Our outreach team and volunteers are involved in events up and down the country, to help you find out more about our work.

We also recommend a number of other conservation-based exhibitions, activities and shows.


Saturday 29 October 2016
Insect Show with Derbyshire & Nottingham Entomological Society

University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

Time: 10:30am until 4:30pm

Entry: free

Derbyshire & Nottingham Entomological Society (DaNES) are holding their annual Insect Show. A popular annual event for anyone interested in insects.There will be a wide variety of stands both by individuals and organisations - live and preserved insects, photos, computer presentations, and other informative displays. There will also be hands-on study, demonstrations, books and entomological equipment for sale, plus a series of talks.

Our Pollinating the Peak team will be in attendance, so feel free to pay them a visit to learn more about bumblebees and our exciting new project.

For more information see the DaNES website


Sunday 6 November 2016
A Solitary Bee Workshop

Gayton Village Hall, Church Lane, Gayton,
Staffordshire ST18 0HL.

Time: 11-00am – 3-00pm

This is a FREE workshop. Please email below to book your place.

Learn how to extract, clean and store red mason bee cocoons in order to remove damaging parasites from your bee hotel. This will enable you to build a healthy and increasing population of red mason bees in the years ahead. Find out what to plant to attract bees into your garden and lots more besides!

Bring along your own nester and we’ll see what’s inside! Bee nesters will be on sale too!

Donations to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust are welcome.

Refreshments provided (bring a packed lunch)
Please call Ron on 01785 251180 or 07806 897510 to book your place, alternatively, e-mail:


Saturday December 10th 2016
AGM and Members’ Day 2016

The next AGM and Members' Day will take place on Saturday 10 December 2016 at the London Wetland Centre

The theme of this year’s Members’ Day is Gardening and we will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary. 

Please go to the AGM webpage for full details, including the programme and booking information.