Virtual Bats in Churches Study Mingles (exclusive events for our survey volunteers)

Two people seated at a table cleaning brassware from the church

Fri 6th May, Tues 7th June, Sun 1st July, Thurs 26th Aug, Wed 23rd Nov, 1pm; Online

Rededication Service, St John The Baptist

15th wooden cadaver in new clear glass protective case

Sun 8th May, 11am; Keyston, Cambs

Bat Walk, All Saints, Wimbish

A bat flying under an ancient beam inside a church tower

Saturday 14th May, from 6.30pm; Wimbish, Essex

National Bat Roost Monitoring Programme Roost Count Training – Part 1

Image of a woman in outdoor clothing holding a bat detector

Thurs 19th May; Fri 27th May, 7pm-9pm; Online

Bat Walk, St Peter’s Church, Coggeshall

The exterior of a pale yellow stone church with extremely large perpendicular windows and a low, flint tower

Sat 21st May, time tbc; Coggeshall, Essex

National Bat Roost Monitoring Programme Roost Count Training- Part 2

A group of young people on a city street using bat detectors

Sat 21st May; Wed 25th May; Fri 27th May; Tues 1st June; Various Locations Nationwide

Wetherden Organ Centenary

Poster for Wetherden Organ Festivel, text reproduced on event page

Mon 30th May, 7.30pm; Wetherden, Suffolk

Bats in Churches Training- Working with Churches

A young, female ecologist pointing out bat roosting space in the church at Dunston in Norfolk.

Wed 1st June, 7pm; Online

Learn To Identify & Record Wild Flowers, St Wennappa

Board ouside Gwennap church showing areas of the churchyard and wild flowers

Tues 7th June, 9.30am–11.30am; Gwennap, Cornwall

Festival & Exhibition, St Nicholas

church interior showing tiled floor and arches

11th- 19th June


Sorry you've missed watching these great events live, but they are available to watch again. Click on each event for details.


Bats in Churches LIVE Series One

Watch again all of the Bats in Churches LIVE series one, the topics include Britain’s Bat Story, Churches– Treasure Houses of History, Wall Paintings in Churches, Understanding Bats Through DNA and an introduction to Bats In Churches

A logo for our Bats in Churches LIVE webinar series, with a stained glass window with a bat as the a background

Bats in Churches LIVE Series Two

Watch again the second series of Bats in Churches LIVE. The topics in this series include A Date With A Church, Church Roofs, Bats and Disease and Community and Heritage- an update on our latest work on the Bats In Churches Project.

A large colony of bats leaving a Thai temple at dusk

Bats in Sacred Spaces Webinar, Online

Watch Again our webinar on Bats In Sacred Spaces, with a range of international speakers sharing their experiences working with bats in sacred spaces worldwide, including Madagascar, India and South America.

Brown long-eared bat roost at Heydon church

Virtual Bat Night at Heydon Holy Trinity

Watch again our Bats in Churches’ first ever virtual bat night from Heydon, Cambridgeshire! Enjoy a fun and fascinating 90 mins with expert bat ecologist Phil Parker, Bats in Churches heritage advisor Rachel Arnold and the clerk at Heydon’s Holy Trinity Angela Bucksey

A Soprano Pipistrelle bat, a tiny brown bat perched in a gap between two pine planks

Virtual Bat Nights from Norfolk

Watch again our Norfolk virtual bat nights! Expect a pipistrelle party from All Saints, Thornham and a Natterer’s night at St Margaret’s, Saxlingham with expert speakers and lovely churches.