This summarises meetings and events in the near future. Entries in bold are organised by Knighton Wild or taking place in Knighton. Date Description Organiser 16th October Public Meeting on Knighton Green Knighton Wild 17th October Wildflower Planting in Attenborough Arboretum Urban Buzz Leicester 21st November Talk on Leicester Peregrine Project Knighton Wild
Wednesday 17th October 13.30 to 15.30 Attenborough Arboretum, 5-23 Carisbrooke Rd, Leicester, LE2 3TQ Come and join an afternoon of planting for bees, butterflies and other pollinators at the Attenborough Arboretum where we will be planting cowslip, primroses, yellow-rattle, and more, enhancing the area with bright yellow, purple, pink and blue plants. The session will […]
Open Meeting to discuss the Knighton Green Project 7.30 pm on Tuesday 16th October Main Hall, Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, LE2 3WG This is an opportunity for people living in the area to express their ideas for how the green space at the end of Kenwood Road can be improved. Leicester City Council has […]
7.30 pm, Wednesday 21st November Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Leicester LE2 3WG Leicestershire and Rutland Ornithological Society (LROS) and Leicester City Council have been working together to protect the peregrine falcons that have been nesting in the city for the last few years. After initially nesting on the office block near the St George’s […]
5 people worked in St Mary’s Churchyard on Saturday 15th September. Nicky and Geoff trimmed and cleaned up the hedge we laid last year. You can see Nicky is very pleased with the regrowth which is already thickening up the boundary and providing more shelter. Steve checked out the bird boxes we installed earlier this […]
Richard Iliffe is running a workshop on Fungi identification on Saturday 13th October from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. The session takes place at the Botanic Garden in Oadby. More information about the event is available on the Botanic Garden website, with information on how to book. This isn’t a Knighton Wild event, but it’s […]
Here’s a link to our September 2018 newsletter.
A Taste For Bee Keeping An insight into the life of bees and their care. A talk by Andy White Friday 7th September, 11:00am – 12:00pm, Fosse Neighbourhood Centre. Entry free. More information on the poster.
Nigel Dunnett, Professor of Planting Design, Urban Horticulture and Vegetation Technology at the University of Sheffield, will be giving the Annual Lecture for LRGT at 7.30 pm on Thursday 13th September 2018 at Leicester University. Tickets to be booked in advance: £10 Friends £12.50 Guests. More information on the LRGT website.
There will be a brief meeting at Knighton Parish Centre on Thursday 6th September at 7.30 (finish no later than 9.00) to plan the next stages in the development of Knighton Green. See the poster here, which you can download, print and put up locally. The items for discussion are as follows: coming to an […]
Chris Packham has invited people who love wildlife and are concerned about its decline in the UK and the lack of action by the government to join him for a walk for Wildlife in Hyde Park on 22nd September. Read more about it on Chris Packham’s website.