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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Learn About Solitary Bees & Bumblebees

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

A one day course about bees, their ecology and identification.

A presentation to begin the day and then an outdoor session to look for bees in their natural habitats.

Fully booked.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Free to all


Wheelchair friendly,

Did you know?


Female water snipe flies Atherix ibis clasp each other and cluster in big round aggregations on the end of branches overhanging rivers – males entering the swarms are mated repeatedly until they die. The females then lay their eggs in to the water – and all die still in their tight aggregations.