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September 2017

Introducing Ferns – World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
National Museum Liverpool,
William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN United Kingdom
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Attendance free but booking is essential Familiarise yourself with ferns. Learn how to recognise some common species, using fresh material and museum specimens. With fern specialist Alison Evans and World Museum’s botany curator Wendy Atkinson in association with the British Pteridological Society. Contact Wendy Atkinson wendy.atkinson@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

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October 2017
Free

Workshop: An introduction to woodlice, millipedes and centipedes.

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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Booking a place is required to attend – this ensures equipment and resources will be available. An introduction to woodlice, millipedes and centipedes – Steve Gregory (Abingdon). An introductory workshop to the identification of woodlice, millipedes and centipedes. After a presentation on the characters used to identify these groups, participants will have the chance to name their own material or specimens made available on the day from the BMIG reference collection housed at Dinton Pastures.

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BENHS Members Open Day

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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The BENHS library and collections are regularly available to members. Open Days are held on specified Sundays from 10.30–16.00 at the Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, RG10 0TH

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£15.00

Pseudoscorpion Identification – World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool

October 14 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
National Museum Liverpool,
William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN United Kingdom
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Course subject to £15 booking fee. Join Liam Andrews and Francis Far-Cox to learn more about these amazing arachnids. Includes an introductory presentation and practical laboratory session. In association with the British Arachnological Society and Cofnod – the North Wales Environmental Information Service. Course subject to £15 booking fee. Contact Richard Gallon richard.gallon@cofnod.org.uk

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BWARS Autumn Meeting and AGM 2017

October 21 - October 22

The Autumn meeting and AGM will be held over the weekend at the World Museum Liverpool. There will be a varied programme with the AGM plus talks and workshops. Booking details via the BWARS website (www.bwars.com).

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BENHS Members Open Day

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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The BENHS library and collections are regularly available to members. Open Days are held on specified Sundays from 10.30–16.00 at the Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, RG10 0TH

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November 2017

Birds of Prey – World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
National Museum Liverpool,
William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN United Kingdom
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Attendance free but booking is essential Learn how to recognise birds of prey with a chance to get up-close to museum specimens. An opportunity to find out about the ecology and behaviour of these fascinating predators with World Museum’s zoology curator Tony Parker. Contact Tony Parker tony.parker@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

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Annual Exhibition 2017

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Conway Hall,
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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The BENHS ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2017 will be held in Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL, on Saturday 4 November 2017, from 11.00 am until 5.00 pm. You are cordially invited to this major event of the Society’s social calendar. Members and visitors from all over the country (and overseas) are usually present, and this is an excellent opportunity to meet old friends and make new acquaintances, discuss problem species with experts, and generally see what other…

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Free

Workshop: Can you count from 1 to 3? Naming the Crabrionid wasps with one submarginal cell.

November 11 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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Booking a place is required to attend – this ensures equipment and resources will be available. A follow up to last year’s ‘Introducing the wasps workshop’. – Mike Edwards (Midhurst) structures the day around an introductory presentation then moves into the collections room to use the microscopes and reference collection for practical identification of specimens. Please feel free to bring your specimens to the workshop.

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BENHS Members Open Day

November 12 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
BENHS Headquarters,
The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH United Kingdom
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The BENHS library and collections are regularly available to members. Open Days are held on specified Sundays from 10.30–16.00 at the Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, RG10 0TH

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