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.

Lankham Bottom Reserve

Dorset: 50th Anniversary Conservation Day Of Action

Saturday 10th March 2018, 10.30am-3pm
Lankham Bottom Reserve, Nr Cattistock

Join BC staff at this free family-friendly event to celebrate the charity’s 50th anniversary - the day includes a tour of Lankham Bottom Reserve, a chance to help the Marsh Fritillary butterfly, a tombola, cake stall and more...

50th Anniversary Conservation Day of Action

Saturday 10th March 2018: 10.30am
Millhoppers Pasture Reserve

To mark the 50th anniversary of Butterfly Conservation we are holding an open morning at Butterfly Conservations only dedicated butterfly reserve in Hertfordshire and Middlesex. Meet at either 10.30am or 12.00 midday at Wilstone Village Hall

Holly Blue

East Scotland: Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Saturday 21st April 2018, 9.45am-2pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

You're invited to join East Scotland Branch at their annual general meeting, where you can find out more about what Butterfly Conservation do in this part of Scotland and how you can get involved.

Red Admiral

Dorset: Guided Butterfly Walk

Saturday 19th May 2018, 1.00pm-3.30pm
Weymouth Relief Road

Join us on this guided butterfly walk on the slopes that sit alongside the Weymouth Relief Road - more than 25 different butterfly species have been recorded here!

Green Hairstreak

Dorset: Guided Butterfly Walk

Sunday 20th May 2018, 11.00am-1.30pm
Ballard Down, Swanage

This is a fantastic opportunity to see butterflies like the Green Hairstreak, Dingy Skipper and possibly even an Adonis Blue or Brown Argus!

Peacock Butterfly

Dorset: Guided Butterfly Walk

Sunday 27th May 2018, 2.00pm-4.00pm
Rodwell Trail, Weymouth

Families are being invited to join BC on this guided butterfly walk along the old railway line between Weymouth and Portland...

High Brown Fritillary In Alun Valley

1st June 2018
Alun Valley, Vale Of Glamorgan

Provisional date - please check nearer the time. This is one of several visits which should enable viewing of High Brown and other violet-feeding fritillary butterflies in 2018.

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 20th June 2018, 7.00pm-9.30pm
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...

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 27th June 2018, 7.00pm-9.30pm
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...

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 4th July 2018, 7.00pm-9.30pm
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...

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 11th July 2018, 6.30pm-9.00pm
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...

Upper Thames Field Meeting

Wednesday 18th July 2018, 6.30pm-9.00pm
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...

Open Day in the Limewoods

Sunday 22nd July 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm
Chambers Farm Wood

Come on a butterfly walk, your opportunity to see White Admirals and other butterflies at close quarters