Events Calendar

Listed here are:

  • Dorset Mammal Group Events
  • Events run by our sponsors – Colin Varndell Natural History Photography
  • Events in the Wider Mammal Community

Dorset Mammal Group Events

Unless otherwise specified, please email events@dorsetmammalgroup.org.uk for further details and to book a place on any of our events.

NB Dates for checking dormouse boxes or tubes can be found on the ‘Dormice Section’ page

Date & Time Event Venue
Friday 7th July; 19:00 Talk by Steve Kourik – ‘Dorset Mammal Group – a Powerpoint presentation for any member to use to explain why we exist and what we do’.  Preceded by the AGM. The Colliton Club, Dorchester DT1 1XJ
Saturday 5th August; 20:30 Bat evening. Join Jan Freeborn for an evening with her mist nets. Free. The Happy Return, Netherbury DT6 5NH
Friday 6th October; 19:30 ‘Otterly Obsessed – A Unique Insight into the Life of Otters’ – a talk by vet Stephen Powles describing his remarkable 12 years of observing and filming. Admission by donation. DMG members £3, non-members £6 Brownsword Hall, Poundbury, DT1 3GW

Events run by our sponsors – Colin Varndell Natural History Photography

Unless otherwise specified, more information and bookings via info@colinvarndell.co.uk

Date & Time Event Venue
Saturday 20th May Badger watching.  DMG members only Beaminster

Events in the Wider Mammal Community

The events listed under this section are not organised by DMG but are advertised because we think our members may find them interesting.

Date & Time Event Venue Organised By
Wednesday 22nd March 13:00-17:00 Water Festival – celebrating rivers,wetlands and the sea Wareham Corn Exchange Dorset Wildlife Trust
Wednesday 31st May 10:00-16:00 Water Festival – celebrating rivers,wetlands and the sea Blandford Ham Dorset Wildlife Trust
Wednesday 26th July 10:00-16:00 Water Festival – celebrating rivers,wetlands and the sea Swanage sea front Dorset Wildlife Trust
Wednesday 23rd August 10:00-16:00 Water Festival – celebrating rivers,wetlands and the sea Sturminster Newton Mill Dorset Wildlife Trust