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Facing up to Beetles by Michael Darby

Monday 1 July 2019 at 11:00 am to Monday 30 September 2019 at 4:00 pm

Insects play a key role in the natural world, they are the caretakers of our environments, the great recyclers; yet, they are often overlooked with many people unaware of their existence.

Throughout the summer in the Botanic Garden you can come face to face with beetles, some of the smallest and yet most beautiful animals that we share the planet with. The exhibition features images of British beetles by Michael Darby viewed head on and magnified over 100 times giving the viewer an opportunity to encounter them at their own scale.

As well as the large, striking images, the exhibition will tell the story of beetles in the UK, their physical makeup and relationships with the natural world around them. After viewing these beautiful creatures face to face, you’ll never think of them in the same way again.

Entry free with admission





Monday 1 July 2019 at 11:00 am
Monday 30 September 2019 at 4:00 pm
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The Bradley Room
University of Bristol, Botanical Garden, Hollybush Lane
BRISTOL, Bs9 1JG United Kingdom
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