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.

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 25th June 2016: 10.30am
Holtspur Reserve, Bucks

A field trip to see the Small Blue, as well as most of the common summer species.

Black Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 25th June 2016: 11.00am
Blackland Covert, Bucks

A joint meeting with the Bucks Invertebrate Group. Numbers are limited.

Meadow Brown

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Thursday 30th June 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

White-Letter Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 2nd July 2016: 10.30am
Iver, Bucks

A field meeting to look for White-letter Hairstreaks and other summer butterflies.

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Upper Thames New Members' Day

Saturday 2nd July 2016, 10.00am-4.30pm
Benson, Oxon

New and recently joined members of the Upper Thames Branch are invited to the New Members' Day. This is an opportunity to meet other branch members, to find out more about butterfly and moth conservation, our events and how you can become involved.

White-Letter Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 3rd July 2016: 1.00pm
Maidenhead Thicket, Berks

A woodland walk, looking for White-letter Hairstreak and other summer butterflies

Silver-washed Fritillary

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 3rd July 2016: 10.30am
Salcey Forest, Bucks/Northants

A joint meeting with the Northants branch to look for woodland species

Ringlet

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 6th July 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

Purple Emperor

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 9th July 2016: 10.30am
Bernwood Forest, Bucks

A walk to see the Purple Emperor and other summer butterflies.

White Admiral

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 9th July 2016: 10.30am
Bowdown Wood, Berks

A walk through Bowdown Wood, a BBOWT reserve near Newbury, in search of the White Admiral.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 10th July 2016: 10.30am
Bernwood Forest, Bucks

A walk to see the Purple Emperor and other summer butterflies.

Common Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 13th July 2016, 6.00pm-8.30pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.

Dark Green Fritillary

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Thursday 14th July 2016: 10.30am
Bradenham, Bucks

A walk to look for the Dark Green Fritillary and other downland summer butterflies.

White Admiral

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 16th July 2016: 11.00am
North Bucks Way & Oakhill Wood, Milton Keynes, Bucks

A walk along the North Bucks Way to look for summer butterflies.

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 17th July 2016, 10.30am-1.30pm
Baccombe Hill, Wendover, Bucks

A visit to the newly acquired BBOWT reserve at Baccombe Hill, looking for summer butterflies and day-flying moths.

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 23rd July 2016: 10.30am
West Wycombe Hill And Butlers Hangings, Bucks

A walk to see summer butterflies and hopefully some of the rarer species on Buttlers Hanging including Silver-spotted Skipper, Dark Green Fritillary and Chalk Hill Blue.

White Admiral

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 30th July 2016: 10.30am
Fence Wood, Hermitage, Berks

A good site to find White Admiral, but many species are possible along this wide woodland ride.

Grayling

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Thursday 4th August 2016: 11.00am
Greenham Common, Berks

A walk at Greenham Common, the largest area of heathland in our region to see the Grayling and other summer species.

Knot Garden

Upper Thames Branch At Countryfile Live

Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th August 2016, 9.30am-5.00pm
Blenheim Palace, Oxon

The UTB will be at Countryfile Live from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th August at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon. We will have some live butterflies and moths, and we'll be very pleased to see members for a chat.

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 7th August 2016: 10.30am
Hackpen Hill, Oxon

A walk to see the Chalk Carpet moth, and summer butterflies.

Grayling

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 13th August 2016: 10.30am
Hundred Acre Piece, Mortimer, Berks

The wide flowery rides through the conifer plantations on the Berks/Hants border are one of the local hotspots for the Grayling butterfly.

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 20th August 2016: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, Berks

A walk to look for the Adonis Blue second brood and with other late summer butterflies.

Painted

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 21st August 2016: 10.30am
Paices Wood, Aldermaston, Berks

A walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland which supports a variety of species.