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06 Aug 16

13.45-14.45: Debate - Fracking, nuclear or renewables? How should the British countryside power the nation?

As demand increases for more energy in a growing population, Juliet Davenport founder and CEO of Good Energy, Kim Hagen from the Campaign to Protect Rural England, Francis Egan the CEO of Cuadrilla and Lawrence Slade from Energy UK will debate on the best options for our future.

Solar and orchids at National Trust Plas Newydd

06 Aug 16

15.15-15.45: Talk - Butterflies: Matthew Oates

The National Trust nature specialist will give a lively and engaging talk on the joys, wonders and mishaps of butterflying in the UK today - what butterflies offer us, and what they need from us in return.

Matthew Oates, our specialist volunteer for butterflies, holding a pair of binoculars

06 Aug 16

16.15-17.00: An audience with… Simon King

Born in Africa, Simon Kind OBE will talk about how his love of wildlife blossomed into a television career that has taken him around the world. He will also share some of the challenging and dangerous experiences he encountered whilst producing wildlife documentaries Big Cat Diary and Planet Earth. Plus, if we're lucky, he will talk about the one life goal that he has never managed to achieve – becoming an elephant!

Simon King