Saturday, 20 June 2015

Adur World Oceans Day 2015

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Monday, 18 May 2015


Volunteers are welcome to help or even man a stall at Adur World Oceans Day on 13 June 2015 in Shoreham-by-Sea. All wildlife themes accepted on manned stalls, including photographic displays. They will need to be pre-booked though and there is limited space and tables. Displays limited to your imagination. Education and no selling. If you wish to participate or help, please reply. Exhibits are set up the day before. Press Release: ADUR WORLD OCEANS DAY 2015 Adur Festival Event Understanding and celebrating our marine environment
Saturday 13 June 2014 Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 16th Anniversary FREE Admission Do you want to know why a lobster turns red after cooking or why a crab walks sideways? Or have you found something on the beach or have a photograph you want identified, please come along and celebrate Adur World Oceans Day event in Shoreham, on Coronation Green throughout the day. Experts will be on hand to answer queries about marine life and there will live lobsters and crabs and activities for school aged children For the sixteenth successive year, Shoreham-by-Sea will be celebrating the international World Oceans Day with an all day environmental exhibition about the local sea and seashore, nature and biodiversity. The family event will take place under the marquee on Coronation Green (on the town side of Shoreham footbridge) all day on Saturday 13th June on the same day as the Farmer's Market and other activities in Shoreham. Participants 2015 Steve Savage Wildlife writer Steve Savage will be present with the dolphin exhibit and other marine life activities. The children have an opportunity for interactive play whilst learning with the display by Friends of Shoreham Beach. The British Marine Life Study Society are in charge of the live animal display of lobsters and the smaller fish, crabs and other life found on the Sussex seashore. Experts will be on hand to answer questions and identify nature discoveries. British Marine Life Study Society (formed 6 June 1990) Facebook Page: Jim Partridge (Monteum Ltd) will be bringing some lobster parlour pots as well as the lobsters. (This will give photo opportunities on the day) The Shoreham Society will be present with a table on local heritage and conservation. Southwick Camera Club will man a display of marine life photographs with someone present to answer questions about photography and club activities. Andy Horton Tel: 01273 465433

Saturday, 15 June 2013

Adur World Oceans Day

Adur World Oceans Day
Adur was one of the UK leaders in presenting the thirteenth environmental exhibition of World Oceans Day on Coronation Green, Shoreham-by-Sea. Len Nevell of the British Marine Life Study Society presented the usual exhibition of lobsters and crabs. The Friends of Shoreham Beach (FOSB) took an active role with their display of the wonders of Shoreham Beach. Wildlife writer Steve Savage presented the whale and dolphin exhibition with the life sized replica of a Bottle-nosed Dolphin. Nikki Hills on behalf of the Sussex Wildlife Trust produced an interactive display on the sea and seashore for the younger age group. David and Marion Wood produced a presentation about Widewater Lagoon (brackish lagoon) LNR. Exhibitors were able to find the time to answer questions about marine life. Other participants included Southwick Camera Club with an exhibition of seascapes and marine life, and Colin Knight and Mark Colvin with a butterfly presentation on the behalf of the Sussex branch of the Butterfly Conservation Society.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Adur World Oceans Day 2013

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The thirteenth Adur World Oceans Day 2013 will take place in the marquee on Coronation Green, by Shoreham Footbridge at the High Street end on the second Saturday of the Adur FestivalLen Nevell of the British Marine Life Study Society presented the usual exhibition of lobsters and crabs. The Friends of Shoreham Beach (FOSB) took an active role with their display of the wonders of Shoreham Beach. Wildlife writer Steve Savage presented the whale and dolphin exhibition with the life sized replica of a Bottle-nosed Dolphin.
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The footbridge will not be open by then so the access is only available from the Dolphin Hard end. 
Participation is inclusive and any other environmental, wildlife, marine-based, community groups, horticultural clubs, heritage societies, schools, lifeboat groups etc. on the education-based theme (no selling) is invited with advance pre-booking. Interactive activities get preference for the space available. Stalls with an electrical supply (enough to run computers) is provided free of charge for participants