Join us this spring for fun bee themed activities at National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.


Tue 3 - Fri 6 & Mon 9 - Fri 13 Apr

Learn all about our bee hive and honey bees are through our series of fun workshops and take home some pollinator friendly seeds. See below for more information about what else is on offer. 

The Big Boombastic Bee Bombing Brigadiers

Dates: Tue 3 – Fri 6 April
Time: 10:30, 11:45. 13:30 & 14:45 (45 minutes, sign up on the day)
Do you have what it takes to join the BBBB Brigadiers? Using interactive stories, seed bombs and silliness, join Dan Story Man who will train your family to be the best Bee Brigadiers the world has ever seen! From Bee-52 flight training to activating Plan Bee, children and their families will have a fun, energy driven barrel of laughs whilst doing it for queen and country.

Waggle Dance Workshop

Dates: Mon 9 – Fri 13 April
Time: 11:30, 13:30 & 15:00 (45 minutes, sign up on the day)
Find out more about how honey bees communicate to one another to spread the word that pollen has been found and get down with YDance Scotland in our fun family Waggle Dance workshop!

Pollinator friendly packs

Dates: Tue 3 – Fri 6 & Mon 9 – Fri 13 April
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Decorate a packet and fill it with pollinator friendly seeds to take home and plant in the garden.

Go Wild in Autumn

Coming up later this year from Mon 15-Sun 21 October 

Venue supported by

People's Postcode Lottery

Header image: Bee-themed activities in Go Wild in Spring © Ruth Armstrong Photography

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Event information


3 Apr - 13 Apr 2018


National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride, G76 9HR

How much

Tue 3 - Fri 6 & Mon 9 - Fri 13 April

Free with museum admission

Adult: £7 
Concessions: £6 
Child: £4 (under 5 free) 
Family £19 (2 adults and 2 children) 
National Museums Scotland Members: Free 
National Trust Scotland Members and National Art Pass holders: Free 

Discounts are available for those travelling by bicycle and groups

Booking information

Our child friendly activities are designed with families in mind. You are welcome to see which is the most suitable for your little ones though younger visitors will need assistance from parents or carers to complete some tasks. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Find out how to get to Go Wild here.

National Museum of Rural Life
Wester Kittochside
Philipshill Road,
East Kilbride,
G76 9HR

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