Filthy bed-bugs, traumatic insemination, the ‘Bobbit-style’ behaviour of bees and sexual suicide… it’s all going on in your home, in your bed and right outside your back door. “Think of a provincial 1980s nightclub: People eating each other, fighting one another and trying to find a mate. You never quite know how the evening’s going to go” Dr Erica McAlister, senior curator, the Natural History Museum
Enjoy a candlelit three-course meal with optional insects and ‘insect roulette’, followed by a talk by Dr Erica McAlister, senior curator at the Natural History Museum.
- Insect roulette
- Quirky cocktails
Scientist, author, star of radio and TV, Dr Erica McAlister will be sharing her love of insects as well as enlightening us with tales of their quirky, fascinating and often shocking behaviour – right outside our back door. Learn about ‘traumatic insemination
Before sitting back to enjoy Erica’s saucy tales or entomological erotica, you’ll be treated to a bug-themed menu (insects optional) including a welcome cocktail, canapes, main course and dessert.
Edible insects will be provided by Eat Grub — a boundary-breaking sustainable food brand that aims to revolutionise Western food culture by introducing insects as a staple part of it.
Book your ticket to the Sex in the Garden talk. This is a ‘bring a bottle’ event, with no corkage fee.
Saturday February 9th, 2019, 7pm to eat at 7.30