Saving species from extinction

August 2014


Event: Oddsocks Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Oddsocks Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream


Monday 4th August 2014 - Saturday 9th August 2014

Oddsocks return in their 25th Anniversary year with another high-energy, feel-good, family theatre show and this summer it’s the magical spectacular “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, performed with live music, exhilarating circus skills and some outrageous hunting dogs! Book tickets via www.artscentre.je

Event: Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds

Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds


Tuesday 5th August 2014 - Thursday 7th August 2014

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 6th August 2014 , 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


Friday 8th August 2014 , 9:30-12:30

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: Oddsocks Outdoor Theatre: Twelfth Night

Oddsocks Outdoor Theatre: Twelfth Night


Monday 11th August 2014 - Wednesday 13th August 2014

Oddsocks’ 2014 production of Twelfth Night is a musical treat with Shakespeare’s love stories intertwined with well-known British Chart hits to keep the blood pumping and the mood merry. Book tickets via www.artscentre.je

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

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


Wednesday 13th August 2014 , 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: Survive Durrell!

Survive Durrell!


Sunday 17th August 2014

Total body workout for beginners to advance

Event: August Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

August Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Tuesday 19th August 2014 - Thursday 21st August 2014

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 20th August 2014 , 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: Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds

Conservation Science School for 15-18 year olds


Tuesday 26th August 2014 - Thursday 28th August 2014

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 27th August 2014 , 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


Friday 29th August 2014 , 9:30-12:30

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 2014


Event: The Durrell Lecture, Royal Geographical Society, London

The Durrell Lecture, Royal Geographical Society, London


Thursday 4th September 2014

UK members and guests are cordially invited to join us for the Durrell Lecture at The Royal Geographical Society, London to hear more about the wildlife trafficking and how Durrell is acting against this in its projects around the world.

October 2014


Event: Orang-utans, Monkeys & Dragons - 2014 cruise

Orang-utans, Monkeys & Dragons - 2014 cruise


Tuesday 7th October 2014 - Monday 20th October 2014

We are delighted to introduce the next Durrell expedition cruise to the gloriously exotic islands of Indonesia. Experience the fascinating orang-utans and stunning birdlife, all living free in their natural habitats, as you meander upriver in Borneo on the luxurious yet environmentally sustainable ship, Orion.

Event: A Night in Vegas in aid of Durrell

A Night in Vegas in aid of Durrell


Friday 10th October 2014

Vegas and Durrell are coming to town again this year! Following on from the success of last year’s amazing fun casino evening, we are hosting Another Night in Vegas in aid of Durrell at The Chart Room, Castle Quay.

Event: Durrell Dash 2014

Durrell Dash 2014


Sunday 19th October 2014

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


Monday 27th October 2014 - Friday 31st October 2014

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!