Midlands Bat Conference 2018

The 2018 Midlands Bat Conference will take place at: 



University of Leicester, Leicester


on Saturday 21 April 2018


This is a day event for bat workers and bat enthusiasts who live or work in the Midlands or who are members of bat groups in the region. The area covered includes: 

The delegate rate is £40 for BCT members and £45 for non-members. The rate includes a sandwich lunch and refreshments. (See cancellation conditions below.)

The event is sponsored by Wildlife Acoustics.

The list of talks will include:

  • An update on the work of the Bat Conservation Trust  
  • Priorities for Bat Conservation in the East of England - Discussion session chaired by Bob Cornes, BCT Trustee
  • Five minute bat group spotlight sessions will be scheduled between the main talks during the day

Delegates may also choose a 90 minute workshop from: 

There will be an exhibition area including stands from Wildlife Acoustics and Titley Scientific as well as some of the Midlands bat groups, BCT and the National Bat Helpline.

 Venue address: Attenborough Building, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RD


There is free on-site parking if you are arriving by car. Alternatively the campus is a 20 min walk or 10 min bus ride from Leicester train station. 

Cancellations: we are able to offer a £35/£40 refund for cancellations made before Monday 9 April. Regrettably we are not able to provide a refund if cancellations are made after this date. 

If you have any questions, please contact Naomi Webster by email to: nwebster@bats.org.uk or calling 020 7820 7169.