Ecology fun in Buckingham

Bug Hotel
Bug Hotel

Starting tomorrow, Saturday, Buckingham Festival of Ecology offers a range of free conservation events for all adults and children this summer.

Supported by Buckingham Town Council, the festival celebrates the centenary of the British Ecological Society this year.

Until August 4, the Conservation Volunteers will be running a fun programme of nature and wildlife activities in Buckingham’s green spaces, including The Railway Walk and the Sand Pit Nature Reserve.

Building For Bugs takes place at Maids Moreton Avenue on Saturday morning.

Bring broken or unused tiles, crocks, bamboo or wood offcuts to help the volunteers make a bug hotel.

Make sure materials are not treated with insect killer or repellent.

Meet at the entrance to Maids Moreton Avenue, off Page Hill Avenue, at 10.30 am.

There’s no need to book.

Children must be accompanied by adults and participants should dress appropriately.

On Saturday, June 22, there’s a Water Wildlife Photo Workshop at 10.30am atBurleigh Piece.

On Tuesday, June 25, Come And See About A Busy Bee from 7.30pm to 8.30pm at Buckingham Athletic Sports and Social Club.

Owls In The Evening takes place from 7pm to 9pm on Monday, July 1, at Buckingham Primary School.

For details of all activities, call 01296 330 033 or visit