Events

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.

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April 13th
Bee walks at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Each walk lasts about 45 minutes.

Walks at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm, 13th April 2014

Attendance is free, but numbers limited and allocated on a first-come basis. Meet at the reception at the John Hope Gateway entrance of the Botanic Gardens. More information on how to reach the gardens can be found on the RBGE website.

No previous experience is needed, but wear appropriate outdoor clothes and footwear.

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May 11th
Bumblebee talk and walk at Walthamstow

Join our staff for a bumblebee talk at Lloyd Park, Walthamstow on 11th May. The talk will be followed by one-hour walk around the park grounds to get up close to the bumblebees.

May 11th 2014, 2-4pm. Booking is required, contact Rachel Hoyes on 07787 193 981 or e-mail r.hoyes@tcv.org.uk. Meet at the Community room in the Aveling Centre, Lloyd Park, E17 4PP.

This event is suitable for adults, and you should dress for the weather and wear ourdoor footwear.

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June 7th
Bumblebee safaris at Mugdock Country Park

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Mugdock Country Park (just a few miles north of Glasgow) by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Each walk lasts about 45 minutes.

11am – 3pm (walks at 11am, 12.30 and 2pm), 7th June 2014
Attendance is free, but numbers limited and allocated on a first-come basis. Meet at the Visitor Centre.

No previous experience is needed, but wear appropriate outdoor clothes and footwear. More information on how to get to Mugdock can be found on their website.

This event is a community event supported by SNH as part of the celebrations for the opening of the John Muir Way, a walking and cycling path that reaches across central Scotland from Helensburgh in the West to Dunbar in the East. There are lots of events happening along the Way - click here to visit the website.

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June 8th
Bumblebee safaris at Muckhart Nature Park

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Muckhart by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Each walk lasts about 45 minutes.

Walks at 10.30am and 12.30pm, 8th June 2014

Meet at Murckhart Parish Church, 8 Kirk Hill, FK14 7JQ. Attendance is free, but numbers are limited and allocated on a first-come basis.

No previous experience is needed, but wear appropriate outdoor clothes and footwear.

This event is part of the celebrations for the opening of the Ochils Festival. The festival website can be found by clicking here.

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July 5th
Bumblebee safaris at Howden Park, West Lothian

Discover the bumblebees that can be found at Howden Park, West Lothian, by going on a guided walk with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Staff from the Trust will be there to show you the different species up close, and tell you lots of amazing facts about bumblebees. The event is suitable for all ages, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Each walk lasts about 45 minutes.

11am – 3pm (walks at 11am, 12pm and 2pm), 5th July 2014
Attendance is free, but numbers limited and allocated on a first-come basis.

No previous experience is needed, but wear appropriate outdoor clothes and footwear.

This event is a community event supported by SNH as part of the celebrations for the opening of the John Muir Way, a walking and cycling path that reaches across central Scotland from Helensburgh in the West to Dunbar in the East. There are lots of events happening along the Way - click here to visit the website.