What’s On

Pond Dipping Detective Sessions in the Summer Holidays

Back by popular demand, the Park’s Conservation Department will be running FREE Pond Dipping sessions in the summer holidays, giving youngsters the chance to discover what lurks beneath the water!

Dave Coles, Curator, and his team are inviting children to become Pond Detectives every Wednesday throughout the holidays, from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Join us on our new pond dipping platform by the lake, opposite the car park, for some fun investigative work! The sessions will operate on a first come, first served basis and parental supervision is required.

When: Every Wednesday in the Summer Holidays from 26th July to 30th August

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where: Pond Dipping Platform – Outside Lake

Cost: Normal Park admission charges apply. Pond Dipping session is FREE

This event is run on a first come, first served basis. Parental supervision is required.

Please note: The pond dipping platform is exposed to the sun and the area has little shade – on a hot day we would encourage you to bring plenty of water, wear a hat and apply sun cream prior to a session.

Summer Holiday Prize Draw Trail

There will be a special trail at the Park in the summer holidays.

For just £0.50p, all you have to do is find ten answers that will be dotted around the Park. Once completed, hand the trail into the Gift Shop for your chance to win some wild prizes.

Event: Summer Trail

Dates: Throughout the summer holidays – 22nd July to 5th September

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: 50p

Normal Park admission charges apply

Meet the Bugs in the Summer Holidays

Animal Keepers are giving visitors the chance to get up close and personal with some of the residents that live in the Park’s newest area, ‘Bertie’s Bugs and Beasts’. So, if you would like to experience the amazing world of giant insects, meet a snake, stroke a Giant African Snail or get close to a tarantula, then pop along to the Park from 1.30pm to 3.30pm – you’re guaranteed to have a bugtastic time!

Event:  Meet the Bugs at Beale Park

Date:    Every Wednesday in the Summer Hols from 26th July to 30th Aug

Time:   1.30pm – 3.30pm

Cost:     Normal Park Admission Charges Apply – Encounter is FREE

Where: Education Building

Normal Park admission charges apply

This event is run on a first come, first served basis

Although we endeavour to show as many bugs as possible, the Park can’t guarantee what will be available on the day

 

Build a Bat Box this Halloween

Fancy going a bit batty? Why not pop down to the Park on Wednesday 25th October, we will be running a ‘Build a Bat Box’ workshop. For just £5, you will be able to build your own bat box to take home with you.

When: Wed, 25th October 2017

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where: Treasured Toys

Cost: £5 per box

Normal Park admission charges apply

Meet the Bugs this Halloween

Animal Keepers are giving visitors the chance to get up close and personal with some of the residents that live in the Park’s newest area, ‘Bertie’s Bugs and Beasts’. So, if you would like to experience the amazing world of giant insects, meet a snake, stroke a Giant African Snail or get close to a tarantula, then pop along to the Park from 1.30pm to 3.30pm – you’re guaranteed to have a bugtastic time!

Event:  Meet the Bugs at Beale Park

Date:    Wed 25th October

Time:   1.30pm – 3.30pm

Cost:    Normal Park Admission Charges Apply – Encounter is FREE

Venue: Toy Museum

Normal Park admission charges apply

This event is run on a first come, first served basis

Although we endeavour to show as many bugs as possible, the Park can’t guarantee what will be available on the day

Batty Halloween Trail

There’s great fun in store for all the family with a “Batty Halloween Trail”.  For just 50p you can enter the bat themed trail and prize draw to win some fantastic prizes.  Just look for the clues that will be dotted around the Park.

Trail will run from 23rd October to 30th October 2017.

Normal Park admission charges apply.