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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

Bristol Aquarium's Jake Graham undertaking fishy stock take (1900x1425)

Marketing Manager swaps palace for plaice

July 8, 2014


Bristol Aquarium has appointed a new Sales and Marketing Manager as part of its ongoing development plans. Postgraduate Sarah Moore has more than 10 year’s experience working within both the third sector and leisure and tourism industries. Her most recent role was as marketing manager at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells, Somerset. She has also […]

Fin-tastic Fishy Photo Competition!

July 3, 2014


AQUARIUM INVITES VISITORS TO CATCH FISH ON CAMERA We’ve launched a digital photographic competition to mark National Camera Day which took place on Sunday, June 29th.   We are inviting all our visitors to submit their best digital images taken at the aquarium with prizes on offer for the winners.   The ‘Fin-tastic Fishy Photo’ competition will […]

Endangered frogs born at aquarium

July 3, 2014


Delighted aquarists at Bristol Aquarium are celebrating the arrival of dozens of rare phantasmal poison frogs – believed to be one of the most toxic amphibians on the planet.   The World Conservation Union considers the phantasmal poison frog to be ‘Endangered’, which means that it faces a very high risk of extinction in the […]

Shark Week

May 27, 2014


VISITORS INVITED TO GET THEIR TEETH IN TO SHARKS’ WORLD Visitors to Bristol Aquarium will have the chance to immerse themselves in a world of sharks and rays over the May Half Term Holidays (Saturday, May 24th – Sunday, June 1st). ‘Shark Week’ is a celebration of the ocean’s ultimate predators and will feature everything […]

Smack of Jellyfish

May 7, 2014


SMACK’ OF JELLYFISH AT BRISTOL AQUARIUM Bristol Aquarium is awash with dozens of jellyfish as part of a captive breeding programme for the mysterious ocean wanderers. The horde of moon jellyfish, the collective term is a ‘smack’, are part of a breeding programme for the marine predators – famed for their stinging tentacles. Moon jellyfish […]