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
BLS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and SWINSCOW LECTURE 2017 - Natural History Museum, London 20th January 2017, 18:00 to 21st January 2017, 17:00
BLS AGM Field Outing - Abney Park Cemetery, London 22nd January 2017, 10:30
BLS WORKSHOP - Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - Lichen Imaging 17th February 2017 Evening to 19th February 2017 Afternoon
BLS SPRING MEETING and WORKSHOP 2017 - Malham Tarn Field Studies Centre - Lichens of limestone habitats 18th April 2017 to 25th April 2017
BLS SUMMER MEETING 2017 - Sweden - Öland and Kalmar 12th June 2017 to 18th June 2017
BLS AUTUMN MEETING 2017 – Epping Forest 6th September 2017, 20:00 to 10th September 2017 Afternoon
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
FSC course - Introducing Lichens, Epping Forest 3rd March 2018
FSC course - Introducing Lichens, London 17th March 2018
FSC course - Lichens of Pembrokeshire, Orielton 10th April 2018 to 14th April 2018
BLS SPRING MEETING 2018 - Newton Stewart, Galloway 23rd April 2018 to 30th April 2018
FSC course - Introduction to Lichens, Kindrogan - beginners 11th May 2018 to 13th May 2018
FSC course - Lichen Identification, Kindrogan - intermediate 13th May 2018 to 19th May 2018
BLS RECORDING MEETING - Moccas Park NNR, Herefordshire 16th May 2018 to 17th May 2018
FSC course - Introducing Lichens, Malham Tarn 19th May 2018
FSC course - Introducing Lichens, Preston Montford 9th June 2018