BLS Events Calendar

Below is a listing in date order of events organised by, or relevant to, the British Lichen Society - field meetings, workshops, committee meetings etc. Please note that only those meetings shown as BLS meetings are put on by the society and covered by our insurance, all other meetings are the responsibility of their organiser. Requests for events to be added to the Events Calendar should be sent to the BLS Field Meetings Secretary, email .

By default the list shows all upcoming events. You can filter to show only particular event types and/or individual years. Use the select box at the top-left to filter by Event Type, and change the entry under Year to filter by a different year. Then click on "Go". You can make multiple selections for Event Type by holding down the Ctrl key whilst clicking on as many items as you require - deselect by the same method. Click "Reset" to return to the default display. You can also download full events programmes as PDFs.

Event Name Date
BLS FIELD MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS 2018 - pdf download 2017
PREVIOUS BLS FIELD MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS - a catalogue - pdf download 2017
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 - Carlisle, Cumbria 20th January 2018, 10:00
BLS AGM FIELD OUTING - Netherby Hall, Cumbria 21st January 2018 Day time
BLS WINTER WORKSHOP 2018 - Cloughton, Scarborough - Bring along your problems: identification and techniques 23rd February 2018, 19:00 to 25th February 2018, 16:00
BLS SPRING MEETING 2018 - Newton Stewart, Galloway 23rd April 2018 to 30th April 2018
BLS RECORDING MEETING - Moccas Park NNR, Herefordshire 16th May 2018 to 17th May 2018
FSC course - Introducing Lichens, Preston Montford 9th June 2018
Sorby NHS (Sheffield) - Crowden Great Brook - MEETING CANCELLED 30th June 2018, 10:30
FSC course - Lichens in the Dales, Malham Tarn 13th July 2018 to 16th July 2018
Sorby NHS (Sheffield) - Hay Dale NNR 14th July 2018
BLS SUMMER MEETING 2018 - Borrowdale, Cumbria 22nd July 2018 to 29th July 2018
FSC course - Identifying Lichens, Flatford Mill - intermediate 24th August 2018 to 26th August 2018
FSC course - Lichens in a Somerset Parkland on Exmoor, Nettlecombe Court 1st September 2018
BLS AUTUMN MEETING 2018 - Flatford Mill, Suffolk 5th October 2018 Morning to 8th October 2018 Noon
Sorby NHS (Sheffield) - Wharncliffe Heath (advanced notice) 13th October 2018
BLS WINTER WORKSHOP - Cloughton, Scarborough (advanced notice) 1st March 2019 Evening to 3rd March 2019 Afternoon
BLS SPRING MEETING 2019 - Morvern, Argyll, Scotland (advanced notice) 23rd April 2019 to 30th April 2019
BLS SUMMER MEETING - Holy Island, Anglesey (advanced notice) 19th July 2019 to 26th July 2019
FSC Lichen Courses Various Dates