As part of our Patron programme, Patrons are invited to a host of exclusive online and onsite events. We hope these exclusive opportunities will bring you closer to the heart of ZSL’s work and going behind the scenes like never before. Keep an eye on your inbox to be sure to hear first about all upcoming patron events. We cannot wait to welcome you and your guests! 

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Upcoming Events

VIP Zoo Nights 

Friday 28 June 2024 from 6pm at London Zoo 

Join a special reception from 6pm before exploring the Zoo Nights experience where you can try the array of international street food and hear some fantastic talks. It’s the best time of the day to see some of our animals, as many of them become more active in the evening. Why not take a guided tour, catch one of the fun animal talks and explore The Origin of the Faeces exhibition.

Please note that Zoo Nights is for adults only.

RSVP to by Friday 21 June to secure your spot!

Past Events
Special Preview of The Secret Life of Reptiles and Amphibians 

Saturday 23 March, 10am - 12noon 

London Zoo's newest major exhibit 'The Secret Life of Reptiles and Amphibians' is opening soon and you will get to be amongst the first people to see inside. There will be the chance to explore this exciting new area, hear from key individuals who bought this project to life and see the incredible species that will call this place home. 

Patrons early access morning at Whipsnade Zoo 

Saturday 28th October 2023, 8:30am - 10am

You will have the opportunity to access Whipsnade Zoo before it opens to the public and explore our incredible 'Africa' area. You can get up close to our tower of Giraffes, see our pride of Lions and listen to a series of special talks about these amazing African species. 

RSVP by emailing before 23rd October to secure your place!

‘A World of Wildlife’ FUJIFILM event

Thursday 22 June 2023 from 6pm, at FUJIFILM ‘House of Photography’ 

Location: FUJIFILM House of Photography, Long Acre, Covent Garden, WC2E 9LH

ZSL invites you to a private viewing of its new photographic exhibition at the FUJIFILM House of Photography in Covent Garden.  The exhibition explores the science behind conservation & wildlife restoration, and celebrates ZSL’s conservation work in the UK and around the world.

Discover how ZSL’s efforts help to protect species, restore ecosystems, support families living with wildlife in Nepal and inspire change in the next generation of conservationist. See incredible photography showcasing the familiar faces of London Zoo such as Lions, Penguins and the baby mangabey monkey to the more exotic pangolin, shoebill and galaxy frog.