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Turn the world on its head!
Each day we do different talks at different times, you can ask whatever you like and we'll let you in on the little secrets!
A clutch of rare baby ‘forest dragons’ have emerged from eggs, helping to uncover more about one of the world’s least understood reptiles.
4 April 2018
It may be hard to believe spring has arrived with this unpredictable weather! But spring is one of our favourite times of the year as the days start to get longer, flowers and trees start to bloom and UK wildlife starts to emerge again after the winter months.
6 April 2018
This Easter we’re hosting a very special little ladybird as part of our Stories at Chester Zoo campaign. We’ve teamed up with Macmillan Children’s Books and award winning illustrator Lydia Monks to run an exciting workshop and trail around the zoo.
20 March 2018
We’ve teamed up with the Hallé to present an original Chester Zoo story accompanied by beautiful music to create a mesmerising experience through a Bornean rainforest.
Children’s book illustrator Lydia Monks and an ensemble from the prestigious Hallé Orchestra are among the special guests at Chester Zoo this Easter!
This Easter we want you to let your imagination run wild and help us bring animal stories to life!
The zoo has been named as the country's most popular visitor attraction outside of London.
16 March 2018
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Meet the ladybird’s animal friends from What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday around the zoo on our storytelling trail.
Bring your little monkeys along for an early morning of fun and creativity.
After a morning of adventure and exploring the zoo, put your feet up and relax with some of our most-loved and favourite animal films.
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Come along with us as we rhyme and play… And find out about animals along the way! (suitable for 3-5 year olds)
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Join our Zoo Rangers for a special story in an out of the ordinary zoo habitat.
Come on an amazing adventure story with us.
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A mysterious, yet monstrous villain is dastardly damaging the world’s habitats, and we need your help to stop them!
Can you flutter like a butterfly or buzz like a bee? Join the fun with the Zoo Rangers at morning story time
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Join bestselling, award-winning illustrator Lydia Monks and her clever little crime-busting ladybird friend on a holiday at Chester Zoo!
3 - 9
Join Zoo Ranger Phil and the Hallé ensemble for a mesmerising experience through a Bornean rainforest where you’ll meet some friends of the forest.
14 - 15
Who says giraffes can’t dance? Put on your dancing shoes and show us your moves as we tell a story through DANCE!
If you’d like to find out more in-depth knowledge about our British wildlife, why not sign-up to this FREE masterclass!
22 - 30
We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for five very special Sunday training camps to become our Junior Rangers.
It's World Penguin Day! Join our Zoo Rangers and celebrate all things penguin at the penguin habitat on 25 April.
It's World Tapir Day! Join our Zoo Rangers to celebrate all things tapir at the Malayan Tapir habitat, Islands, on 27 April.
It’s Save the Frogs Day at Chester Zoo! Is it a frog? Is it a toad?