What's Happening

What's happening

Our latest news & events

This summer we’re excited to bring a festival like no other! We’re inviting you to see things differently with Wild Worlds at Chester Zoo.

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What's on

What's on

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1 - 15

April

What the Ladybird Heard trail

Meet the ladybird’s animal friends from What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday around the zoo on our storytelling trail.

1 - 15

April

Little Monkeys morning story time

Bring your little monkeys along for an early morning of fun and creativity.

1 - 15

April

Film screenings

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.

1 - 2

April

Rhyme with the Rangers

Come along with us as we rhyme and play… And find out about animals along the way!  (suitable for 3-5 year olds)

1 - 13

April

Stories in unusual places

Join our Zoo Rangers for a special story in an out of the ordinary zoo habitat.

1 - 13

April

Create your own adventure story

Come on an amazing adventure story with us.

1 - 12

April

Stories to Save the World

A mysterious, yet monstrous villain is dastardly damaging the world’s habitats, and we need your help to stop them!

1 - 13

April

Morning story time & dress up time

Can you flutter like a butterfly or buzz like a bee? Join the fun with the Zoo Rangers at morning story time

3 - 8

April

Strolling Stories

Join bestselling, award-winning illustrator Lydia Monks and her clever little crime-busting ladybird friend on a holiday at Chester Zoo!

3 - 9

April

‘The Orangutan’ – a search for survival through the trees

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

April

Giraffe Dance Workshop

Who says giraffes can’t dance? Put on your dancing shoes and show us your moves as we tell a story through DANCE!

Saturday 21

April

Wildlife Recording Masterclass

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

April

Junior Rangers Training Camps

We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for five very special Sunday training camps to become our Junior Rangers.

Wednesday 25

April

World Penguin Day

It's World Penguin Day! Join our Zoo Rangers and celebrate all things penguin at the penguin habitat on 25 April.

Friday 27

April

World Tapir Day

It's World Tapir Day! Join our Zoo Rangers to celebrate all things tapir at the Malayan Tapir habitat, Islands, on 27 April.

Saturday 28

April

Save the Frogs Day

It’s Save the Frogs Day at Chester Zoo! Is it a frog? Is it a toad?