Join us from 2-30 July.
Have you ever wondered what tiny little insects really look like up close? Well here’s your chance to find out, as intu brings the outdoors indoors right across the UK – with big bugs on tour.
This is your chance to see 12 giant, intricately-designed and extremely lifelike bugs up close as these giant bugs will be placed around the centre for ‘little explorers’ to find!
From honeybees to ladybirds, you’ll have the chance to examine the features of these magnificent creatures without the need for a magnifying glass, they are wonderfully realistic, so feel free to inspect them closely. This event is going to be unmissable.
Unfortunately the hornet has had to fly away to the bug hospital for a check-up, but will be back soon!
So what else is going on?
- There is an opportunity for all the budding wildlife photographers, share your pics of our bugs on social media, just make sure to tag #BigBugTour
- Author Rachael Hardcastle will be here to sign and read her latest children's book, find out more here
- Waterstones will also be doing book readings for your little ones throughout the month of July, find out more here
- There will also be a Big Bug themed trail around the centre, to collect your trail map and certificate (after completion of course) please visit our customer service desk
- Our Customer Service team will also be around the centre on hand make balloon bugs, just make your way to the customer service desk to request one