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Calender of Events

Through out the year we run lots of events to entertain you and your family. Currently we have planned...

May

Science Spectacular
3rd May 2014 - 5th May 2014

Are you ready to see science demonstrate its real power?

With Fizz, pops, bangs and plenty of other surprises.

Grab a seat and grip on tight as you watch a truely spectacular show take place!

With three shows a day at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00 and crafts on all day, don't miss out on one of our completely new shows for 2014!

Come and design your own Science crafts. Why not make a rockets, rainbows and many other silly science crafts!

Nature Week
24th May 2014 - 1st June 2014

Get involved with nature and create your own secret den out of leaves and branches.

Grab a kit from a member of staff and head into the woods to search for minibeasts which you could find under logs, on branches or on leaves. Children can even create their own nature picture from what they find!

Den Building

Test your building abilities by creating your own den out of materials you can find in the woods! When you've completed your den, get it tested by a member of staff to see if it would withstand the British Weather!

Grass Heads

Make a crazy grass head, and decorate it how you like with our array of crafts. Then when you take it home, water it, and watch it grow out of control!

Bug Hunting

Join us in the woods as we search high and low for lots of different minibeasts hiding amoungst the leaves and logs. Use our kits and become an expert at searching for minibeasts!

Shire Horse & Cart Rides
26th May 2014 - 30th May 2014

Come and see these two gentle giants as they take you on a trip to and from the Animal Farm!

With trips from 11.00 - 15.30 don't miss out on a chance to see the park from the fabulous cart.

Corner Exotics Reptile Road Show
26th May 2014

Back by popular demand! Come and get up close with this interactive and educational road show.

The chance to see snakes, touch exotic animals and learn about the different reptiles on offer. Simon will explain about the reptiles habitats, diets and will let you know all the interesting facts in each of his 3 shows throughout the day!

12.00-16.00

Hi-Tech Wild-Trek
28th May 2014

The team will pull samples out from the lake and pop them under a microscope to project onto a large screen to allow everyone to see. They will then tell you fasinating facts about the creatures and even create colour print outs instantly. With video equipment linked to microscopes and computer, the full range of plant and animal life can be displayed and recorded digitally.

Nets, trays and pots are provided and the on-board biologist can give help with capturing and identifying wildlife.

The High Definition large screen display makes monsters out ofyour minibeasts!

Corner Exotics Reptile Road Show
30th May 2014

Back by popular demand! Come and get up close with this interactive and educational road show.

The chance to see snakes, touch exotic animals and learn about the different reptiles on offer. Simon will explain about the reptiles habitats, diets and will let you know all the interesting facts in each of his 3 shows throughout the day!

12.00-16.00

Birds of Prey Shows
31st May 2014 - 1st June 2014

With 3 displays at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00 throughout the day, and a chance to view the birds up close inbetween displays, this is the perfect opportunity to see these birds show off what they can do by sweeping, diving and swooping there way around the arena.

June

The Solent Dog Display Team
14th June 2014 - 15th June 2014

The Solent Dog Display Team are back for another exciting show! Watch as the dogs weave, jump and climb there way around a techincal course then... It's your turn! Bring your dogs and take on the challenge of completing the course, but don't worry, the Solent Dog Display Team will be on hand to help!

12:00 - Solent Dog Display Show (Shows last approximately 30minutes)

13:30 - Your chance to get involved and test your dogs!

15:00 - Solent Dog Display Show (Shows last approximately 30minutes)

Animal Farm Weekend
21st June 2014 - 22nd June 2014

A unique chance to visit the farm and learn about the different animals. Getting up close seeing, feeding and stroking the different animals we have on offer.

Animal talk: Listen closely as you learn lots of weird and wonderful facts about the animals on our farm. You might even find a new favourite animal by the end of the day!

Petting Session: A chance for up close meetings with some of our fluffy animals down at the Farm.

Shire Horse & Cart Rides
21st June 2014 - 22nd June 2014

Come and see these two gentle giants as they take you on a trip to and from the Animal Farm!

With trips from 11.00 - 15.30 don't miss out on a chance to see the park from the fabulous cart.

July

Fairy & Pixie Party in the Park
26th July 2014 - 27th July 2014

Shimmer, sparkle and be transformed into an enchanted world of fairy fun and then join us for a magical tea party!

Teddy Bears Picnic
30th July 2014

If you come down to the Park today, be sure to bring your teddy! With Punch and Judy shows, face painting, bouncy castles and a teddy parade.

August

Pirates
2nd August 2014 - 3rd August 2014

Ahoy me hearties! Come and join our mischievous pirates for a weekend of fun and games!

Shire Horse & Cart Rides
5th August 2014

Come and see these two gentle giants as they take you on a trip to and from the Animal Farm!

With trips from 11.00 - 15.30 don't miss out on a chance to see the park from the fabulous cart.

Wild West Weekend
9th August 2014 - 10th August 2014

Howdy partners! Come on down to the Wild West for an action packed afternoon of fun!

Shire Horse & Cart Rides
12th August 2014

Come and see these two gentle giants as they take you on a trip to and from the Animal Farm!

With trips from 11.00 - 15.30 don't miss out on a chance to see the park from the fabulous cart.

Weekend Event TBC
16th August 2014 - 17th August 2014

A weekend of excitement. Keep an eye on our website for more information!

Shire Horse & Cart Rides
19th August 2014

Come and see these two gentle giants as they take you on a trip to and from the Animal Farm!

With trips from 11.00 - 15.30 don't miss out on a chance to see the park from the fabulous cart.

Inflatable Weekend
23rd August 2014 - 25th August 2014

Bounce away the weekend with a host of inflatable's in different shapes and sizes!

Shire Horse & Cart Rides
26th August 2014

Come and see these two gentle giants as they take you on a trip to and from the Animal Farm!

With trips from 11.00 - 15.30 don't miss out on a chance to see the park from the fabulous cart.

Family Fun Days
30th August 2014 - 31st August 2014

The summer holidays are nearly over, so come and end them with a jam packed weekend of family fun!

October

Hallo‘welly’ween
25th October 2014 - 31st October 2014

It's that time of year for 'Slightly Spooky Halloween' trickery in the park. Be prepared to jump at the children's shows, be spooked on the train, get messy with crafts and much much more!

Please note that the programme of events, dates or times may change without prior notice


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