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Battersea Park Childrens Zoo

    Spooky fun and spiky hedgehogs for half term   There are some scary goings on at Battersea Park Childrens Zoo this October half term, plus fun and animal antics too! Kids can pit their wits against the Pumpkin Trail quiz from Saturday 27 to Wednesday 31October and attend a Halloween Fun Day on Wednesday October 31. The Halloween Fun Day will consist of free Spooky Story Time and Colouring In sessions at 12pm and 2pm; plus Make a Trick or Treat Bag drop-in sessions from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 3.30pm; and Spooky Face-painting from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 3.30pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult and usual entrance fees apply.? There are small additional charges for the above activities (except Spooky Story Time and Colouring In) and there will be prizes available for the Pumpkin Trail quiz. It's not just a great day for family fun but also a brilliant place to go on a school trip.? Visit the main entry on our website for more information. There?s also a special Hedgehog Day on Tuesday October 30, courtesy of the People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES). The trust is visiting the zoo for some hedgehog-focussed fun, including story time, a real hedgehog encounter and hedgehog-themed arts and crafts. There will be four, 45-minute sessions, starting at 11.00am. The first sessions in the morning and afternoon only are are bookable in advance through the People's Trust for Endangered Species at www.ptes.org/events. The other two sessions are on a first come, first served basis, with a maximum number of 30 children per session. The Hedgehog Day sessions are free, though usual entrance fees apply to the zoo.