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Wild About Plymouth

Fascinated by flowers?
Impressed by insects?
Crazy about creepy crawlies?
Think birds are brilliant?
Rave about rocks?

Wild About Plymouth (WAP) is a family-friendly natural history group that is open to anyone in the Plymouth area. It is led by enthusiastic experts from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery with support from Plymouth University and a range of other partners.


Super Science

Join us for some hands on science and enjoy a range of interactive activities. This is a British Science Week 2015 event.
Saturday 21 March 2015

Wildlife Photographers

Look around the ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ exhibition, then see if you can be a wildlife photographer too!
Friday 10 April 2015

Cabinets of Curiosity

See thousands of insects, hundreds of pickled creatures and enjoy some activities too. This is a Museums at Night 2015 and a Plymouth History Festival 2015 event.
Friday 15 May 2015

Dawn Chorus

Make an early start for a peaceful stroll in the woods listening to the beautiful songs of the birds as they begin their day.
Saturday 6 June 2015

Big Bug Hunt

Join the team to search for beetles, crickets, butterflies, spiders and a slow worm or two!
Saturday 11 July 2015

Jurassic Lark

Chat to our dino experts, learn more about these amazing extinct creatures, enjoy some arts and craft activities and look at fossils too.
Friday 28 August 2015

General information

Unless specified, events are free and there is no need to book in advance. We do ask that large groups telephone us prior to the event however and that children under 16 are accompanied by an adult.

If you are intending to bring a large group to a Wild About Plymouth event please telephone us in advance on 01752 304660. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult to our events.

We strongly advise that you check in advance if you are making a special journey to an event - just in case arrangements have to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Further information and documents