PUBLISHED: 11:14 11 February 2019 Daniel Hickey Lance the Queensland Grouper. Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre Archant Don’t miss an amazing offer brought to you by the Great Yarmouth Mercury. The parasol is providing solace for the pengiuns. Picture: Great Yarmouth Sea Life CentreA discounted price for a Sea Life Annual Pass is an offer between the Mercury and the Sea Life Centre - and you won’t get the chance again this year.To receive a pass guests will need two tokens from the Mercury.Each individual pass is for one person and costs £25 per person and allows unlimited entry into Sea Life Great Yarmouth, plus 20pc discount in the gift shops and 20pc off hot drinks in the restaurant.As long as you have the correct number of tokens and an application form for each person plus two passport size photos, there is no restriction on the number of passes you can buy.The pass lasts for 12 months from the day of purchase.Cut out the first token in … [Read more...] about Super Sea Life Annual Pass offer in the Mercury!
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PUBLISHED: 11:35 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:35 01 August 2018 A rescued seal pup Picture: Matthew Usher Archant © 2008 A sea life sanctuary is on course to rescue a record number of seal pups this year. A pup raised at the sanctuary is released back into the wild Picture: Ian BurtIt comes after the RSPCA’s Norfolk animal hospital reported a surge in the number of adult sea mammals injured by fishing nets and rubbish.The number of pups admitted to Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuaary’s seal hospital has soared in the recent heatwave, with the team caring for more of the needy animals than last year. Aquarist Jemma McGuinness said: “Rescued Common Seal Cha-Cha was one of the seals discovered during the recent heat wave, found abandoned by a member of the public at Heacham Dam. The hot weather increased the importance of intervention as it wouldn’t have been able to last long in those conditions.“We have received a number of call outs to seals which … [Read more...] about Heatwave sees record number of seal pups rescued at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary
PUBLISHED: 10:51 07 July 2018 Jacob Massey Thousdans of vehicles are expected on the seafront Photo : Steve Adams Steve Adams 2017 : 07398 238853 An array of vehicles of all shapes and sizes have rolled up on the seafront in Great Yarmouth. An array of classic cars will be on show Photo : Steve Adams The Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival showcases thousands of classic and contemporary cars, with 15,000 motorbikes expected to join the procession today as part of the Great Yarmouth Motorcycle Takeover. Tomorrow, the Centre 81 Classic Car and Bike Run and Show will see vehicles embark on a 60 mile ride from Cromer to the seafront. Cars taking part in Centre 81’s show will be judged on various categories including Best in Show, Oldies but Goodies and the I’m Exhausted Award. Wartime engines will also be showcased as part of the festival’s ethos of educating and inspiring young people. The Great Yarmouth Wheels Festival 2015. The Nemesis, the UKs fastest electric … [Read more...] about Wheels festival off the mark on seafront
PUBLISHED: 18:01 05 July 2018 Sophie Smith The Norwich Castle Mall. PHOTO: Dudley Racher (c) copyright newzulu.com A programme of family events at Castle Mall shopping centre this summer will have a seaside theme. The Kastle Kids team will venture Under the Sea this holiday at the mall’s centre, near TK Maxx. From Sunday, July 29 until Sunday, September 2, regular Kastle Kids events will be taking place, including meet and greet sessions with characters such as Captain Barnacles and Kwazii from the Octonauts, The Little Mermaid and SpongeBob SquarePants, as well as sea-themed craft workshops and face painting. Kastle Kids has also collaborated with its sponsor The Sealife Centre. Each week children dressed as their favourite underwater character will have the chance to win a family ticket to The Sea Life Centre in Great Yarmouth. For a full listing of all events and dates and times, visit the Castle Mall website at https://castlemallnorwich.co.uk/fun/ … [Read more...] about Castle Mall offers a holiday of sea-themed children’s events
PUBLISHED: 13:48 26 April 2018 | UPDATED: 13:48 26 April 2018 The Octonauts are coming to Great Yarmouth. Picture: Sea Life Centre Archant A deep-sea adventure, Octonauts: Shark Mission, is being launched at Great Yarmouth Sea Life from Saturday. Children can join Captain Barnacles, Peso, Dashi, Shellington, Professor Inkling, Tweak, Kwazii and Tunip in a thrilling quest to uncover the secrets of the ocean’s most jaw-some predators. They can help the Octonauts crew solve the mind-bending puzzles of the mystery tanks and find out which sharks can live to be 400 years old, which sharks can smell a single drop of blood in an Olympic size swimming pool and why some sharks have skin as rough as sandpaper. Youngsters can visit Professor Inkling’s colour lab, take a special dive of discovery with Dashi and follow instructions from Captain Barnacles to make a shark puppet. Honorary Octonauts and their families can capture their special day in the Octonauts photo area for a … [Read more...] about Join in the Octonaut shark fun at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre