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Little Nippers!

Don’t get crabby, come to little nippers at The Deep! Join us on Tuesday mornings 9:30am-11:00am for our fun-filled discovery and play sessions for children aged 2 and under. Enjoy sing-a-long and story time in the soft play area along with a light snack. Adults pay £13.50 for 12 months entry, plus £1 per session for your little nipper! This includes all visits to the aquarium too! No need to pre-book simply turn up on the day! Please see our website for a full list of dates.

Tranquil Tuesdays!

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for Tranquil Tuesdays (Term time only). From 3pm until closing the lights will be brighter and the audio turned down, creating a tranquil environment for our visitors. This event is perfect for those who prefer to visit during a quieter and more peaceful environment. Everyone is welcome to attend. Normal admission rates apply and there is no need to book. We have a range of aids available to hire free of charge for visitors with access needs including ear defenders, Braille guides, large print guides, MP3 audio guides, international language leaflets, rollators, electric mobility scooters and wheelchairs.

Junior Experience Day (29 August and 24 November)
Is your child aged between 8-11 with a passion for marine animals? Then join us for a fun-filled experience day where your youngster can help carry out some of The Deep’s daily activities. Join a group a like-minded kids (two groups of up to 8) for a junior experience day where The Deep crew will lead you through a number of activities including touring the Cool Seas plant room and Turtle display preparation area, cleaning the exhibit acrylic, taking part in a touch pool session, trying on a dive kit and watching the dive show, taking part in a slime workshop and handling the cockroaches. Places are £32.50 each, please call us on 01482 381000 if you would like to book. Please visit https://www.thedeep.co.uk/deep-experiences/junior-experience-day to find out more.

Quiet Day (12 September)
Experience The Deep in a more tranquil environment on our upcoming Quiet Day. The audio will be turned down for those who find the sounds distracting and the lights will be brighter to make our information more clear. Audio and Braille guides are also available free of charge at reception, the timetable below includes all BSL signed presentations and shows throughout the day!Normal admission charges apply and there is no need to book. Please note, there will be no school visits on this day.

Beach Clean (22 September)
The Deep is on the lookout for volunteers for our second beach clean of 2018 at Hessle Foreshore. This event is part of the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) Beachwatch, a nationwide annual beach clean-up and litter survey organised which takes place on beaches all over the UK. Each piece of litter collected is identified, weighed and recorded before being carefully disposed of. The data collected goes towards the Marine Conservation Society’s national survey, which is subsequently used to help raise public awareness of the impact of litter on the environment. Suitable for children aged 3 upwards, this is a great way of helping your local environment. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times and will receive a free goody bag for taking part. Please make sure to wear comfortable clothes and sturdy footwear on the day. Gloves and hand sanitiser will be provided on the day. To get involved email donna.everett@thedeep.co.uk.

 

 

Junior Experience Day (Various Dates Available)
Is your child aged between 8-11 with a passion for marine animals? Then join us for a fun-filled experience day where your youngster can help carry out some of The Deep’s daily activities. Join a group a like-minded kids (two groups of up to 8) for a junior experience day where The Deep crew will lead you through a number of activities including touring the Cool Seas plant room and Turtle display preparation area, cleaning the exhibit acrylic, taking part in a touch pool session, trying on a dive kit and watching the dive show, taking part in a slime workshop and handling the cockroaches. Places are £32.50 each. To book please visit https://www.thedeep.co.uk/deep-experiences/junior-experience-day

Junior Experience Days will be running on the following dates:

24 November 2018, 3 January 2019, 2 March 2019, 11 May 2019, 6 August 2019, 22 August 2019, 9 November 2019

Venoms vs poisons (October half term)

Was snow white’s apple venomous or poisonous? Did Dory get bitten or stung?

Delve into the lives of toxic creatures at The Deep this October half term (20 October to 4 November) and find out which animals use venom and which use poison.

Join us for the fun-packed interactive show at 11am, 1pm and 3pm and discover how our animals use their amazing abilities to survive.

Don’t forget to head on down to the Learning Centre to make your own sticky slime to take home too for just £1.

https://www.thedeep.co.uk

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