What's On 2017

Please remember that as bat walks take place at night, it may be cold. If you are coming along please bring a a coat and suitable footwear, and a torch if possible.

Children can only attend with suitable adult supervision.

Stafford Castle bat walk

3rd June  9pm 

Newport  Road, Stafford. ST16 1DJ Pre-booking essential. Tel. (01785) 257 698, Adults £3, Children £2

Wolseley Centre bat walk

16th June  9pm 

Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Nr Rugeley  Pre-booking essential Tel 01889 880100, Adults £3:00, Children free

Staffordshire Bat Group lead a Bat walk at Parkhall Country Park for the Greendoor Project

21st June 9:15pm 

Weston Coyney. Contact 07824 473432 to book or for further information.  Free event. Parking at Weston Road at Bolton Gate, ST3 5ET

Museum of Cannock Chase bat walk

23rd June  8:15 pm  
contact museum for further details, Booking essential telephone 01543 877666

Staffordshire Bat Group stall at the Mottey Meadows Hay Making Festival  

24th  June 12pm – 5pm 

Join Natural England and the Friends of Mottey Meadows for their big event of the year! A festival of hay making with guided walks, wildlife displays, rural crafts, kid’s activities, tractor rides, and much more. Free Event

Staffordshire Bat Group stall at the Coombes Valley Hay Day

1st July  12.00 - 4.00pm 

RSPB Coombes Valley, ST13 7EU. £5:00 adult, £2:50 Children

Bat walk at Consall Nature Park

5th July 9:15 pm 

Consall Nature Park Visitor Centre, Consall Forge, Wetley Rocks, Staffordshire ST9 0AF. £2 per person, children free. Email
staffsbat@gmail.com to book

Bat walk at the Wolseley Centre 

15th July at 9pm

Wolseley Bridge, Nr Rugeley Pre-booking essential Tel 01889 880100, Adults £3:00, Children free

Bat walk for the Greendoor Project at Westport lake

16th July

Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4SA. Contact 07824 473432 to book or for further information. This is a free event.

Bat walk at the Dorothy Clive Gardens

4th August 8pm-11pm 

The garden is in North Staffordshire, on the A51, two miles from the village of Woore. This event is free for members of the Dorothy Clive Gardens and £5.00 for non-members.

Staffordshire Bat Group stall at Izaak Walton's Cottage Wildlife day

6th August  1pm- 5pm 

Worston Lane, Stone, ST15 OPA. Free event.

Bat walk at the Wolseley Centre

18th August  8pm 

Wolseley Bridge, Nr Rugeley  Pre-booking essential Tel 01889 880100, Adults £3:00, Children free

Staffordshire Exotics Society Animal Awareness day

26th August 11am until 3pm

Bat walk for the Bioblitz at Hanley Park 

26th August 8pm

Cleveland Road Off College Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4DX,  Free please contact  Claire Studman  m 07584174465 or e-mail claire.studman@stoke.gov.uk to book

Bat walk at Aqualate Mere

27th August 8pm

Aqualate Estate Office, Aqualate Hall, Back Drive Cottage, Stafford Rd, Newport TF10 9DB
£3 per person up to 25 people. Meet at contact Adam Dempsey (Reserve Manager) on 01952 812111 or email adam.dempsey@naturalengland.org.uk.

Bat walk for the Greendoor Project at Central Forest park

23rd September 6:30pm 

Hanley, Chell Street, Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 6BB Contact 07824 473432 to book or for further information. Meet in the car park. Free event. 

Staffordshire Bat Group at the Monkey Forest

21st October - Sunday 22nd October 10am -5pm 

Trentham ST12 9HR. Usual Prices apply. Learn about protecting and conserving the UK bat species. Talks and Batty crafts for children.


More events may be added throughout the year


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