What’s On

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:    July 27th, August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

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

Pond Dipping 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: July 27th, August 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where: Pond Dipping Platform – Outside Lake Opposite Car Park

Cost: FREE

Normal Park admission charges apply

Bentleys Decorative Salvage Fair

Bentleys Fairs are a collective of 100 of the leading Salvage & Vintage specialist dealers from the UK and beyond.

Expect to find a veritable feast of treasure such as Decorative, Industrial & Commercial Salvage, Architectural Antiques & Vintage Industrial, Cast Iron gates, Fountains, Garden statuary, Lamp posts, Antique tiles, Pews, Furniture, Chimney Pots, Troughs, Stained glass, Fireplaces, Antique brass door furniture, Pots, Bronzes & Antique letterboxes, Textiles, and much more.

Event: Decorative Salvage Fair

Date: Bank Holiday Weekend – 27th, 28th & 29th August 2016

Time: Please refer to their website

Where: External event fields at Beale Park

Cost: Please refer to their website

Website: http://www.bentleysfairs.co.uk/

Please note: Beale Park is hosting this event, not organising.

Build a Bat Box - Wed 26th October

Fancy going a bit batty? Why not pop down to the Park on Wednesday 26th 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, 26th October 2016

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where: Treasured Toys

Cost: £5 per box

Normal Park admission charges apply

 

Meet the Bugs in October Half Term

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 26th 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