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.

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Devon: Dartmoor Work Party

Wednesday 29th November 2017, 10.30am-3.30pm
Newbridge Hill

Help increase habitat for rare Fritillary butterflies at this beautiful location on Dartmoor.

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West Midlands: Trench Wood Work Party

Thursday 30th November 2017: 10am
Trench Wood Reserve, near Droitwich, Worcestershire

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party on our Trench Wood reserve near Droitwich...

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Upper Thames Work Party

Thursday 30th November 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Buttlers Hangings, West Wycombe, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch clearing scrub near High Wycombe, in a joint operation with Chiltern Rangers.

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Norfolk: Norwich Illustrated Talk

Friday 1st December 2017: 7.30pm
United Reform Church, Ipswich Road, Norwich

Everyone is invited to attend this Members Open Evening to show your butterfly, moth and wildlife photos or videos (no sound available) from 2017

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Northern Ireland: Winter Work Party Quoile

Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10.30am-3.00pm
Quoile Countryside Centre, 5 Quay Rd, Downpatrick

Scrub cutting at the Quoile, Co. Down. Habitat management for Cryptic Wood Whites

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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10am-3pm
Oakley Wood, Bathurst Estate, near Cirencester

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party enlarging a woodland clearing for Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies...

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Gloucestershire: Conservation Work Party

Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10.30am-3pm
Strawberry Banks, Oakridge Lynch, east of Stroud

Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a work party at Strawberry Banks, east of Stroud. This site is mainly known for the Marsh Fritillary butterfly, but also has a wide variety of wild flowers. We shall be clearing scrub to maintain the habitat and its diversity...

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Cornwall: Bodmin Moor Work Party

Saturday 2nd December 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.

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Hertfordshire And Middlesex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 3rd December 2017, 10am-2.30pm
Millhopper's Pasture BC Reserve, East Of Aylesbury

Join the Herts & Middlesex Branch on the monthly work party at our Millhopper's Pasture reserve, held on the first Sunday of the month...

Annual Brown Hairstreak Egg Count

Sunday 3rd December 2017: 10am
West Williamston, Pembs

Meet in small reserve car park at SN033058 or, if full, park in village and walk back. Arrive 10.00 for 10.15am start on foreshore. This is a WTSWW reserve and event, for which help has, in recent years, been provided by BC members. Contact: David Redhead, 01646 650155.

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 3rd December 2017, 10am-1pm
Aston Upthorpe Downs, south-east of Didcot, Oxon

Join the Upper Thames Branch clearing scrub at Aston Upthorpe Downs...

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West Midlands: Monkwood Work Party

Sunday 3rd December 2017: 10am
Monkwood Reserve, north-west of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch on a work party at our Monkwood Reserve, near Sinton Green...

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Upper Thames Work Party

Monday 4th December 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Prestwood Nature Reserve, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party where we shall be clearing scrub to improve the habitat for butterflies.

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Surrey: Egg Hunt

Monday 4th December 2017, 10.30am-0.30pm
Sanderstead to Whyteleafe Countryside Area

Join Surrey Branch: Sanderstead to Whyteleafe Countryside Area

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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Conservation Work Party

Monday 4th December 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 clearing fence lines and burning grass heaps in the Old Allotments...

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 2017
Witherslack Woods

Join the Cumbria Branch in Witherslack Woodson one of our regular Wednesday work parties...

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West Midlands: Grafton Wood Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 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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Hampshire And Isle Of Wight: Monthly Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 2017, 10am-3pm
Bentley Station Meadow (BC Reserve), Bentley, near Farnham

Join the Hants & Isle of Wight Branch on this monthly conservation work party at our Bentley Station Meadow reserve. We will be managing scrub and sallow in the central area...

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Sussex: Work Party

Wednesday 6th December 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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Sussex: Work Party

Thursday 7th December 2017, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood, Cranleigh, south of Guildford

Join the Sussex Branch managing habitat at our Oaken Wood reserve...

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Surrey: Work Party

Thursday 7th December 2017, 9.30am-3.30pm
Oaken Wood, Chiddingfold

Join Surrey Branch at our Oaken Wood reserve

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Upper Thames Work Party

Friday 8th December 2017, 10.00am-3.00pm
Deanfield, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party where we shall be clearing scrub to improve the habitat for butterflies.

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Cambridgeshire And Essex: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017: 10am
Brampton Wood, south-west of Huntingdon, Cambs

Join the Cambs & Essex Branch on this conservation work party near Huntingdon, which will concentrate on habitat management aimed at the Black Hairstreak butterfly...

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Sussex: Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017, 8.30am-1pm
Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath BC Reserves

Volunteers are needed by the Sussex Branch throughout the autumn and winter months for habitat improvement at our Rowland Wood and Park Corner Heath reserves - come along for as much or as little time as you wish...

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Upper Thames: Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017, 10.00am-1.00pm
Holtspur Bottom Reserve, near Beaconsfield, Bucks

Join the Upper Thames Branch on this work party at their Holtspur Bottom reserve, near Beaconsfield; activities to be determined.

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Cumbria: Conservation Work Party

Sunday 10th December 2017: 10am
Wartbarrow, Allithwaite

Join the Cumbria Branch in Allithwaite on one of our Sunday work parties...