Wildlife Field Visits - Current Programme

BEES hosts a Wildlife Field Visit Programme throughout the year. The programme aims to explore a range of habitats to study their natural history and management issues relating to their upkeep. The programme is organised and delivered by a committed and knowledgeable group of volunteers. Planning meetings are held regularly to agree and distribute the programme.

Please see details for up and coming visits below.
Bookings must be made in advance (please ring BEES office for details).
Where minibus transport is offered there is a charge which varies from £5 - £12 depending on the distance of the trip.

The Minibus Bus departs at 9.30am from the Unitarian Church, Russell Sreet, BD5 0JB (unless indicated otherwise).
If you are on foot you can meet the minibus Culture Fusion (125 Thornton Road, Bradford BD1 2EP and corner of Westholme Street) no later than 9.10am.

On occassion the minibus will pick up passengers on route out of Bradford. Please discuss with the office (or driver) to find out the pick up points.

* Please ensure you bring adequate food and drink for the day.
* Wear strong footwear and waterproof clothing.
* All trips must be booked and paid for in advance where applicable.
* We ask for a donation of £2 if you chose to use your own transport when the minibus is offered.
* All people irrespective of background and experience are welcome
* Parking is available for a limited number of cars at the Unitarian Centre, Russell Street. PLease make a donation of £2 for this facility.

BEES is a district wide environmental education and training centre funded both by Bradford Council and our own project work – for further information please contact Julia Pearson.

Mystery Outing!

Tuesday 27th November, 2018
it's a mystery!

Today we will meet at Culture Fusion or the Unitarian Church (no further pickups), for our annual mystery outing. Good paths throughout. Distance flexible - walk as much or as little as you wish!

Leader: Sally Tetlow
Minibus transport; depart Unitarian Church 9.30am. Cost £7


Planning Meeting 10am

Tuesday 4th December, 2018
at YMCA Thornton Road.

The meeting begins at 10am and will last until early afternoon. You may wish to bring lunch with you. The kettle will be to hand. 


Christmas meal and slide presentation

Tuesday 11th December, 2018
Unitarians and Calverley

We will meet in the morning at 10am at The Unitarian Church for slide presentations of member’s wildlife experiences on their travels.

We will return to the Calverley Arms for a Christmas meal – the menus are not available at time of writing but we estimate the cost will be in the region of £17-20. Anyone who books will receive a menu and booking details.

Coordinators; Julia Pearson – morning Marilyn Barber - meal.
Minibus transport available; Cost £3