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.

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Suffolk: Identification And Recording Event

Saturday 24th June 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm
Holywells Park, Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch in Holywells Park for an identification and recording training event which is suitable for novices...

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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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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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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Wednesday 12th July 2017: 9am
Landseer Park, Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch on a walk where we are aiming to see grassland, woodland and heath butterflies...

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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Wednesday 12th July 2017: 9am
Landseer Park, south Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch on a walk to see grassland, woodland and heath butterflies in the south Ipswich area (this event has been re-scheduled from Wednesday 21 June)...

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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..

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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 15th July 2017: 10am
Wolves Wood (RSPB), west of Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch on this woodland walk to see Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies...

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Suffolk: Big Butterfly Count Taster

Saturday 22nd July 2017, 10am-0.30pm
Ramparts Field, north-west of Bury St Edmunds

Join the Suffolk Branch for an introduction to our annual Big Butterfly Count near West Stow Country Park. This event is suitable for novices...

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Suffolk: Wildlife Garden Open Day

Sunday 30th July 2017: 10.30am
Aldeburgh

An invitation from a Suffolk Branch member to visit her 10-acre wildlife garden, which also has a Buddleia and Honeysuckle collection...

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Suffolk: Course - Wetland Moths

Friday 11th to Sunday 13th August 2017
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

This Field Studies Council course will instruct moth identification and ecology through slide presentations. This will help you work through the defining features of micro and macro moths and particularly identifying their families...

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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 13th August 2017: 10.30am
RSPB North Warren, Aldeburgh

Join the Suffolk Branch on a butterfly walk at RSPB North Warren, where 22 butterfly species have been spotted...

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Suffolk: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 19th August 2017: 10.30am
SWT Trimley Marshes, south-east of Ipswich

Join the Suffolk Branch on a long walk exploring SWT Trimley Marshes, local lanes and footpaths...

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Suffolk: Course - Identifying Autumn Moths

Saturday 14th October 2017
Flatford Mill, East Bergholt, Suffolk

This new Field Studies Council day course is one of a suite of three at Flatford Mill in spring, summer and autumn this year. Emergence periods of adult moths come in waves through the year, so there are different species found flying in...

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Suffolk: Branch AGM And Members Event

Saturday 25th November 2017: 2.30pm
Stowupland Village Hall, east of Stowmarket

The Suffolk Branch AGM will be followed by light refreshments, then members' slides and the annual photo competition. Further details will be announced in our Branch newsletter (The Suffolk Argus) and on our Branch website...