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April 18, 2014   •  

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Events for 2014

Come along and experience our varied events programme throughout the season.

Venue (unless otherwise stated)
Scottish Dolphin Centre,
Spey Bay
Fochabers
Moray
IV32 7PJ

Tel: 01343 820 339
Email: dolphincentre@whales.org

Unless otherwise stated, events are free (donations gratefully received) with a variety of activities to suit all ages. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear appropriate clothing to match weather conditions, respect the local wildlife and be prepared to have lots of fun!

April

Wildlife Warriors
Wednesday 2nd April 2pm-4pm
Spey Bay’s fantastic wildlife Kid’s club!  Each week of Easter will have a different theme.  £2 per child, aimed at children aged 4-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking is essential and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  Themes are still to be confirmed, please call 01343 820 339 for more information.

Wildlife Warriors
Wednesday 9th April 2pm-4pm
Spey Bay’s fantastic wildlife Kid’s club!  Each week of Easter will have a different theme.  £2 per child, aimed at children aged 4-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking is essential and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  Themes are still to be confirmed, please call 01343 820 339 for more information.

May

The Really Wild Festival
Monday 5th May (10:30am-4:30pm)
Join us at the Scottish Dolphin Centre and on the Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve for a fun filled day celebrating the wild side of Spey Bay!
This free event will be packed with fun, interactive activities for all ages; including land based dolphin watching, guided walks, competitions, traditional music, food from Scotland's larder, local produce, entertainment and much more.
Admission is free, Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Dawn Chorus Walk
Sunday 11th May (5am-7am)
Get up with the lark and start the day with a difference!  Join us on an early morning stroll, experience the chorus of songbirds and help us to identify and count the number of species on the reserve.
Participation is free but booking is essential.

July

New kids club coming in Summer 2014!
Wednesday 9th July 2pm-4pm
Wednesday 16th July 2pm-4pm
Wednesday 23rd July 2pm – 4pm

Spey Bay’s fantastic wildlife Kid’s club! New for summer 2014, will be a summer camp theme. £5 per child guarantees your child’s place for three Wednesday sessions over three weeks or a £10 option and your child will also receive a WDC t-shirt to remember their Summer 2014 at Spey Bay. Aimed at children aged 4-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking is essential and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  Themes are still to be confirmed, please call 01343 820 339 for more information.

Otter and Osprey Walk
Friday 11th July (7pm-9pm)
Summer is here, the ospreys have returned from their winter stay in Africa and the elusive otter may be spotted fishing in the River Spey.  Join us for a riverside ramble and discover more about these fabulous creatures and where to find them.
£2 per person. Booking is essential.  The walk is suitable for all ages, however children must be accompanied by an adult.  Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

New kids club coming in Summer 2014!
Wednesday 30th July 2pm-4pm
Wednesday 6th August 2pm-4pm
Wednesday 13th August 2pm – 4pm

Spey Bay’s fantastic wildlife Kid’s club! New for summer 2014, will be a summer camp theme. £5 per child guarantees your child’s place for three Wednesday sessions over three weeks or a £10 option and your child will also receive a WDC t-shirt to remember their Summer 2014 at Spey Bay. Aimed at children aged 4-10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking is essential and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  Themes are still to be confirmed, please call 01343 820 339 for more information.

August

Twilight Walk
Friday 29th August (8pm-10pm)
As the sun sets, a mysterious world awakens; uncover the unknown with our guide on our Twilight Walk. Look for bats and moths, listen out for owls and lay in wait for other creatures of the night!
£2 per person. Booking is essential (please call before 4pm on the day of the walk). The walk is suitable for all ages, however children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear and bring a torch and binoculars if possible.

September

Live Music at the Icehouse
Saturday 13th September (7:30pm-9:30pm)
Join us in the historic Tugnet Icehouse for an evening of live music entertainment. Bring your own bottle or enjoy tea and coffee served throughout the night.
Prices, and our performers for the evening coming soon.
Booking is essential. Please call 01343 820 339 for further details.

October

Wildlife Warriors
Wednesday 15th October 2-4pm
Spey Bay’s fantastic wildlife Kid’s club!  Each week will have a different theme.  £2 per child, aimed at children aged 4-10.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking is essential and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  Themes are still to be confirmed, please call 01343 820 339 for more information.

Wildlife Warriors
Wednesday 22nd October 2-4pm
Spey Bay’s fantastic wildlife Kid’s club!  Each week will have a different theme from.  £2 per child, aimed at children aged 4-10.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Booking is essential and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  Themes are still to be confirmed, please call 01343 820 339 for more information.

Halloween
Saturday 25th October (6pm-7:30pm)
Ghastly ghouls, devilish demons and spooky spectres await you in the Icehouse.  There will be games, music, fancy dress and pumpkin soup so come along and join the fun!
£2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.