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Judy Webb
Name: Judith Webb
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Events Calendar for 2018-2019 for all interested in Flies

2530 November 2018.   9th International Congress of Dipterology  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.


5 January 2019 Identification workshop on Soldierflies & Allies. Tutor Martin Harvey.  Free but you must book a place in advance by contacting Mr Stephen Lings, BENHS Indoor Meetings Secretary (07854 793681). At Natural History Museum, London.

15 - 17 February 2019, DF Advanced Identification Workshop.  Families: Empidids and Hybotids. Tutored by Nigel Jones and Stephen Hewitt. Preston Montford Field Studies Centre, Shrewsbury. Details & booking on FSC website: http://www.field-studies-council.org/prestonmontford  from mid October.

31 March 2019. Workshop on writing keys, led by Martin Ebejer, at Dinton Pastures. Details to follow. Expressions of interest to Tony Irwin (dr.tony.irwin@gmail.com).

22-29 June 2019 DF Summer Field Meeting at Stirling University.

8-14 September 2019. 10th International Symposium on Syrphidae (ISS10) will be held on the island of Lesvos, Greece. See  https://iucn-hsg.pmf.uns.ac.rs/iss10/


National Insect Week 2020
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 00:15 to Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 23:45, see https://www.royensoc.co.uk/event/nation … -week-2020

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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