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Judy Webb
Name: Judith Webb
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Events Calendar for 2018 for all interested in Flies

11 July 2018 Field Identification of Flies (SE region) Tutor Martin Harvey. An FSC  Biolinks Course.  Location: The Pelham-Clinton Building, Dinton Pastures Country Park, Davis Street, Hurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0TH. see http://www.field-studies-council.org/in … urses.aspx

13-15 July 2018 Fly Family ID with Microscopes. Tutor Nigel Jones.  This weekend course will provide an introduction to the Diptera, getting to know and identify some of the major families. FSC Preston Montford, Shrewsbury. See http://www.field-studies-council.org/in … copes.aspx

11-12 August Upland Diptera Recording Group meeting Carneddau (SH6864, VC49). Weather dependent. All welcome, if attending both days then arrange your own accommodation. Contact Sam Thomas sjthomasbotany@gmail.com or Matt Harrow matt.harrow@hotmail.com

4 September 2018 Identifying Flies with Patterned Wings (WM region).  Tutor Nigel Jones. An FSC  Biolinks Course. Location Preston Montford Field Studies Centre. See http://www.field-studies-council.org/in … urses.aspx

6 October 2018 AES Annual Exhibition and Trade Fair, Kempton Park, London Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 5AQ, UK. DF will have a publicity stand & some nice flies on show. See www.amentsoc.org 

13 Oct, Sepsid Fly Identification, Tutor Steve Crellin  for World Museum Liverpool. For details see http://www.northwestinvertebrates.org.u … workshops/

3 November 2018  BENHS Annual Exhibition and Dinner, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL. See http://www.benhs.org.uk  . Bring your best fly exhibits for the Diptera table.

3 Nov, Cranefly Identification with Microscopes, Tutor Pete Boardman for World Museum Liverpool. For details see http://www.northwestinvertebrates.org.u … workshops/

10 & 11 November 2018  DF AGM, Dipterists Day and Indoor Meeting. Oxford University Museum of Natural History. See http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/

2025 November 2018.   9th International Congress of Dipterology is scheduled to take place in Windhoek Namibia (note change of venue). See website : (http://icd9.co.za/)

1 December 2018 Discovering Diptera: Flies under the Microscope, Tutor Martin Harvey  - Epping Forest. Field Studies Council.
Throughout the Year:

BENHS Dinton Pastures Open Days in the Pelham-Clinton Building, Hurst, Reading. Open 10:30-16:00 on second and fourth Sunday in each month except April to September when only on the second Sunday of each month (except for August when there are no Open Days). We encourage you to bring along your pinned flies and use the Diptera Collections and library for identification.  Other Dipterists are usually present meaning good chat and assistance with identifications may be possible. The grid reference for Dinton Pastures is SU 784718, turn left off the B3030 driving North from Winnersh. The site is about 15 minutes walk from Winnersh station, which has trains running on a half-hourly service from Reading and Waterloo. See: www.benhs.org.uk   

The Northants and Peterborough Diptera Group hold meetings every weekend from end of April until sometime in September/October. See:  northantsdiptera.blogspot.co.uk or contact John Showers on email: showersjohn@gmail.com

The Devon Fly Group will be holding regular field meetings throughout the year. Contact Martin Drake (01460 2206650, email: martindrake2@gmail.com).

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