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The Bat Walk with Bridget Nicholls

A dusk walk as bats come out to play, with leading entomologist

  • 20 British pounds
  • Stroud

The Sessions

What will happen? Meet at Voltaire's Wood near Nailsworth, Stroud, at 6.30pm for the walk that will start at 7pm through the woodland, looking and listening for bats, identifying them and their homes and seeing how they see the woods. Bridget Nicholls was raised on an animal sanctuary and descended from pirates. She created Pestival, an international festival about 'the art of being an insect'. Over 200,000 people attended Pestival at the Southbank Centre London over two days and it won the Observer Newspaper Ethical Award for Conservation. For three years Bridget was the first International Art Fellow at the Zoological Society of London. The creator of Eco-entertainment, she has given insect and balk talks all over the world from the Lofoton Islands above the Arctic to the Bahamas. She is an authority on cultural entomology, a storyteller and host. In her the capacity of writer, broadcaster and naturalist, Bridget was commissioned to write and perform an Opera for ArtAngel on the Dusk Battle between Bat and Moth that hatched the Butterfly. She divides her time between Central London and her cabin in Norway. She was award a Top Female Explorer Award by the Explorers Club of New York in March 2022.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Voltaire's Wood, Hazel Woods, Stroud, UK