DZG celebrates St George!

We had fun in the sun yesterday celebrating St George’s Day. 

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Partnering with Dudley Council we were joined by thousands of borough residents who secured free tickets to the event in the medieval castle courtyard from 3pm until 7pm. 

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Visitors were entertained by medieval re-enactors as well as children’s entertainer, Flip the clown and took part in St George themed arts and crafts.

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There were also extra talks and feeds at the penguin and sea lion enclosure as well as history talks and ghost walks around the 11th century castle – which was decked out in England flags –  for families to enjoy. 

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Zoo Director, Derek Grove, pictured above, left to DZG’s mascot, Jambi, said: “We were delighted to work alongside Dudley Council in celebrating St George’s Day this year.

“The day was a great success and it was wonderful to welcome so many people to DZG to celebrate our patron saint.”

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During the morning, DZG’s outreach team also visited Dudley Market, as part of the day-long civic celebrations, with a variety of small creatures for visitors to meet.