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Audio-described tour of London Zoo – 2 Nov 2022!

Photo of the London Zoo map with the Eye Matter and audio descibed logo
Located in: The Regent's Park
Address: Outer Cir, London NW1 4RY

Meet-and-greet at Camden Town Station at 10:15 am
10:15 am - TBC
02nd November 2022
Tickets will be £5

Audio-described tour of London Zoo

Eye Matter is delighted to present

A 2-hour audio-described tour of London Zoo to support blind and partially sighted people to get up close and personal with their amazing animals

Knowledgeable Presenters will guide a group of up to 20 people around the Zoo, on a route that includes some tactile models of the animals and, when available, an animal experience.

Date: Wed 2 November

  • Meet-and-greet at Camden Town Station at 10:15 am
  • Tickets will be £5
  • To express interest or for more information, email eyemattervi@gmail.com with the subject ‘Zoo’ or call Suzie on 07968722664

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London Zoo’s Volunteer Programme

ZSL London Zoo’s Volunteer Programme

ZSL – London Zoo’s Volunteer Programme

Embark on an exciting program at ZSL London Zoo this summer. This three day, City & Guilds accredited volunteer programme is for young people aged 16+ with a visual impairment. You’ll have the opportunity to experience the Zoo and support ZSL in improving accessibility for anyone with a visual impairment.

The course dates are Thursday 25 July Friday 26 July and Thursday 15 August when you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Explore London Zoo and help us improve the zoo experience for people with visual impairments
  • Attend workshops run by staff from various departments across ZSL
  • Get behind the scenes to learn more about the Zoo and get closer to the fantastic wildlife

Spaces are limited to 12 people (aged 16+), with additional space to bring a carer or visual awareness assistant. We will provide you with support and guidance to ensure your access needs are met.

To register your interest, please email communityengagement@zsl.org with your name, age and how you prefer to be contacted (phone or email) along with any questions you may have. We aim to respond to your email within 5 working days.

About ZSL

ZSL (Zoological Society of London) is an international conservation charity with two zoos – London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo. ZSL London Zoo is set in Regent’s Park and is home to over 800 animal species, from roaring lions to splashing penguins. Journey through amazing immersive exhibits like Rainforest Life to experience the humidity of a rainforest habitat and Butterfly Paradise where butterflies flutter around you.