About the Festival 2020 Festival Programme Children's Programme The Ugly Bug Ball The Ugly Bug Ball Come on let's crawl to the Ugly Bug Ball! Join Chalk for a session of crafting, playing and dancing with your mini beasts! Visit the bug bar where you can design and craft your own bug accessories (think mini wings, extra legs and antenna!), sculpt miniature bugs out of clay, then jump, slither or roll onto the dance floor! Another event you might be interested in: BUG FEST 2020: Where have all the Insects gone? ‘Bugfest’ is an arts and science Queen's Hall Arts project in partnership with the North Pennines AONB Partnership and Hexham Climate Action Group, to give children, young people and adults an insight into the wonderful world of invertebrates, highlighting their importance in our eco-systems and alerting people to the need to look after our green spaces to prevent species loss. Find out more here Booking for this event has now closed.