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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  • Discover the world of insects!

    Tuesday 25th June 2024, 12:00 to 18:00

    Come and meet research biologists and the amazing diversity of insects we study.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Big Bug Weekend at WWT Arundel

    Arundel, West Sussex
    Saturday 29th June 2024, 10:00 to Sunday 30th June 2024, 16:00

    We’re going on a bug hunt –on land, on water and in the air! Join us for sweep netting sessions, pond dipping and dragonfly spotting boat safaris.

  • Entomology at Dinton Pastures Country Park

    Saturday 29th June 2024, 10:00 to 16:00

    Join the Amateur Entomologists' Society and British Entomological & Natural History Society for a day of entomology at Dinton Pastures Country Park. Preceded by Friday night session moth trapping with Berkshire Moth Group.

  • Family Wildlife Day

    York, North Yorkshire
    Sunday 30th June 2024, 11:00 to 16:00

    Stillingfleet Lodge Garden is an award winning wildlife garden. On our annual wildlife day we are joined by local experts who lead a range of child-friendly activities, including bug hunts, bee walks and pond dipping.

  • 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…