National Bat Care Conference

Leislers Bat - Hugh Clark

Save the date!

The next National Bat Care Conference will take place on Saturday 29 February 2020 at the University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester.

More details to follow when booking opens in December. To register your interest email

The National Bat Care Conference is a one-day event for anyone involved with bat care in the UK. It is organised jointly between Maggie Brown, of Bat Care News and the West Yorkshire Bat Hospital, and BCT.

The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for bat rehabilitators (new and experienced) and veterinary professionals to share knowledge and update skills in bat rehabilitation.

Previous National Bat Care Conference

The National Bat Care Conference 2018 took place on 24 February 2018 at Salford City Academy in Manchester.

Delegates heard from a range of speakers on a diverse range of subjects:

After lunch - there were seven expert-led workshops:

Final session - this was an open forum discussion with the Conference closing at 5pm