Saving species from extinction

March 2015


Event: Easter Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

Easter Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Monday 30th March 2015 - Wednesday 1st April 2015

Looking for something fun for the children to do during the school holidays? Send them along to Durrell’s fun activity sessions where they can learn about wildlife through games and activities as well as the animals themselves. The children will be busy and supervised so parents get time to themselves too!

April 2015


Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 1st April 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 8th April 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Event: Keepertime - Hands-on workshops for 12-18 year olds

Keepertime - Hands-on workshops for 12-18 year olds


Saturday 11th April 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to be a keeper at Durrell? Now you can find out alongside our specialist staff! Go 'behind the scenes' and get your hands dirty by cleaning out snakes and skinks, and create enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

May 2015


Event: Experiencing Gerald Durrell's Corfu

Experiencing Gerald Durrell's Corfu


Friday 8th May 2015 - Friday 15th May 2015

A many of you know, Gerald Durrell grew up on the Greek island of Corfu and later described his childhood in his famous book, My Family and Other Animals. In Corfu he developed his passion for nature and animals whilst exploring what the beautiful countryside had to offer a young enquiring mind.

Event: May Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

May Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Monday 25th May 2015 - Thursday 28th May 2015

Looking for something fun for the children to do during the school holidays? Send them along to Durrell’s fun activity sessions where they can learn about wildlife through games and activities as well as the animals themselves. The children will be busy and supervised so parents get time to themselves too!

July 2015


Event: Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds

Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds


Saturday 18th July 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to be a keeper at Durrell? Now you can find out alongside our specialist staff! Go 'behind the scenes' and get your hands dirty by cleaning out snakes and skinks, and create enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

Event: July Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

July Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Monday 20th July 2015 - Thursday 23rd July 2015

Looking for something fun for the children to do during the school holidays? Send them along to Durrell’s fun activity sessions where they can learn about wildlife through games and activities as well as the animals themselves. The children will be busy and supervised so parents get time to themselves too!

Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 22nd July 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Event: Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds

Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds


Saturday 25th July 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to be a keeper at Durrell? Now you can find out alongside our specialist staff! Go 'behind the scenes' and get your hands dirty by cleaning out snakes and skinks, and create enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 29th July 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

August 2015


Event: Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds

Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds


Saturday 1st August 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to be a keeper at Durrell? Now you can find out alongside our specialist staff! Go 'behind the scenes' and get your hands dirty by cleaning out snakes and skinks, and create enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

Event: Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds

Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds


Tuesday 4th August 2015 - Thursday 6th August 2015

This three day course is an ideal introduction to wildlife conservation. The varied programme includes talks from our expert staff, practical activities and the chance to learn more about what happens behind the scenes at Durrell.

Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 5th August 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Event: Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds

Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds


Friday 7th August 2015

Try your hand at cleaning out some of the animals and try to create some enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 12th August 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Event: Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds

Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds


Saturday 15th August 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to be a keeper at Durrell? Now you can find out alongside our specialist staff! Go 'behind the scenes' and get your hands dirty by cleaning out snakes and skinks, and create enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

Event: August Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

August Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Monday 17th August 2015 - Wednesday 19th August 2015

Looking for something fun for the children to do during the school holidays? Send them along to Durrell’s fun activity sessions where they can learn about wildlife through games and activities as well as the animals themselves. The children will be busy and supervised so parents get time to themselves too!

Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 19th August 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Event: Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds

Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds


Saturday 22nd August 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to be a keeper at Durrell? Now you can find out alongside our specialist staff! Go 'behind the scenes' and get your hands dirty by cleaning out snakes and skinks, and create enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

Event: Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds

Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds


Tuesday 25th August 2015 - Thursday 27th August 2015

This three day course is an ideal introduction to wildlife conservation. The varied programme includes talks from our expert staff, practical activities and the chance to learn more about what happens behind the scenes at Durrell.

Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 26th August 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Event: Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds

Keepertime - hands-on workshops for 12 to 18 year olds


Friday 28th August 2015

Ever wondered what it's like to be a keeper at Durrell? Now you can find out alongside our specialist staff! Go 'behind the scenes' and get your hands dirty by cleaning out snakes and skinks, and create enrichment food parcels to challenge our animals and keep them busy.

September 2015


Event: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds


Wednesday 2nd September 2015 , 14:00-16:00

Spend the afternoon with our vet team learning how to suture, read x-rays, use an ultrasound and how we identify parasites in the vet lab. Certificate of attendance for your Record of Achievement or UCAS form.

Durrell UK Members’ Lecture, Royal Geographical Society, London


Thursday 3rd September 2015 , 18:15-20:00

Our UK and Overseas members are warmly invited to join a panel of expert Durrell speakers for the annual London Lecture at The Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore London, SW7.

Event: The Glorious Ugly Bug Ball

The Glorious Ugly Bug Ball


Saturday 26th September 2015

On Saturday, 26th September, Durrell will host The Glorious Ugly Bug Ball at Trinity Manor, Jersey, by kind permission of Paul and Pam Bell to celebrate the life of our late Founder, Gerald Durrell, in what would have been his 90th birthday year.

October 2015


Event: Durrell Dash 2015

Durrell Dash 2015


Sunday 18th October 2015

Join us again this year for the ever-popular Durrell Dash in and around the lanes of Trinity and St. Martin, which will start and finish in the grounds of the Wildlife Park. Choose from either the 6k or 13k route.

Event: October Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

October Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Sunday 25th October 2015 - Thursday 29th October 2015

Looking for something fun for the children to do during the school holidays? Send them along to Durrell’s fun activity sessions where they can learn about wildlife through games and activities as well as the animals themselves. The children will be busy and supervised so parents get time to themselves too!