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2014 international schools essay competition theme announced
2014 international schools essay competition theme announced The theme of the 2014 International Schools Essay Competition is, What does ‘sustainable living’ mean to you? Schools from around the world with children aged 7-17 are once again invited to enter. Last year’s competition (‘Who is responsible?’) attracted 831 entries from 65 countries and participation is expected to be even […]
Traffic Advice: Sept 21-22
Traffic Advice: Sept 21-22 If you’re planning to visit this weekend, please avoid the Chieveley exit of the M4 Junction 13 / A34 as it’s Newbury Show. All Living Rainforest traffic will be diverted down to Newbury and up the B4009. Please use alternate routes if possible!
Summer 2013 … Big Bug Bonanza, Indigenous Peoples, Giant Amazon Water Lily
Summer 2013 … Big Bug Bonanza, Indigenous Peoples, Giant Amazon Water Lily This summer, enjoy rainforest tours, children’s craft workshops, talks, quizzes and much more as we explore the fascinating worlds of insects and indigenous peoples. Events vary daily through September 1st. For more details, visit our Events Calendar. In addition, don’t miss the Giant Amazon Water Lily […]
Taking responsibility for the future
Taking responsibility for the future Students on both sides of the globe came together to debate issues facing sustainability and the future of the planet at the International Schools Debates 2013, held in the UK and the Seychelles. Organised by the Living Rainforest and its parent organisation the Trust for Sustainable Living, which promotes the […]
2013 Essay Competition Winners Announced
2013 Essay Competition Winners Announced This year’s international schools essay competition attracted 831 entries from 65 countries and the full list of prize winners has now been uploaded to the Living Rainforest website. All schools with students in the Finalist or Honourable Mention categories were invited to attend the Schools Debates in the UK (26-27 June) and Seychelles (1-4 July). Schools from […]
This Half Term – Explore ‘behind the scenes’
This Half Term – Explore ‘behind the scenes’ at the Living Rainforest If you fancy getting a behind the scenes look at life the Living Rainforest, please join us this half term for an activity packed calendar of holiday events, including: Rainforest tours ‘Life of a Keeper’ tours Feed the animal sessions Children’s workshops and […]
Learn more about native species this Easter
Learn more about native species this Easter This Easter (March-April 2013), our holiday events programme will focus on Native Species. So in addition to enjoying the warm temperatures in the Living Rainforest’s tropical glasshouses, we invite you to learn more about species closer to home such as Slow Worms, Birds, Bats, Red Kites, Bees and Butterflies. […]
The Living Rainforest is OPEN today (Sunday 20th January 2013). Please note that we plan to shut early (around 3 PM) due to the wintery weather. Please exercise great care in the car park due to the snow and ice.
Weather Update The Living Rainforest will OPEN today from 10 AM although some services may be reduced due to the weather conditions. Please exercise care in the car park, which is very snowy! Please check this website for further updates.
Weather Warning Please note that today (Friday 18 January 2013) the Living Rainforest will have the following reduced opening hours: 10AM to 12.30PM due to the heavy snow and unpredictable weather.
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