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Insect Week 2022
20 June 2022 @ 09:00 – 26 June 2022 @ 17:00
The Royal Entomological Society frequently hosts and advertises UK and international events year-round for people of all stages of interest and career.
Becoming a member entitles you to discounts (and sometimes free) access to majority of events.
Our annual celebration of the ‘little things that run the world’ returns.
Find out more at www.insectweek.co.uk
Insect Week Events
Some events taking place during Insect Week – Click on each to find out more, or visit the Insect Week Events page to search for an event near you!
|Event||Date & Time||Location|
|Discover the World of Insects Biologist meet||Monday 20th June, 13:00-18:00||Life Sciences Building, University of Bristol|
|Ground Beetle ID with Microscopes: Tribes, with the FSC||Monday 20th June, 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bushy Park, Hampton|
|Perceptions of insects: Philias and Phobias Panel Discussion||Tuesday 21st June, 13:00-14:00||Online event|
|Field Identification of Solitary Wasps with the FSC||Tuesday 21st June – 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bishops Wood, Stourport-on-Severn|
|The Big Bang Fair 2022||Wednesday 22nd-Friday 24th June, 09:30-15:30||The NEC in Birmingham|
|Field Identification of Hoverflies with the FSC||Wednesday 22nd June, 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bushy Park, Hampton|
|Invertebrate recording day at Rindle Moss||Wednesday 22nd June, 10:00-16:00||Rindle Moss, Irlam, Greater Manchester|
|Bushy Park Invertebrate Volunteer ID Day with the FSC||Thursday 23rd June, 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bushy Park, Hampton|
|Field Identification of Conspicuous Ladybirds: Adults and Larvae, with the FSC||Friday 24th June, 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bushy Park, Hampton|
|Stonefly Larvae Identification with Microscopes with the FSC||Friday 24th June, 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bishops Wood, Stourport-on-Severn|
|Mayfly Larvae Identification with Microscopes with the FSC||Saturday 25th June, 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bishops Wood, Stourport-on-Severn|
|Insect Odyssey exhibition at Salisbury Museum||Saturday 25th June, 10:00-17:00||The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, Salisbury|
|Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens Annual Wildlife Day||Sunday 26th June, 13:00-17:00||Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens, York|
|Riverfly Volunteer Identifcation Day with the FSC||Sunday 26th June, 10:00-16:00||Field Studies Council Bishops Wood, Stourport-on-Severn|
Insect Week Photography Competition
The Insect Week Photography Competition is back again this year! Submit your best insect-themed photos for prizes and features. Be sure to read the Terms & Conditions before entering.
Insect Week Art Competition
Photography not your thing? This year, we are also running an Art Competiton – Visit the Art Competition page to enter now.
Take a look at some wonderful photos from our Photography Competition 2021
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Just tag us with @InsectWeek and the above hashtags in posts with images, text, reels or your preferred medium and we will endeavour to share and feature as many as possible through our stories or reposts during #InsectWeek22 – Let’s do our best this week to share our love, respect and knowledge of insects!