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Chris Winnick – (Butterflies and Moths and Magic)

Qualifications in geography, geology and teaching, early retired from Secondary teaching [Head of Department, Head of House and Assistant Head teacher]. Chris is the Chairman of Cumbria Butterfly Conservation, Chair of Lancashire Butterfly Conservation, Arnside and Silverdale Nat. Hist. Soc., Programme secretary of Kendal NHSoc as well as a Trustee of the national body of Butterfly Conservation. Gives numerous power point presentations in Northern England and Scotland and regularly organises and lead both residential and day field trips for butterflies and wildlife. Also happens to be a magician!

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“This was an excellent and most enjoyable course which included additional topics of interest to add to the expected course content”“Engaging and enthusiastic tutor great approach. Lots of fun. Would love to do the course again.”

“So enjoyed my weekend! Chris was a good and fun teacher. It was a very varied and interesting course and we had lots of laughs too.”

“Very entertaining, lots of tricks, well taught. Excellent, varied fun and lots of laughs.”

June 2020


June 1st at 18:30 to June 4th at 16:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

18:30 Mon 1 Jun - 16:00 Thu 4 Jun 2020 For lovers of natural history and the countryside we will walk contrasting Cumbrian sites where conservation management has helped the habitats of rare butterflies inc. Marsh Fritillary, Mountain Ringlet, Small Blue and The Forester. Presentations and discussion will consider wider conservation issues. Chris Winnick with Claire Winnick (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/chris-winnick) Residential: £350 Non-residential: £249 (inc. Field Trip; ends 4pm on the last day)

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