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.

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Devon: Yarner Wood Fritillary Workshop

Thursday 26th April 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm
Woodland Classroom At Yarner Woods NNR

Identification workshop focussing on Pearl-bordered and Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries.

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KENTISH GLORY PHEROMONE LURING WORKSHOP

Saturday 5th May 2018: 10.00am start
Dinnet, Aberdeenshire

Kentish Glory moths are an incredibly rare and beautiful species that now can only be found in NE Scotland in the UK. We are seeking volunteers to help monitor this special species.

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Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Glasgow

Saturday 5th May 2018, 10am-3pm
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Glasgow

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Glasgow to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Dunfermline

Friday 11th May 2018, 10am-3pm
Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Dunfermline to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Edinburgh

Saturday 12th May 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Edinburgh to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Granton, Edinburgh

Thursday 17th May 2018, 10.00am-3.00pm
Granton: Hub

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Edinburgh to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Glasgow

Monday 21st May 2018, 10am-3pm
Drumchapel, Glasgow

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Glasgow to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Perth

Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 10am-3pm
Carpenter House, Perth

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Perth to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

Small Tort (Andrew Lawson)

Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Hamilton

Saturday 26th May 2018, 10am-3pm
Low Parks Museum, Hamilton

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Hamilton to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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Urban Butterfly Identification Workshop: Dundee

Tuesday 29th May 2018, 10am-3pm
Ninewells Community Garden

Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this free training workshop in Dundee to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.

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Devon: Bats and Butterflies Galore

Wednesday 13th June 2018, 2pm-10.30pm
The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum

Join Butterfly Conservation and the Greater Horseshoe Bat Project for a series of activities throughout the day in the beautiful gardens at The Garden House, Devon.

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Cornwall: Butterfly Search Day

Thursday 14th June 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm
Northern end of Bodmin Moor

Join us in our search for Fritillary butterflies on Bodmin Moor...

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Upper Thames: Meet The Moths

Saturday 16th June 2018, 10.00am-0.30pm
College Lake, Bucks

The Buckinghamshire Invertebrate Group (BIG), BBOWT and the Upper Thames branch of Butterfly Conservation welcome beginners to moth trapping, families and interested members of the public to meet us to examine moths trapped on National Moth Night.

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Cornwall: Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth Workshop

Wednesday 25th July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm
Bodmin Moor

An in-field workshop with moth and caterpillar expert John Bebbington, focusing on larval survey techniques for the Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth.

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Northern Ireland: Butterfly Walkers Workshop

Saturday 15th September 2018, 9.45am-3.00pm
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island, Craigavon

Our third annual ‘Thank You’ to volunteers and recorders who support the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme through walking transects and undertaking surveys, although anyone with an interest in butterflies is welcome!