Enjoyed Leafy Murder Mystery, or missed out? Join Steve England again, on a voyage into the unknown, at Hidden Worlds

Did you come along to the Leafy Murder Mystery last weekend at Stoke Park? Did it whet your appetite for the wild woods and leave you hungry for more? Or did you miss out? Worry not! Local wildlife celebrity and Evening Post columnist Steve England will be strutting his stuff in Stoke Park again, this Read more about Enjoyed Leafy Murder Mystery, or missed out? Join Steve England again, on a voyage into the unknown, at Hidden Worlds[…]

Leafy Murder Mystery – Steve England and Katie Tomlinson prove anyone can be a successful plant detective!

Last week, finally saw the eagerly awaited Leafy Murder Mystery take place at Stoke Park. Organised by Katie Tomlinson, from the British Society for Plant Pathology, it aimed to introduce school children and members of the public to the roles that pathogens, in their various forms of fungi, bacteria and other microorganisms, play in causing Read more about Leafy Murder Mystery – Steve England and Katie Tomlinson prove anyone can be a successful plant detective![…]

Steve recognised in Bristol Zoo Walk of Fame Awards

Steve was surprised and delighted to be selected as one of Bristol’s icons, joining the ranks of the great and the good such as David Attenborough (his plaque is actually on the opposite side of the ‘Walk’), Nick Park of Ardman Animations, Tony Robinson, Johnny Ball, John Cleese, James May and J.K.Rowling amongst others.

Front Page News

Steve England made the front page of the Bristol Observer this week, in fact his image was incorporated into the newspaper’s header and a double page spread on pages 8and 9 features his stories of ghostly events in Stoke Park. Watch this space and we’ll bring you the full scary story in detail asap

Raspberries in December!

In Stoke Park, dozens of plants are flowering out of season. What’s going on? Steve says: “This all revolves around rising temperatures – a soil temperature of above 16C stimulates plants to grow. At the moment the soil temperature is warming up so quickly it is causing all sorts of things to grow out of Read more about Raspberries in December![…]

Stoke Park Monuments suffering vandalism and ruin

SOME of Stoke Park’s most historic monuments are being destroyed while its handover to the council is hit by delays. Campaigner Steve England, who is chair of Stoke Park Action Group, is worried the park will be in a dire state when Bristol City Council finally acquire the estate. Steve England at Stoke Park where Read more about Stoke Park Monuments suffering vandalism and ruin[…]

Steve England with some of his fossil finds

‘Our fossils are better than Jurassic Coast finds’

From the Bath Chronicle Saturday, May 29, 2010 Steve England, who has found fossils in Bristol PICTURE: BARBARA EVRIPIDOU A man who has unearthed an incredible haul of fossils from the ground of a city park, claims his finds put the quality of those from the Jurassic Coast to shame. Wildlife enthusiast Steve England says Read more about ‘Our fossils are better than Jurassic Coast finds’[…]

Steve England by Memorial October 2009

Bristol campaigner’s despair at the destruction of historic park

From the Bristol Evening Post Saturday, October 17, 2009 Centuries of history is being lost due to the mismanagement of Stoke Park, according to one campaigner. Earlier this year, Bristol City Council agreed to buy the land, which they plan to graze a herd of cows on, but it is currently owned by a consortium Read more about Bristol campaigner’s despair at the destruction of historic park[…]

Steve England greets a Stoke Park Wood resident

28th April 2010 RHS horticulturalist Steve England pictured in Stoke Park, Bristol. Steve waited for 15 minutes , for the grey squirrel to pluck up the courage to come forward and take a hazelnut from his hand. Steve said: ‘I had never tried it before but we were going through the woods and I was Read more about Steve England greets a Stoke Park Wood resident[…]