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Join us for our next Pop Badge Swap Event!

Join us for our next Pop Badge Swap Event!


2018 dates:

May 20th

July 15th

August 10th

August 24th

September 23rd

November 18th



Each event will run from 11.30am - 1.30pm.


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


Our Pop Badge Swap Zone is located in our Penguin Classroom next to our Conservation Area and a member of staff will be there at all times during the event.


The Pop Badge Swap event is included within the cost of admission. All you need to do is purchase your tickets online or at admissions and you will get entrance to the attraction and to the Pop Badge Swap event.


Pop Badge Swap Terms and Conditions
1. The Pop Badge Swap is a FREE event included within the cost of admission which will give you access to the attraction and the Pop Badge Swap Event.
2. Maximum of 20 swaps per person, per day
3. Maximum of 20 guests in the room at a time
4. Maximum of 20 minutes to swap
5. Be considerate of other people’s collections and do not pressure them to swap something they may want to hold onto for their personal collection.
6. Staff love to swap their pop badges, however if they are doing a talk or talking to our guests, there may be a small delay in swapping.
7. Collectors are responsible for their personal collection of pop badges and the National SEA LIFE Centre cannot be held accountable for any losses that may occur on the premises.
8. For fair swapping, our pop badge policy is 1 badge for 1 badge per swap, regardless of the Pop Badge’s status or rarity.
9. Pop Badges are NOT for resale and hold no value. Do not pay someone for Pop Badges as they are making unlawful profit from the attraction's intellectual property.


Please note that whilst every effort is made to fulfil event dates they are subject to change.


Covid-19 Update
We are so excited to welcome you back to our magical underwater world! Please remember it is now essential for all guests to pre-book a time slot for your visit, including for annual passes, flexi tickets and all promotional vouchers - All visits can be booked or reserved here.

To ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff, we would ask that if you are displaying any symptoms of Covid-19, or are living in an area currently subject to extended lockdown measures, you can rearrange your visit by contacting us directly at slcbirmingham@merlinentertainments.biz. To find out about the health and safety measures in place to ensure we re-open safely, please click here.
For further re-opening information, please click here.