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.

 

The next AGM and Members' Day will be held on Saturday 11 November 2017 at The Jurys Inn Hotel, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0TS. Information on our AGMs as well as details of our annual reports and reviews can be found here.

Duke of Burgundy

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Sunday 7th May 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Buckland Wood, east of Wellington

Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a walk in the Blackdown Hills to see butterflies of woodland and flowery grassland with Duke of Burgundy, Dingy Skipper and Grizzled Skipper the principal target species of butterfly...

Duke of Burgundy

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Sunday 7th May 2017: 10.30am
Ramsdean Down, north of Waterlooville

Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk north of Waterlooville where we are aiming to see Duke of Burgundy, Grizzled and Dingy Skipper butterflies and Red Kite...

Orange Tip

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 7th May 2017: 11.00am
Homefield Wood, Bucks

Join us on the first field trip of the season to look for early Spring butterflies

Green Hair

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 9th May 2017, 11.00am-1.00pm
Newdigate Brickworks, south of Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Newdigate Brickworks; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak.

Green Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Wednesday 10th May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Hutchinson’s Bank, New Addington

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Hutchinson's Bank; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak.

Pearl BF

West Midlands: Guided Walk And Survey

Wednesday 10th May 2017: 11am
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch on a guided walk and butterfly survey near Hereford. The target species are Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Wood White butterflies...

Wood White

West Midlands: Making A Stand For The Wood White

Thursday 11th May 2017, 11am-3pm
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch in Haugh Wood near Hereford for this Heritage Event - Making a Stand for the Wood White...

ATMB Event

Devon: Pearl-bordered Fritillary Workshop

Thursday 11th May 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Woodland Centre, East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve

A practical workshop focused on providing you with the knowledge and skills to be able to survey for Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered fritillary butterflies. No previous knowledge or skills required!

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Upper Thames: Berkshire Moth Group Monthly Meeting

Thursday 11th May 2017: 7.30pm
Earley, near Reading

Berkshire Moth Group, a sub-group of the Upper Thames Branch, meets on the second Thursday in the month at 7.30pm at Maiden Erleigh Local Nature Reserve (LNR) Interpretation Centre in Earley. For more information...

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Surrey: Talk

Thursday 11th May 2017, 7.30pm-9.00pm
Rowhill Field Centre, Aldershot

Come and enjoy a talk by Francis Kelly of the Surrey Branch: "Butterflies – the fun side" at Rowhill Field Centre in Aldershot...

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Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Friday 12th May 2017, 10.10am-3.00pm
Hermitage Of Braid LNR, Edinburgh

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop at Hermitage of Braid Local Nature Reserve to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Orange Tip

Scotland: Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop

Saturday 13th May 2017, 10am-3pm
Craigmillar

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop at Craigmillar to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries For The Future Project Event

Saturday 13th May 2017, 10.30am-1.30pm
Stansted Forest, north-east of Havant

Join the Sussex Branch on this Fritillaries for the Future Project walk near Havant, where we shall be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and other spring butterflies...

Common Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Saturday 13th May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Denbies Hillside, Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Denbies Hillside; target: spring Skippers & Blues

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Glasgow And SW Scotland Branch Members Meeting & Branch AGM

Saturday 13th May 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm
Chatelherault Country Park Lecture Theatre, Hamilton ML3 7UE

Please join the Glasgow And SW Scotland Branch at our Members Meeting and Branch AGM. We will be holding guided butterfly walks around the grounds, providing interesting talks on the butterflies and moths found across the region and there will be a raffle and tea and coffee available! Tea and coffee will also be available and we will be holding a raffle too!

Holly Blue

Northern Ireland: Guided Walk

Saturday 13th May 2017: 10.30am
Warnock's Farm, between Saintfield and Ballynahinch

Join the Northern Ireland Branch on a walk where we shall be looking for Holly Blue and Orange Tip butterflies, with the possibility also of Green Hairstreak...

Duke of Burgundy

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Saturday 13th May 2017: 10.30am
South-west Of Petersfield

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at this lesser-known downland site close to Butser Hill, near Petersfield, which has potential habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly. We are hoping to see Grizzled and Dingy Skipper and possible Duke of Burgundy butterflies...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Sunday 14th May 2017: 10.30am
Stockbridge, north-west of Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk near Winchester where we hope to see Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Duke of Burgundy butterflies...

Orange Tip

Field Trip To Mid-Lincs Coast & Coastal Country Park

Sunday 14th May 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Mid-Lincs Coast & Lincs Coastal Country Park

Do join us for our first Field Trip of the year to see various Spring butterflies. In the morning we hope to walk the Coastal Path north to Moggs Eye. In the afternoon we intend to go south to Wolla Bank.

Duke of Burgundy

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 14th May 2017: 11.00am
Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks

Join us on a field trip to look for the Duke of Burgundy and other spring species. (NB this is advertised for Saturday 14th May in the journal, which is not correct).

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East Midlands: Field Trip - Bingham Linear Park

Sunday 14th May 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Bingham Linear Park, East Of Nottingham

Join the East Midlands Branch on a field trip to Bingham Linear Park (east of Nottingham) to see Spring butterflies, including, hopefully, Grizzled Skipper...

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Dorset: Guided Walk - Weymouth Relief Road

Sunday 14th May 2017, 1.00pm-4.00pm
Weymouth

Join the Dorset Branch on a visit to newly created chalk downland habitat just north of Weymouth, where more than 20 species of butterfly have already been recorded...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 14th May 2017, 10.30am-12pm
Waterford Heath, north of Hertford

Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on this butterfly walk on Waterford Heath organised by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (donation of £3 requested). We will be looking for Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary

Cornwall: Field Trip

Sunday 14th May 2017, 11am-3pm
De Lank Quarry, St Breward

Join the Cornwall Branch on this beautiful walk down to the De Lank river near St Breward, where there is the opportunity to see the rare Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterfly, other spring butterflies such as the Brimstone and view the recent conservation work undertaken by volunteers...

Wood White

Surrey: Field Trip

Sunday 14th May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Botany Bay/Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Botany Bay/Oaken Wood; target: Wood White