The British Herpetological Society

The British Herpetological Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious societies of its kind in the world. Founded in 1947 by Britain's leading herpetologists, the BHS still enjoys its national learned status. The society's Herpetological Journal is ranked as one of the leading scientific publications devoted to herpetology. The society actively support Conservation, Research, Education and responsible Captive breeding through it's specialist Committees.

Upcoming events


24-09-2017 2:30 pm -7:00 pm
Drake Hall
Drake Hall
Amersham Community Centre, Chiltern Ave Amersham, Bucks HP6 5AH

This very popular joint annual meeting is suitable for herpetologists young and old  - attendees can be assured of a warm welcome and a range of great speakers.  Full details of the event and program are on the meeting flyer below - we would be delighted to see you there.


pdfBHS / T&CHG joint meeting 2017

The Herpetological Journal

The Society's prestigious quarterly scientific journal, ranked as one of the leading scientific publications devoted to herpetology.

The Herpetological Bulletin

Our quarterly publication focuses on natural history, captive breeding and husbandry, veterinary and behavioural articles.

The Natterjack

The members ebulletin covers all aspects of the society's activities and interests; whatever your herp-related interests, there will be something for you.

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