Explore our weekly and monthly events program
Enjoy a journey of discovery along the seashore. See the weird and wonderful animals and plants found in the intertidal rock pools that are revealed at low tide and discover how they live, love and do lunch in this incredible and unique habitat.
When: 11th August
Meeting Point: Calgary Beach Car Park
Cost £3.00 (Season pass holders £2.00)
Please note: Spaces are limited, booking essential. Children must be accompanied by full a paying adult. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear, Wellies recommended.
Join us after hours for our exclusive feeding time. Discover who eats who and hand feed our creatures, while you are guided around the aquarium.
When: Tuesdays + Sundays July/Aug
Cost: £3.00 per person
Booking advised, spaces limited
*Children must be accompanied by a full paying adult. This ticket does not entitle you to aquarium entry prior to 5pm.
Sit back and relax on a rainy day in our cinema room complete with comfortable beanbags, sofas, surround sound and 3D capability. A selection of films will be shown regularly. For up to date information on upcoming films please join our Facebook group -Cinema at the aquarium
Cost: 2D films - £2, 3D films - £3
Ocean Discovery sessions
Visit the aquarium and take part in one of our Ocean Discovery Kids Clubs.
Take part in lots of fun games and activites, and get creative learning about creatures in the ocean.
See our Ocean Discovery Days page for more information
Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
When: See Ocean Discovery days for dates.
Marine Week - 30th July to 5th August
A Week of Ocean themed activities, from Starfish to Seabirds.
Monday 30th is Super Seabirds - Make a Seabird mask @ 1.30pm (£1.50) and join in with our Seabird supper scavenger hunt All Day (£1)
Tuesday 31st Plankton Safari - Microscopic Monsters Kids Club @ 1.30pm, age 7-12 (Booking essential £15) or join in with our Copepod Crafts All day (£1)
Wednesday 1st Cephalopd Day - Octonauts Screening @1.30pm (£1.50) or come and see our Octopus dissection @ 2.30pm (free) and make your own Squid ink postcards All Day (£1)
Thursday 2nd Whale and Dolphin Day - Cetacean Survey Simulator (£2.50pp or £8 family) and Sealife Cast Painting All Day (£3.50)
Friday 3rd Spectacular Starfish - Make your own starfish slime @ 1.30pm (£2) and create Shrinking starfish keyrings All day (£1.50)
Saturday 4th Protect our Oceans - Decorate a reusable bag All Day (£4) and Make your own plastic free handscrub @ 1.30pm (£2.50)
Sunday 5th - Pirate Day - Storytelling @ 1.30pm (£1) or Mini Raft Racing @ 2.30pm (£2) and join in our Fancy Dress Parade @ 3pm (free)
Please note normal entry to the aquarium applies. Some events have limited availability so please contact us to book.