Calendar of Events

2015 Events

National SEA LIFE Birmingham is hosting a series of special events this year

A visit timed to catch any of these exciting activities is sure to be that extra bit memorable.

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LEGO® City Deep Sea Explorers


1st June - 31st August

Become a LEGO® City Explorer at The National SEA LIFE Centre this Summer...

Birmingham’s National Sea Life Centre is hosting a special treat this summer…a chance to explore the secrets of the ocean and become a LEGO® City Deep Sea Explorer.

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Pirate Week


12th – 20th September

ARRR, shiver me timbers! It’ll be no place for ye lily-livered landlubbers from 12th to 20th September, when The National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham celebrates “Pirate Week”! So grab your crew and jump aboard for a swashbuckling adventure as you explore some of the most fearsome scoundrels of the seven seas in our 'SCARIUM'!

Captain Pegleg Pat and first mate ‘Sea Salt Sally’ and their band of pirates await your arrival. Lads and lasses are encouraged to come dressed in pirate garb. AHOY ME MATIES!

Octonauts Training Academy

Octonauts Event

18th October - 7th November

Enrol your pre-schoolers at the all new Octonauts Training Academy at The National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham and they’ll learn what it takes to become a member of the crew.

As cadets, they’ll master the specialities of their favourite characters across 5 fun zones; including Kwazii’s Rockpool, Dr Shellington’s Research Area and Professor Inkling’s Library. There’s even chance to meet Captain Barnacles/Peso in person before being rewarded for completing their training with a very special Octonauts certificate!

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Otter Week

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16th - 23rd November

We're hosting an ‘Otter Week’ with lots of fund raising activities to raise cash for an otter conservation project with the Canal and River Trust.

Events will include Otter talks, badge making and activity packs to raise awareness of the project that aims to encourage more shy and elusive otters to make their homes along the canals in the West Midlands. Join us each day for a special Otter themed activity!

You can get involved even if you aren't visiting by donating £3 to the project today...simply text OTTER to 70123.

If you donate you will be charged £3 plus one message at your standard network rate.

This is a charity donation service for Canal & River Trust. You will be charged £3, plus one message at your standard network rate. Canal & River Trust will receive 100% of your gift. We may contact you again in future. If you'd rather we didn't call you please text NOCALL CRT to 70123. If you'd rather not receive SMS messages from us in future text NOSMS CRT to 70123. If you wish to discuss this mobile payment call 0203 282 7863.

Your donation will be used to conserve, restore and enhance our canals and rivers or to educate people about them. Canal & River Trust is a charity registered with the Charity Commission no. 1146792.

Merry Fishmas and Merlins Magic Wand Winter Party!


12th – 23rd December 2015

Join The National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham this Christmas time for festive fun, underwater Christmas trees, and a chance to meet the main man himself in an Antarctic Grotto between the 12th -23rd December!
Good little ones will find his log cabin situated in the chilly Ice Adventure area, surrounded by our family of cheeky Gentoo Penguins!

You will also have the chance to see our very own underwater Christmas tree, located in our 360 Ocean Tunnel!
Even more you can come and meet the team and find out more about how we make sure all of our animals have a very Merry Fish-mas!

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Corporate Events

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