Events Programme – Gloucestershire Bat Group

Events Programme

Throughout the year a number of interesting talks are held within Standish Village Hall, near Gloucester (Location and directions). All events are held at the Village Hall unless otherwise stated. Please arrive at 7.15 for a 7.30 start. Tea and refreshments are provided: we ask a £2 charge per attendee to cover costs.

If you would like to request a bat talk or walk for your group or organisation please use the form on our Contact page.

For details on summer/winter surveys please look at our Activities page.

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday 12 March 2019 AGM. This is a good opportunity to find out what the Bat Group has been up to, and what it has planned. As well as a short period of ‘official business’ Lisa Worledge of the Bat Conservation Trust will present a talk on bat evolution.

Tuesday 15 October 2019 Bat Sex .Talk by Matthew Terry, former chair of Worcestershire Bat Group about the sexual adventures of bats. Prepare to be entertained and educated! (NB not suitable for children)

Recent Events:

Thursday 22 November 2018 Rewilding, and implications for bats in the UK. Dr David Bullock.

Monday 12 February 2018  Lesser Horseshoe Bats at Sherborne.  Nick Downs.

Tuesday 9 January 2018  Pine Marten reintroductions to Gloucestershire. Andrew Stringer.

Thursday 5 October 2017  Sniffing Out Bats. Carline van Vliet from Worcester Dogs.