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Meet The Little Church Bat!

Bats in Churches has published its first ever children’s book based on the true story of one of our project churches. Meet Mo, The Little Church Bat!

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Could you survey your local church for bats?

Bats in Churches is appealing for volunteers to come forward and help with the final year of the National Bats in Churches Survey and Church Bat Detectives! Here’s what we’ve learned so far in this ambitious citizen science project, and how to get involved.

Rachel Arnold inspecting and cleaning the wooden cadaver in Keyston church

Come and work with us – Heritage Advisor vacancy

We’re currently looking for a new Heritage Advisor to help us provide heritage advice, guidance and support to our project churches. Does that sound like you?

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Call for volunteers to survey the nation’s churches for bats this summer!

Bats in Churches is appealing for volunteers to come forward and help search for evidence of bats in their local church this summer. Here’s why we need your help – and some of the surprising and exciting results we’ve discovered so far.

A small, greyish bat with noticably long ears, hanging from a stone wall facing the camera

Rare bat discovered by our survey volunteers

A rare grey long-eared bat has been discovered at a church in Devon, much to the excitement of Bats in Churches volunteers and partners. So why is this such an important find?

A medieval painting showing St Andrew holding a cross, the painting had red and black pigment showing against a white wall

Re-opening guidance for churches post-lockdown

There are a lot of new rules and regulations on keeping your church building safe while re-opening it during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s some advice and tips that might help, from cleaning guidance to preparing for social distancing.