David enjoys giving talks to interested groups. His charge is 50 (plus travelling expenses) for a talk lasting between 50 and 60 minutes. The talks below can be adapted to suit your specific requirements.  (The most popular talks are at the top of the table below)

General Wildlife Interest Where to Watch Wildlife in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Looks at some of the best locations in Cornwall as well as what's been changing in the last few years
Travel and Wildlife The Falkland Islands David travelled to The Falkland Islands (2019/2020) and recorded the wildlife and landscapes of this British overseas territory.  This is about the amazing wildlife encountered including penguins and elephant seals.
General Wildlife Interest Wild about Cornwall Looks at some of the most interesting wildlife in Cornwall
Wildlife and historical Where History meets Natural History A look at a few sites in West Cornwall which have an interesting history and natural history
Photographic and General Interest Tales of a Wildlife Photographer An amusing look at the stories behind the photos of wildlife  not just set-ups but other interesting encounters with wildlife (there is some overlap with 'It's a Set-up')
General wildlife and photography A Year of Photography David will look at some of the photography and writing projects undertaken in the last 12 months, this talk is different every year.
General David Chapman: A Retrospective Looks at David's career in Cornwall from teacher to writer and photographer over a 25 year period.
General Interest Living with Nature Looks at how David and Sarah have managed their smallholding for domesticated animals as well as wildlife.
General Wildlife Interest Garden Birds A view of the more common birds that we can all hope to see in the garden.
General Wildlife Interest Islands of Birds A tour of some of the islands of the UK including the Skomer, Farnes, Shetland and others.
Photographic (beginners) Improving your Photography A look at how to take better pictures with an emphasis on natural history and landscapes. Suitable for beginners.
Photographic Wildlife Photography David has a wide range of wildlife photography talks aimed specifically at photographic groups; suitable for anywhere in the country.
Photographic Bird Photography How and where to take photos of birds.
Local Interest Wildlife of Penwith Penwith is the most westerly district of Cornwall; it has its own distinctive wildlife and landscapes which both feature in this talk.
General Wildlife Interest Birds of Cornwall This talk looks specifically at the birds associated with Cornwall. It looks at details of where, in Cornwall, you can find these species and how to identify them.
Local Interest Wildlife of the Towans Flora and fauna of the Towans near Hayle.
Flowers Wildflowers of Cornwall A look through the year at some of the wildflowers which can be seen in the county as well as some of the best places to see them.
General Wildlife Interest Go Wild around the UK A talk which takes you to the best places in Britain for wildlife
Photographic Wildlife Photography around the UK Where to photograph wildlife in the UK
General Interest The Sounds of Nature A talk which combines images with sounds and contains some of the most unusual sounds of nature in Britain's wild places.
General Interest Bird Song If you would like to learn more bird songs then this is the talk for you: combines images with sounds of British birds.

At the time of writing David has made the following bookings for talks.  These talks usually start at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.  If you would like to see David it might be possible to visit these clubs, but please get in touch with David or the groups before travelling or if you want to know the subject of the talk:

January 16th St Austell Camera Club; 20th Bude (Wildlife Trust); 24th Friends of Lamorna; 27th Marazion (Penwith National Trust); 28th Penzance (lunch);

February 12th Grampound Garden Club; 15th Wadebridge U3A (10.30am); 17th Helston; 19th West Cornwall Camera Club; 21st Lelant Village Produce Association

March 2nd Truro Camera Club; 5th Hayle U3A; 28th Helford Voluntary Marine Conservation Group, Gweek;

April 13th Cornwall Wildlife Trust Photo Group (Falkland Talk); 18th Townshend Village Hall (Falkland Talk)

July 14th Newquay U3A

October 7th Gulval WI; 21st Lamorna Garden Soc;

November 2nd Praa Sands Garden Club (2pm); 6th Mawnan Wives; 10th Carrick U3A Photo Group (9.30am); 12th Penwith Photo Group; 13th Lelant Village Hall  (2pm); 16th Mabe Burnthouse; 18th Little Petherick; 19th Falmouth Ladies Day

David is taking fewer bookings than usual and is trying to consolidate talks into blocks of time.  November is his favourite month to book talks as it tends to coincide with a quiet period for his other work commitments.  Generally he can only book talks up to twelve months in advance.