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.

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 SPRING MEETING 2016 – Isle of Wight - CANCELLED BY WARNER LEISURE 15th April 2016 to 22nd April 2016
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
FSC Course - Somerset Lichens; Nettlecombe Court - Open for Everyone 2nd September 2017
BLS AUTUMN MEETING 2017 – Epping Forest 6th September 2017, 20:00 to 10th September 2017 Afternoon
Sorby NHS (Sheffield) - Ox Stones, Ringinglow 16th September 2017
Native Woodland Discussion Group (NWDG) Lichen workshop - Argyll 29th September 2017, 19:30 to 1st October 2017, 16:00
Sorby NHS (Sheffield) - Lichens for Absolute Beginners - a workshop 4th November 2017
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 - Carlisle, Cumbria 20th January 2018, 10:00
BLS AGM FIELD TRIP - Carlisle (advanced notice) 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 SUMMER MEETING 2018 - Borrowdale, Cumbria 22nd July 2018 to 29th July 2018
FSC Lichen Courses Various Dates
Norfolk Local Group Various Dates
Northumbria Local Group Various Dates
Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield Various Dates