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  • Moth Night: Tentsmuir Point National Nature Reserve

    Friday 3rd May to Thursday 26th September 2019, 9:00pm-7:00am

    A new monthly trapping event to be held in various locations in Tentsmuir Forest. 

  • West Midlands: Moths and Butterflies of Highgate Common

    Friday 28th to Saturday 29th June 2019, 9:30pm-1:00pm

    Highgate Common, South Staffordshire DY7 5BS

    Join BC's West Midland's Branch in celebrating 50 years of the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust! We'll be joining their team at 9.30pm for an evening walk at Highgate Common on the Friday and on Saturday, we'll be taking a look at the moths found at this site (9.30am), followed by a guided butterfly walk at 11am.

    Join us for one, or both events!

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk and examining the contents of the previous night’s moth trap at Tower Hamlets Cemetery

    Saturday 29th June 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

    Tower Hamlets Summer Fair to include a Butterfly Walk in the afternoon and the inspection of a moth trap run on the previous evening.

  • Landseer Park Summer Butterfly walk.

    Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th June 2019, 10:00am-12:00pm

    Landseer Park car park. Grid ref: TM176425

    Landseer Park Summer Butterfly walk.  
    Come and see the vast array of butterflies among the flower rich meadows, 17 species seen in 2018.

  • Butterfly Walk: Tentsmuir Point National Nature Reserve

    Saturday 29th June 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Come join us for a short walk northwards along the coastal path at Tentsmuir Point NNR, where we hope to see butterflies like the Comma, Common Blue, Dark Green Fritillary, Small Heath, Small Tortoiseshell, Painted Lady and Small Copper...

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk at Heartwood Forest (organised by the Woodland Trust)

    Sunday 30th June 2019, 10:00am-11:30am

    Heartwood Forest

    Family Friendly Butterfly walk ~ organised by the Woodland Trust and a fee will be charged when booking

  • West Midlands: Guided walk to see the Silver-studded Blue butterfly!

    Sunday 30th June 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Prees Heath Common Nature Reserve, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 3JY

    Join us on a free guided butterfly walk at this BC reserve in Shropshire - the only place in the Midlands to see the stunning Silver-studded Blue butterfly!

  • Wiltshire: Iford Manor Butterfly Day

    Sunday 7th July 2019, 11:00am-4:00pm

    Iford Manor, Iford, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 2BA

    A FREE family event in the orchard at beautiful Iford Manor, Bradford upon Avon - all welcome!

  • Gloucestershire: Stroud Big Nature Festival in the Park

    Sunday 7th July 2019, 11:00am-5:00pm

    If you only visit one nature event this year then this is it! Butterfly Conservation will be there along with around 50 other organisations.

  • West Midlands 40th anniversary celebrations: Butterfly walk and picnic!

    Wednesday 10th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Wyre Forest, Worcs - meet at Hawkbatch car park on B4194 Bewdley-Kinlet road, near DY12 3AF

    Join the West Midlands Branch on a guided butterfly walk in the Wyre Forest, followed by a Big Butterfly Picnic!  Advance booking required...

  • Gloucestershire: Cotswold Show, Cirencester

    Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th July 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm

    Two days, 100 acres, hundreds of attractions and tens of thousands of visitors – the Cotswold Show is now one of the most popular on the regional Country Show calendar. Visit our stand to learn about butterflies, moths, caterpillars and how to help them.

  • Butterfly Walk: Kincraig Point for Northern Brown Argus

    Saturday 13th July 2019, 11:00am-3:00pm

    An exciting opportunity to join us for a short walk along the coastal path at Kincraig Point to see and photograph our target species the Northern Brown Argus..

  • Norfolk: Moth event and Field Trip To Foxley Wood

    Tuesday 16th July 2019, 9:00pm-1:00pm

    Foxley Wood (Norfolk Wildlife Trust)

    We will again be opening moth traps(at 9:00am) put out the night before courtesy of NWT, followed at about 10:30am, by a butterfly walk round this reserve looking for summer butterflies


  • Dorset: Knoll Gardens Open Day for BC Members and Volunteers

    Friday 19th July 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    Knoll Gardens, Stapehill Road, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND

    By Invitation only - The Knoll Gardens Foundation welcomes Butterfly Conservation members and volunteers to the garden free-of-charge as part of the charity’s drive to promote wildlife friendly gardening with the ‘wow factor’...

  • Devon: Butterfly Safari at Fingle Woods

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:30am-12:30pm

    Fingle Bridge, Dartmoor, EX6 6PW

    Help Butterfly Conservation and the Fingle Rangers search for butterflies as part of the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Family Butterfly Day at Hilfield Park Reservoir (Organised by HMWT)

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Hilfield Park Reservoir

    Family butterfly discovery day ~ Organised by HMWT so a donation will be requested.

  • Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 12:00pm-4:30pm

    The July open day for our nectar garden.

  • East Midlands: Longcliffe Quarry Open Day & Big Butterfly Count!

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 11:00am-4:00pm

    Longcliffe Brassington Matlock Derbyshire DE4 4HN

    Join the East Midlands Branch at Derbyshire's only butterfly reserve for a day of guided butterfly walks, ice-cream, cake and a chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count - a free day out for the whole family!

  • Cornwall: Wildlife Walk and Big Butterfly Count

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Carnon Valley, Carnon Valley Car Park, Truro TR3 7LN

    Join us for a wildlife walk along the Carnon Valley, where we hope to see common butterflies and possibly some Silver-studded Blue butterflies.

  • Highlands and Islands: Big Butterfly Count Guided Butterfly Walk

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Insh Marshes, near Kingussie. Nearest post code: PH21 1NS

    Join the Highlands & Island's Branch for a gentle walk along one of the nature trails at Insh Marshes to look for butterflies and take part in Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count.

  • East Scotland: Moths & Bats at Leith Hall

    Friday 26th July 2019, 8:30pm-10:30pm

    Leith Hall car park, Kennethmont AB54 4NQ Aberdeenshire

    Families are being invited to join our local moth recorder to learn more about the fascinating world of moths, using light and sugar traps (that don’t harm the moths) to attract these night-flying creatures! You'll also get to go learn more about bats and go on a walk to find some... 

  • Cheshire and Wirral: Butterfly walk and Big Butterfly Count

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 10:30am-12:00am

    New Ferry Butterfly Park, Howell Road, Bebington, New Ferry, Cheshire CH62 5BJ

    This butterfly walk is the perfect event to hone Butterfly ID skills for the beginner and is a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count too! 

  • Wiltshire: Guided butterfly walks (Salisbury)

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 11:00am-3:30pm

    RSPB Winterbourne Downs, Newton Tony, SP4 0HA

    Join us for the Big Butterfly Count at this family event at RSPB Winterbourne Downs

  • Red Lodge Heath Butterfly Walk

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 1:00pm-4:00pm

    Meet - Millennium Centre car park, Magnolia Close Post Code - IP28 8TT Grid Ref - TL699703

    Red Lodge Heath Butterfly Walk.
    With over 20 species recorded on this SSSI, it is a good place to see butterflies even on a damp day.  

  • Red Moss of Balerno: Bog Day event!

    Sunday 28th July 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Red Moss of Balerno

    Peat Bogs are wonderful places for wildlife. Join us at the Red Moss nature reserve to discover what lives there!

  • Wildlife Garden Open Day

    Sunday 28th July 2019, 10:30am-4:00pm

    Meet: Park at Prior's Oak, Leiston Road, Aldeburgh (B1122 Leiston to Aldeburgh Road) Map Ref: TM452591 Post Code: IP15 5QE

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

  • East Scotland: Big Butterfly Count, Moths & more at Duthie Park Environment Day

    Sunday 28th July 2019, 12:00pm-4:00pm

    Rangers Office, Duthie Park, Polmuir Road, Aberdeen AB11 7TH

    Come and visit the Butterfly Conservation stand at Duthie Park Environment Day - we'll be running children's activities, have moths on display and if the weather is good, we'll help you take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

  • Cornwall: Godolphin Woods Butterfly Walk and Big Butterfly Count

    Sunday 28th July 2019, 1:30pm-3:30pm

    Near Godolphin Cross, Helston, TR13 9RE

    Join the Cornwall Branch on this guided butterfly walk through Godolphin Woods, where we hope to see the Purple Hairstreak and other species.

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

  • East Scotland: Marvellous Moths & Big Butterfly Count

    Tuesday 30th July 2019, 10:00am-12:30pm

    Burn o’ Vat Visitor Centre, near Dinnet AB34 5NB Aberdeenshire

    Discover the amazing diversity of moths and their roles in nature! This is also a chance to find out how to take part in the Big Butterfly Count...

  • Gloucestershire: Sudeley Castle

    Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2019, 10:00am-5:00pm

    Celebration of the Big Butterfly Count at this big Sudeley Castle event.