What's On at Chester Zoo

There's always something extra going on at the zoo. From Members' talks to exclusive behind the scenes tours.

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We're running a series of events as part of Bloom, our celebration of gardens birds and UK wildlife. Explore the events below or find out more here.

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Upcoming events

  • Bird Watching

    Mon 21 - Fri 25 April: The zoo is a brilliant habitat for lots of wild British birds. Come and join us for a bit of bird watching, take a peek through our binoculars, and see who you can spot! (FREE with your zoo ticket)

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    NSPWG Conference
  • Bird Watching

    Mon 14 - Fri 18 April: The zoo is a brilliant habitat for lots of wild British birds. Come and join us for a bit of bird watching, take a peek through our binoculars, and see who you can spot! (FREE with your zoo ticket)

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    Chiff Chaff
  • Making Bird Feeders

    Mon 14 - Fri 18 April: British birds need our help! Come and help us make a bird feeder, then take it home with you and see who comes to dinner! (FREE with your zoo ticket)

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    Robin (c) Mike Griffiths
  • Making Bird Feeders

    Mon 21 - Fri 25 April: British birds need our help! Come and help us make a bird feeder, then take it home with you and see who comes to dinner! (FREE with your zoo ticket)

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    Blue-crowned laughingthrush
  • Meet the moths

    Mon 14 - Fri 18 April: Join our team of amateur entomologists and discover ‘who was in the zoo’ last night. (FREE with your zoo ticket)

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    Sunset Moth - Chester Zoo
  • Meet the moths

    Tues 22 - Thurs 24 April: Join our team of amateur entomologists and discover ‘who was in the zoo’ last night. (FREE with your zoo ticket)

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    Sunset Moth - Chester Zoo
  • Artist in Residence: Butterfly Origami

    Monday 7 April: Drop by and learn how to make a beautiful origami butterfly in this interesting craft workshop led by Kate Bufton.

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    Kate Bufton - Butterflies
  • Meet the Gardener: The Foothills of the Himalaya

    Weds 9 April: Meet our gardeners who'll be talking in detail about the plants emerging this season in the Rock Garden and how to tend them.

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    Rock Garden
  • Poet in Residence: Lindsey Holland

    Weds 9 April: Lindsey Holland will be creating her own poems based on the wildlife that she sees here at the zoo and she'll be asking you to create poems of your own.

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    Lindsey Holland
  • Garden Tour and Lunch

    Sunday 13 April: Take a leisurely stroll through Chester Zoo's beautiful gardens with one of our expert tour guides.

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  • Children's Willow Sculpture Workshop

    Tuesday 15 April: Learn the traditional art of Willow Sculpting in this wonderful workshop for children.

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    Willow Sculpture
  • Meet the Gardener: Native Plants at Chester Zoo

    Weds 23 April: A behind the scenes tour of the UK plant species in our nursery.

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  • Daily Animal Talks

    You can hear at least six fun and fascinating animal talks every day from our experts. Check our timetable here.

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    Giraffes at Chester Zoo
  • Hot Pink Flamingos

    Crane your neck into our climate change exhibition and learn more about the impact it's having on the world's wildlife and what we can all do to make a difference.

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    Flamingo - Chester Zoo

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