Saving species from extinction

April 2014


Event: Easter at Durrell

Easter at Durrell


Friday 18th April 2014 - Monday 21st April 2014

With Easter Egg scavenger hunts, competitions, Easter Egg animal enrichments and more, visit Durrell this Easter weekend for what is sure to be an action-packed day of fun and discover for all the family!

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

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


Wednesday 23rd April 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


Saturday 26th April 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.

May 2014


Event: Experiencing Gerald Durrell's Corfu

Experiencing Gerald Durrell's Corfu


Saturday 3rd May 2014 - Saturday 10th May 2014

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: Passion for Primates - 3 day course for all

Passion for Primates - 3 day course for all


Saturday 24th May 2014 - Monday 26th May 2014

This is a three-day course aimed at anybody with an interest in primates, their captive care and our conservation work to save them. Additional on-site accommdation options available if required.

Event: May Activity Week - Family pond-dipping

May Activity Week - Family pond-dipping


Sunday 25th May 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: May Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

May Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Monday 26th May 2014 - Thursday 29th May 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!

July 2014


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

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


Saturday 19th July 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: Keepertime - Hands-on workshops for 12-18 year olds

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


Sunday 20th July 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: July Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

July Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - Thursday 24th July 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 23rd July 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: Vet-time - Lab experiences for 14-18 year olds

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


Wednesday 30th July 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.

August 2014


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: 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: 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.

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: 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!