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National Insect Week returns in 2020

It's a Bug's Life at Saltbox Hill

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 11:00 to 15:00

Learn all about insects and their role in the ecosystem at our beautiful Saltbox Hill nature reserve

Celebrate National Insect Week with London Wildlife Trust. Discover how to find and recognise different species, their fascinating lifecycles and how these tiny creatures protect themselves from predators.

Visitors can also take part in our regular butterfly survey from 1pm.

This event is suitable for all ages and abilities. Younger visitors can also take part in nature-themed craft activities.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Free to all

Accessibility

Wheelchair users and people with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance.

Did you know?

Chitin

Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.

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