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We're exploring the fascinating mini world of bugs and slugs this May half term - join us for real life mini beasts, crafty fun, garden trails and plenty more! All activities are free with normal garden admission, unless otherwise stated. 

Girl with the Garden DetectivesRHS Garden Harlow Carr

Discover all there is to know about slugs and bugs this half term, with crafts, stories and real life slugs and bugs throughout the week, plus outdoor workshops and a garden trail. 

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Boy with face paint

RHS Garden Hyde Hall 

Join in fun art and craft sessions where you can make exciting things to take home such as bug hotels, cress caterpillars, bug masks and a jam-jar wormery. Come and celebrate all things that creep and crawl!

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Children looking through a magnifiying glassRHS Garden Rosemoor

Explore the garden with our bugs and slugs trail, make your own slug slime or wormery, and meet some exotic creepy crawlies with Reptobug. 

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Bird of prey demonstration

RHS Garden Wisley

Join us during May half term for a week of exciting free activities, including sow and grow workshops, and arts and crafts sessions that are all themed around the fascinating world of bugs and slugs!

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