Saturday 19th October 2019, 10:30am-1:00pm


  • Jane Jones

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EVENT CANCELLED - Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to lack of interest.

‘Behind the scenes’ visit to Liverpool World Museum

Saturday 19th October 2019, 10.30am–1pm

A rare opportunity for a behind-the-scenes visit to the British insect collections at the museum. British Butterflies and moths are well represented, with around 50,000 specimens of British micro-Lepidoptera and 120,000 British macro-Lepidoptera.

Liverpool World Museum

Gary Hedges, Tanyptera Regional Entomologist, will lead the visit which will start with tea/coffee and biscuits in the Entomology Library where he will introduce you to the collections and explain the Tanyptera Project.

You will be shown drawers of different types of insects including the collection’s British and exotic butterflies and moths.

Numbers are strictly limited to 20, so registration is essential via email to Jane Jones at @email with 'LWM Visit' in the subject title. Once your place is confirmed, joining instructions will be forwarded.