EVENTS AND WHAT'S ON

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Octonauts Octo-Glow Explorers

15th July - 13th August

Join the Octonauts on a brand new deep sea adventure and see the ocean in a whole new light at the National Sea Life Centre's Octo-Glow Explorers event!
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Quiet at the Aquarium

Selected Dates

During these events we open our doors an hour early, with limited tickets available, to provide a quieter SEA LIFE experience that aims to provide a more comfortable visit for those with autism and other sensory requirements.
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Annual Pass Exclusive - Summer Early Openings

1st & 15th August

Annual Pass holders can celebrate the summer with an exclusive opening at the National SEA LIFE Centre - the perfect opportunity to buy or renew your Annual Pass for the year!
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The Big Sleuth

Join the hunt this summer!

We are delighted to be supporting The Big Sleuth, a free public art event taking place this summer which will see up to 100 giant bear sculptures leave their paw prints all over the city for 10 weeks. Will you spot them all?
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Pop Badge Swap Events

Join us to swap your Pop Badges in our Swap Zone and to meet other pop badge enthusiasts!
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Spooky Seas

14th - 31st October 2017

Be transported into a spooky underwater theme for October half term!
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Meet Santa!

25th November – 23rd December 2017

Included with entry - come to the North Pole of the city in our Antarctic Grotto and meet the man himself, whilst looking onto our family of cheeky Gentoo Penguins!
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BIG FISH LITTLE FISH

Join us for Adult & Toddler mornings!

Bring along your little fish (under 5 years) and meet other big fish!
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