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June 2018

4:22 pm – 4:22 pm | June 14 – July 27 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Stall Booking Enquiry for Wildlife Wonders Event – 26th and 27th August

Join our market place at Wildlife Wonders.

Thank you for your interest in attending our fundraising event. Please read the details below and complete the form at the bottom of this page if you would like to register your interest. A copy of your insurance,risk assessments and hygiene certificates must be uploaded with this form for us to consider your application. If your application is successful you will receive a link and password to a payment website.    Stall allocation process  We try to be as fair…

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August 2018

10:00 am – 12:00 pm | August 1 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild Academy: Birds of Prey

Inspire your children's love of wildlife this summer

Find out more about the UK’s amazing birds of prey: where they live, how to identify them, and what they eat.  We’ll also be meeting some of our resident birds of prey and getting creative.   Wed 1st August, 10am-12noon £6 per child.  Ticket price includes a drink and biscuit, and a hot drink for the adults.   All accompanied children welcome, best suited for children aged 5-11. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  Children must be accompanied by an…

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm | August 2 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild Academy: Reptiles and Amphibians

Inspire your children's love of wildlife this summer

What’s the difference between reptiles and amphibians? Discover during this fun packed session.  We’ll be meeting our resident corn snake Tony, as well as making some crafts to take home.   Thurs 2nd August, 10am-12noon £6 per child.  Ticket price includes a drink and biscuit, and a hot drink for the adults.   All accompanied children welcome, best suited for children aged 5-11. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.   Other sessions…

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12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | August 8 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild and Deadly Wednesdays – 8th August

Go wild this Summer at Secret World with Nick Wadham, creator and presenter of the Wild and Deadly Show.

The interactive, live nature show will give children and their parents the chance toget up close with spiders and bugs…..if they dare! There will also be craft activities, and refreshments are available to be purchased.   Wednesday 8th, 15th, 22nd August12pm – 4pm   This form collects your name and email so that we can add you to our newsletter list for updates and services. Check our Privacy Policy for all the information on how we store, protect and manage your submitted…

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12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | August 15 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild and Deadly Wednesdays – 15th August

Go wild this Summer at Secret World with Nick Wadham, creator and presenter of the Wild and Deadly Show.

The interactive, live nature show will give children and their parents the chance toget up close with spiders and bugs…..if they dare! There will also be craft activities, and refreshments are available to be purchased.   Wednesday 8th, 15th, 22nd August12pm – 4pm   This form collects your name and email so that we can add you to our newsletter list for updates and services. Check our Privacy Policy for all the information on how we store, protect and manage your submitted…

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12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | August 22 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild and Deadly Wednesdays -22nd August

Go wild this Summer at Secret World with Nick Wadham, creator and presenter of the Wild and Deadly Show.

The interactive, live nature show will give children and their parents the chance toget up close with spiders and bugs…..if they dare! There will also be craft activities, and refreshments are available to be purchased.   Wednesday 8th, 15th, 22nd August12pm – 4pm   This form collects your name and email so that we can add you to our newsletter list for updates and services. Check our Privacy Policy for all the information on how we store, protect and manage your submitted…

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10:00 am – 4:00 pm | August 26 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Wonders – Public Fundraising Event

Join us for some Summer family fun at Secret World this August Bank Holiday weekend for our fundraising event.

Wildlife Wonders at Secret World Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August 2018 10am – 4pm Join us for some Summer family fun at Secret World this August BankHoliday weekend for our fundraising event. Discover our woodland themed treasure hunt through our beautiful countryside surroundings. • Meet our resident birds of prey and hear their stories• Enjoy fascinating talks about the animals we help• Games and nature activities• Food court and marketplace • Crafts and face painting We rely solely on charitable…

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10:00 am – 4:00 pm | August 27 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Wonders – Public Fundraising Event

Join us for some Summer family fun at Secret World this August Bank Holiday weekend for our fundraising event.

Wildlife Wonders at Secret World Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August 2018 10am – 4pm Join us for some Summer family fun at Secret World this August BankHoliday weekend for our fundraising event. Discover our woodland themed treasure hunt through our beautiful countryside surroundings. • Meet our resident birds of prey and hear their stories• Enjoy fascinating talks about the animals we help• Games and nature activities• Food court and marketplace • Crafts and face painting We rely solely on charitable…

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm | August 29 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild Academy: Birds of Prey

Inspire your children's love of wildlife this summer

Find out more about the UK’s amazing birds of prey: where they live, how to identify them, and what they eat.  We’ll also be meeting some of our resident birds of prey and getting creative.   Wed 29th August, 10am-12noon £6 per child.  Ticket price includes a drink and biscuit, and a hot drink for the adults.   All accompanied children welcome, best suited for children aged 5-11. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment.  Children must be accompanied by…

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm | August 30 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wild Academy: Fruitful Hedgerows

Inspire your children's love of wildlife this summer

Hedgerows are an amazing source of food for wildlife and us!  We’ll be walking along some country pathways to see what we can find in these natural larders, foraging for food for our animal casualties, and making a snack with our hedgerow bounty.   We will be walking along uneven paths, please bring sturdy waterproof shoes and warm waterproof clothing. You may need sun cream too (fingers crossed!).   Thurs 30th August, 10am-12noon £6 per child.  Ticket price includes a…

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September 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | September 15 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 1

Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation

This wildlife course is for people wishing to know more about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation and introduce them to some of the methods we use at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course also forms the basis and introduction to the SWWR Certificate in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release. During this course we will be discussing the ethics of wildlife care and the effects human intervention can have both on the casualty animal and potentially upon other wildlife and people. This includes the…

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6:00 am – 5:00 pm | September 16 | Berlin Marathon

Run for Secret World – Berlin Marathon

Book your place at Berlin Marathon and raise vital funds for Secret World

Are you a keen athlete? Looking for a challenge? How much money can you raise?  Secret World are looking for runners to place in the Berlin Marathon and raise vital funds for our British Wildlife. The Berlin Marathon is a major running event held in Germany and the official marathon distance is 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards). Both professional athletes and amateur runners jointly participate in this road race so why not have a go! Once the public ballot results for the 45th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | September 29 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 2

Wildlife Handling and Care

This wildlife course will discuss how to handle animals in a safe and responsible way, using appropriate protective equipment as necessary. Attention to hygiene is important, both to protect ourselves and to avoid spread of infections to animals and between animals. We will discuss how to organise animal accommodation to make cleaning safe and easy, which disinfectant products to use and how to use them. Good records of admissions, clinical care and progress and outcomes are essential for individual animal…

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October 2018

6:30 pm – 1:00 am | October 13 – October 14 | Webbington Hotel & Spa

Cirque de Secret World Auction & Ball

Roll up, roll up! It's our spectacular annual charity event of the year!

Our most exclusive fundraising event of the year is our charity auction and ball and this year we have an evening of magic and mystery with Cirque de Secret World. The evening will comprise of fabulous cuisine, live music, circus themed entertainment and money can’t buy auction prizes. Whether you are looking for an exclusive way to entertain clients, celebrate and reward business success with your team, a special night out with friends or would like to showcase your brand via…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | October 20 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course for Veterinary Professionals

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release for Veterinary Professionals - CPD Training

This wildlife course is designed for veterinary surgeons, registered veterinary nurses, veterinary students and student veterinary nurses and looks at the ethical problems relating to wildlife casualties and the possible consequences of their release. Others who work in a veterinary environment (receptionists, animal care assistants etc.) will also find the course of interest.  The course, led by Dr Liz Mullineaux MRCVS (Scientific Advisor and veterinary surgeon SWWR), includes Triage which is the process by which we decide which animals we…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | October 21 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 3

Assessment and First Aid in Wildlife Casualties

  This wildlife course, led by lecturer Liz Mullineaux (Scientific Advisor and veterinary surgeon SWWR), will discuss how to assess and examine rescued animals at admission, as we do here at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR).  Triage is the process by which we decide which animals we can successfully treat and release and which we need to euthanase. Triage decisions are often medical and involve our veterinary staff. We will discuss how to make triage decisions and some techniques that can…

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4:30 pm – 8:00 pm | October 28 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Face the Fire

The hottest sponsored walk you'll ever do!

A firewalk is the most inspirational journey you will ever undertake: a bare-foot walk over red-hot wood embers of around 800 degrees. No tricks, no special effects, just you and the fire.

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November 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | November 11 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 1

Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation

This wildlife course is for people wishing to know more about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation and introduce them to some of the methods we use at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course also forms the basis and introduction to the SWWR Certificate in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release. During this course we will be discussing the ethics of wildlife care and the effects human intervention can have both on the casualty animal and potentially upon other wildlife and people. This includes the…

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An otter thriving on the Somerset Levels

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | November 25 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 4

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release

This wildlife course will focus on the eventual release of a wildlife casualty after it has been treated, which is sometimes not considered well enough by wildlife rehabilitators.  The course, led by SWWR’s release co-ordinator and rehabilitation section leader  (Founder SWWR), looks at pre-release assessment, release criteria and other factors such as seasonality and weather conditions.   Finding suitable release sites for rehabilitated wildlife is one of the major challenges we face at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR) and involves surveying…

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