Cocks & Bulls & Moths - Museums at Night 2013

Exhibitions and events

Cocks & Bulls & Moths - Museums at Night 2013

6.00pm - 8.00pm

General event

Special evening opening for Museums at Night 2013. Enjoy viewing artist Tom Wood's exhibition 'Cocks and Bulls' in the Gallery at Shandy Hall, stroll around the beautiful gardens and identify moths.   

Over 250 different species of moths have been identified in the gardens over the last five years.  You are welcome to come and learn more about these beautiful but rarely seen creatures when moths caught the previous night will be identified and released (around 7.00pm) and the trap set for the following night.

For a list of moths caught at Shandy Hall go to

This event is free but donations are always welcome.

Museums at Night, from 16 - 18 May 2013, is an annual UK-wide festival which seeks to encourage visitors into museums, galleries and heritage sites by throwing their doors open after hours and putting on special evening events. 

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