2017 will be another exciting year with events up and down the country! Take a look to see if there is a workshop or Bee ID training event you could attend & learn so much more about bumblebees!

We will list other conservation-based exhibitions, activities & shows as we find out - please keep checking.


Short-haired bumblebee project events 2017

Dr Nikki Gammans, Short-haired bumblebee Project Manager will be attending the following events this year:

7 August 2017 - Bumblebee Intermediate ID day with Kent Wildlife Trust at Tyland Barn. Please email for more information or to book your place.

9 - 10 September 2017 - Scotney Castle Hops and Honey weekend - Nikki will have a stall next to the cafe each day. Please pop along and see Nikki and learn more about our important pollinators!


Pollinating the Peak project events 2017

Join our Pollinating the Peak team at the following events to learn more about bumblebees & this fantastic project! For a full list of events visit: Pollinating the Peak 2017 events.


Wednesday 16 August 2017
Bumblebees Beginners Identification course

National Trust’s Llanerchaeronestate

Time: 10am –3pm

Join Sinead Lynch, Conservation Officer, Bumblebee Conservation Trust who will introduce you to bumblebee ecology and learn the key differentiating characteristics of each common species.

Booking essential: To book please call LynzieFitzpatrick, National Trust, on 01545 573010.


Saturday/Sunday 23 & 24 September 2017
Drama Workshop and Performance - ‘Saving the Humble Bumble’

Newtyle Legion Hall
nr Blairgowrie PH12 8UJ

Time: 10am - 4pm (2 day workshop Sat/Sun) with a performance to showcase work at 4pm on Sunday.

This is a FREE workshop, however donations welcome.

Join us for a drama weekend of workshops themed humorously around Bumblebee Conservation, culminating in a short performance. Everyone is welcome, adults and children (over 8).

Admission to Performance: Adults £5 / Children £3 including refreshment raffle and bumblebee information stall.

To book a place for the workshop or to reserve tickets for the performance, please email:

All proceeds will be donated to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.


Saturday 21 October 2017
11th AGM and Members’ Day

Our 11th AGM and Members' Day will take place on Saturday 21 October 2017 in York.

For full details, please check out our AGM webpage, which will be updated with information as soon as it is confirmed.