Martin is an experienced speaker, regularly giving illustrated talks to wildlife, conservation and community groups as well as having presented primarily photographic research for public bodies (including Natural England, Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority, Northumberland Coast AONB Partnership).  Martin has also given lectures at the British Birdwatching Fair each year from 2010-2020 and regularly delivers marine mammal identification training courses for MARINElife and the North East Big Watch Weekend.

Martin delivers talks covering astronomy, stargazing, conservation, ecology and photographic techniques with a relaxed, entertaining anecdotal approach that encourages audience engagement.

We have a range of talks so please get in touch and we'll help you choose a talk that would be ideal for your group.

Bugs, bats, birds and bloody light pollution

How far is that star? A very short history of very big distances

Introduction to astrophotography

Marine conservation in North East England

Northumberland's Dark Skies

Northumberland through the seasons

Northumberland's winter wonderland

The highs and lows of marine wildlife photography

The North Sea; a new wildlife frontier