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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Mar 2017

Special event

Watercolour Workshop – Sat 25th

This amazing art workshop will be run by professional wildlife artist Kerry Newell and will focus on local flora and fauna (flowers and birds in particular).

Special event

Fruits of the Forest - Guided tour of Monsoon Forest – Wed 29th

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of Monsoon Forest in Islands, learn more about our tropical plants and flowers, and maybe even experience a Monsoon rain deluge (waterproof clothing recommended!).

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Junior Rangers Training Camp – Sun 5th - Fri 31st

We need Junior Members aged 8-11 to join us for six Sunday training camps to become Junior Rangers. Starts Sunday 5 March.

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British Science Week Activities for Schools – Mon 13th - Fri 17th

To celebrate British Science Week, our team of experts will be running loads of special events and activities throughout the week for visiting school groups.

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Dementia Friendly Coffee Mornings – Wed 1st - Fri 31st

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Early Bird Walking Tours – Sun 5th - Sun 26th

An exclusive Sunday morning, guided walk around the zoo before we open to the public.

Sign up to our FREE Wildlife Recording Masterclass – Sat 4th

If you’d like to find out more in-depth knowledge about our British wildlife, why not sign-up to a FREE masterclass!

Special event

Behind the scenes: Guided tour of our National Plant Collection – Sun 19th

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of our plant nursery and discover how we look after our national plant collection and other rare plants.

Mother's Day Menu in Bembe – Sun 26th

We'll have a special menu for Mother's Day in Bembe on Sunday 26 March.

Special event

Fruits of the Forest - Guided tour of Monsoon Forest – Wed 8th

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of Monsoon Forest in Islands, learn more about our tropical plants and flowers, and maybe even experience a Monsoon rain deluge (waterproof clothing recommended!).