Dragonfly Week is an annual celebration of our favourite insects – Dragonflies and Damselflies.

We invite everyone to join in the celebrations, wherever you are!


#DragonflyWeek24 will be held from Saturday 6 July to Sunday 14 July 2024.


Our team of volunteers, partner organisations and Dragonfly Hotspots put on a programme of events during Dragonfly Week each year so keep an eye on our to see if there is something happening near you.

Link to BDS event listings


We invite others to host thier own dragonfly-themed events, such as talks, guides walks and family activities like pond dipping. Dragonfly Week is a great oppotunity to promote wetland site and thier dragonflies. Please visit our resources section for inspiration and ideas.

Free resources


If you are an independent volunteer wanting to run your own event please visit our event guidancr web page.

Information for Events Leaders


Planning on running an event? Let us know and we’ll promote it on our website, e-newsletter and social media.

Contact details

Take part at home

You can also take part in #DragonflyWeek23 from the comfort of your own home.

Why not get creative with dragonfly-theme baking or art work? Or explore a local wetland reserve? Share our creation, adventures and photos with us on social media. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Don’t for get to send us you dragonfly sightings! You can submit your records to us via irecord.

You can find identification help here; or we have a selection of dragonfly identification training videos here.

Previous Dragonfly Week content

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