There are insect-related events online, throughout the UK, and beyond.

Find out about an Insect Week event taking place near you or online in June 2023.

We include all different types of activities relating to insects: from bug hunts, tours, talks, workshops, to creative activities, exhibitions and performances.

 

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  • Dragonfly Walk

    Bishop's Stortford, Herts
    Wednesday 26th June 2024, 13:30 to 16:15

    A pleasant wander along the banks of the River Stort Navigation to find and record dragonflies and damselflies.

  • Insect Quiz for Insect Week!

    Friday 28th June 2024, 10:00 to 10:30

    Celebrate Insect Week and STEM with this free 30-minute quiz for 7-11 year olds.

  • National Museums Scotland Collection Centre Tour 1

    Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Friday 28th June 2024, 11:00 to 00:15

    Discover our entomology collections at a behind the scenes tour of our state-of-the-art collections and research centre in Granton, Edinburgh.

  • National Museums Scotland Collection Centre Tour 2

    Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Friday 28th June 2024, 14:00 to 15:15

    Discover our entomology collections at a behind the scenes tour of our state-of-the-art collections and research centre in Granton, Edinburgh.

  • Public Moth Night

    Bury Green, Little Hadham
    Friday 28th June 2024, 21:15 to 01:15

    An evening where several moth traps will be run in Millennium Wood, Bury Green, East Herts.

  • Insects: who are they, where to find and what do they do?

    Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
    Saturday 29th June 2024, 10:00 to 16:00

    This event will take place in a public park of a tropical metropolis and aims to call the attention of the public about the importance of insects and the importance of them as ecosystem services providers in the whole ecosystem.

  • London Fields BioBlitz 2024

    London
    Saturday 29th June 2024, 10:00 to 15:00

    First annual BioBlitz event in London Fields, Hackney.

  • Marvelous Moths

    Edinburgh , Scoland, UK
    Saturday 29th June 2024, 10:30 to 15:00

    Celebrate Insect Week 2024 with family friendly activities at the National Museum of Scotland. Inspired by the work of Scottish entomologist and moth collector Alice Blanche Balfour, we’re celebrating the moths and women of entomology (the study of insects). Put your entomology skills to the test and discover more about…

  • Moth Hunters

    East Lothian , Scotland, UK
    Sunday 30th June 2024, 09:00 to 12:00

    Celebrate Insect Week 2024 with family friendly activities at the National Museum of Flight.  Inspired by the work of Scottish…

  • Moth Hunters

    East Lothian , Scotland, UK
    Monday 1st July 2024, 09:00 to 12:00

    Celebrate Insect Week 2024 with family friendly activities at the National Museum of Flight.  Inspired by the work of Scottish…