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.

Dark Green Fritillary

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 22nd July 2017: 10.30am
West Wycombe Hill And Butlers Hanging, Bucks

A walk to see summer butterflies and hopefully some of the rarer species on Butlers Hanging, including Dark Green Fritillary and Chalk Hill Blue. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

White Admiral

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 22nd July 2017: 10.30am
Bowdown Wood, Berks

A walk in search of the White Admiral with our species champion. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Wednesday 26th July 2017, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom, West Of Beaconsfield, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

Small Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 26th July 2017: 6.00pm
Didcot, Oxon

Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out! This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 29th July 2017: 10.30am
Paices Wood, Aldermaston, Berks

Join us on a walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 30th July 2017: 10.30am
Oven Bottom, Oxon

Join us on a walk to look for butterflies of high summer. This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world...

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Upper Thames: Branch Display Stand at at Countryfile Live

Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th August 2017, 9.00am-5.30pm
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon

Come and visit the Upper Thames Branch display stand at Countryfile Live. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count - why not download a...

Grayling

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Tuesday 8th August 2017: 11.00am
Greenham Common, Berks

Join us on a walk to look for Grayling and other summer butterflies.

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Tuesday 8th August 2017, 10am-1pm
Holtspur Bottom, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch pulling ragwort at our Holtspur Bottom reserve.

Silver-spotted Skipper

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Friday 11th August 2017: 11.00am
Shirburn Hill, Oxon

Join us on a walk to look for Silver-Spotted Skipper and other chalk downland species.

Grayling

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Saturday 12th August 2017: 10.30am
Hundred Acre Piece, Mortimer, Berks

Join us on a walk to look for the Grayling butterfly.

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Upper Thames: Meet The Moths

Saturday 12th August 2017, 10.00am-0.00pm
College Lake, Bucks

BBOWT and the Upper Thames bracnch of Butterfly Conservation welcome beginners to moth trapping, families and interested members of the public to meet us to examine moths trapped on National Moth Night.

Chalk Hill Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 13th August 2017: 10.30am
Kimble Rifle Range, Monks Risborough, Bucks

Join us on a walk to look for Chalk Hill Blue, Silver-Spotted Skipper and day-flying moths.

Brown Hairstreak

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 16th August 2017: 10.30am
Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon

Join us on our annual search for the Brown Hairstreak.

Adonis Blue

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Sunday 20th August 2017: 10.30am
Lardon Chase, Streatley, Berks

Join us at Lardon Chase to look for second-generation Adonis Blues and other late summer butterflies.

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Upper Thames: Course - Introduction To Autumn Moths

Saturday 16th September 2017
Amersham Field Centre, Bucks

This one-day Field Studies Council course provides an introduction to moths; their identification, natural history and conservation. It is aimed at anyone with an interest in moths, whether you are a beginner or are already moth-watching and want a little more 'methodology' and knowledge...