Swift Talks Afternoon

Swift Talks Afternoon

Valeria Bateson, Wetlands Teasels

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Join us for an afternoon of learning, inspiration and fun

Please register for this event through Eventbrite:  swifttalks.eventbrite.com


  • View ‘Wonderful Wetlands 2017’ Exhibition
  • Discover archaeological finds with Helen Hawkins, Senior Project Manager, Pre-Construct Archaeology (see bio and more info on the archaeological investigations at Ferry Lane, Walthamstow)
  • Wildlife films
  • Wetlands Artist in residence Silvia Krupinska talking about her work
  • Artefacts from Vestry House Museum, with Gary Heales, Assistant Curator, Communications and Communities
  • Wildlife photographer Ivor Hewstone with his portfolios and bird books
  • Knitted swifts
  • Tea and Cake

3-3.25pm – Short Talk: Swifts – Walthamstow’s Fastest Bird

Edward Mayer, Swift Conservation (see bio)

Please note that Stephen Ayers (Wetlands Steve) has had to cancel his talk due to illness. All other activities will go ahead as planned.