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Take a look at all of our events and scroll down for a daily talk schedule!

Art at the Zoo

Are you interested in both art and animals? Then come along to the Hemsley Conservation Centre and use its inspiring inhabitants to develop your drawing skills!

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Junior Ranger Academy

These courses are specifically designed for children that are interested in learning how to care for animals, gaining knowledge about all aspects of their care and classification, all in a fun and entertaining environment.

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Our talk schedule changes regularly and is currently as follows:

11:00 Reptiles Live! (Reptile house)

11.30 Lemurs Live! (Outside - Summer, Inside - Winter)

12.00 Lorikeet Feeding*

12.30 Bugs Live!

1.00 Porcupines Live!

1.30 Croc Live!

1.45 Discover Slow Loris'

2.00 Bugs Live!

2.15 Discover Skunks!

2.30 Lorikeet Feeding*

2.45 Meerkats Live!

3.00 Discover Civets!

3.15 Monkey Mayhem - Discover our marmosets!

3.30 Lemurs Live! (Outside - Summer, Inside - Winter)

3.40 Kinkajous Live!

4.00 Porcupines Live! (except Sundays)

This schedule is subject to change and may vary slightly on a day-by-day 

basis. Please check the board at the entrance of the centre once through admission to 

check what's on on your visit!

*£1.50 per entry to aviary. Each entry comes with a complimentary pot of nectar.

Please note: Our 'Bugs Live!' offers the chance to touch some of our bugs/invertebrates. The number of animals and the species will vary each day and we cannot guarantee which or how many will be available for the encounter.


Take a look at our events planned throughout the year!

Sat 19th June


Dad's in for a quid

All dad's £1 entry with printed voucher and accompanies by a full paying adult or child!

Per Ticket

Get your voucher HERE!

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