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Bees and us

Bee on flower

Event schedule details

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June


Event location details

Exhibition Road

Meet scientists making amazing discoveries about insects, and meet their friendly bumblebees. Make seedballs to grow bee food, and play games to find out how bees help get food on our plates.

This hands-on, drop in workshop celebrates bees and other polinating insects. Scientists and conservationists will be on hand to play games and chat about how bees help us and how we can help the bees. Get up close to real bees and find out more about how diverse they are. Roll up your sleeves, get messy and make a seedball so you can grow bee-friendly plants.

Visitor information

This event is a drop-in workshop.

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Event categories

  • Family with 12+
  • Family with 7+
  • Family with under 7s
  • Workshop
Bee on flower