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

Most BLS meetings and workshops are open to all members and prospective members, regardless of level of experience. All that is required is enthusiasm about lichens! Occasionally a meeting is targeted to a particular, more specialised group, but that will be made clear in the information provided for that event.

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
FSC Course - Identifying Lichens, FSC Flatford Mill 21st August 2020, 17:00 to 23rd August 2020, 16:00
FSC Course - Introduction to Lichens, FSC Blencathra 4th September 2020, 16:00 to 7th September 2020, 16:00
FSC Course - Lichen Identification, FSC Millport 6th September 2020, 16:00 to 11th September 2020, 16:00
Sorby NHS (Sheffield) - Skipwith Common (advanced notice) 3rd October 2020
BLS AUTUMN MEETING 2020 – Dingestow Court, Monmouthshire 9th October 2020 to 12th October 2020
FSC Course - Lichen Habitats of Exmoor, FSC Nettlecombe Court 25th October 2020 to 27th October 2020
Sorby NHS (Sheffield) - Porter Valley (advanced notice) March 2021
FSC Lichen Courses Various Dates
Norfolk Local Group Various Dates
North East Lichen Group Various Dates
Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield Various Dates
Sussex Lichen Recording Group Various Dates
Wessex Local Group Various Dates