Bug Keeper Talks



Session Outline

Our bugs our really important for our ecosystem and it is time we show them the love and appreciation that they deserve! We are lucky to have a large and fabulous collection of bugs here at BEECHE! Join us to learn about some of these beauties get the chance to meet and hold these amazing animals! Ages six and above!

Session date and time and price

2nd of August 13:00-13:30 Stick Insect Talk

3rd of August 13:00-13:30 Tarantula Talk

8th of August 13:00-13:30 Milliped Talk

8th of August 14:00-14:30 Katydid Talk

Please meet in the BEECHE centre.

For access to toilet facilities, please use the public toilets available at High Elms or BEECHE Centre  before or after the session. 

Directions and Parking

This event takes place in High Elms Country Park. The main car park is located on High Elms Road (near Shire Lane). You can follow the Brown Highway signs for High Elms Country Park.

If the main car park is full then exit the car park and turn left go down High Elms Road a further 200 metres and turn into the Golf Course Car Park, it is fine to park in this car park. Exit Golf Course Car Park through the barrier gate at the bottom of car park then follow path straight ahead, go past pond and you will find yourself on front lawns go straight across and you will find yourself by main car park.

Blue badge parking is available in front of the BEECHE building. To access this please access the park using the entrance off Shire Lane which is marked for deliveries and staff. At the cross roads turn left up the slope and you will see the BEECHE building at the top of the slope. Please be aware this entrance and car park is only for Blue Badge holders.

What to wear and other information

These sessions will take place outside so please dress appropriately. Please wear boots, trainers or wellies (no ballet pumps).

The session will involve some walking, we will be sticking to paths that are suitable for buggies.

For more information contact the BEECHE office on 01689860571 or email beeche@idverde.co.uk



Additional information

Dates available

Stick Insect Talk 13:00-13:30 2nd of August, Tarantula Talk 13:00-13:30 3rd of August, Millipede Talk 13:00-13:30 8th of August, Katydid Talk 14:00-14:30 8th of August