What's On at Chester Zoo

There are always lots of exciting events at the zoo including the free daily animal talks that our experts do every day.

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Current and upcoming events

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Feb 2016

The Secret Life of the Zoo – Tue 2nd - Mon 29th

The Secret Life of the Zoo is a six-part Channel 4 documentary series filmed at Chester Zoo. It's on Channel 4 every Tuesday at 8pm from 2 Feb to 8 March.

Wild Art Workshop – Sat 6th

This amazing art workshop is run by Kerry Newell and focuses on Chester Zoo's unique inhabitants.

Special event

Build a Bird a Home – Sat 13th - Sun 21st

Do you enjoying spotting the local wildlife in your garden? Fancy building a cosy home for your local birdlife? Join our Zoo Ranger team, discover more about British birds and get busy, building your very own bird box to take home with you.

Special event

The Great Chester Zoo Bird Watch – Sat 13th - Sun 21st

Whether you’re a twilight twitcher or just a bird watching beginner, come along to our FREE drop-in session and join our Zoo Ranger team as we find out which of our feathered friends are visiting the zoo at this time of year.

Special event

Bird Feed Bonanza – Mon 15th - Fri 19th

Do you enjoy spotting the local wildlife in your garden? Join our Zoo Ranger team and get creative, as we discover how to upcycle and make brilliant birdfeeders for your local birdlife.

Special event

Create a Toad Abode – Mon 15th - Fri 19th

Have you seen frogs or toads in your garden? Would you like to give them a colourful, handmade home? Join our Zoo Ranger team and get creative by decorating your very own toad abode for your garden.

Mums and Babies Coffee Morning – Wed 10th - Mon 29th

Whether you're a mum or a mum-to-be we host a coffee morning with a difference!