19th June Father’s Day Dads get a free hot drink and cake, as well as the opportunity to participate in the annual Dads Race, on the Hoo Farm Sheep Racecourse! 10th July Teddy Bear’s Picnic Bring along your own teddy for a very special picnic with lots of exciting events taking place, including a competition for the best dressed teddy bear, and the unveiling of a BRAND NEW animal! 16th July Hoo Farm BIRTHDAY PARTY This one off event is a summer extravaganza, celebrating the 25 years Hoo Farm has been operating. The zoo will be FREE ENTRY for residents of Telford! Various attractions will be available including a bouncy castle, craft activities, stalls, competitions, games, entertainers, as well as the usual Hoo Farm activities – plus a very special sheep race! 28th July Beatrix Potter Anniversary To celebrate 150 years of one of Britain’s favourite authors, Hoo Farm are holding their own picnic. With readings from local authors and appearances from their own ‘Beatrix’ Animals, it promises to be an exciting day. 6th August Summer Fun Day Join us for our summer fun day with special activities galore. More details to follow. 20th August A Walk on the Wild Side Animal Keepers at Hoo Farm will be leading hourly educational tours around the Zoo – full of information and interesting facts about their 100+ different species 29th August Hoo-lympics Come and join us for an action packed day of animal related Hoo-lympic events. There will be exciting competitions and activities taking place all day with the opportunity to meet former Olympic Bronze Medalist and World Champion Boxer Richie Woodhall.
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom (www.hoofarm.com / 01952 677 917) is Shropshire’s only Zoo, and Telford’s no. 1 visitor attraction. Hoo Farm is open daily from 10am, with admission prices starting from £9.45 for a child ticket. They can be found on facebook.com/hoofarmanimalkingdom and twitter @hoofarmtelford