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.

Child with butterfly

West Midlands: Tiddesley Wood Open Day

Sunday 30th April 2017, 10am-5pm
Tiddlesley Wood, Near Pershore

Join the West Midlands Branch at Tiddesley Wood Open Day, where we will be running a stall and offering guided walks...

Small Tort (Andrew Lawson)

Cornwall: BioBlitz Tremough

Saturday 6th May 2017, 10am-4am
University Of Exeter Cornwall, Penryn Campus

Join the Cornwall Branch at this Bioblitz where we will be fundraising, running children's activities and also leading a butterfly & moth walk in the afternoon..

Comma Butterfly in garden

Suffolk: Gardening for Butterflies

Sunday 28th May 2017, 10am-4pm
Helmingham Hall, Helmingham, East Of Stowmarket

Come and find Suffolk Branch in the Conservation Zone at Plant Heritage (Suffolk Group's) Spring Fair at Helmingham Hall Gardens. There will be children's activities...

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Gloucestershire: Yew Tree Farm - Stroud Nature 2017 event

Sunday 11th June 2017, 9.30am-3pm
Yew Tree Farm, Thrupp, south-east of Stroud

Join the Gloucestershire Branch and other organisations at this Stroud Nature 2017 event just north of Brinscombe. The day will start with opening moth traps at 9.30 am – no moths will be harmed! This is always popular and surprising, especially for...

Peacock

Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

Saturday 17th June 2017, 11.30am-4.30pm
Prinknash Abbey, south-east Gloucester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch at Prinknash Abbey's Butterfly Nectar Garden, part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey, near Cranham. Members of the Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies, plants and Butterfly Conservation in general. If possible, we will have a display of live moths...

Meadow Browns

Devon: The Meadow Makers' Conference

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

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.

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Big Butterfly Count Event

Saturday 15th July 2017, 10am-4pm
New Forest Wildlife Park, Ashurst, West Of Southampton

Visit the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch's display at the New Forest Wildlife Park for information on how you can get involved in one of Britain’s biggest citizen science surveys. There will be information on butterfly identification and gardening for butterflies...

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Northern Ireland: Cavehill Big Butterfly Count and Safari

Saturday 15th July 2017, 10am-3pm
Belfast Castle Grounds and Cavehill

Join the Northern Ireland Branch and the Cavehill Conservation Campaign to launch the 2017 Big Butterfly Count. This is a family-friendly morning exploring the grounds below Belfast Castle, before a slightly more strenuous afternoon with highly skilled and experienced local guide Cormac Hamill, exploring the nooks and crannies of Cavehill...

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Suffolk: Butterfly & Moth Walk And Talk

Saturday 15th July 2017, 10am-1pm
Red Lodge Heath SSSI, north-west of Bury St Edmunds

Join the Suffolk Branch at Red Lodge Heath Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for a talk on moths and the Big Butterfly Count followed by a tour of the heath and woodland margins to see butterflies and day-flying moths..

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Big Butterfly Count Event

Sunday 16th July 2017, 10am-4pm
New Forest Wildlife Park, Ashurst, West Of Southampton

Visit the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch's stall on the second day of this Big Butterfly Count event at New Forest Wildlife Park near Ashurst. Find out how you can get involved in one of Britain’s biggest citizen science surveys...

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Northern Ireland: Butterflies & Moths at Drumnaph Nature Reserve

Thursday 20th July 2017, 10am-3pm
Drumnaph Wood, Maghera

Join the Northern Ireland Branch at Drumnaph Nature Reserve (Maghera, north-west of Antrim). Drumnaph is a collaboration between the Woodland Trust and Carntogher Community Association, consisting of arange of habitats. Conservation grazing, allotment gardening and traditional skills classes are just some of...

Comma Butterfly in garden

Suffolk: Wildlife Garden Open Day

Sunday 30th July 2017: 10.30am
Aldeburgh

An invitation from a Suffolk Branch member to visit her 10-acre wildlife garden, which also has a Buddleia and Honeysuckle collection...

Child with butterfly

Devon: National Play Day @ Castle Drogo

Wednesday 2nd August 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Piddledown Common, Castle Drogo

Come along for an afternoon of fun, games and butterfly spotting in celebration of National Play Day!

Child with butterfly

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Family Butterfly Day

Friday 4th August 2017: 10am
Hillier Gardens, Ampfield, near Romsey

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch for a Family Butterfly Day. There will be guided butterfly walks, craft activities for children and photographic displays at this popular event for families at the beautiful Sir John Hillier Gardens near Romsey...

Child with butterfly

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Test Valley Wood Fair

Saturday 2nd September 2017, 9.30am-4pm
Knightwood Leisure Centre, Eastleigh

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at the Test Valley Wood Fair in Eastleigh. There will be craft activities for children and photographic displays at this long-standing and popular event for families...

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Dorset: Visit Our Stall At The Dorset County Show

Sunday 3rd September 2017
Dorchester Showground, DT2 7SD

Come and find us in the Bee Tent at the top of the field and visit our Information and Display Stall at this busy County show. Children’s activities, live moths and sales.

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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...

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...