What's On at Chester Zoo

There are always lots of exciting events at the zoo including the free daily animal talks that our experts do every day.

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Current and upcoming events

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Jul 2017

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PLAY! Dates with our Zoo Rangers – Sat 1st - Sun 16th

Join our Zoo Rangers for FREE every weekend (up to 16 July) for brilliant stories, amazing animal challenges and exciting adventures around the zoo.

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World Snake Day – Sun 16th

Join our Zoo Ranger team in the Realm of the Red Ape on Sunday 16th July to celebrate all things snake!

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Junior Rangers Training Camp – Sat 1st - Sun 16th

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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Marvelous Moths – Sat 22nd - Sun 30th

Come and celebrate National Moth Week with the Zoo Rangers who are mad about moths!


Dementia Friendly Coffee Mornings – Sat 1st - Mon 31st

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Sing for Songbirds – Fri 14th

All over Indonesia forests are falling silent as the songbirds that once thrived there are threatened with extinction. Join the Zoo Rangers and find out how we Act for Wildlife.

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International Tiger Day – Sat 29th

Join our Zoo Ranger team on Saturday 29th July to celebrate all things tiger!

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Moth and Butterfly Masterclass – Sat 8th

If you'd like to learn more about our British wildlife, why not sign-up to a FREE masterclass!


NEW: Guided Tours – Mon 3rd - Mon 31st

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.


Pondlife: Introduction to Wildlife Monitoring Workshop – Sat 8th

Join us on Saturday 8 July for an introduction to wildlife monitoring and surveying on our nature reserve.