Park Safaris - St John's Recreation Ground - Amelia

It's that time of year again! Get ready to dust off your muddy shoes and dig out your bug boxes as Park Safaris return to St John's Recreation Ground!

Back due to popular demand, Dr Ian Beavis (Research Curator at The Amelia Scott) will be leading the bug-hunting* Park Safaris throughout the school summer holidays.

An expert on the natural world and an approachable guide, Dr Beavis will be leading fun, lively and informative trails across the parks of Tunbridge Wells. The Park Safaris offer everyone an opportunity to discover the wildlife which exists right on their doorstep. Participants will learn about how to look for insects and identify local varieties, all under the watchful guidance of Dr Beavis who will be on hand to offer advice, expertise and interesting facts.

Park Safari participants are encouraged to bring their own bug spotting tools. However, these 'bug boxes' don't need to be anything fancy, a jam jar or clear Tupperware will work nicely.

The Park Safaris are aimed at families with children of all ages who want to learn more about the insects which share their home with us!

Book Thu 11 Aug, 10.30am    Book Thu 11 Aug, 2.00pm

*No bugs will be harmed in the safaris, simply discovered!

If you would like to be fully prepared before you go click here to watch these videos of Dr Ian Beavis and The Amelia Team in action on Top Bugs to Look out for.

Park Safaris - St John's Recreation Ground
Location:
St John's Recreation Ground
Dates:
11 Aug 22 - 11 Aug 22
Times:

10.30am – 11.45am
2.00pm – 3.15pm

Prices:

Children over 2 years old: £3
Adults Free with a child!

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The Meeting Point is by the tennis courts/ Beltring Road entrance.

The 'bug-hunts' will each last about an hour, however we recommend that participants allow an hour and a half for the whole Park Safari experience.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Each child will receive their own bug spotter card!

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