Half Term Activities For Children at the Wetlands Centre

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Eggs, Bugs & Rock n Roll
WWT London Wetland Centre takes a light-hearted look at mating and dating


Authored from The Wetlands Centre

White-facedWhistlingDuckc_JackBoothbyLove is in the air and nowhere more so than at London Wetland Centre.

Come along to discover how birds, bugs and mammals attract a mate, their dating habits and what sort of partner they make.

If you thought your partner was clingy wait until you hear about male Angler fish!  And the Beatles aren’t the only ones to make sweet music; discover how animals use melody to make themselves more attractive.

Our Eggs, Bugs & Rock n Roll show is a fun and fascinating look at how animals meet, mate and mind the kids. After all, birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it – so come along and find out how!

The show is suitable for all ages over 8 years and runs daily at 14.30 from Saturday 14 to Sunday 22 February, 2015. Tickets are free with paid admission to the Centre.

And it’s a good time of year to build a Love Nest. Come and decorate a bird box to give a good home to a young (feathered) couple or build a bird feeder from scrap, our very own Scrap Cheep Challenge!


Asian short-clawed otters

Asian short-clawed otters

Eggs, Bugs & Rock n Roll is free with paid admission to the Centre: reserve your tickets by emailing info.london@wwt.org.uk  Tickets can only be reserved prior to the day you wish to attend, not on the day.  Some charges apply for the craft activities.

WWT London Wetland Centre is a 105 acre wetland visitor centre in Barnes, southwest London, an international award-winning visitor attraction and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

It is home to a wide range of wildlife species including birds, water voles, bats and amphibians.

Facilities include six wildlife hides, Water’s Edge Café, Observatory, a gift shop and free car park. The Centre also has adventure play areas for children.


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