National Insect Week returns in 2020
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30
Join us to celebrate National Insect Week at Lower Smite Farm as we head out on a mini-beast safari, play games and discover what separates insects from other creepy-crawlies!
£2 per child, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.