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South West Herpetological Society

The South West's Reptile and Amphibian Group

Are you interested in Reptiles, Amphibians or bugs?

Are you interested in meeting with like-minded people?

We are a group in the South West of England with an interest in reptiles, amphibians and also bugs of various descriptions! We hold meetings and activities several times a year, and can put you in touch with reptile, etc. professionals for friendly advice. We also have contact with professional breeders for additions to your collection. Please see below for our future events.

Our membership fee is £12 for the year.

Membership entitles you to attend our meetings and events and receive our email news update. Also you will receive a Society car sticker.

Contacts

Want to find out more about us? Give one of our friendly people a call, or drop them an email.

Denise Aplin
SWHS Secretary, Treasurer
01626 866265
Chris Johnson
SWHS Chairman

Upcoming Events

Our upcoming reptile related events:

  • Dawlish Carnival
    1. Held on: Sunday,10th August 2014 - Noon till 3pm
    2. Held at: The Lawn, Dawlish

    We support Dawlish Carnival in an aim to educate and share our interest in reptiles with others. Doors open at noon, close at 3pm. Our reptiles are available for touching, handling or just display.If any member wishes to bring along their reptiles to this event to help the carnival please contact Denise.

  • South West Herps AGM
    1. Held on: Feb/March 2015 tbc
    2. Held at: Bishopsteignton Community Centre

    South West Herps Society – AGM; 2.30 pm @ Bishopsteignton Community Centre. We would be pleased if you could attend our AGM as we need support especially in “the future of the Society” discussions. Please can you let me know if you are able to attend or not. If you need directions to the Community Centre please let me know also. Agenda and Minutes of Last AGM available upon request.If you have any point you would like discussing then please let me know and we will add this to the meeting.

  • Social and Planning Evening
    1. Held on: Monday, 22 September 2014 7.30pm
    2. Held at: Pen Inn, Newton Abbot

    A Social and Planning evening for all members. If you are new to our Society and are unsure where to go or which area of the restaurant to meet us please let me know and I will make arrangements to liaise with you.

  • Shaldon Zoo Displays
    1. Held on: Sunday, 5th October 2014
    2. Held at: Shaldon Zoo

    We help Shaldon Zoo on their Fun Days - Close Encounters in an aim to educate and share our interest in reptiles with others. We will be attending from 11am till 3pm. Our reptiles are available for touching, handling or just display. If any member wishes to bring along their reptiles to this event to help the zoo please contact Denise Aplin our Treasurer/Membership Secretary

  • Fun Quiz Night
    1. Held on: 1st December 2014
    2. Held at: TBC

    A Social Quiz Night for members with prizes. Please come along and support us and enjoy at the same time!.

    Starting 7.30pm

Join Us

To join us and become part of the SWHS, please send us a message:

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