Love Bugs Festival

20/02/2024 - 22/02/2024

Christchurch Mansion


Suitable for Everyone

Arts and Craft, Science and Nature

About this Event

Dive into three days of nature-inspired fun at our exciting festival, dedicated to the fascinating world of insects and other minibeasts! This family-friendly event is packed with activities and experiences designed to spark curiosity and love for these tiny creatures.

Daily Activities (20th – 22nd February 2024, 10 AM to 3 PM)

Interactive Stalls: Discover real insect specimens and learn amazing facts.
Under-Fives Zone: Engaging activities tailored for our youngest visitors.
Craft Workshops: There will also be bookable craft workshops to get stuck into on different days – learn more about the events on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Join us for a bug-tastic adventure and give these incredible creatures the appreciation they deserve!

For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities Christchurch Mansion has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at Christchurch Mansion


This event is free to all.

How to Book

No booking is required for the free daily drop-in activities.

We recommend booking your place in the craft workshops, as spaces for these are limited. Please book your slot at the Ipswich Theatres website.

What's On


Browse the diary to discover what’s on in Ipswich, including fun events for all the family, talks, tours and evening events for adults.

Exhibitions + Displays

Our programme draws from Ipswich’s own art and museum collections, as well as touring exhibitions and work by local artists. We also have an incredible array of permanent displays.