Come and join us on Monday 6th May 2024

Kinsbury May Festival 2024

Year of The Insect!

Kinsbury May Festival 2024 – Year of The Insect!

Did You Know?

Insects Outnumber Humans: There are over 1 million known species of insects, and scientists estimate that there are millions more yet to be discovered. In fact, insects outnumber humans by a staggering 200 million to 1! Pollination Power: Bees, butterflies, and other pollinators are essential for the reproduction of many plants, including those that produce the fruits and vegetables we rely on. They play a crucial role in our food chain

Did You Know?

Insects Outnumber Humans: There are over 1 million known species of insects, and scientists estimate that there are millions more yet to be discovered. In fact, insects outnumber humans by a staggering 200 million to 1!

Pollination Power: Bees, butterflies, and other pollinators are essential for the reproduction of many plants, including those that produce the fruits and vegetables we rely on. They play a crucial role in our food chain

Master Architects: Termites are master architects, creating intricate mounds that can reach impressive heights. Some termite mounds even have air conditioning systems to regulate temperature and humidity.

Bioluminescent Magic: Fireflies are not just enchanting to watch—they produce light through a chemical reaction, a process known as bioluminescence. Each flash is a unique communication signal.

Master Architects: Termites are master architects, creating intricate mounds that can reach impressive heights. Some termite mounds even have air conditioning systems to regulate temperature and humidity.

Bioluminescent Magic: Fireflies are not just enchanting to watch—they produce light through a chemical reaction, a process known as bioluminescence. Each flash is a unique communication signal.

Welcome to the 2024 Bug Zone!

Our very first dedicated ‘Theme Zone‘. A family friendly, educational, fun and inspiring area dedicated to all things Insects.

Bug-tastic Exhibits:
Immerse yourself in bug-tastic exhibits that showcase the incredible diversity of insects. From the dazzling colours of butterflies to the camouflage techniques of stick insects, each display unveils the secrets of these small wonders.

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Meet the Entomologists:
Engage with passionate entomologists who will share their expertise and tales of insect discovery. Learn about the latest research, conservation efforts, and the importance of insects in sustaining a healthy planet.

Educational Workshops:
Participate in hands-on educational workshops designed for all ages. From insect anatomy dissections to bug-friendly gardening tips, these sessions offer a deeper understanding of the insect world.

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Where to Find Us!

You’ll find this year’s Themed ‘Bug Zone’ in the Church Carpark area on Church Street. Look out nearer the time for a schedule of goings on!