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Following the latest government announcement concerning the current Covid-19 pandemic the Society headquarters at Mansion House has now closed.

Where possible emails will be monitored, any urgent enquiries should be forwarded to

Membership applications will be put on hold until further notice.

Our "identify that insect" service will continue, but our Director of Science cannot accept any physical samples to inspect during this time.

Our Librarian will not have access to our collections from home, but will be happy to try and locate references available to download from the internet.

All events and meetings have been cancelled until further notice

We hope that everyone stays well and we hope that normal business can resume soon for everyone, thank you for your understanding during this difficult time that the world finds itself in.

Kirsty Whiteford - Registrar


When? Sunday 2nd July 2017 10am-4pm
Where? York Museum Gardens and Hospitium
How much? Free for under 16’s / £1 for adults

The Royal Entomological Society (RES) is delighted to announce that Insect Festival will be returning to York. Insect Festival 2017 will be bigger than ever and over 1500 people are expected to come along and enjoy the exhibits and activities on offer.

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