Events

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

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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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Norfolk - Wild About Norfolk

Saturday 7th October 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm
Easton College, Easton, NR9 5DX

Wild About Norfolk is an annual wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the local groups and national organisations who protect, enhance and restore Norfolk's wildlife and landscape.

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North Wales: Branch AGM

Saturday 7th October 2017, 10.30am-4.15pm
Pensychnant Conservation Centre, Conwy

We have three excellent speakers lined up. Come and hear about the variety of Lepidoptera by Stephen Palmer who is an expert on micro-Lepidoptera; Vic Hitchings will take us through his various experiences around the globe looking for butterflies; and Zoe Randle (of BC HQ) will talk about the national moth recording scheme and Wider Countryside Butterfly Survey...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Blackmoor Apple Day

Sunday 8th October 2017, 10am-5pm
Blackmoor, near Liss, Whitehill, Hants

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch at Blackmoor Apple Day. Please let Clive know if you are able to help give a hand...

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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...

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Lancashire: Open Moth Night Altcar MOD Training Camp

Friday 13th October 2017, 9.30pm-1.00am
Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Merseyside

Richard Walker is hosting a moth night at Altcar. Times to be confirmed. An opportunity to bring your own trap along or join with other moth recorders at their traps.

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East Scotland: National Moth Night 2017 At Harestanes

Friday 13th October 2017, 6.30pm-8.30pm
Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre, Jedburgh, Borders

Moths in autumn - it's National Moth Night 2017! Moth Night weekend is later in the year than usual, but there should still be plenty of moths around...

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Moth Night Event

Friday 13th October 2017: 6.30pm
Pear Wood, Harrow

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch for this Moth Night event. Moth Night 2017 will be held between 12-14 October 20, with the main theme of Ivy...

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Wiltshire: Moth Event

Saturday 14th October 2017: 6.30pm
Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren

Join the Wiltshire Branch at this moth night where many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal event for children who are interested in wildlife. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed showing the diversity of these interesting insects. Owls may be heard and bats should be seen...

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Suffolk: Course - Identifying Autumn Moths

Saturday 14th October 2017
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

This new Field Studies Council day course is one of a suite of three at Flatford Mill in spring, summer and autumn this year. Emergence periods of adult moths come in waves through the year, so there are different species found flying in...

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Lancashire: Open Moth Night Formby - National Trust

Saturday 14th October 2017, 9.30pm-1.00am
Formby, Merseyside

Richard Walker is hosting a moth night at the Formby National trust offices. Times to be confirmed. An opportunity to bring your own trap along or join with other moth recorders at their traps.

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North Wales: National Moth Night Event

Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th October 2017, 10.30am-0.30am
Pensychnant Cosnervation Centre

An annual celebration of moths and moth recording. A fantastic opportunity to learn about the wonderful world of moths at Pensychnant Conservation Centre.

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North East England: Branch AGM And Members' Day

Saturday 14th October 2017, 10.30am-4pm
The Stable Block, Gibside

The North East England Branch's AGM will feature Matthew Oates (National Wildlife Specialist for the National Trust) as one of the speakers. We will also examine the contents of the Gibside moth trap set the previous night, with Autumn species such as...

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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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Lancashire: Open Moth Night - Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Sunday 15th October 2017, 9.30pm-0.00am
Ainsdale, Merseyside

Richard Walker will be hosting a moth night at Ainsdale Discovery Centre on the Sefton Coast. Bring your trap along and take part or come along and see what Richard's traps bring in.

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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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West Midlands: Branch AGM

Saturday 18th November 2017
Woolhope Village Hall, near Hereford

Details of the West Midlands Branch Annual General Meeting will follow in the autumn edition of our newsletter, the Comma...

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Sussex: Branch AGM

Saturday 18th November 2017, 1.30pm-4.30pm
Hurstpierpoint, north of Brighton

Join the Sussex Branch in Hurstpierpoint at our AGM for an afternoon of talks, tea and cake and our legendary raffle...

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Suffolk: Branch AGM And Members Event

Saturday 25th November 2017: 2.30pm
Stowupland Village Hall, east of Stowmarket

The Suffolk Branch AGM will be followed by light refreshments, then members' slides and the annual photo competition. Further details will be announced in our Branch newsletter (The Suffolk Argus) and on our Branch website...

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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.

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Norfolk: Norwich Illustrated Talk

Friday 1st December 2017: 7.30pm
United Reform Church, Ipswich Road, Norwich

Everyone is invited to attend this Members Open Evening to show your butterfly, moth and wildlife photos or videos (no sound available) from 2017