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Exploring the Deliciousness of Insects

Experimental insect cuisine developed by The Nordic Food Lab for our Who's The Pest? show at the Wellcome Collection, April / May 2013

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Insects au Gratin

Susana Soares' installation at the Wellcome Collection, part of Pestival's Who's The Pest? show in April / May 2013

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Live and Roar

Prize-winning author DBC Pierre and leading folk musicians perform to a sell out crowd in this Pestrival event, part of the London 2012 Festival

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Pestival put on this colourful event in January 2012 - a veritable circus of carny characters, insect-inspired performance and talented performing insects.

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Pestival 2009

Images from the weekend 4th to 6th September 2009, when the insects took over at the Southbank Centre

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The Termite Pavilion

The centrepiece of Pestival 2009, designed by Softroom architects, based on the studies of Namibian termite mounds by Dr Rupert Soar

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To raise awareness of Pestival 2009 one of London’s iconic black cabs was turned into a Beecab, complete with a working beehive in the front seat.

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Collaborators' Gallery

Some of the artworks on display at Pestival 2009

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Pestival 2006

The first Pestival, based in the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust centre in Barnes, London

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