Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

Our AGM details can be found here 

Red Admiral

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Romsey Show

Saturday 9th September 2017, 8am-6pm
Broadlands, Romsey, SO51 9LQ

Learn about our native butterflies and moths and the threats they face at this traditional county show on the Broadlands Estate in Romsey. There will be photographic displays, literature, badge making for children...

Les

Highlands And Islands: Moth Magic

Wednesday 13th September 2017, 9.30am-2.30pm
RSPB Insh Marshes, near Kingussie

A look through moth traps run the night before at RSPB Insh Marshes (near Kingussie). Please note: there is a charge for this event. Adults £5, RSPB members £3.

White Admiral

Work Party Southrey Woods Nr Bardney

Wednesday 13th September 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Southrey Woods Nr Bardney

Work Party at Southrey Woods: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including rides and footpaths, for a variety of woodland butterflies, including the White Admiral.

Polmaily Scrub Clearance Team

Highlands And Islands: Polmaily Work Party

Saturday 16th September 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Polmaily, Near Drumnadrochit

Another session of clearing and cutting back trackside vegetation and scrub to improve the habitat for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Dingy Skipper. The work includes “weeding” sections previously cleared, as well as tackling un-cleared areas.

Comma Butterfly

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Lymington Reserves Open Day

Sunday 17th September 2017
Normandy Lane, Lymington, SO41 8AE

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at the Lymington Reserves Open Day. There will be craft activities for children and photographic displays at this long-standing and popular event for families...

Dorset: Conservation Work Day

Sunday 24th September 2017, 9.00am-4.00pm
Alners Gorse Reserve, near Sturminster Newton

Join this Dorset Branch work party at our Alners Gorse reserve; we shall continue with the woodland and scrub management work, along with a bonfire lunch break, complete with baked potatoes and hot drinks!

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Surrey: Talk

Monday 25th September 2017, 7.30pm-9.00pm
Wesley Hall, Horsham, West Sussex

Come along to a talk "Butterflies – the fun side" by Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch, at Wesley Hall, Horsham...

Blue

Work Party: Snakeholme Pit Nr Bardney

Wednesday 27th September 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit nr Bardney

Work Party at Snakeholme Pit: do join us to help maintain the habitat, including the banks and footpaths, for a variety of meadow butterflies.

Surrey: Entomologists' Fair

Saturday 30th September 2017, 11.00am-4.30pm
Kempton Park Racecourse

Amateur Entomologists' Society: Annual Exhibition & Trade Fair. Kempton Park Racecourse

Dorset: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 1st October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Lydlinch, North Dorset

Join the Dorset Branch work party at Lydlinch, where they will be managing habitat in an area crucial to the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Conservation work is vital to ensure that this habitat is kept suitable for its survival at this site.

Green Hair

Scotland: Members' Day

Saturday 7th October 2017, 10.30am-4.45pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day is an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season.

Moth Night Event

Moth Night - Nationwide Survey

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th October 2017
Nationwide

Moth Night is our annual celebration of moth recording run by Atropos, in association with the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH). This year, the main theme is Ivy...

Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 15th October 2017, 9.30am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain Lankham Bottom, our important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.

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Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, Stirling

Join us and help to restore this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. We will be ditch blocking, managing scrub, and removing small tree seedlings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.

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Surrey: Branch AGM & Members' Day

Saturday 25th November 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm
King George V Hall, Effingham

King George V Hall, Browns Lane, Effingham KT24 5ND. All welcome.