• East Scotland: Aberlady Bay NR For Small Skippers

    Sunday 22nd July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm

    Aberlady Bay Local NR, East Lothian

    This is a repeat of last year's outing, which was heavily affected by rain, so we are hoping for better weather this time. The objective is to see Small Skippers, which have only been recorded in this part of the world over the last five years. We should also see Dark Green Fritillaries, which are well established here.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk On Martin Down

    Sunday 22nd July 2018, 11.00am-4.00pm

    Martin Down On Dorset/Hampshire Border

    Join the Dorset Branch for a search for a Big Butterfly Count search downland and woodland species on the National Nature Reserve including Dark Green Fritillary

  • Lincolnshire: Open Day in the Limewoods

    Sunday 22nd July 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Chambers Farm Wood

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

  • Gloucestershire: Go Wild! At Crickley Hill

    Sunday 22nd July 2018, 11.45am-4.00pm

    Crickley Hill Country Park, near Cheltenham

    The Gloucestershire branch will have a stand at this family-orientated event organised by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. We will have moths on display and craft events for the children.

  • Devon: Field Trip - Kerswell Downs

    Sunday 22nd July 2018: 1.30pm

    Kerswell Downs

    Guided Big Butterfly Count walk on Kerswell Downs, for good limestone flora and a variety of butterfly species.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk - Langton Westwood

    Tuesday 24th July 2018, 1.00pm-3.30pm

    Langton Matravers

    Join Dorset branch for a Big Butterfly Count visit to this National Trust-owned wood.

  • Somerset and Bristol: Big Butterfly Count walk

    Wednesday 25th July 2018, 11.00am-1.30pm

    Guided walk looking for Big Butterfly Count species with stunning views along the coast towards Porlock Weir

  • Norfolk: Field Trip To Pigney's Wood

    Wednesday 25th July 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm

    Pigney’s Wood, Knapton.

    A walk around this North Norfolk Community Woodland

  • 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.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Thursday 26th July 2018, 9.10am-4.00pm

    Great Train Journey East: Dorking Deepdene-Betchworth

    Join the Surrey Branch for a Great Train Journey East from Dorking Deepdene (NOT Main) to Betchworth; 6km return walk via Brockham & Box Hill; target: 25+ species. This is an opportunity to take part in Big Butterfly Count...

  • Norfolk: Breckland Moth Event, Weeting Heath

    Thursday 26th July 2018: 9.30am

    Weeting Heath

    Our second visit to the Brecks looking for summer species in the general area of Weeting Heath

  • Somerset and Bristol: Butterfly Walk

    Thursday 26th July 2018, 10.30am-1.00pm

    Brean, North Somerset

    A Big Butterfly Count guided walk looking for target species, including Chalk Hill Blue and Dark Green Fritillary.

  • Cornwall: Newlyn Downs Walk

    Thursday 26th July 2018, 1.00pm

    Near St Newlyn East

    Join us in exploring this SSSI and Special Area of Conservation.

  • Cornwall: Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth Larval Search

    Friday 27th July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm

    Bodmin Moor

    Help us search for the caterpillars of the elusive Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth. This is the second part of a two day workshop focused around this species on Bodmin Moor.

  • Cumbria Moth Night

    Friday 27th to Saturday 28th July 2018, 9.00pm-8.30am

    Great Wood Derwent Water Keswick

    Examine moth collection at Great Wood, Keswick

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex Butterfly: Festival Of Wildlife Weekend Organised By The HMWT

    Saturday 28th to Sunday 29th July 2018

    Panshanger Park, near Hertford

    Join the Hertfordshire & Middlesex Wildlife Trust for their Festival of Wildlife Weekend at Panshanger Park. There will be a wide range of events throughout the weekend for all ages including a Butterfly Walk lead by Malcolm Hull and illustrated talk by Roger Gibbons on butterflies.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Saturday 28th July 2018, 10.30am-4.00pm

    Vale End, Albury

    Vale End to Albury Downs, members & guests only; target: Chalk Hill Blue.

  • Warwickshire: Butterflies of Aston Rowant NNR

    Saturday 28th July 2018, 11.00am-15.00pm

    Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve

    Target species will be Silver-spotted Skipper, Chalk Hill Blue and Brown Argus plus other chalk grassland butterflies.

  • Lancashire: Butterflies Of Lytham St Annes Sand Dunes And Lytham Nature Reserve

    Saturday 28th July 2018, 10.00am-4.00pm

    Lytham St Annes

    Target: Grayling and other summer butterfly species.

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Saturday 28th July 2018: 10.00am

    Paices Wood, Aldermaston, Berks

    Join us on a walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland.

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Saturday 28th July 2018: 10.30am

    Buttlers Hangings, West Wycombe, Bucks

    Join us on a to see summer butterflies and hopefully some of the rarer species on Buttler’s Hangings including Chalk Hill Blue and Silver-spotted Skipper.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk - Alners Gorse Reserve

    Saturday 28th July 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm

    Alners Gorse Reserve, Near Hazelbury Bryan

    Join the Dorset Branch on this great opportunity to see the elusive Brown Hairstreak at our Alner's Gorse reserve. We also hope to see Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and other summer woodland butterflies.

  • Suffolk: Wildlife Garden Open Day

    Sunday 29th July 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm

    Wildlife Garden Open Day. An invitation from BC member Mrs Trudie Willis, to visit her 10 acre garden, including a Buddleia and Honeysuckle collection.

  • Gloucestershire: Butterfly ID Training Day

    Sunday 29th July 2018: 10am

    Cranham, Between Stroud And Cheltenham

    Learn about the Gloucestershire butterfly species indoors in the morning and then walk around Painswick Beacon for a picnic lunch and to practise your identification skills.

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Sunday 29th July 2018: 10.30am

    Oven Bottom, Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon

    Join us on a walk to look for butterflies of high summer.

  • Beds & Northants: Totternhoe Butterflies

    Sunday 29th July 2018: 11.00am

    Totternhoe Knolls SP986217

    Join us at Totternhoe Knolls Wildlife Trust reserve to look for butterfly species - this is also a great chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

  • Cornwall: Godolphin Woods Walk

    Sunday 29th July 2018, 1.30pm

    Near Godolphin

    Join us for this interesting walk through Godolphin Woods.

  • East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - Family Fun: Celebrating International Bog Day

    Sunday 29th July 2018, 2.00pm-4.00pm

    Portlethen Moss, Bruntland Road, Portlethen

    Join Butterfly Conservation Scotland’s Bog Squad and the Portlethen Moss Conservation Group for a family fun afternoon on the moss.

  • Hampshire: Hayling Island evening walk

    Sunday 29th July 2018, 18.30pm-22.00pm

    Target species for the evening include: Purple Hairstreak, Grayling and Red Underwing Moths.

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk For Chalkhill Blue And Other Chalkland Species.

    Monday 30th July 2018, 11.00am-1.00pm

    Therfield Heath Near Royston

    Join Martin Johnson for a walk around the Therfield Heath, looking for Chalkhill Blues and other specialist chalkland species. Therfield Heath is one of the areas premier sites for Chalkhill Blue and in some years the numbers are amazing!