• Surrey: Field Trip

    Tuesday 31st July 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Reigate & Colley Hills

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Reigate & Colley Hills; target: Silver-spotted Skipper and Chalk Hill Blue butterflies. This is an opportunity to join in Big Butterfly Count...

  • Gloucestershire: Rough Bank Ragwort Pulling Day

    Tuesday 31st July 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm

    Rough Bank, Near Bisley

    This is a work party to remove as much ragwort as possible. If the weather is kind then there's a good chance of seeing Chalkhill Blues.

  • Suffolk: Moth Trap Opening and Butterfly Survey

    Wednesday 1st August 2018, 10.00am-2.00pm

    Moth Trap Opening and Butterfly Survey as part of the Shifting Sands Project with Sharon Hearle. All welcome suitable for beginners.

  • West Midlands: Shropshire Conservation Event

    Wednesday 1st August 2018: 10.30am

    Prees Heath Commmon Reserve, just south of Whitchurch

    Join us at the last sanctuary for the Silver-studded Blue butterfly in the Midlands to help us maintain the habitat for this special butterfly and the other wildlife found on the reserve.

  • Norfolk: Field Trip Horsey Gap

    Thursday 2nd August 2018: 10.30am

    Horsey Gap

    Walk round this Natural England Reserve looking for summer butterflies including Grayling and Dark Green Fritillary.

  • East Midlands: Big Butterfly Count At Hardwick

    Thursday 2nd August 2018, 11am-4pm

    Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

    Come and meet members of East Midlands Butterfly Conservation at the National Trust's Hardwick Hall! There will be a chance to take part in a quiz, do a Big Butterfly Count and get help with butterfly identification.

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting

    Thursday 2nd August 2018: 11.00am

    Greenham Common, Berks

    Join us on a walk to look for Grayling and other summer butterflies.

  • Dorset: Moth Trapping - Abbotsbury

    Friday 3rd to Saturday 4th August 2018, 7.00pm-11.00am

    Gorwell Farm

    Join Dorset branch for a moth trapping seesion and/or an inspection of the catch in the morning

  • Cumbria Moth Night

    Friday 3rd August 2018, 9.00pm-10.00am

    Brantwood, East side Coniston Water

    Examining the overnight moth collection at Brantwood

  • Suffolk: Big Butterfly Coun - Grayling Hunt

    Satrurday 4th August 2018, 10.30am-1.30pm

    Grayling Hunt starting in the King’s Forest.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 9.40am-4.30pm

    Great Train Journey West: Dorking-Gomshall

    Join Surrey Branch for a Great Train Journey West from Dorking Deepdene (NOT Main) to Gomshall; 10km return walk along the North Downs; target: 25+ species.

  • East Scotland: Butterfly Walk Tentsmuir

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 10.00am-2.30pm

    Tentsmuir Forest and NNR

    Join us on a short walk looking for Butterflies along the coastal path from Tentsmuir car park to Tentsmuir Point NNR. Species commonly found include Small Pearl-bordered and Dark Green Fritillaries, Small Copper, Common Blue, Green Hairstreak and Grayling. Day-flying moths are well-represented, with Cinnabar and Six-spot Burnet. Weather permitting a moth trap will be run overnight to be opened at 10:00 before the walk.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk - Little Bredy

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm

    Little Bredy, West Dorset

    Join Dorset branch on a ramble through the beautiful countryside of west Dorset

  • Cumbria Field Trip

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 1.00pm-5.00pm

    Allithwaite Quarry, Wartbarrow And Humphrey Head

    Northern Brown Argus, Wall and White-letter Hairstreak on limestone grassland

  • Hertfordshire: Big Butterfly Count and Guided Walk

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 1.00pm-3pm

    Hemel Hempstead

    Join the Branch and the Friends of Halsey Field at this fantastic butterfly site to take part in a Big Butterfly Count and a guided butterfly walk...

  • Devon: Field Trip - Bolshayne Farm Colyton

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 2.00pm-4.00pm

    Bolshayne Farm Colyton

    A butterfly walk around this farm run with nature in mind where we will be part of the Big Butterfly Count.

  • East Scotland: Aberdeenshire - A Wild Night Out At Cove Bay

    Saturday 4th August, 8.00pm-midnight

    Coast Road, Cove

    Enter the mysterious world of night creatures!

  • East Scotland: August Moths In The Garden

    Sunday 5th August 2018, 10.00am-11.30am

    St Mary's Pleasance, Haddington, East Lothian

    Come and see the moths caught in the garden overnight before releasing them back into the wild. An opportunity to learn more about these fascinating and beautiful nocturnal insects.

  • Kent: White Hill Reserve

    Sunday 5th August 2018: 10.30am

    Shoreham, north of Sevenoaks

    Join the Kent Branch at our White Hill reserve, where we hope to see Chalk Hill Blues butterflies, amongst others. This is the last day of the Big Butterfly Count survey - why not download a...

  • Somerset and Bristol: Big Butterfly Count Walk

    Sunday 5th August 2018, 11.00am-1.00pm

    A Big Butterfly Count walk over a woodland and limestone grassland site, home to Chalk Hill Blue and Brown Argus.

  • Wiltshire: Big Butterfly Count guided walks

    Sunday 5th August 2018, 11.00am-2.30pm

    Barbury Castle Country Park, between Swindon and Marlborough

    Join expert leaders from Wiltshire Branch on guided butterfly walks around the Iron Age Hill Fort for the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Devon: Field Trip - Jurassic Coast Undercliffs

    Sunday 5th August 2018: 10.30am

    Jurassic Coast Undercliffs

    An extensive walk through the NNR focussing on Humble Glades

  • Cornwall: Lundy Bay Walk

    Sunday 5th August 2018, 1.30pm

    Near Polzeath

    Join us for a beautiful walk along one of our National Trust transects.

  • Dorset: Guided Butterfly Walk

    Sunday 5th August 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...

  • Cambridgeshire: Butterfly Walk And Big Butterfly Count!

    Sunday 5th August 2018: 2pm

    Devil's Dyke (The Reach End)

    Come and enjoy a guided walk in search of Chalk Hill Blue butterfly and other grassland species - this is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

  • Dorset: The Butterflies Of Lulworth

    Monday 6th August 2018, 11.00am-1.00pm

    Bindon Hill, Lulworth, Purbeck

    Join the Dorset Branch on this guided walk with fine views, targeting the Chalkhill Blue

  • North Wales: Moth Group Meeting

    Monday 6th August 2018: 8pm

    Pensychnant Nature Reserve, Conwy

    Join the Branch at this informal meeting of North Wales Moth-ers and natural history enthusiasts - all welcome!

  • Isle of Wight: Mottistone Down

    Tuesday 7th August 2018, 10.30am-13.30pm

    Aiming to see Grayling and other downland species on this National Trust owned site.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Tuesday 7th August 2018, 11.00am-3.00pm

    Dawney Heath & Brookwood Cemetery, Pirbright

    Join the Surrey Branch for a field trip to Dawney Heath & Brookwood Cemetery; target: Grayling.

  • Gloucestershire: Brilliant Butterflies And Buzzing Bees

    Wednesday 8th August 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm


    Discover the wonderful world of butterflies and bees at the Rococo Garden and learn how to attract them to your own garden.