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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Dorset: Branch AGM and Members Day

Saturday 4th February 2017, 2.00pm-5.30pm
Puddletown

The yearly opportunity to hear the latest news and developments from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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Surrey: Talk

Tuesday 7th February 2017, 2.00pm-4.00pm
York House, Twickenham

Butterflies – the fun side: Francis Kelly, York House, Twickenham

Dorset: Talk On Butterfly Trends In West Dorset And Portland

Saturday 18th February 2017, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Toller Porcorum, west of Maiden Newton

All are welcome to this presentation of the results of butterfly recording in West Dorset in 2016. Please come along as well if you might be interested in taking part in the monitoring in 2017.

Dorset: Talk on Butterfly Trends In East Dorset

Friday 3rd March 2017, 7.30pm-10.00pm
Wimborne

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

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 of the results of the south Dorset Transect and Regional Action Plan (RAP) surveys in 2016, the Wider Countryside project, casual, website and garden records in 2016 and the resulting trends in butterfly numbers.

Dorset: Illustrated Talk

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

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

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.

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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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Spring Indoor Meeting

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

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

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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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Surrey: Talk

Tuesday 9th May 2017, 7.30pm-9.00pm
Rowhill Field Centre, Aldershot

Butterflies – the fun side: Francis Kelly. Rowhill Field Centre, Aldershot

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Surrey: Talk

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

Butterflies – the fun side: Francis Kelly, Wesley Hall, Horsham, West Sussex

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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.