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.

EIG

EIG Events Information

Sunday 1st January to Sunday 31st December 2017
All Over Europe

Forthcoming Trips and trip reports are advertised through the regular EIG newsletters. Occasional informal meetings are held in the UK, but EIG surveys and activities in Europe are advertised in the newsletter or by emails to members...

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North Wales: Glow Worms And Moths Of The Great Orme

Friday 23rd June 2017, 9.30pm-11.30pm
Great Orme

A guided walk to search for glow worm and moths along the cliffs of the west side of the Great Orme, led by Mark Sheridan. This will be followed by moth trapping till late.

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Moth Identification Evening

Friday 23rd June 2017, 9pm-10.30pm
Thorley Wash Nature Reserve (Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust)

Join the Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust Reserves Officer Jenny and local moth expert Graeme Smith for an evening at Thorley Wash discovering the wonderful moth species found in the Stort Valley...

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Sussex: Guided Walk

Saturday 24th June 2017, 10.30am-1.30pm
Iping And Stedham Commons,

Join the Sussex Branch for a walk to find Silver-studded Blue butterflies and the Common Heath moth at Iping and Stedham Commons...

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Warwickshire: Moth Night

Saturday 24th June 2017: 8.30pm till late
Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow Nature Reserve, Bubbenhall, south-east of Coventry

Join the Warwickshire Branch at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's (WWT) newest Nature Reserve (NR) for the first of two moth nights. Ancient Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow is rich in wildlife and supports a great diversity of moth species including Birch Mocha, Lobster moth and Red-necked...

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Wiltshire: Moth Event

Saturday 24th June 2017: 9.15pm
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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Wiltshire: Iford Manor Butterfly Day

Sunday 25th June 2017, Midday - 4pm
Iford Manor Orchard, Bradford-on-Avon, Somerset/Wiltshire border

Join the Wiltshire Branch at this brilliant family event, which includes guided butterfly walks, face-painting, story-telling, pony rides, arts and crafts workshops and more! All activities and entrance is free...

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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

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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...

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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...

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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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...

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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Highlands And Islands: Tomintoul Moths

Sunday 2nd July 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Tomintoul

There are outcroppings of limestone in the Tomintoul-Glenlivet area which support a lime-loving flora which is very localised in the Highlands. Our moth trapping will target such an area near Tomintoul since it is possible that there are moth species present whose foodplants are part of the lime-loving plant community.

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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...

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Suffolk: The Moths and Butterflies of Piper's Vale

Friday 7th July 2017: 8pm
Piper's Vale, Gainsborough Lane, Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch for an evening's moth trapping in Ipswich. We shall meet up tomorrow morning to identify the moths and go for a butterfly walk...

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Cumbria: The Moths of Halecat Nursery

Friday 7th July 2017: 9.45pm till late
Halecat Nursery, Witherslack. Grange-over-Sands

Join the Cumbria Branch for a moth evening at Halecat Nursery near Grange-over-Sands. Robinson and actinic moth traps will be run adjacent to the nursery, with the evening's catch examined in comfort in...

Les

Suffolk: The Moths And Butterflies Of Piper's Vale

Saturday 8th July 2017: 10am
Piper's Vale, Gainsborough Lane, Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch in Ipswich to examine the moths caught in last night's moth trap before they are released. We shall then go on a butterfly walk...

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Devon: Moth Trapping

Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th July 2017, 9.00pm-1.00pm
Dunsdon

Join the Devon Branch for a moth trapping and butterfly walk with leaders Barry Henwood, Jenny Evans & Steve Threlkeld.

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Cornwall: Field Trip

Saturday 8th July 2017: 11am
Penlee Reserve and Penlee Point, south of Plymouth

Join the Cornwall Branch at Rame Head (south of Plymouth) for a field trip led by moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder Leon Truscott. We will be looking for Marbled White, Small Heath, Dark Green Fritillary butterflies and...

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Norfolk: Moth Event - Cley NWT

Thursday 13th July 2017: 9.30am
Cley Marshes Reserve, Holt

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

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Devon: Moth Trapping

Friday 14th July 2017, 9.00pm-0.00am
Andrew's Wood, Loddiswell, nr Kingsbridge

A moth trapping evening near Kingsbridge with the Devon Branch Chairman & moth expert, Barry Henwood...

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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..

Purple Emperor

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 15th July 2017: 10.30am
Bernwood Forest, Bucks

Join us on the annual Purple Emperor hunt in Bernwood Forest. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...