Summer of Eco

3rd August - 24th August

Buzz over to The Pavilions shopping centre for a summer of eco-friendly, sustainable and bee-tastic events for the whole family.

Over 4 Saturdays this August, we’ll keep you and your little ones entertained with a range of activity in our beautiful Summer Bee Garden. See below for the full programme:

3rd August from 11:00 – 16:00

Dig a Little Deeper

Introducing the Bee Garden, where everyone is invited to plant your very own bee friendly flowers to take home! The day includes a range of educational workshops, where the little ones (and parents) can learn about gardening and the importance planting flowers for the bees.

PLUS, have a go at the Flower Crazy Golf for the whole family to take part.


10th August from 11:00 – 16:00

Animal Kingdom

Step into the Animal Kingdom and learn all about the creepy and cool animals from our rangers who will run educational workshops at regular intervals where you get to see real reptiles and critters, including:

  • Cornsnake
  • Leopard Gecko
  • Tortoise
  • Cockroaches
  • Millipede
  • Stick Insects
  • Giant Snails
  • Hermit crab
  • Tarantula
  • Scorpion
  • Frogs

Youngsters can also join the Honeycomb Flower Arts & Crafts where you’ll learn to assemble and design your very own beautiful Honeycomb Flowers to take home and display.


17th August from 11:00 – 16:00

Summer Spelling Bees

How good is your spelling…?

Join in on the Spelling Bee Gamification, including hangman, crossword puzzles and GIANT scrabble.

PLUS giant buzzwire game and beengo.


24th August from 11:00 – 16:00

Recycle is the way to go

Learn all about the importance of recycling through listening to educational stories, facts and tips as well as have a go at building structures from recyclable items with arts & crafts activity.