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  • National Insect Week 2018 launch at RHS Garden Wisley

    National Insect Week 2018 launch at RHS Garden Wisley 18 th June 12.00-14.00 (invited guests and press launch) The UK will be buzzing and crawling with hundreds of events during National Insect Week 2018. From 18 th to 24 th June there will be exciting events all over the country to celebrate...
  • Stories

    The Royal Entomological Society has announced the winners of its Student Awards for articles about an entomological topic that would be of interest to the general public. You can read the award winning articles by clicking below: Winners: 1st - James Fage, Harper Adams University. "Toxic teamwork...
  • Insect events this February 2018 half term!

    Here are our top picks of entomological events around the UK over the next few weeks. Ladybird Hustle South West Take part in a bug hunt and then make your own bug home on Wednesday 14 th February near Liskeard. Learn about Sustainable Beekeeping at the Eden Project on Saturday 17 th February. Buy...
  • There’s going to be a buzz at Big Bang Fair 2017

    Insects and the scientists that study them will be at the NEC, Birmingham from 15th to 18th March. Insect handling © Harper Adams University The Royal Entomological Society will be joining more than 200 STEM organisations at the event and showing young people how they can study insects and start a...
  • Insect fun this February 2017 half term!

    Looking for entomological activities over the next few weeks? Here are some from around the UK. South West Visit The Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary at Buckfastleigh to find tropical butterflies and leafcutter ants. Hear abour the butterfly species of Britain with Harold Gillen’s ‘A Butterfly...
  • Photography competition winners

    A celebration of the most diverse group of animals on Earth. The winners of the prestigious National Insect Week Photography Competition have been announced by the Royal Entomological Society. All the winning and commended images can viewed in our galleries . The winning photographer in the adult...
  • Neudorff Twitter Giveaway

    A big thank you to everyone that joined in on Twitter during National Insect Week 2016. The randomly selected winners of the Twitter giveaway sponsored by Neudorff have been announced... @JordanRainey3 @UoABiodiversity @hayleyento @lartishe @martineau27 @slgardens ...and the Grand Prize of a...
  • The Great Bug Hunt 2016

    Winning schools announced ‘ © ASE A winning entry from Wickham Market Primary School WOW! So many facts and figures, presented in a fascinating way. Insects forever! (David Bellamy OBE) The winners of this year’s Great Bug Hunt competition have been announced! The competition, organised by the...
  • NIW continues

    CBeebies presenter Jess French discovers bumblebees with pupils from Hawley Infants School A huge thank you to everyone that organised events, attended events and supported National Insect Week 2016. Thousands of people joined together to celebrate the little things that run the world . The...
  • Podcast with Richard 'Bugman' Jones

    Author Richard 'Bugman' Jones tells us how his dinner-party behaviour inspired his new book 'House Guests, House Pests'. BUGMAN.jpg Follow Richard on Twiiter @bugmanjones or read more at www.bugmanjones.com

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