All About Badgers

Friday 25th January 2019


Over 130 people packed Shoreham Village Hall to hear a rousing speech by Dominic Dyer from The Badger Trust. Dominic Dyer handed out copies of Chris Packham’s Peoples Manifesto for Wildlife. The photo shown was sent to Chris Packham to illustrate our support.

The wonderful Hop Pickers musical group helped to make the evening very special. Caterer, Agneta Edwards, provided some delicious vegan food and there were many badger bargains snapped up on the Bring and Buy Stall.

The evening increased our resolve to do all we can to protect our precious Kent badgers.  Thank you to all who attended and especially to those who have joined the group. Anyone who would like to become a member can find the application form on this website.

The photo above was taken to send to Chris Packham to assure him that he has many supporters in West Kent.

West Kent Badger Group Annual General Meeting 2019 is on Saturday, 27th April at 2pm. The venue is Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve (Bradbourne Vale Road TN13 3DH).


Everyone is welcome. Our speaker is Luke Steele from The League Against Cruel Sports. Refreshments will be served and there will be a fund raising raffle plus our usual badger gift stall. During the afternoon, there will be an opportunity to walk around the reserve.

Training sessions for volunteers interested in rescuing badgers.


Trainer, Dave Witherspoon, is offering further training following the session given in October 2018 when 10 participants were provided with detailed information about the life of the badger and what is involved in rescues. He is running a further session on Sunday morning 24th March in Downe Village. This will be for those who participated in October but new recruits/volunteers would be welcome – if interested email westkentbadgergroup@yahoo.co.uk