Kirkbymoorside CC Zoom talk: Steve Race: Life on the Ledge, Bempton Cliffs, Thursday 15th February 2024, 7:30pm

Bempton Cliffs is situated on the Yorkshire Coast and from March to September is home to 250,000 breeding seabirds. This talk is about the life and death struggle of these amazing birds and how they bring up their young on the tight cliff ledges on the 400ft white chalk cliffs.

Inspired by the natural world around him Steve captures incredible wildlife images.

In 2013 he was “Commended” in the “Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards”, “Big Picture USA – Natural World Photography Competition” and “British Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards” in which in 2015 he was “Highly Commended”.

His work has been published in national and regional media and magazines, leaflets, websites and publications. Steve has also been featured on BBC Countryfile, Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, regional television programmes, and recently being a researcher/location assistant on Channel 5’s “Yorkshire A Year in the Wild” series.

Steve previously worked for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds as Education Officer at Bempton Cliffs and has taken part in numerous projects for the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, National Trust and other conservation organisations. He also runs regular exhibitions, and workshops, and delivers talks and lectures.

Steve is also a Director of Nature Tourism Company “Yorkshire Coast Nature” based in North Yorkshire, which delivers nature tours, photography workshops and events across the Yorkshire Coast and beyond.
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If you would like to join us for this talk, please could you make a payment of £5 per person to

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