3 Bee Cause campaigners in campaign T-shirts at Bee World in Lewisham.

The Great British Bee Count Events

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 Tea food and stickers

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 Tea food and stickers
People walking near wildflowers

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 for different bee species to identify with the Great British Bee Count app.

People walking near wildflowers

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.

School children bee spotting for 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.

School children bee spotting for the Great British Bee Count