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Bugs & Botany, Cockle Park Science Centre

Wild bee on clover © John Buxton

Saturday 24 June 10.00am – 4.00pm

Join Dr Gordon Port and Dr Janet Simkin to catch and identify insects and learn about plant research, including the Palace Leas Hay Meadow Experiment, started in 1896, one of the longest running experiments on plant ecology. The day will be suitable for anyone with an interest in insects and plants – from absolute beginner to expert. The event is suitable for all ages and runs 10am – 4pm. You can drop in for a short visit or stay for the whole day.

This event is being organised in collaboration with the Royal Entomological Society and Newcastle University. Cockle Park Farm is 4 miles north of Morpeth (between A1 and Ulgham). Postcode NE61 3EA or grid ref NZ201 911.