Bats in Churches engagement officer Honor Gay joins the Cornwall Bat Group and makes an exciting discovery in an outbuilding of a Cornish church.
Introducing the Bats in Churches Challenge Badge, the perfect way for children, young people and families to get involved with Bats in Churches.
Celebrate the creativity that bats inspire and brush up on your batty knowledge with this step-by-step draw-along with professional illustrator Maisy Inston.
To celebrate the long-standing relationship between bats and churches, we’ve commissioned Bats in Churches volunteer and professional artist Ilene Sterns to create a unique installation entitled On A Wing And A Prayer. Here, Ilene explains her inspiration and motivation behind the work, and gives us a sneak peak of what she’s created so far….
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!
The new children’s book published by Bats in Churches was a highlight at the Braunston-in-Rutland May Fayre, a traditional village fete and celebration of the church of All Saints.
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.
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?
One of the main reasons bats get a bad name is due to the belief they carry and spread diseases and sometimes church communities worry about the health impact of their resident bats. Lisa Worledge, Head of Conservation Services at Bat Conservation Trust, busts a few myths about rabies, issues with droppings and urine, and Covid-19.
Sleeping on tombs, batty surprises and the evolution of buildings – welcome to the world of ecologist Emily Dickins, of Bernwood Ecology. We caught up with her to find out a bit more about life as a registered consultant for Bats in Churches.