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 

Brown Argus and Dark Green Fritillary

East Midlands: Field Trip Coombs Dale

Tuesday 25th July 2017, 10.00am-12.30pm
Coombs Dale, Calver, Peak District National Park

Join the East Midlands Branch on a morning's field trip in the Peak District, where we hope to see Dark-green Fritillary, Brown Argus and other summer butterflies..

Chalk Hill Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Saturday 29th July 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Vale End, Albury

Vale End to Albury Downs, members & guests only; target: Chalkhill Blue.

Purple Hairstreak

Cornwall: Field Trip

Sunday 30th July 2017: 1.30pm
Godolphin Woods, near Townshend, south-east of Hayle

Join the Cornwall Branch for this interesting walk through Godolphin Woods near Townshend, south-east of Hayle. There will be a wide variety of Lepidoptera, but the target species will be Purple Hairstreak butterflies - bring binoculars!...

Grayling

Highlands And Islands: Arisaig Butterflies And Moths

Sunday 30th July 2017, 10.30am-4.00pm
Arisaig, Land, Sea & Islands Centre

Join the Highlands and Islands Branch at the Sea and Islands Centre (Arsaig), where we will gather for tea, coffee and home-bakes before checking the contents of moth traps set locally the night before. This will be followed by a field visit to a suitable location nearby (possibly Morar beach) to look for...

Silver-spotted Skipper

Surrey: Field Trip

Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Reigate & Colley Hills

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Reigate & Colley Hills; target: Silver-spotted Skipper, Chalkhill Blue.

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Surrey: Field Trip

Saturday 5th August 2017, 9.45am-4.30pm
Great Train Journey West: Dorking-Gomshall

Join the Surrey Branch for a Great Train Journey West from Dorking Deepdene (NOT Main) to Gomshall; 10km return walk along the North Downs; target: 25+ species.

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Cornwall: Field Trip

Sunday 6th August 2017: 1.30pm
Lundy Bay, north-east of Polzeath

Join the Cornwall Branch for a beautiful walk along one of our National Trust butterfly transects. We hope to see a selection of butterfly species on the walk, which will be led by Sarah Stevens, National trust Ranger...

Grayling

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 8th August 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Dawney Heath & Brookwood Cemetery, Pirbright

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Dawney Heath & Brookwood Cemetery; target: Grayling.

Adonis Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Sunday 13th August 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Box Hill, Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Box Hill; target: Blues, incl. Adonis & Chalkhill; Silver-spotted Skipper.

Common Blue

Cornwall: Field Trip

Sunday 13th August 2017: 11am
Kynance Cove, west of Lizard

Join the Cornwall Branch on this wonderfully scenic coastal walk on the Lizard, as we look for Clouded Yellow, Grayling, Common Blue, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies and many more species...

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Wednesday 16th August 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Bookham Common

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Bookham Common; target: Brown Hairstreak.

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Devon: Field Trip

Sunday 20th August 2017: 11.00am
Fontmell Down Nr. Shaftesbury Dorset

Join the Devon Branch on a butterfly walk with the hope of seeing the rare Silver-spotted Skipper as well as …

Adonis Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Sunday 20th August 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Denbies Hillside, Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Denbies Hillside; target: Adonis Blue, Silver-spotted Skipper

Small Heath

Cornwall: Field Trip

Sunday 20th August 2017: 10.30am
Gwennap Head and Porthgwarra, near Land's End

Join the Cornwall Branch at this beautiful location west of Porthcurno which boasts an abundance of butterflies, including Graylings, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, Clouded Yellows, Small Heaths and many more. You might also spot a Chough...

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Wednesday 23rd August 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Bookham Common

Join the Surrey Branch for a repeat of last week's field trip to Bookham Common; another chance to see Brown Hairstreak.

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 29th August 2017, 10.30am-1.00pm
Newdigate Brickworks, South Of Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Newdigate Brickworks; target: Brown Hairstreak

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Thursday 31st August 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Blindley Heath, Godstone

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Blindley Heath; target: Brown Hairstreak

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Saturday 2nd September 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Merrow & Pewley Downs, East Guildford

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Merrow & Pewley Downs; target: Brown Hairstreak.

Brown Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 5th September 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Little Mead, Cranleigh

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Little Mead, Cranleigh; target: Brown Hairstreak

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...