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.

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...

Green Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Thursday 27th April 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Sheepleas, West Horsley

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Sheepleas; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak

Peacock Butterfly

Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 29th April 2017: 11am
Stanmore Country Park

Join the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch on a butterfly walk in Stanmore Country Park for early spring species and bluebells...

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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 30th April 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm
Ramparts Field, near West Stow Country Park

Join the Suffolk Branch on this fieldwork and photography butterfly walk (suitable for novices)...

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Sunday 30th April 2017: 10.30am
Park Hill, East Meon, west of Petersfield

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch near Petersfield on a walk where we hope to see early butterflies and invertebrates, plus good raptor watching...

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Cumbria: Moths at Meathop Moss

Sunday 30th April 2017: 8.15pm
Meathop Moss, Grange-over-Sands

Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust to look for Spring moths at Meathop Moss. This site has recently undergone improvements to its boardwalk and access...

Child with butterfly

Suffolk: Spring Wood Celebration Day - Family Event

Monday 1st May 2017, 11am-4pm
Kiln Meadow, south-east Ipwich

Join the Suffolk Branch at Kiln Meadow (south-east Ipswich) for butterfly and other guided walks, woodland crafts and demonstrations, family activities, music, food and much more...

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Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Shere Woodlands, East Of Guildford

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Shere Woodlands; target: spring Skippers

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Wednesday Wander

Wednesday 3rd May 2017: 2.30pm
Magdalen Hill Down Reserve, near Winchester

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester for a leisurely walk with friendly company to enjoy the butterflies of the month and the spectacular display of cowslips. All welcome, including dogs on short leads...

Cryptic Wood White

Northern Ireland: Cryptic Wood Whites & Butter fly Recording

Saturday 6th May 2017, 11am-1pm
Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Meigh, Newry

Everyone is welcome to this informal session in Meigh we've organised to look at the identification of white butterflies and how to record them. The Cryptic Wood White is a butterfly we're keen to find out more about - particularly its distribution, so...

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Warwickshire: Moth Night

Saturday 6th May 2017: 8pm till late
Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield

Join the Warwickshire Branch at our Moth Night at Sutton Park, an area of heath and birch woodland, where we hope to see Emperor Moth & Scarce Prominent among others...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Saturday 6th May 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Saturday 6th May 2017, 2pm-4.30pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Sunday 7th May 2017, 10.30am-1pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries for the Future Project event

Sunday 7th May 2017, 2pm-4.30pm
Rewell Wood, west of Arundel

Join the Sussex Branch at this Fritillaries for the Future Project Walk west of Arundel, where we will be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Grizzled Skipper butterflies...

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Suffolk: Guided Walk

Sunday 7th May 2017, 10am-1pm
King’s Forest, Bury St Edmunds

Join the Suffolk Branch on a walk to see spring butterflies in King's Forest (north of Bury St Edmunds...

Duke of Burgundy

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Sunday 7th May 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Buckland Wood, east of Wellington

Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a walk in the Blackdown Hills to see butterflies of woodland and flowery grassland with Duke of Burgundy, Dingy Skipper and Grizzled Skipper the principal target species of butterfly...

Duke of Burgundy

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Sunday 7th May 2017: 10.30am
Ramsdean Down, north of Waterlooville

Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk north of Waterlooville where we are aiming to see Duke of Burgundy, Grizzled and Dingy Skipper butterflies and Red Kite...

Orange Tip

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 7th May 2017: 11.00am
Homefield Wood, Bucks

Join us on the first field trip of the season to look for early Spring butterflies

Green Hair

Surrey: Field Trip

Tuesday 9th May 2017, 11.00am-1.00pm
Newdigate Brickworks, south of Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Newdigate Brickworks; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak.

Green Hairstreak

Surrey: Field Trip

Wednesday 10th May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Hutchinson’s Bank, New Addington

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Hutchinson's Bank; target: spring Skippers, Green Hairstreak.

Pearl BF

West Midlands: Guided Walk And Survey

Wednesday 10th May 2017: 11am
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch on a guided walk and butterfly survey near Hereford. The target species are Pearl-bordered Fritillary and Wood White butterflies...

Wood White

West Midlands: Making A Stand For The Wood White

Thursday 11th May 2017, 11am-3pm
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch in Haugh Wood near Hereford for this Heritage Event - Making a Stand for the Wood White...

Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies

Sussex: Fritillaries For The Future Project Event

Saturday 13th May 2017, 10.30am-1.30pm
Stansted Forest, north-east of Havant

Join the Sussex Branch on this Fritillaries for the Future Project walk near Havant, where we shall be looking for Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and other spring butterflies...

Common Blue

Surrey: Field Trip

Saturday 13th May 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Denbies Hillside, Dorking

Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Denbies Hillside; target: spring Skippers & Blues

Duke of Burgundy

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Guided Walk

Saturday 13th May 2017: 10.30am
South-west Of Petersfield

Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch at this lesser-known downland site close to Butser Hill, near Petersfield, which has potential habitat for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly. We are hoping to see Grizzled and Dingy Skipper and possible Duke of Burgundy butterflies...

Holly Blue

Northern Ireland: Guided Walk

Saturday 13th May 2017: 10.30am
Warnock's Farm, between Saintfield and Ballynahinch

Join the Northern Ireland Branch on a walk where we shall be looking for Holly Blue and Orange Tip butterflies, with the possibility also of Green Hairstreak...