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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.

What’s going on at Bristol Aquarium this October Half Term?

October 18, 2019


Looking for things to do in Bristol at Halloween and October Half Term? As ever, we’ve got you covered at Bristol Aquarium, with two spooktacular, fun-packed events for all the family – as well as our usual selection of amazing displays and daily talks – taking place over the school holidays.

The Creepiest Creatures you’ve ever seen!

October 17, 2019


As part of our A’scare’ium event this October half term at Bristol (running from Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November), you’ll get the chance to encounter some of the scariest, creepiest creatures around, including spider crabs, piranhas and eels. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up five of our favourite creepy creatures in this blog. 

Bristol Aquarium sadly loses popular puffer fish

October 15, 2019


Bristol Aquarium’s popular white spotted puffer fish (Arothron hispidus) has sadly passed away.

Know Your Octopus!

October 8, 2019


10 Octopus Facts You Won’t Believe

October 1, 2019


Famous for having eight arms and a large bulbous head – the octopus has made an underwater name for itself as one of the most intelligent aquatic creatures to swim in our oceans.

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