Butterflies and bees buzz into St Albans shopping centre

Honey bees

Honey bees - Credit: Archant

Buzz along to Christopher Place on Saturday and find out how you can help our local bee and butterfly population at a special free event.

Gorhambury beekeepers will be offering advice on keeping the honey bee in your garden, and what to do if you encounter a swarm or find a nest, between 11am-3pm.

Joining the beekeepers will be a team from Butterfly World will will be bringing along some of their insects and letting children get up close and personal with them.

Between 11.30am-2.30pm children will also be able to plant their own bee and butterfly-friendly seeds to take home.

Future events at Christopher Place include World Gin Day on June 13 and the Fringe Organ Festival on July 4.