Bee World in Lewisham

The Great British Bee Count

If you're inspired by the Great British Bee Count, you can find out about local events to help bees and meet like-minded people.

Whether you fancy finding out what's happening near you, or are looking for ideas and resources to organise an event, we've got plenty to inspire.

Bee events near you

Just search by your postcode to find events near you. These may be organised by Friends of the Earth or our friends across the country.

Summer fairs and bee breakfasts, festivals and bee quizzes – getting involved locally can help raise awareness about saving our precious pollinators.

If you're organising a local event, we're happy to promote it by adding it to our map. Email us at [email protected] with all the details. We can also supply free Great British Bee Count resources.

Spread the word about bees

Could you inspire your friends and neighbours to learn about bees, and join the Great British Bee Count?

There may be easy ways to raise awareness with people you know – at work, school, your place of worship, or groups you belong to. We have a range of free bee materials for events. These are also great for sharing with friends who have an interest in bees and nature.

Bee Tea: celebrate bees with a tea party

What better way to celebrate bees than to enjoy the foods they pollinate? 

It's also a very nice excuse for a tea party - or any kind of food-inspired get together. Whether it's with your family, friends or at work, you can come up with your own ideas for celebrating bees.

To get you started, here's some food and recipe inspiration.

Bee Walk: discover bee-friendly habitats

Have you ever thought about whether the green spaces near you are welcoming for bees and other pollinating insects?

If you enjoy a good walk, why not go for a ramble and discover your local environment from a bee's perspective. It's a great way to look out for different bees and join the Great British Bee Count.

Children's activities and resources

Bees offer a fascinating insight into the natural world - for children as well as adults. 

If you're a parent, carer or work with young children, find out how they can get involved in the Great British Bee Count.

We've got plenty of inspiration and resources to get you started.