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Explore Bees


Explore Bees

Exploring Bees is a series of free city centre workshops for children during the summer, where they can learn about bees through dance, music and activities.

Dance workshops (advance booking required)
In this lively and interactive workshop, head gardener Louise will lead you into the secret world of bees and their many special talents. Come and bee part of our movement adventure, exploring creativity and imagination along the way. Family fun for children aged 5-10 and their grown ups.

Music workshops
Join the Bee Orchestra and hear the buzz of wings, hum of a beehive and the Queen bee solos. Create your own Wing instrument small or big and make your buzz in the workshop with Iryna. Find out where you belong in the hive, are you a worker bee, scout bee, gourd bee or the Queen? What part will you play in the Bee Orchestra?

Print workshops
Explore Bees in a print workshop with Sally. Did you know that each bee is different in the hive, and they don't have yellow stripes? Learn about bees and pollinator plants they like, design your own card to take home.

Workshops will take place at various locations in Leicester City Centre. They will be held at LCB Depot, Leicester Gallery at De Montfort University, Museum Square outside Leicester Museum and Art Gallery and Orton Square outside Curve.

Dance workshops (booking required):
Wednesday 10 August - Orton Square (1pm, 2pm)
Sunday 14 August - Leicester Gallery (1pm, 2pm, 3pm)
Tuesday 16 August - Museum Square (1pm, 2pm)

​​Music workshops:
Tuesday 9 August - Museum Square (11am – 2pm)
Wednesday 17 August - Orton Square (11am – 2pm)

​​Print workshops:
Saturday 13 August - LCB Depot (11am – 4pm)
Tuesday 23 August - Museum Square (11am – 2pm)
Wednesday 24 August - Orton Square (11am – 2pm)

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