up-close. Learn about this fascinating essential world happening unseen all around us. Drop in any time between 10am and 1pm to this free event at the West Berkshire Museum.

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