British Divers Marine Life Rescue
British Divers Marine Life Rescue
British Divers Marine Rescue

BDMLR Events Calendar 2017

This calendar will be updated as more Marine Mammal Medic (MMM) courses, rescue demonstrations, talks and fundraising activities are confirmed. Please check back regularly and let us know if you are planning anything where BDMLR will be involved. New courses may appear on on the Training pages first - please do take a look there.

*Courses with an asterisk are full. Please call Head Office to go on reserve list.


Feb 18: BDMLR short talk at Oceans 2017, 15:40pm, London Dive Show, Excel. Public. Details here.
Feb 19: BDMLR short talk at Oceans 2017, 11.40am, London Dive Show, Excel. Public. Details here.
Feb 23: BDMLR talk to Friends of Shoreham Beach AGM. Sussex. Closed

Mar 4: BDMLR talk for Wild Film Fest, 12pm, Poly Theatre, Falmouth, Cornwall. Public.
Mar 5: BDMLR MMM Course. Southwold, Suffolk. Public. Details here.
Mar 7: BDMLR MMM Course. Reaseheath College. Cheshire. Closed.
Mar 14: BDMLR talk to MCS South East. London. Public. Details here.
Mar 16: BDMLR talk to Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Woodbridge. Public. Details here.
Mar 18: BDMLR MMM Course. Portsmouth, Hampshire. Public. Fully booked.

Apr 9: BDMLR MMM Course. Brixham, South Devon. Public. Details here.
Apr 16: BDMLR MMM Course. Aberdeen. Public. Details here.
Apr 29/30: BDMLR stand and dolphin rescue demonstrations at Scubafest, Pentewan, Cornwall. Public
Apr 30: BDMLR Awareness day. 10am-4pm. at Morrisons, Gilmerton Rd, Edinburgh EH17 7JH. Public.

May 5/6: BDMLR talk at Bangor University Marine Mammal Society conference. Details here.
May 6: BDMLR MMM Course. Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Public. Details here.
May 6 : BDMLR Stand at Dalgety Bay Sailing Club Open Day, Fife. Public. Details here.
May 8: BDMLR talk to Dacorum U3A Berkhamsted. Public. Details here.
May 13: BDMLR MMM Cetacean Course for Royal Veterinary College. Bewl Water, Kent. Closed
May 13: BDMLR Stand at Ecology Centre Summer Festival Kinghorn Loch, Fife. Public. Details here.
May 14: BDMLR MMM Course. Bewl Water, Kent. Public. Details here.
May 14: BDMLR MMM Course. North Berwick, East Lothian. Public. Details here.
May 20/21: BDMLR stand for marine conservation weekend at Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall. Public
May 21: BDMLR MMM Vet Course for Royal Veterinary College. Hartfield, Hertfordshire. Closed
May 27: BDMLR Stand at Anstruther Harbour Festival, Fife. Public. Details here.
May 27/28: BDMLR at Marine Wildlife Festival, St Mary's Lighthouse, North Tyneside. Public. 
May 27/28: BDMLR at Dunnikier Park Country Fair, Kirkaldy, Fife. Public. Details here.
May 30: BDMLR stand and rescue demonstration at Brixham Marine Conservation Day, Devon. Public. Details here.

Jun 1: BDMLR stand for Marine Discovery Day, Polzeath, Cornwall.  Public
Jun 4: BDMLR MMM Course. Ullapool, NW Highlands. Public. Details here.
Jun 4: BDMLR stand at Festival of the Sea, Looe, Cornwall. Public. Details here.
Jun 10: BDMLR MMM Course. Appledore, North Devon. Public. Details here.
Jun 11: BDMLR MMM Course. Holt, Norfolk. Public. Details here.

Jun 15: BDMLR talk at Probus Club, Truro, Cornwall.  Public
Jun 17: BDMLR Awareness day. 10am-4pm. Dobbies Garden Centre, Edinburgh. Directions here.

Jul 2: BDMLR MMM Course. Studland, Dorset. Public. Details here.
Jul 8: BDMLR at Tendring Show, Essex, on Diveline stand. Public. Details here.
Jul 8: BDMLR Stand and Rescue demonstration at Rescue Day 999, Crowle, Lincolnshire. Public. Details here.
Jul 15: BDMLR at Newhaven Lifeboat Summer Fete. East Sussex. Public. 
Jul 15: BDMLR MMM Course. Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway. Public. Details here.
Jul 22: BDMLR Stand at RNLI Open day Kinghorn Beach, Fife. Public
Jul 30: BDMLR MMM Course. Findhorn, Moray. Public. Details here.

Aug 4/6: BDMLR stand and demonstration at Hayle Fest, Hayle, Cornwall. Public. Details here.
Aug 12: BDMLR MMM Course. Blyth, Northumberland. Public. Details here.
Aug 19: BDMLR MMM Course. Oban, Highlands. Public. Full*.

Sept 2: BDMLR MMM Course. Burnham on Sea, Somerset. Public. Details here.
Sept 9/10: BDMLR stand and demonstration at Great Yarmouth Maritime Event, Norfolk. Public. Details here.
Sept 9: BDMLR MMM Course. Anstruther, Fife. Public. Details here.
Sept 17: BDMLR Mass Stranding Exercise. East coast of England. BDMLR volunteers only. Details tba.
Sept 23: BDMLR Mass Stranding Exercise. East coast of Scotland. BDMLR volunteers only. Details tba.

Oct 1: BDMLR MMM Course. Upminster, Essex. Public. Details here. 
Oct 14: BDMLR MMM Course. New Quay, Ceredigion, Wales. Public. Details here.
Oct 15: BDMLR MMM Course. Rhosneigr, Anglesey, Wales. Public. Details here.
Oct 21/22: BDMLR stand at Dive 2017 exhibition at the NEC. Public. Details here.

Nov 4: BDMLR MMM Course. Capernwray, Lancashire. Public. Details here.