Morning Birdsong Recognition Walk with SAFFRON SUMMERFIELD

By: Gleanings - Rural Study Centre for Art, Music & Rural Crafts  21/03/2013
Keywords: garden, training courses, walking

JOIN Saffron for a - not too early - MORNING BIRDSONG RECOGNITION WALK . . . Is it a Robin or a Blackbird? . . . Why do birds sing? . . . Birds mentioned in Folk Songs . . .
This is a friendly, informative walk for beginners and those that are more experienced at identification. Information sheets will be given out and recording samples available to listen to after the walk. Bring binoculars if you have them.
See Saffron’s work with Rye Harbour Nature Reserve:
For a sample of a robin song listen to Saffron's 'soundcloud' channel.

Cost of Walk & Workshop: Adults: £15 / Family: £40 / Under 16s: £5 which includes breakfast and refreshments upon return to Gleanings

In the evening Saffron will be performing a House Concert in Gleanings, starting at 8pm. Tickets: £5 - please bring your own drinks (advanced booking recommended), Contact: 01743 891412
More Info:
About Saffron:
Saffron Summerfield is a singer/songwriter/image maker. A highly respected singer and guitarist (one of the few women bottle-neck, guitarists in the UK) Saffron has a back catalogue of recordings from the mid seventies that still sell around the world. Recent reissues of ‘SALISBURY PLAIN‘ & ‘FANCY MEETING YOU HERE‘ in Japan and South Korea.
Saffron has written songs for television including two Channel 4 Films& BBC radio R4′s ‘Start the Week’. She has played at many major UK folk festivals and toured abroad in Europe, USA, Hong Kong, and New Zealand.
Saffron’s most recent release - ‘HALCYON’ - received excellent reviews with many airplays on BBC Local Radio, BBC 6 Live, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Belfast and many radio stations in Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, USA and Germany.
Reviews . . .
★ ‘Excellent singer, excellent songwriter, words like cool, classy and maturity spring to mind’. - fRoots magazine
★ ‘Wonderful warm performer, echoes of Suzanne Vega’ - The Scotsman
★ ‘Delicate and atmospheric… some nifty guitar picking too’ - Coa st Mag
For more reviews go to Saffron’s website

Keywords: birdwatching, crafts, ecology, FARM, Footpaths, garden, hills, hobbies, rural, Rural Crafts, scenery, short breaks, Smallholding, Study, training courses, tranquil, walking, Wildlife Site

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