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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Feb 2017

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Mums & Babies Coffee Morning – Wed 1st - Wed 22nd

Whether you're a mum or a mum-to-be we host a coffee morning with a difference!

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Junior Rangers Training Camp – Wed 1st - Sun 19th

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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Bloom Story Time – Wed 1st - Fri 3rd

Celebrate National Story Telling Week and join our Zoo Rangers for fun interactive stories in the Jaguar Coffee House. We'll tell tales about animals and wild places that are sure to inspire the imagination - perfect for toddlers and parents alike!

Sign up to our FREE Wildlife Champions course – Wed 1st - Fri 17th

If you work with elders, teenagers or toddlers (or anyone in between) and whatever your knowledge of wildlife we’d love for you join our FREE WILDLIFE CHAMPIONS course!

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Willow Weaving Workshop – Sat 18th - Mon 20th

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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Half term events & activities – Sat 18th - Sun 26th

Join us this half term for our FREE fun wildlife activities as part of our special Bloom events, celebrating gardens, birds and UK wildlife.

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Pyka Sound Workshop – Fri 24th - Sat 25th

Loop it, twist it, groove it! Join us on a secret sound hunt to discover the sounds of birds in the zoo.

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Behind the scenes: Award-winning orchids – Wed 8th

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of our glass houses and discover how we look after our large collection of rare orchids. UPDATE: Sorry, this event is now fully booked.

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Enrichment Day – Wed 1st

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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Behind the scenes: Award-winning orchids – Sat 18th

Join our Botany and Horticulture team for a tour of our glass houses and discover how we look after our large collection of rare orchids. UPDATE: Sorry, this event is now fully booked.

Special event

Early Bird Walking Tours – Sun 12th - Sun 26th

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