Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June 2018
We are pleased to be supporting Love Your Zoo Week. This a national initiative run by BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoo and Aquariums) to raise awareness of the fantastic Zoos within our county.
The Keepers will be carrying out additional talks all of this week. The times of events are listed below, and will be added to in the run up to the event!
Make sure you look out for the signs with the Love Your Zoo Logo on them around the park!
11.00am – 4.00pm – Arts and Crafts Tent on the Safari Lawn – Make some Love Your Zoo themed arts and crafts.
11.00am – 4.00pm – Face Painting (charges apply)
11.00am – Humboldt Penguin Feeding – Join our bird keepers who will amaze you with great facts while the penguins themselves dart and dive for their dinner. At Penguin Island.
11.30am – White Stork and Wild Heron Scatter Feed – Join our Keepers as we serve up a fishy lunch for our White Storks! Wild Herons will also join in the feed.
11.45am – Pelican Feeding – Watch the keepers feeding the pelicans
12.00pm – Parrots in Flight – Come along and ask the keepers questions about parrots during their feeding round. (please be aware this talk will contain nuts)
12.30pm – Animal Encounters on the Farm – A chance to get close to some smaller ‘cute and cuddly’ farm animals.
1.00pm – Discovery Theatre Show – This indoor presentation showcases a range of birds allowing them to display their natural behaviour.
2.00pm – Animal Encounters on the Farm – A chance to get close to some smaller ‘cute and cuddly’ farm animals.
2.00pm – Explore Seashore Walk – Join the keepers on their daily feeding round to find out what the birds here like to eat.
2.45pm – Outdoor Flying Display – Be amazed as different birds from all round the world swoop overhead and skim close by in our fantastic outdoor display.
3.15pm – Keeper Q&A – after the flying display a keeper will be available to answer any of your questions about the birds at the park.
3.30pm – Penguin feeding – Join our bird keepers who will amaze you with great facts while the penguins themselves dart and dive for their dinner. At Penguin Beach.
3.45pm – Hornbill and Toucans talk – Watch the birds catching their treats and find out more about them from our keepers.
4.00pm – Owl Prowl – Join our bird keepers on their daily round to feed the parks Owls at the Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament
Wednesday 30th May
10.00 am – The Sheep Shearer will be down on the Farm.
Farm activities– Take part in fun farm activities. (please see farm for daily activity information)
Please note that the times above may be subject to change.