The event will include a talk about the research on urban kittiwakes, a chance to hear from the filmmakers, and a Q&A panel with some of the people who feature in the film.
Doors will open at 5:30pm. Refreshments and a bar will be available.
An opportunity to hear about the making of the documentary film, Seabirds in the City. Starting with the story of the Tyne Kittiwakes, the film looks at the rise of urban kittiwake populations in Northern Europe, what they tell us about environmental change and how cities are learning to adapt to species on the move. The event will showcase the research behind the documentary, offer a chance to hear from the filmmakers and see the film trailer. It will appeal to anyone interested in urban wildlife, seabirds, and climate change.
Great North Museum: Hancock
Newcastle upon Tyne
The event will be led by Dr Helen F. Wilson, Associate Professor of Human Geography
Alan Hewitt, Wildlife Photographer
Kaleel Zibe, Filmmaker
All members of the public
People interested in nature, urban wildlife, climate change and seabirds.
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