13th July from 8.30pm till late
Robert’s Wood, Heart of England Forest
Sunday 14th July 2019
Leighton Moss RSPB reserve, Silverdale
Full programme of events coming soon.
Sunday 14th July 2019, 10.00am-1.00pm
Bonny Wood Meet: Barking Village Hall, Barking Hill, IP6 8HW Grid ref: TM067526
Woodland walk through Bonny Wood nature reserve in search of summer butterflies.
Sunday 14th July
The Quarr LNR and Terrace Meadows SNCI Sherborne
Open Day at The Quarr LNR and Terrace Meadows SNCI in Sherborne
Sun 14 Jul
New Addington CR0 9AD
Target: Dark Green Fritillary
17th July at 11.00am
Spernal, Heart of England Forest
Wednesday 17th July 2019, 6.30pm-9.00pm
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out!
Thursday 18th July 2019
Ainsdale Sand Dunes NNR
Target species: Dark Green Fritillary and Grayling.
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’...
Friday 19th July 2019, 10.30am-2.00pm
Meet at Wyken Vineyard a short walk south of The Leaping Hare (IP31 2DW). Grid ref: TL 96347 70984
Kick off the Big Butterfly Count.
Join Rob Parker and Jillian Macready at Wyken. The estate comprises 5 woods some of which are SSSI with recently seen White Admirals and Silver washed Fritillary. Start off your butterfly count in style.
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.
20th July at 11.00am
Ashlawn Cutting, Rugby CV22 5JX
Join the Warwickshire Branch on this guided butterfly walk at Ashlawn Cutting, where you might be able to see species like the Silver-washed Fritillary and take part in a Big Butterfly Count!
Saturday 20th July 2019, 9pm
Dawlish Warren Inner car park
Moth event at Dawlish Warren NNR
Sunday 21st July 2019
Lancashire Wildlife Trust Hut, Clifton Drive North, Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire, FY8 2RN
Target species: Grayling and other summer butterfly species.
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!
Thu 25 Jul
Betchworth RH3 7BZ
Target: Silver-spotted Skipper
Thursday 25th July 2019, 11.00am-1.00pm
July Racecourse entrance near A1303/A1304 roundabout with horse statue. Grid Ref:- TL617614
Devils Dyke in Newmarket - Looking for Chalkhill Blues.
Although not in the West Suffolk vice-county for recording this is the closest you can get to see the Chalkhill Blue.
Friday 26th July 2019, 9.30pm & Saturday 27th July 2019, 10am
Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth
Moth event at Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth
Saturday 27th July 2019, 10.00am-12.30pm
Meet: Pipers Vale car park, Gainsborough Lane, Ipswich IP3 0LG Grid ref: TM178419
Walking the vale through a variety of habitats for late summer butterflies.
Saturday 27th July 2019, 10.30am
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!
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.
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.
Sunday 28th July 2019, 11am
Alners' Gorse BC Reserve
Guided walk at Alners' Gorse BC Reserve, Dorset, with option to go on to Rooksmoor
Wednesday 31st July 2019, 10.30am-3.00pm
Exact location TBC, near Widecombe-in-the-Moor
A workshop focused on the identification and survey techniques for Marsh Fritillary caterpillars.