Born Free Foundation - Keep Wildlife in the Wild

Born Free Events 2016

Photographic Exhibition – Remembering Elephants

Monday 19th September – Saturday 1st October

La Galleria, Pall Mall, London 

Entrance: free of charge

Remembering Elephants will show the typical story of the life of an elephant from birth to death, using photographs donated by 64 of the world’s top wildlife photographers.

The aim of the exhibition is to promote this incredible life story into a book.  The book will be published in September 2016 and all proceeds will go to fighting poaching.  


Remembering Elephants Launch at RGS

Thursday 22nd September 2016

Royal Geographical  Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

7:30pm – 10:30pm 

An evening dedicated to elephants and their conservation to mark the launch of the 'Remembering Elephants' book.

Introduced by Virginia McKenna OBE and a presentation of images from the 'Remembering Elephants' book, you will also hear talks by conservationist, Ian Redmond OBE, and multi-award winning photographer, Art Wolfe.

The evening will also include an auction of some of the images from 'Remembering Elephants' book. To purchase tickets click here. 


Go Wild Golf

Go wild golf

Thursday 29th September

Wildwood Golf and Country Club

4th Go Wild Golf Day

It is the 50th anniversary of the film Born Free and we have declared 2016 at The Year of the Lion.  Proceeds from this event will go towards our significant portfolio of critical work to protect lions globally. 

For more details please contact Joanne@bornfree.org.uk or view the flyer and register here.


Born Free Theatre Trip

Lion king

The Lion King

Wednesday 5th October 2016

Kuoni in association with Born Free invite you to join them to see this award winning musical at London’s Lyceum Theatre. What could be more fitting in our Year of the Lion than a trip to see the beloved film that has been transformed into a spectacular stage production that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music. And of course at its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba – the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

Offer price just £69.50 to include top price theatre ticket, return coach transfers from Dorking and prize ticket draw to win a cuddly lion!

Also opportunity to buy raffle tickets on the coach for the chance to win other Born Free lion-themed merchandise (proceeds raised for Born Free)

To book your tickets please email: joanne@bornfree.org.uk

Tickets are limited and will be confirmed once payment has been made.

Pick-up at 4.45pm from Kuoni House, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 4AZ

PLEASE NOTE: The Lion King is recommended for a general audience for ages 6 and up. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted into the theatre.


Poetry Event

Tuesday 25th October

7:30 pm 

Our wonderful ambassador Philip Wells, The Fire Poet invites you to join him and friends at: 

St Giles Church (known as The Poet’s Church)
Denmark Street
London

Entry by donation

Special guests include Virginia McKenna, Katie Marshall, Singer and Born Free’s Global Friends Ambassador, plus Will Travers 

A magical evening for Ocean Stars and Global Friends 


2017

Ethical Travel and Volunteering

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 at 10:00

Birmingham,
United Kingdom

Free

Compass- Ethical - Travel and Volunteering.

In association with Born Free and Blood Lions.

Are  you looking to volunteer abroad this year or may be looking for that great safari adventure in Africa?

This event offers advice & information for people who are interested in international volunteering and want to make sure that what they do is of value to themselves and the people they work with. There are now loads of ways to get involved in international volunteering. You might be taking a gap year after school, or a career brake from your job, you might have been given the chance to have a sabbatical or you might have retired and be looking for new adventures. Whether you have a few weeks or a few years there are now loads of organisations that will help you find a volunteer programme.

But some of these programmes are much better than others. While volunteers intentions are nearly always good, this does not mean that all volunteer prorgammes are good. Indeed there are some programmes, out there that can be said to do more harm than good.

On the day there will be speakers such as Will Travers OBE from The Born Free Organisation along with the screening of the documentary Blood Lions plus representatives from ethical volunteer agencies and  projects.

The day is set to empower you with knowledge to help you make informed decisions...

Register here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ethical-travel-and-volunteering-tickets-27000457094?af

Born Free Foundation
Broadlands Business Campus, Langhurstwood Road
, Horsham, RH12 4QP, UK - Charity Reg. No. 1070906


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