Half Term Events & Activities
The Great Chester Zoo Spring Watch
Our Zoo Ranger team will be hosting a series of FREE drop-in sessions every day this February half term from Saturday 18 - Sunday 26 February.
10.30-11.30am - The Great Chester Zoo Bird Watch
Join a FREE drop-in session with our Zoo Ranger team as we find out which of our feathered friends are visiting the zoo at this time of year.
Practice your identification skills with us and why not tell us what birds have been visiting your own backyard.
12-1pm - Make your own bird feeder
Providing food for British birds is becoming more and more important, and you can help out too. Come and join in, help us make a bird feeder, and you can even take your finished feeder home with you, and see who comes for dinner!
1-2pm - Make your own seed bombs
Come along to our FREE drop-in session to join our Zoo Ranger team and make your own seed bomb full of native flower seeds for an explosion of colourful flowers in your garden.
2-3pm - Make your own paper book bird
Come along to our FREE drop-in session to join our Zoo Ranger team and make your own paper book bird to take home.
3-4pm - Wildlife Spotters
Come along to our FREE drop-in session to join our Zoo Ranger team as we find out what wildlife is visiting the zoo at this time of year.
Join our expert weaver in the Dragon's Garden and help us create stunning bird sculptures from willow this half term.
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FREE - drop-in session
Pyka Sound Workshop
Loop it, twist it, groove it! Join us on a secret sound hunt to discover the sounds of birds in the zoo.
Using an innovative iPad app, pyka_loop, you’ll record sounds from the zoo environment then learn how to remix them into your very own piece of sound art. We'll have iPads with the app pre-installed to use.
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FREE - though attendance is on a first come, first served basis.