Found on a Beech tree, regular groups going up about 3 or 4 meters.
No interactions present.
these certainly look like Ladybird, there has been a large amount of 7-spot activity lately, with coupling taking place, but these may be Harlequin Ladybird,you need to hatch them to confirm them as the larvae are distinct under a lens. Brock.
Lat/Lng: 52.9541, -1.1078
OS grid ref: SK600400