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Welcome to Wollaton Natural History Society

The Society exists to promote the study and appreciation of the natural world by arranging regular illustrated talks, guided walks, recording and publications.

The programme of indoor illustrated talks by guest speakers, takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month starting at 7.30pm at St Leonards Community Centre, Bramcote Lane, Wollaton. NG8 2ND (Opposite Wollaton library).

Click on the column on the left for our programme of Indoor Meetings & Guided Walks. 

Special Interest Groups: Photography, Botany and Birds.                   



In line with Government Guidelines regarding the spread of coronavirus, ALL MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED until further notice.



Suspended until the Government relaxes it's guidelines on coronavirus


                  Details of future walks on 'GUIDED FIELD WALKS' PAGE


Please contact Max Winslow if you require a lift. Telephone 0115 9984967


                                            Everyone welcome to all events

      Please note: October & December meetings are for members and guests only.


        MEMBERSHIP: £16 annually, payable in January, join on the door.

 Pro rata after March. 

            VISITORS are always welcome: £3.50 per meeting, £2 for walks.

             At meetings there is a charge of 50p for refreshments during the break.


Please Note: You can click on website photos to enlarge the image

Puss Moth Caterpillar
Puss Moth Caterpillar
Seen at Orchid Wood near Draycott, 26.6.20. Photo reveals the pink 'Flagellae' usually contained within the twin tails. Photos by Dave Gilbert
Puss Moth Caterpillar
Puss Moth Caterpillar
Length 60mm, probably fully grown.
Puss Moth Caterpillar
Puss Moth Caterpillar
The black dots that look like eyes are false eyes and this cropped image allows us to see the true eyes at the bottom of the black area at both sides of the 'lower' true face.

Visit the Wollaton Natural History Society's Facebook page to view over 600 members' photographs. This can be accessed by clicking on the  'f'  at the top of this page. If the page doesn't load, please have a second attempt. Default is the 'About' tab, clicking on the 'Discussion' tab, gives access to comments and photographs taken by members.  

ENQUIRIES: To contact the Society please use the Feedback page (see column on the left)

                                      Website Updated 14th September 2020

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