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

Wiltshire: Guided Walk

Saturday 22nd July 2017: 11am
Banner Down, north-east of Batheaston, near Bath

Join the Wiltshire Branch on this a joint walk with Bath Natural History Society north-east of Bath aimed at familiarisation with grassland butterflies. We hope to see Dark Green Fritillary, Small Skipper, Essex Skipper and other summer butterflies. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count...

Big Butterfly Count Logo

Dorset & Wiltshire: Guided Walk - Stonedown Wood

Saturday 22nd July 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm
Near Sixpenny Handley

Join the Dorset and Wiltshire Branches on this guided walk - an ideal event for beginners wanting to learn about identifying butterflies.

Moth Trapping

Wiltshire: Moth Event

Saturday 29th July 2017: 9pm
Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren

Join the Wiltshire Branch at this moth night where many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal event for children who are interested in wildlife. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed showing the diversity of these interesting insects. Owls may be heard and bats should be seen...

Chalk Hill Blue

Wiltshire: Butterfly Recognition Walk

Saturday 5th August 2017: 11am
Clearbury Down, Odstock, south of Salisbury

Join the Wiltshire Branch on a south Wiltshire butterfly recognition walk near Odstock, where we hope to see Chalk Hill Blue and other summer butterflies. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count...

Lulworth Skipper

Wiltshire: Guided Walk

Saturday 12th August 2017: 11am
Ballard Down, near Swanage, Dorset

Join the Wiltshire Branch on this trip to Ballard Down in Dorset to look for summer migrants and familiarise yourself with downland butterflies. If the season isn’t too advanced, there's a chance of seeing the odd Lulworth Skipper...

Silver-spotted Skipper

Dorset: Guided Walk - Fontmell Down

Sunday 20th August 2017, 11.00am-4.00pm
Fontmell Down, Near Shaftesbury, Dorset

Join the Dorset, Devon and Wiltshire Branches at this joint event near Shaftesbury to find the Silver-spotted Skipper and other species...

Brown Hairstreak

Wiltshire: Guided Walk

Monday 28th August 2017: 11am
Webbs Wood & Echo Lodge, north-west of Royal Wootton Bassett

Join the Wiltshire Branch at Webbs Wood & Echo Lodge near Brinkworth to look for the elusive Brown Hairstreak butterfly...

Moth Trapping

Wiltshire: Moth Event

Saturday 16th September 2017: 7.15pm
Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren

Join the Wiltshire Branch at this moth night where many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal event for children who are interested in wildlife. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed showing the diversity of these interesting insects. Owls may be heard and bats should be seen...

Moth Trapping

Wiltshire: Moth Event

Saturday 14th October 2017: 6.30pm
Stanton Country Park, Stanton Fitzwarren

Join the Wiltshire Branch at this moth night where many species of moths will be caught and displayed, showing the diversity of these interesting insects. This is an ideal event for children who are interested in wildlife. Many species of moths will be caught and displayed showing the diversity of these interesting insects. Owls may be heard and bats should be seen...