We’ve judged our children’s mug competition and are delighted to reveal our fab new anniversary zoovenir! Congratulations go to 12 year-old JENSON HODGES from Wolverhampton who submitted this colourful design featuring a variety of animals found on site, the 11th century Dudley Castle and the iconic Tecton entrance. Retail Manager, Isobel Blackwell, said: “We received … Continue reading What a fab zoovenir!
Keep your keys safe in one place with an anniversary DZG keyring! The black and silver leather fob, featuring our celebratory 80th logo, is available in the Safari Shop, priced at just £2.99. Make sure you pick yours up the next time you’re on site! Other anniversary merchandise includes a bookmark, notepad, fridge magnet, pen … Continue reading Anniversary keyring
We’ve had some fab entries for our 80th anniversary mug competition and have extended the deadline, so there’s still time to get your submission in! We’re encouraging our young supporters to design a unique picture for a celebratory mug that we can make into a limited edition zoovenir to sell in the Safari Shop as … Continue reading Mug design deadline extended
An exclusive commemorative coin to celebrate DZG’s 80th anniversary has gone on sale in the Safari Shop. The metal coin, which has no monetary value, features the new zoo logo and our anniversary logo and despite only being on sale for the past few days, visitors have been quick to snap up the £3.99 souvenir. … Continue reading Commemorative coin on sale
School’s out for half term so there’s plenty of time for arty youngsters to design a zoo mug for our 80th anniversary! We’re appealing for children aged 15 and under to come up with a unique picture for a celebratory mug that we can make into a limited edition zoovenir to sell in the Safari … Continue reading Half term mug zoovenir
Calling all our arty young visitors – we’re challenging you to help us create a unique ‘zoovenir’ for our 80th anniversary. We’re asking youngsters aged 15 and under to get creative and design a colourful DZG-themed mug to mark our celebratory year, with the winning entry made into a limited edition mug which will be … Continue reading Create a unique ‘zoovenir’
We’ve installed the first digital signs at DZG allowing visitors to keep up-to-date with all the latest ZooNooz, events and offers. Three screens have been installed on site – two in the shop and one on the outside of the flamingo house. DZG Graphic Designer, Rachel Lane, who has worked on the screens alongside the … Continue reading DZG goes digital!
DZG’s laughing kookaburra, Adelaide, is benefitting from old stock from the Safari Shop. A rubber toy snake is being put through its paces by the ten-year-old Australian bird, as part of the daily Go Wild! Show. Presenter Heather John, pictured top, said: “Adelaide demonstrates how kookaburras would catch snakes in the wild and visitors can … Continue reading Adelaide’s toy snake
Our anniversary 2017 calendar has arrived and hit the shelves in the Safari Gift Shop. Customer Services Team Member, Sarah Holt with the new calendar And this time it features some of the zoo’s most popular animals in quirky shots snapped by DZG photographers, Jason Skarratt and Neil Pugh. Zoo Director, Derek Grove, said: “We … Continue reading Anniversary calendar arrives