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Saturday 29

April

Amphibians & Reptiles: Introduction to Wildlife Monitoring Workshop

Join us on Saturday 29 April for an introduction to wildlife monitoring and surveying on our nature reserve.

1 - 23

April

PLAY! Dates with our Zoo Rangers

Join our Zoo Rangers for FREE, every day from 1-23 April for brilliant stories, amazing animal challenges and exciting adventures around the zoo.

23 - 30

April

Junior Rangers Training Camp

We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for six Sunday training camps to become Junior Rangers. Starts Sunday 15 January.

Saturday 29

April

Save the Frogs Day

Meet our critically endangered frogs with our Zoo Rangers and find out about what we're doing to help save them.

Thursday 20

April

Members' Talk- Expedition Ecuador 2017

Join us on Thursday 20th April for an exclusive talk on our annual conservation expedition to Ecuador.

22 - 26

April

Guided Tour of Our Gardens & Plants

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for an special guided tour of our gardens and plants

Wednesday 12

April

Behind the scenes: National Plant Collection

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of our plant nursery and discover how we look after our national plant collection (of tropical pitcher plants, orchids and cacti) and other rare plants.

Wednesday 19

April

Bee Garden Masterclass

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of our Bee Garden, discover which plants are beneficial for bees and some tips to encourage bees into your garden.

1 - 9

April

Junior Rangers Training Camp

We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for six Sunday training camps to become Junior Rangers. Starts Sunday 5 March.

1 - 30

April

Dementia Friendly Coffee Mornings

Tuesday 25

April

World Penguin Day

Join our Zoo Rangers at the penguin enclosure on Tuesday 25th April to celebrate all things penguin!

Saturday 22

April

Garden Photography Workshop

Join Clive Nichols for a photography masterclass where you’ll be given an illustrated talk about garden photography, followed by a practical workshop where you can take photos of your own in our award-winning gardens.

Thursday 27

April

World Tapir Day

Say "hi" to both our species of tapir on Thursday 27th April and celebrate a special day dedicated to tapirs!