Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair returning to Mannington Hall

A visitor at last year's Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair at Mannington Hall. Photo; Steve Adams

A visitor at last year's Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair at Mannington Hall. Photo; Steve Adams - Credit: Archant

A celebration of countryside creatures takes place at the Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair being hosted at Mannington Hall this weekend.

The expanded event encompasses all aspects of wildlife with activities for the whole family as well as the hardened twitcher.

Bill Oddie is among authors will be attending to sign books and give presentations on the Sunday.

Visitors can see around 70 businesses connected with the environment including wildlife charities, holiday companies, optics, cameras, books, bird boxes and clothing.

This year there will be a lot of new artists and sculptors making it one of the biggest displays of wildlife artists in Norfolk.


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Butterfly conservation will show specimens caught in moth traps. There will also be raptors, a family ladybird trail, pond dipping, face painting, an introduction to geo-caching trail, bird walks, hedgehog making, seed planting, and forest school activities.

The aim of the event is to raise money for conservation projects in Norfolk and ticket holders will be invited to choose where they would like profits to go.

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The fair is open from 9-5pm. More details at www.norfolkbirdfair.com

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