Join us on selected dates throughout the Easter holidays and on Earth Day to learn more about the remarkable six-banded nomad bee - Britain’s rarest bee that lives in South Devon.
We'll have a range of brilliant craft activities on offer on 1, 2, 4-6, 11-15 and 22 April. Visiting experts will be joining us to share their knowledge too.
Each day: Try your hand at our local bees ‘Spotter Guide’.
1, 2, 5 and 6 April: Make Long Horned Bee headdresses or masks.
4 and 11 April: Life on the Edge will be with us making wildflower seed balls and Long Horned Bee pompoms.
12, 13, 14 and 15 April: Make Nomad Bee puppets.
Also, on 5 and 12 April: Join our Natural History Curator from 11am-12pm and 2pm-3pm to see bee specimens from our collections and learn some fascinating facts.
All the activities from our Easter Holiday sessions will be on offer – plus, make solitary bee homes with bamboo.
Be part of The Wild Escape, a nationwide celebration of UK nature inspired by the wildlife found in museum and galleries. The Wild Escape is made possible with support from Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants, with additional support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Kusuma Trust, Foyle Foundation and a group of generous individuals and trusts.
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