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.

Workshop Event Logo

Suffolk: Course - Identifying Moths and Butterflies

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July 2017
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

This Field Studies Council weekend residential course will be introducing the identification and natural history of perhaps the most visually appealing of all insect groups. Only live viewing techniques are used: light traps and sugaring for moths and sweep nets for butterflies...

Workshop Event Logo

Upper Thames: Course - Introduction to Butterflies in the Chilterns

Saturday 15th July 2017
Amersham Field Centre, Amersham, Bucks

This Field Studies Council course will help you recognise the wide variety of butterfly species can be found in the attractive grasslands and woodlands of the Chilterns. Learn how they depend on their habitats and find out how you can help conserve them...

Workshop Event Logo

Yorkshire: Course - Butterflies and Moths

Monday 17th to Thursday 20th July 2017
Malham Tarn Field Centre, Settle, Yorkshire Dales

This Field Studies Council course introduces the subject of butterflies and moths in a practical and enjoyable way and will include..

Workshop Event Logo

South Wales: Moths of the Pembrokeshire Coast

Friday 21st to Tuesday 25th July 2017
Orielton Field Centre, Pembrokeshire

This Field Studies Council course is aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about identifying moths from coastal habitats...

Workshop Event Logo

London: Course - Introduction To Butterflies

Saturday 22nd July 2017
The Stockyard, Bushy Park, London

This Field Studies Centre course provides an introduction to butterfly natural history, identification and conservation, using a mix of indoor activities and presentations, plus fieldwork observing butterflies in the varied habitats at Bushy Park...

Workshop Event Logo

West Midlands: Butterfly ID and Survey Training

Saturday 22nd July 2017, 11am-3.30pm
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre,

Improve your butterfly identification skills on this ID training and butterfly survey of the Onny meadows, with butterfly themed family activities. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count...

Workshop Event Logo

Devon: Course - An Introduction to Moths and Butterflies

Friday 28th to Monday 31st July 2017
Slapton Ley Field Centre, near Kingsbridge

This Field Studies Council course will appeal to anyone wishing to know more about them, and will cover how to identify the different species, their varied life-cycles and natural history, and how to help record and conserve them...

Workshop Event Logo

West Midlands: Course - Butterflies and Moths

Monday 7th to Friday 11th August 2017
Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury

This Field Studies Centre course will cover aspects of butterfly and moth identification, trapping and information on the national notable species and life histories, and suggest methods to encourage these fascinating insects and their close relatives into our gardens...

Workshop Event Logo

Suffolk: Course - Wetland Moths

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th August 2017
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

This Field Studies Council course will instruct moth identification and ecology through slide presentations. This will help you work through the defining features of micro and macro moths and particularly identifying their families...

Workshop Event Logo

East Scotland: Course - Highland Butterflies and Moths

Friday 18th to Wednesday 23rd August 2017
Kindrogan Field Centre, Perthshire

This Field Studies Council course in Perthshire will consist of illustrated talks with colour slides to show the special species found in the Scottish Highlands, their unique habitats and ecology. There will be daytime field visits to...

Workshop Event Logo

West Midlands: Course - An Introduction to Leaf Mining Moths

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th September 2017
Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury

The Field Studies Council course is aimed at total beginners wishing to study leaf-mining moths, as well as people with more advanced knowledge of the group, but whatever your skill level it will be designed to stretch you...

Workshop Event Logo

Upper Thames: Course - Introduction To Autumn Moths

Saturday 16th September 2017
Amersham Field Centre, Bucks

This one-day Field Studies Council course provides an introduction to moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. It is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths, whether you are a beginner or are already moth-watching and want a little more 'methodology' and knowledge...

Workshop Event Logo

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...