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.

Purple Hairstreak

Somerset and Bristol: Guided Walk

Sunday 2nd July 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Shapwick Heath NNR, south of Westhay, Glastonbury

Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch on a visit to this National Nature Reserve (NNR) near Glastonbury to look for Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies, Scarlet Tiger moths, dragonflies and damselflies...

White Admiral

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Wednesday 12th July 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Lords Wood, near Pensford, south-west of Keynsham

Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch to look for White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary and Hairstreak butterflies at this private woodland near Pensford. It is managed by the Forestry Commission (FC) with rides, ponds, etc., kept open, cleared and landscaped by the owners...

Big Butterfly Count Logo

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Sunday 16th July 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Crook Peak, Near Compton Bishop, Between The M5 And Cheddar Reservoir

Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a walk to Crook Peak (near Compton Bishop), which holds a good range of limestone grassland butterfly species with Grayling, Marbled White and Brown Argus numbered amongst them...

Essex Skipper

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Saturday 22nd July 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Walk Farm, Bruton, between WIncanton And Frome

Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch for a walk at Walk Farm (near Bruton), which covers more than 200 acres of unimproved and flower-rich meadow and pastureland. It is still farmed using the same traditional methods that were used in the 1950s, so we hope, therefore, to find many species of butterfly in larger than usual numbers, including...

Grayling

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Wednesday 26th July 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Bossington, near Porlock, west of Dunster

Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch at this rugged coastal site, which has stunning views along the coast towards Porlock Weir. The principal target species is the Grayling butterfly, but other species likely to be present include Dark Green Fritillary, Silver-washed Fritillary, Comma, Meadow Brown and...

Chalk Hill Blue

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Thursday 27th July 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Brean Down, Near Weston-super-Mare

Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch at this idyllic site for a walk where we will be looking for Chalk Hill Blue, Dark Green Fritillary, Brown Argus, Grayling, Marbled White and other species of butterfly, as well as some interesting flora...

Big Butterfly Count Logo

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk - A Big Butterfly Count Event

Sunday 6th August 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Hatch Hill, The Poldens, south of Street

Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch at this Big Butterfly Count event at Hatch Hill in the Poldens, which is a mix of woodland and limestone grassland with a very good range of species...

Chalk Hill Blue

Somerset And Bristol: Guided Walk

Saturday 12th August 2017, 11am-1.30pm
Westbury Beacon BC Reserve, on the Mendips scarp, north of Wells

Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch at Westbury Beacon, the newest of our reserves, where we are reintroducing grazing after a gap of many years. This is an important site for Chalk Hill Blue butterflies, with Small Skippers, Brown Argus, Common Blue, Gatekeeper....