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 2024.

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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  • Tiny Giants Exhibit at London Zoo

    London, London
    Saturday 1st June 2024, 10:00 to Sunday 30th March 2025, 17:00

    From minibeasts to coral reefs, enter the world of Tiny Giants, and journey through the habitats of the planet’s smallest but mightiest animals. Shining a spotlight on the planet’s smallest superheroes: from underwater corals and the aquatic wildlife they support, to industrious leafcutter ants, spiders and beetles – we’re celebrating…

  • Species ID Skills Virtual Symposium

    Thursday 20th June 2024, 10:00 to 13:00

    Species ID Skills Virtual Symposium Join for a knowledge-sharing event about developing species ID skills for professional and non-professional audiences. Species identification skills are essential for taxonomists, museum collection managers, biological recorders, conservationists and ecologists. The ability to accurately determine plants, animals and fungi to species level ranges from relatively…

  • Discover the world of insects!

    Bristol
    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.

  • National Education Nature Park webinar: Monitoring wildlife on your site

    Wednesday 26th June 2024, 16:15 to 16:45

    We are launching the National Education Nature Park Pollinator Count - the programme's first biodiversity survey!…

  • 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.

  • 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

    Hurst
    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.

  • 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.

  • The Insect Circus

    ABINGDON, England
    Saturday 29th June 2024, 11:00 to 11:45

    String Theatre invites the audience to Puppet Theatre Barge to forget reality and become immersed in the strange and beautiful world of the Insect Circus.