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  1. Wildlife Recorders of Tomorrow Need YOU!

    Wildlife Recorders of Tomorrow Need YOU!

    Another call from Wildlife Recorders of Tomorrow for volunteers to help record Breckland's unique biodiversity. Can you help? This is a great opportunity to find out more more about the Brecks and learn recording skills. More informatiopin about …

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  2. Wildlife Recorders of Tomorrow - Call for Volunteers

    Wildlife Recorders of Tomorrow - Call for Volunteers

    Help us build a picture of wildlife in the Brecks   Are you interested in monitoring wildlife?  Live close to the Brecks or visit regularly?     Norfolk’s Environmental Records Centre (Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service - NBIS) is …

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  3. Return of the Pool Frog

    Return of the Pool Frog

    Exciting news from our Pingos and Pool Frogs project! For the first time in 20 years, rare Northern Pool Frogs have been re-introduced to Breckland pingos on Norfolk Wildlife Trust's Thompson Common, its last known native site. This frog was once …

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  4. Watercolour Workshops Exhibition at Moyses Hall

    Watercolour Workshops Exhibition at Moyses Hall

    Moyses Hall, Bury St Edmunds will be hosting a display of works from the last series of Watercolour Workshop. The exhibition will be at the museum from 1st September until the 14th September.     "Creatively Interpreting the Brecks" is a project …

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  5. Thetford Munzee Trail

    Thetford Munzee Trail

    Calling all treasure hunters… The Thetford Munzee Trail is coming soon.  A free, fun and exciting way to explore the heritage-rich town of Thetford, discovering places you may never have known existed on your doorstep.   Using a free app players …

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  6. Words in the Walled Garden

    Words in the Walled Garden

    Sandlines "Heaths, Warrens and Gardens" Workshop 15th July Brandon Country Park. The Walled Garden at Brandon Country Park is a riot of colour and scent in July; appropriate therefore as the setting for the fourth Sandlines writing workshop. Although …

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  7. Painting Pine Lines

    Painting Pine Lines

    Iceni Botanical Artists Workshop 11th July 2015    "Painting Pinelines" was the 6th in this series of very popular Watercolour Workshops. 16 artists of varying experience attended the event held at Santon Downham Village Hall.   "Nick Gibbons …

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  8. Riverwalk in the Forest

    Riverwalk in the Forest

    Landscape Patterns - Riverside in the Forest 8th June 2015   Children with profound and multiple learning difficulties from a mixed age group arrived with 3 minibuses from Riverwalk school in the morning, together with 13 children, 8 wheelchairs …

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  9. Art in the Park

    Art in the Park

    Art in the Park 13 June 2015   Brecks Landscape Patterns Project Leader, Stephanie Hartick, presented a very successful event in Brandon Country Park. Despite the wet weather over 55 people of all ages contributed to this free turn up and …

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  10. Connecting With the Landscape

    Connecting With the Landscape

    Third Sandlines Writing Workshop   On Saturday 13th June, I drove through some very heavy showers to West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village. At one point the avenue of trees suddenly grew thicker and darker, trunks seemed to double in size and grow more …

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