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Friends of the zoo

Friends of the zoo logoFriends of the zoo was formed in 1997 by a group of community volunteers with a shared love for the zoo.

As a friend of the zoo, you can take part in:

  • enclosure improvements and manual jobs 
  • animal craft workshops 
  • special zoo events 
  • fundraising projects 
  • committee meetings 
  • animal talks. 

Members also receive: 

  • free entry to friends' events 
  • free subscription to the zoo email updates.

Zoo Club

Each month, from September to November and from January to June, the Zoo Clubs give children aged six to 17 the chance to meet some of the world's most endangered animals. 

They teach children about conservation and show them the best ways to protect wildlife at home and abroad.

Members also have the chance to meet our animals and zookeepers and find out interesting facts about our most endangered species.

More information

For more information about Friends of the zoo, call us on 028 9077 6277 or email .