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 

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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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Dorset: Talk on Butterfly Trends In East Dorset

Friday 3rd March 2017, 7.30pm-10.00pm
St Catherine's Church Hall, Wimborne

All are welcome to this presentation in Wimborne on the trends in butterfly numbers revealed by the monitoring in east Dorset surveys in 2016 and the plans for the 2017 campaign...

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Wiltshire: Find Out More About Butterflies & Moths In Your Area

Saturday 4th March 2017: 1.30pm
Village Hall, Middle Woodford, Just North Of Salisbury

Did you know that Wiltshire is home to some of the richest and rarest butterfly habitats in Britain? Join the Wiltshire Branch at this free Open Afternoon in Middle Woodford to find out more about the butterflies and moths in your area...

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Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In South Dorset

Thursday 9th March 2017, 7.30pm-10.00pm
Wareham, Purbeck

All are welcome to attend this presentation in Wareham of the results of the south Dorset Transect and Regional Action Plan (RAP) surveys in 2016, the Wider Countryside project, 2016's casual, website and garden records and the resulting trends in butterfly numbers...

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Suffolk: Annual Indoor Moth Meeting

Saturday 11th March 2017, 10.30am-5pm
Bucklesham, near Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Moth Group's annual indoor meeting in Bucklesham, south-east of Ipswich, for talks, discussions and workshops...

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Dorset: Illustrated Talk

Tuesday 14th March 2017, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Hamworthy, Poole

An illustrated talk in Hamworthy by Mark Spencer - Dorset Butterflies and Their Relationship with Their Environment...

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Surrey: Talk

Thursday 16th March 2017, 2.45pm-4.15pm
Guildford Institute

Gail Jeffcoate: Surrey's Butterflies of Downland & Woodland. Guildford Institute.

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Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In North Dorset

Friday 17th March 2017, 7.30pm-10.00pm
East Stour Village Hall, near Gillingham

All are welcome to hear reports on 2016 recording (casual, website, Wider Countryside and garden recording) and plans for the 2017 campaign at East Stour Village Hall...

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Scotland: Recorders' Gathering

Saturday 18th March 2017, 10am-5pm
Battleby, Perth

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering in Perth is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one...

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Norfolk: Norwich Meeting

Friday 24th March 2017: 7.30pm
United Reform Church Ipswich Road

British and European Fritillaries Learn how to identify these butterflies

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Branch AGM

Saturday 25th March 2017, 10.40am-5pm
Welwyn Civic Centre, Welwyn, Herts, AL6 9ER

The Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch AGM and Members' Day will take place at Welwyn Civic Centre, with Patrick Barkham as keynote speaker. Non-members welcome...

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Birmingham: UK Butterfly Recorders' Meeting

Saturday 25th March 2017, 10am-4pm
Birmingham And Midland Institute, Central Birmingham

Each year Butterfly Conservation hosts a conference for butterfly recorders in the UK. This meeting is always an interesting day, full of great presentations about butterfly recording, monitoring, conservation and ecology...

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Lincolnshire: Spring Indoor Meeting

Saturday 1st April 2017, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood Visitors' Centre Nr. Bardney

Join the Lincolnshire Branch at our Spring Meeting. It promises to be a fascinating afternoon with two speakers: Patrick Barkham, well-known author of 'The Butterfly Isles' and our friend Allan Rodda from the Yorkshire Branch on butterfly conservation 'Off the Cuff'. Do come - you'll be very welcome...

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Surrey: Talk

Saturday 1st April 2017, 11.10am-11.40am
Holy Trinity Church Hall, Guildford

Surrey Branch's Bill Downey talks about "Brilliant Butterflies" at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford...

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Highlands And Islands: Branch AGM

Saturday 8th April 2017: 10am
Charleston Academy, General Booth Road, Inverness

The Highlands and Islands Branch Annual General Meeting is held on the second Saturday in April each year (as long as that isn't Easter weekend) and the 2017 AGM will, as is usual, be held at the Charleston Academy in Inverness...

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Gloucestershire: Stroud Indoor Meeting

Monday 10th April 2017, 8pm-10pm
Minchinhampton, south-east of Stroud

Come along to the Gloucestershire Branch's indoor meeting in Minchinhampton, where Dr Caroline Bulman, Head of Species Ecology at Butterfly Conservation (BC), will talk to us about recent project work at BC...

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Cornwall:: Branch AGM

Saturday 22nd April 2017, 10am-4.30pm
St.Erme Community Centre, Trispen, north of Truro

You are warmly welcome to join the Cornwall Branch in opening “A box full of lepidoptera delights!” at our AGM in St. Erme Community Centre, Trispen. You don't need to be a member to attend - our event is open to all...

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Surrey: Talk

Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 7.00pm-9.00pm
Guildford Environmental Forum

Hear Surrey Branch's Bill Downey talk to the Guildford Environmental Forum: Butterfly Monitoring in the Guildford area

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Surrey: Talk

Thursday 11th May 2017, 7.30pm-9.00pm
Rowhill Field Centre, Aldershot

Come and enjoy a talk by Francis Kelly of the Surrey Branch: "Butterflies – the fun side" at Rowhill Field Centre in Aldershot...

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Surrey: Talk

Monday 25th September 2017, 7.30pm-9.00pm
Wesley Hall, Horsham, West Sussex

Come along to a talk "Butterflies – the fun side" by Francis Kelly from the Surrey Branch, at Wesley Hall, Horsham...

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Scotland: Members' Day

Saturday 7th October 2017, 10.30am-4.45pm
Battleby Conference Centre, Redgorton, Perth

Our annual Members' Day is an informal chance to meet like-minded butterfly and moth enthusiasts and chat and hear about the wonderful highlights of the season.