We take part in a number of exciting events throughout the year.

Animal Attraction at Chelsea 2016

We take part in a number of exciting events throughout the year, providing a fantastic opportunity for members to engage the public with ecology. Please contact us if you have an event you think the BES should have a presence at and to find out how you can get involved.

Please check back regularly for opportunities to get involved in our events!

Regional Events: We support members in the delivery of activities that communicate ecology to public audiences. Do you want engage the public with your science? Find out how our Regional Funding scheme can help.

National Events: We take the excitement of ecology to major national events such as BBC Good Food Show, Chelsea Flower Show and music festivals such as Glastonbury! .

Upcoming events

Public engagement volunteering opportunity – RES Insect Festival, York, 7th July 2019

The Royal Entomological Society (RES) Insect Festival 2019, will be taking place in York again this year on Sunday 7 July 2019. The event is a celebration for anyone with a fascination for insects – from exhibitors and traders to wildlife groups and the general public.

This event will take place at the Yorkshire Museum Gardens, with exhibits and a range of other stands and activities being held in the beautiful 14th century Hospitium and surrounding grounds.

The RES are encouraging BES members to take a stand for an exhibit. To find out more, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the organising team by Friday 17 May at 12.00 BST.


Past events

BBC Good Food Show. Find out more here.

BES Science Slam. Find out more here.

Darwin’s Coffee House. Find out more here.

RHS Chelsea Flower Shows. Find our more here.

NERC into the Blue. Find out more here.