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

Two people seated at a table cleaning brassware from the church

6th May, 7th June, 8th July, 26th Aug, 23rd Nov, 1pm; Online

Bat Evening, St John The Baptist

The exterior of St John, Keyston, a large stone church with a towering, narrow spire

Fri 19th August, 8pm, Keyston, Cambs

Bat Night, St Michael & All Angels

Old stone church with wooden belfry and daffodils in churchyard

Thursday 15th September, Wentnor, Shropshire

Church Training for Natural England VBRVs

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

23rd July, 3rd September, 17th September

Heritage Cleaning Workshops

A soft brush cleaning carved woodwork

20 August, 7 & 8th September, 21 & 22 October


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

An illustration of a brown long-eared bat

Bats and Creativity Workshop

Come and celebrate the creativity bats inspire with this FREE hands-on workshop. Learn how to draw a bat with professional illustrator Maisy Inston – bring a pen or pencil and paper.

Bats in Churches logo in white with the word LIVE in red below, on a black background

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.