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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Niddfest: Bees and Meadows Walk with Steven Falk

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 13:30 to 15:00

Get buzzing! Join Steven Falk, one of the UK’s pre-eminent experts on bees, for a walk through Nidderdale’s fields and meadows to see the story of pollinators unfold in front of your eyes. Discover hay meadow flowers and grasses, plus the many insects that live and feed among them.

An artist, naturalist and photographer, Steven Falk has illustrated books that sit on family bookshelves, including the classic Collins Guides.

Departs Playhouse, Pateley Bridge; outdoor waterproof clothing and robust footwear essential.

Advance booking via eventbrite.

This event is part of Niddfest, a celebration of nature in writing for adults and children.

Cost details

£6 adult, £3 child


Please note that access to The Playhouse auditorium is via two curving staircases each of 15 steps.

Did you know?

Weighty weta

The giant weta from New Zealand is the heaviest known insect species, one individual was found to weigh 71g.

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