North Wessex Downs Annual Forum, 1:30-7:30pm 25 November at Marlborough Golf Club

News from the North Wessex Downs

Issue No 85: October 2022


I am pleased to be able to announce that bookings are now open for the Annual Forum on 25th November.

Join us at this year’s Annual Forum as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the designation of the North Wessex Downs as a protected landscape and look forward to the challenges of the next 50 years. There will be a reception with drinks and canapés at the end of the afternoon and an opportunity to round off the day with stargazing in the grounds of the venue (weather permitting!)

Our panel of speakers include:
Nicola Chester: Writer and author of On Gallows Down. Place, Protest and Belonging and winner of the Richard Jefferies Prize for Nature Writing 2021
Professor Tom Oliver: Professor of Applied Ecology at the University of Reading
Natalie Ganpatsingh: Founding Director of Nature Nurture CIC & BBOWT Trustee
Dr Richard Benwell:  Chief Executive, Wildlife and Countryside Link; Chair, Oxfordshire Local Nature Partnership
Roger Kerr: Trustee of the Organic Research Centre; CEO of Organic Farmers & Growers CIC
Rt Hon Lord Benyon of Englefield: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Venue:  Marlborough Golf Club
Friday 25th November
1.30pm – 7.30pm
Tickets: £10

For further details and how to book please click the link.

Annual Forum 2022
Ann Shepley
Communications Officer
North Wessex Downs AONB