Of the events the highlight will be the Really Really Wild Day at the Treasure House on Saturday, 21 July, from 10am to 4pm.
Education officer Sarah Hammond said;
“This programme of events really does have something for everybody, and I hope that it will prove every bit as popular as last year’s events! I would booking early to ensure your place!”
A family day, it will include a chance to encounter a fascinating family of gorillas and their intrepid explorer companion; spot a couple of entertaining red squirrels; meet some real live snakes and hear from an expert; create wild craft; and there will be face painting.
Tickets for the evtn are free though they must be booked in advance for the Really Really Wild Day, that will provide a two-hour time slot to enjoy the range of activities.
Numbers are limited , and admission will be by ticket only, which can be booked from 6 July by visiting by calling the booking line on 01482 392699 Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm.
On Saturday, 21 July, the first floor of the Treasure House , including the café, museum and Art Gallery, will be open only to those with tickets for The Really Really Wild Day, to ensure that the venue does not exceed its maximum capacity.
Other events include :
• Wildlife Photography Basics : Tuesday, 17 July : 6pm to 7.30pm : a talk at the Treasure House by local award winningphotographer, and Wildlife Photographer of the Year finalist, Steve Race. This will be an evening of stunning imagery, facts and humour. Tickets are £5 each, and booking is required.
• Seabird Photography Workshops with award winning photographer Steve Race will take place at RSPB Bempton Cliffs : Sunday, 22 July and Sunday, 5 August : 9.30am to 12.30pm : £40 per person per workshop: booking is required
• Upcycled Sealife : workshops for children at the Treasure House with artist Michelle Reader : Thursday, 9 August : 10am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm to 4pm : a chance to make colourful fish or aquatic wildlife with Michelle, using cleverly upcycled plastic waste. For children aged 5-16. Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are £12 per child / young person – there is no charge for adults accompanying children under eight. Places are limited, and booking is essential.
• Wildlife of Northern India with Steve Race : Saturday, 1 September : Treasure House : 2pm to 3.30pm: Steve Race will showcase a collection of images showing the incredible wildlife in this beautiful country. Tickets are £5 each, and booking is essential.