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Visit us today and discover Bloom, a season of special events to celebrate gardens, birds and UK wildlife. Many of the events are free with your zoo ticket and suit all ages and abilities.

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Sunday 26

March

Mother's Day Menu in Bembe

We'll have a special menu for Mother's Day in Bembe on Sunday 26 March.

Saturday 25

March

Watercolour Workshop

This amazing art workshop will be run by professional wildlife artist Kerry Newell and will focus on local flora and fauna (flowers and birds in particular).

Wednesday 29

March

Fruits of the Forest - Guided tour of Monsoon Forest

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of Monsoon Forest in Islands, learn more about our tropical plants and flowers, and maybe even experience a Monsoon rain deluge (waterproof clothing recommended!).

5 - 31

March

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.

13 - 17

March

British Science Week Activities for Schools

To celebrate British Science Week, our team of experts will be running loads of special events and activities throughout the week for visiting school groups.

1 - 31

March

Dementia Friendly Coffee Mornings

5 - 26

March

Early Bird Walking Tours

An exclusive Sunday morning, guided walk around the zoo before we open to the public.

Saturday 4

March

Sign up to our FREE Wildlife Recording Masterclass

If you’d like to find out more in-depth knowledge about our British wildlife, why not sign-up to a FREE masterclass!

Sunday 19

March

Behind the scenes: Guided tour of our 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 and other rare plants.

Wednesday 8

March

Fruits of the Forest - Guided tour of Monsoon Forest

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of Monsoon Forest in Islands, learn more about our tropical plants and flowers, and maybe even experience a Monsoon rain deluge (waterproof clothing recommended!).