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.

Magdalen Hill Down Reserve

Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Conservation Work Party

Monday 9th October 2017, 10am-4pm
Magdalen Hill Down (BC Reserve), Winchester

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on a conservation work party on our Magdalen Hill Down reserve near Winchester. We will be cutting back encroaching vegetation in the chalk corner...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Monday 9th October 2017, 10am-1pm
Deanfield, North-west Of High Wycobe, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party where we shall be clearing scrub...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 11th October 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 11th October 2017: 10am
Hampsfield Allotment, Hampsfell, Cartmel Valley

Join the Cumbria Branch in Cartmel Valley on one of our regular Wednesday work parties...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 11th October 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

Moth Night Event

Moth Night - Nationwide Survey

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th October 2017
Nationwide

Moth Night is our annual celebration of moth recording run by Atropos, in association with the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH). This year, the main theme is Ivy...

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Gloucestershire: Moth Night

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th October 2017
To Be Confirmed

Organised by Atropos and Butterfly Conservation, Moth Night is the annual celebration of moth recording throughout Britain and Ireland by enthusiasts with local events aimed at raising awareness of moths among the general public...

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East Scotland: National Moth Night 2017 At Harestanes

Friday 13th October 2017, 6.30pm-8.30pm
Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre, Jedburgh, Borders

Moths in autumn - it's National Moth Night 2017! Moth Night weekend is later in the year than usual, but there should still be plenty of moths around...

Black Rustic

Lancashire: Open Moth Night Altcar MOD Training Camp

Friday 13th October 2017, 9.30pm-1.00am
Altcar Training Camp, Hightown, Merseyside

Richard Walker is hosting a moth night at Altcar. Times to be confirmed. An opportunity to bring your own trap along or join with other moth recorders at their traps.

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East Scotland: Bats, Moths & Stars At Greenmyres

Friday 13th October 2017, 6.30pm-9.30pm approx.
Greenmyres Farm, near Huntly

Discover some of the fascinating nocturnal inhabitants of community-owned Greenmyres Farm, as we use smelly mixtures and bright lights to attract moths, plus bat detectors to locate and identify bats.

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Moth Night Event

Friday 13th October 2017: 6.30pm
Wood Farm Nature Reserve, Stanmore (between Edgware and Watford)

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch for this Moth Night event. Moth Night 2017 will be held between 12-14 October 20, with the main theme of Ivy...

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...

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Lancashire: Open Moth Night Formby - National Trust

Saturday 14th October 2017, 9.30pm-1.00am
Formby, Merseyside

Richard Walker is hosting a moth night at the Formby National trust offices. Times to be confirmed. An opportunity to bring your own trap along or join with other moth recorders at their traps.

Red Admiral on Apple

Cornwall: Kehelland Apple Day

Saturday 14th October 2017
Kehelland Farm, Camborne

The Cornwall Branch will be attending the wonderful Apple Day near Camborne again with our sales stall and also an exhibition of live moths and caterpillars to enthrall the public. We will be running some exciting children's activities. Can you help us?

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Cambridgeshire And Essex: Branch AGM And Members Day

Saturday 14th October 2017: 12pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Hornchurch

The Cambs & Essex Branch AGM and Members Day will be held at Essex Wildlife Trust's Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre in Hornchurch. The AGM will be followed by talks on the Large Blue butterfly, garden...

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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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North East England: Branch AGM And Members' Day

Saturday 14th October 2017, 10.30am-4pm
The Stable Block, Gibside

The North East England Branch's AGM will feature Matthew Oates (National Wildlife Specialist for the National Trust) as one of the speakers. We will also examine the contents of the Gibside moth trap set the previous night, with Autumn species such as...

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North Wales: National Moth Night Event

Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th October 2017, 10.30am-0.30am
Pensychnant Cosnervation Centre

An annual celebration of moths and moth recording. A fantastic opportunity to learn about the wonderful world of moths at Pensychnant Conservation Centre.

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Cambridgeshire And Essex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 15th October 2017: 10am
Devil's Dyke, south-west of Newmarket

Join the Cambs & Essex Branch on this conservation work party south-west of Newmarket, which will concentrate on habitat management aimed at Dingy Skipper and Chalk Hill Blue butterflies...

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Dorset: Conservation Action Day

Sunday 15th October 2017, 9.30am-4.00pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, near Maiden Newton

Join volunteers from the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation to help maintain Lankham Bottom, our important chalk downland reserve. The work includes gorse and scrub clearance.

Black Rustic

Lancashire: Open Moth Night - Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Sunday 15th October 2017, 9.30pm-0.00am
Ainsdale, Merseyside

Richard Walker will be hosting a moth night at Ainsdale Discovery Centre on the Sefton Coast. Bring your trap along and take part or come along and see what Richard's traps bring in.

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 18th October 2017: 10am
Grafton Wood, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on this regular Wednesday work party at Grafton Wood reserve...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 18th October 2017, 9am-1pm
Heyshott Escarpment, Midhurst, north of Chichester

Join this work party and help the Sussex Branch clear scrub at the site of one of our greatest conservation successes. Over a number of years we have worked with the Murray Downland Trust creating an ideal environment for the Duke of Burgundy butterfly, whose numbers have multiplied as a result...

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Devon Branch Members' Day & AGM

Saturday 21st October 2017, 9.45am-4.30pm
Boniface Centre, Crediton Parish Church

Devon Branch Members' Day & AGM, including illustrated talks & lunch

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Yorkshire: Members' Day And AGM

Sunday 22nd October 2017: 10.30am
Old Boys' Sunday School, Tadcaster (between York and Leeds)

The Yorkshire Branch AGM and Members' Day in Tadcaster is an ideal opportunity to talk to recorders and others with similar interests. Please note the change of venue.

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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 2017: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch's monthly work party at Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust. This ancient woodland is one of the richest woodland sites for wildlife in the county...

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Wester Moss Work Party

Sunday 22nd October 2017, 10.00am-3.30pm
Fallin, Stirling

Join us and help to restore this great little bog in Fallin, just outside Stirling. We will be ditch blocking, managing scrub, and removing small tree seedlings. The work is supported by IFLI and EcocoLife.

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Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Work Party

Monday 23rd October 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

Join the All the Moor Butterflies project to help increase and improve habitat for rare fritillary butterflies on Bodmin Moor.