Kent: AGM & Members Day 2017

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Kent: AGM & Members Day 2017
Saturday 20th May 2017, 10am-4pm

Kent Branch AGM 2017

Saturday 20th May
10.00 to 16.00

 Venue: Grove Green Community Hall,
Penhurst Close, Maidstone, ME14 5BT
 (next to Tesco’s Grove Green car park)


10.00   Doors open.  Sign in and (if applicable) enter photos into competition.

10.30    AGM.  Agenda as follows

  1. President’s welcome.  An address by Dr Jim Flegg.
  2. Minutes of previous AGM* and matters arising
  3. Chairman’s report
  4. Treasurer’s report
  5. Reports by other Committee Officers
  6. Election of Committee
  7. Any other business

*The minutes of the previous AGM can be viewed on page 2 of this newsletter.

11.30    Break for tea/coffee

11.45 – Guest Speaker:  Bill Downey on the White-Letter Hairstreak

13.00 – 14.00 approx.  Lunch Break, judging photos and raffle

You can bring your own lunch or use the facilities at Tesco’s or nearby pub.

Afternoon Session:  Bill Downey on Brown & Purple Hairstreaks and  searches for rare species.  

Results of photo competition.


Directions to Grove Green Community Centre

Leave the M20 at Junction 7

  • Head for the Bearstead Road roundabout (A249)
  • At the roundabout take the 1st exit into Bearsted Road
  • At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit into New Cut Road
  • At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit into Grovewood Drive North
  • Follow the road and you will see a Tesco's.  Park in the Tesco's car park, left hand section is nearer to the community centre
  • Walk through the car park to the hall.  The path to the hall is close  to the recycling area

Please click here to view\download (Around 900KB in size). 

Rules for Photographic Competition (Butterflies and Moths only)

Adults UK and abroad

Adults UK and abroad

Early Stages:

All images must be of wild stock only – not captive or greenhouse.
Prints only, no larger than A5 (21cm x 15 cm)
Results will be judged for best in each category.

Photographic Display:
Prints only – any size.
All wildlife categories may be displayed.
No judging will take place.


  • Ben Kirby