© David Maitland
Bumblebee and poppies, Bombus terrestris
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 11:00 to 16:30
Meet local beekeepers and working bees in their hive in Mompesson's beautiful garden.
There'll be honey tasting and the chance to discover lots of fun facts.
National Trust website
National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
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Cluster flies and ladybirds hibernate in roof space in their thousands, in spring they leave a chemical marking a safe site.
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