Chichester Natural History Society – Lecture Programme

Registered Charity No 259211


Chair:                Christian Hance, 389 Chichester Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 5BU

                                           (01243 825187)

Membership:      Heather Hart, The Hays, Bridle Lane, Slindon Common,

                Arundel, BN18 0NA         (01243 814497)




All lecture evenings will be held on Wednesdays in THE PALLANT SUITE, MASONIC HALL, SOUTH PALLANT, CHICHESTER PO19 1SY. Lectures begin at 7.15pm.. Doors will open at 6.30 pm.

Members Free, Guests £3.00

Wednesday 4th September 2019           Ocean Plastics. By David Jones, of Just One Ocean
David is founder of Just One Ocean charity , raising awareness of ocean issues. A recent project has studied microplastics in Chichester Harbour.


Wednesday 2nd October 2019 ‘An outdoor naturalist, the life of Gilbert White’ – Kimberley James, Gilbert White’s House.

Gilbert White studied nature around his home in Selborne and published his book “The Natural History of Selborne” in 1789. Come and hear about his life and work.


Wednesday 6th November 2019 – AGM and Members’ Presentations

Wednesday 4th December 2019 – Christmas Party



Wednesday 8th January 2020 The Bar-headed Goose – the world’s highest flying bird by Lucy Hawkes, Exeter University

Wednesday 5th February 2020 – TBC

Wednesday 4th March 2020 The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Plant Discovery and Conservation. Tim Pearce, Kew – Conservation Partnerships Coordinator for Africa
Tim describes Kew Gardens conservation work, particularly the Millenium Seed Bank at Wakehurst Place, Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

Wednesday 1st April 2020 – TBC