Great Britsh Beer Festival | 9 Aug
Wed 9 Aug. Alternative birding at CAMRA's Great Britsh Beer Festival, Olympia, London. Doors open 1200 hrs. Full festival 8-12 Aug.
Birdfair 2017 | 18 Aug
Annual AOS Friday get-together at the Birdfair at Rutland Water NR. Meet restaurant area. Full Birdfair dates 18-20 Aug.
Catterick | 18-20 Aug
Ringing weekend (1.5 days) at Foxglove Covert, Catterick for both potential ringers and those of all abilities. Accommodation in garrison barracks (TBC).
Portland Bird Observatory | 15-17 Sep
Annual visit to Portland for migrants and, maybe, rarities. Expressions of interest via Message Board.
Barnes WWT | 14 Oct
Annual visit to the London Wetland Centre (http://www.wwt.org.uk/visit/london/). Doors open 0930 hrs.
50th Anniversary Dinner | 18 Nov
Via Hon Secretary
Slimbridge WWT | 16 Dec
Last chance to add birds to the 2017 year list.