Sunday 20th October 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery , Queens Road, Bristol. BS8 1RL


  • Maggie Moss (BC Somerset & Bristol Committee member)

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The Secret Life of Butterflies

Richard Fox

Join us at the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery for an entertaining & informative talk by Richard Fox, Associate Director of Recording & Research, Butterfly Conservation.

Also, Ray Barnett, Head of Collections & Archives will tell us about the Museum's Butterfly Collection.

This page will be updated with more information nearer the event.

Venue:  Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol.  BS8 1RL

Entrance Fee: No charge.

Booking is essential - please email:

Richard Fox - Associate Director Recording and Research

Richard co-ordinates and manages butterfly recording, including Butterflies for the New Millennium, National Moth Recording Scheme, Big Butterfly Count and other recording projects. Responsible for publicity and promotion of BNM and related publications, liaison with National Biodiversity Network, research collaborations using BNM & NMRS data, and development of new butterfly and moth recording schemes.

Ray Barnett - Head of Collections & Archives, Bristol Museum

Ray is also an expert on British insect life (having previously been a curator of natural history at Bristol and Coventry, before entering management).  He is heavily involved in local initiatives to promote nature conservation, encourage interest and engagement in the natural world and in particular to encourage the study of insects, for example, as indicators of climate change. Founder of local insect recording groups and author of distribution guides.

Accessibility: Please view the Museum's website for details of facilities & access

Dogs: Assistance dogs are welcome.