A TV naturalist presenter Iolo Williams has been confirmed to attend an event at Ty Pawb in Wrexham. 

The event, Backyard Beasts: Live Podcast with special guest Iolo Williams, is taking place at Ty Pawb on February 4, 2023.

Iolo Williams is a Welsh naturalist, broadcaster, public speaker and writer who’s worked in conservation for over 30 years.

He is most widely known as a popular member of the Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch presenting team and for presenting series such as Wild Wales, Rugged Wales and Great Welsh Parks for BBC 2.

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Backyard Beasts is a wildlife media company focused on protecting, respecting and connecting to nature. 

The company is founded by Pete Rogers, a wildlife media maker and offers wildlife surveillance, providing camera trap hire as well as wildlife filming and education programmes and wild walks. 

This special live recording of the wildlife podcast at Ty Pawb with Iolo Williams is part of Wrexham's City of Culture showcase.

The Wildlife and Nature Film Festival will explore people's relationship with nature and get conversations going about Wrexham heading towards becoming a Green City. 

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This live recording of Backyard Beasts will be exploring Iolo's career in wildlife, his visions for future conservation and there will be chance for Q&A from the audience.

The recording forms part of a wider Wild Wrexham wildlife and nature festival which will be taking place at the venue before and after this podcast.

The show itself will be recorded in the performance space, just behind the main reception.

The podcast will be run in partnership with local community radio station Calon FM.