Past Events

We offer all sorts of wildlife walks, talks, craft or nestbox workshops and lots more! See below for events that have already taken place – or please visit our Events Diary for details of planned dates.

Aaron, Jo And Winning Scarecrow

Winning Shows

Despite the extremely variable weather, Trust staff and volunteers have been out and about this summer meeting folk at a number of shows. We started in May with the Devon County Show and June were in Cornwall where we won first prize for the best scarecrow on the Royal Cornwall Show Scarecrow Trail 2015. With […]

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Barn Owl Chick

Calling all photographers!

Last year’s in-house calendar was a great success and this year we would like your help again finding images and to get more of you involved. We are also looking for images to create a set of Christmas cards, so anything with a wintry feel would be fantastic. Naturally we don’t want anyone to disturb […]

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Orchid April 2015 Copy

Wildflower Walk

Twenty six people joined us on 29th April for a wonderful Wildflower Walk. Despite the forecast we were blessed with good weather and even saw a few early butterflies. The wild bees that have overwintered in one of our duck boxes were finding plenty of pollen from flowers in the rough grassland and blossoming cherry […]

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Axe Valley Group Walk & Cream Tea July 2014

Barn Owl Trust Talk and Ploughman’s Supper

 ‘Restoring the Balance’ Talk and Ploughman’s Supper Join us for a delicious Ploughman’s supper in our Meeting Room followed by a fascinating talk and slideshow, describing the Barn Owl’s lifestyle, its decline, the work of the Trust and how everyone can help. Date: Wednesday 19th NOVEMBER 2014- 7.30pm Minimum donation per person: £10 (Friends of BOT […]

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LLP Walk Summer 2014

Walking with Wildlife

July 2014 The weather was kind for our first two Butterfly Walks this month. Brilliant sunshine greeted a group of twenty-four from the National Trust Axe Valley on Wednesday when they visited the Trusts Lennon Legacy Project for the first time. Hundreds of Marbled Whites and Ringlets, plus Meadow Browns, Skippers and Burnet Moths were amongst […]

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100 Gigs Benefit 2014

100 Gigs Music Event – March 2014

On 20th March 2014 The Choir of Loretta, (aka Steve Nisbet) played a benefit gig at The Barrel House in Totnes, Devon to raise funds for the Barn Owl Trust as part of his ‘100 gigs for 100 causes’ tour. He was supported by the Trust’s two singer songwriter’s Owly Dave & Jasmin Ramsden. The […]

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Pensilva Nestbox workshop Nov 2013

Pensilva Nestbox Workshop

November 2013 The November nestbox workshop held by the Trust and the Pensilva Wildlife Group resulted in thirteen new homes for Barn Owls being built. Participants met in the Millennium Hall, Pensilva for a presentation by our Head of Conservation, David. They then transformed old tea-chests into desirable residences for the birds. The day was […]

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Hannah Boscence 2013

Two Moors – one girl – her diary

Lynmouth to Wembury -117 miles. In April 2013 Hannah Boscence walked 117 miles to raise funds for the Trust, this is her eight day diary.  Hannah was a member of the Conservation Team  between January 2012 and June 2014. Easter Sunday fell on the 31st of March this year. Over the years my excitement about […]

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