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Bring family and friends for a day full of giggles, laughter, fun and exploring! Get ready to PLAY!
PLAY! at Chester Zoo
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!
Our brand new Madagascar PLAY! space is now open and ready and waiting for you to explore. Take a look at the incredible area at the zoo, created especially for you by play specialists…
31 May 2017
The first Andean bear to be born in mainland Great Britain has emerged from its den at and it’s absolutely adorable.
22 June 2017
Acclaimed photographer and Act for Wildlife patron, Sue Flood, is running a two day advanced photography course at Chester Zoo alongside two other professionals. Together they will share their skills and expertise in many different areas - from Photoshop, Lightroom and workflow, to more in-depth photo techniques and hints and tips on good business.
We're celebrating National Volunteer Week with some backstage info from some of our zoo volunteers!
1 June 2017
5 June 2017
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With 125 acres and 15,000 wonderful animals to see our NEW guided tours are the perfect way to make the most of your visit. Starts 3 July.
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Join our Zoo Rangers for FREE every weekend (up to 16 July) for brilliant stories, amazing animal challenges and exciting adventures around the zoo.
Join our Zoo Rangers on Wednesday 21st June to celebrate World Giraffe Day!
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We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for six Sunday training camps to become Junior Rangers. Starts Sunday 15 January.
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What's for lunch?! Drop-in from 10-11.30am at our PLAY! Basecamp (near the lions) and find out what it takes to feed the animals at zoo!
Join our Keepers and Zoo Rangers for series of FREE talks and learn how we keep our animals fit and healthy (both physically and mentally) using enrichment.
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Splish splash splosh! We take puddles very, very seriously and we’re on the lookout for some budding scientists to help us investigate the puddles in the zoo.