Bumblebee workshops

Local bumbleebee expert, Maggie Frankum, is again running her popular ID workshops at the Botanic Gardens in Oadby this year. The events are free but you must book a place. First come first served so don't delay! More.

Buzzing about at the Botanic Garden

A practical hands-on search for local bumblebees foraging around the flower borders in the Botanic Garden.

Learn to catch and identify them and find out about their lives and the plants that they need..........


INFORMATION about the three Workshops as follows:


  • WORKSHOP 1            Sunday 22nd May 2016,  2pm - 4pm
  • WORKSHOP 2            Sunday 19th June 2016,  2pm - 4pm
  • WORKSHOP 3            Sunday 7th August 2016,  2pm - 4pm


VENUE:-   The University of Leicester Botanic Garden.

Meet at the Knoll public entrance on Glebe Road, Oadby, Leicester.

Ordnance Survey Grid Ref: SK615015

Landranger Map 140


Workshops are FREE - but please email the leader to book your place

Spaces for each workshop are limited to the first 10 adults.

Leader: Maggie Frankum - Bumblebee Conservation Trust; Friends of the Botanic Garden,

Leics. Entomological Soc.; Leics & Rutland Wildlife Trust, local naturalist & wildlife gardener.........


email: maggiefrankum@uwclub.net

Contact:- Tel: 0116 2705833

Outdoor meeting:- Wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions [wet/sun].