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.

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Tuesday 27th June 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) on a work party to remove Mellilot, a highly invasive plant, from Monkwood Reserve, near SInton Green,,,

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 28th June 2017: 6.00pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out!

Blue

Lincolnshire:Work Party - Snakeholme Pit

Wednesday 28th June 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Snakeholme Pit, Near Bardney, East Of England

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

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Cornwall Bodmin Moor Butterfly Search Day

Wednesday 28th June 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
South Penquite Farm, Blisland, Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to search for the beautiful Marsh Fritillary.

Silver-washed Fritillary

Surrey: Field Trip

Thursday 29th June 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Whitmoor Common, Worplesdon

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Whitmoor Common; target: Silver-studded Blue, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral

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Norfolk: Moth Event - Cley NWT

Thursday 29th June 2017: 9.30am
Cley Marshes Reserve, Holt

We will be opening several moth traps put out the night before around this important North Norfolk Nature Reserve courtesy of NWT

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Moth Night

Thursday 29th June 2017: 9pm
Afton Marsh, Freshwater Bay

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch at Freshwater Bay for moth trapping and search for Sclerocona acutellus... PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS EVENT FROM 26 JUNE

Les

West Midlands: Moth Breakfast

Friday 30th June 2017, 9am-11am
Bodenham Gravel Pit, Bodenham, north of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch at Bodenham Gravel Pit for a Moth Breakfast, organised by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust. We will be investigating the moths trapped last night...

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Cumbria: Moths at Plumgarths Gardens (CWT)

Friday 30th June 2017: 9.45pm till late
Plumgarths, Kendal

Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust (CWT) at Plumgarths Gardens (Kendal) for our sixth annual moth event in these attractive gardens. We are hoping to add to the tally of 145 moth species already identified here. On Friday night we identify moths as they arrive, then open the traps on Saturday morning to...

Meadow Browns

Cornwall: Open Day celebrating National Meadows Day

Saturday 1st July 2017: 12pm
Penadlake, north-west of Looe

Philip (Chairman of the Cornwall Branch of Butterfly Conservation) and Faith Hambly invite you to their farm at Lethytep, near Looe, with its wonderful wildlife area with walks and lakes...

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Devon: Workshop

Saturday 1st July 2017: 9.30am
Bovey Valley Woodlands

A workshop to help us save the White Letter Hairstreak in Devon's Bovey Valley Woodlands!

Dark Green Fritillary

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Saturday 1st July 2017: 10.30am
Hawkhill Inclosure And Hatchet Moor, east of Brockenhurst

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch for a wonderful walk around one of the best parts of the New Forest, encompassing coppiced woodland and heathland. We are aiming to see Dark Green Fritillary and Silver-studded Blue butterflies and Clouded Buff moths...

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Cumbria: Moths at Plumgarths Gardens (CWT)

Saturday 1st July 2017: 8.30am
Plumgarths, Kendal

Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust (CWT) at Plumgarths Gardens (Kendal) for our sixth annual moth event in these attractive gardens. We are hoping to add to the tally of 145 moth species already identified here. This morning we will open the traps set on Friday night to examine...

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Warwickshire: Field Trip

Saturday 1st July 2017: 11am
Prees Heath BC reserve, Whitchurch, Shropshire

Join the Warwickshire Branch on a butterfly walk at Prees Heath Common reserve in Shropshire. It is the only site in the Midlands that supports the Silver-studded Blue butterfly...

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Gloucestershire: Guided Walk

Saturday 1st July 2017, 2pm-4pm
Rough Bank BC Reserve, near The Camp, Bisley

BC's Rough Bank reserve has a fantastic range of butterflies, moths and wildflowers. This walk is in part to celebrate National Meadows Day and is also a Stroud Nature 2017 event...

White-Letter Hairstreak

Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Guided Walk

Saturday 1st July 2017, 9.30am-1pm
Horsenden Hill, Middlesex

Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch on a morning walk looking for White-letter Hairstreak, Marbled White, Purple Hairstreak and other summer butterflies. We will also inspect a moth trap run on the previous night with the Friends of Horsenden Hill...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly walk with the Woodland Trust

Saturday 1st July 2017
Heartwood Forest

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch and the Woodland Trust in Heartwood Forest for a leisurely walk through newly planted areas of forest to see a vivid display of summer butterflies. We hope to see skippers, Marbled White, blues and browns. Handy tips will be provided to help you learn how to identify individual species...

Heath Fritillary - Thrift Wood

East Midlands: Field Trip - Essex Weekend

Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd July 2017, 10am-3pm
Various Locations In Essex

Join the East Midlands weekend trip to Essex; we shall be looking for Heath Fritillary, White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies. There will also be good sites for dragonflies...

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: National Meadows And Family Fun Day

Saturday 1st July 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, near Winchester

Brush up on your butterfly and plant ID skills with guided walks and photographic displays at one of the biggest and best butterfly reserves in the country (near Winchester). Held to celebrate Plantlife’s Magnificent Meadows Day, there will also be face-painting, craft activities and nature hunts for youngsters...

Comma Butterfly

West Midlands: 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Saturday 1st July 2017: 2pm till late
The Haycop Nature Reserve, Broseley, south of Ironbridge

Join the West Midlands Branch in celebrating the tenth anniversary of The Haycop nature reserve. There will be a hog roast, local ales, live music, local crafts, owls, children’s activities...

Meadow Browns

Devon: The Meadow Makers' Conference

Saturday 1st July 2017, 9.30am-5.30pm
Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor

FULLY BOOKED. The first Meadow Makers’ Conference aims to bring together all those who love wildflower meadows with top wildlife and meadow experts for an inspirational day of talks.

Silver-studded Blue

Norfolk: Field Trip To Buxton Heath

Saturday 1st July 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Buxton Heath

Walk round this Hevingham Fuel Allotment Charity Site which is managed by NWT, looking for Silver Studded Blue butterflies..

White Admiral

Surrey: Field Trip

Sunday 2nd July 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Bookham Common

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Bookham Common; target: Purple Emperor, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral