THE Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is hosting two open weekends next month at which visitors will be able try out a variety of binoculars and telescopes in a natural setting.

The events are on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May, 10am to 4pm. One is at RSPB Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay nature reserve, Silverdale (LA5 0SW), and the other is at the Ribble Discovery Centre, next to Fairhaven Lake in Lytham St Annes (FY8 1BD).