Events

Right royal party!

Under-fives are cordially invited to a royal party in the castle courtyard next month. And we’re encouraging little ones to dress as Kings, Queens, Princes or Princesses to join us for our Platinum Jubilee themed celebrations on Wednesday, June 29 and Thursday, June 30. The event, designed especially with our younger visitors in mind, will Continue reading Right royal party!

Happy 85th DZC!

What a wonderful day we had on Saturday as 2,000 visitors joined our 85th anniversary celebrations! We had children’s entertainment, competitions and face painting in the courtyard, Jambi our zoo mascot greeted guests and there were meet and greets with our birds of prey and small critters. An exhibition in the 11th century castle also Continue reading Happy 85th DZC!

Roarsome gift for dino-mite dads!

If you’ve got a dino-mite dad, why not treat him to a roarsome gift for this forthcoming Father’s Day and book tickets to watch Jurassic Park in the grounds of Dudley Castle! We’re screening Spielberg’s blockbuster on Friday, August 6 as part of our summer season of open-air cinema nights, with The Greatest Showman showing Continue reading Roarsome gift for dino-mite dads!

Enjoy a free, fun-filled Mother's Day!

This Mother’s Day we’re offering mums a free day out at DZC, so why not bring your troop for some fun and fresh air this Sunday. We’ve had a busy 12 months with births across our 40-acre site and our wonderful mums are doing a tremendous job of raising their offspring, from the tallest giraffe Continue reading Enjoy a free, fun-filled Mother’s Day!

Mother's Day treat

Downton Abbey + Dudley Castle + a FREE glass of bubbly = The perfect Mother’s Day treat! As part of our forthcoming open-air cinema nights in the 11th century castle courtyard this spring, we’re throwing in a complimentary glass of bubbles for anyone who purchases tickets for Downton Abbey before Mothering Sunday – 22 March. Continue reading Mother’s Day treat

Santa's here!

Our Winter Wonderland grotto is officially open after panto stars, Su Pollard and Jeffrey Holland, launched our Christmas festivities. The Hi-de-Hi celebs, who are starring in this year’s DZG sponsored panto at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, took time out of the Dick Whittington rehearsals to visit the zoo and meet Santa and his reindeer. DZG Marketing Continue reading Santa’s here!