Posts by Tony
27 June 2014 by Tony
The events to celebrate National Insect Week 2014 are continuing this weekend at World Museum. The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine will be bringing along some of their blood sucking insects, including the worlds most dangerous animal – the mosquito, and some of their close relatives.
Local bee keeper Doug Jones will be coming in on Saturday 28 June, with an observation hive to explain the challenges and rewards of ‘beeing a bee keeper’! And you will have the chance to try some ‘edible’ insects and decide for yourself if they deserve that title! Read more…
23 June 2014 by Tony
National National Insect Week 2014 kicked off early this year with a series of events at World Museum. This weekend we hosted experts from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) who brought in some of their animals, and talked about the life saving research they undertake. Read more…
13 June 2014 by Tony
National Insect Week (NIW) 2014 is nearly upon us and we’ll be holding a series of events celebrating insects from 21-29 June 2014, at World Museum.
As well as ‘close encounters’ sessions with impressive invertebrates such as the giant millipede pictured here, there will be behind the scenes tours of the insect collections, microscope sessions and craft activities. Read more…