Celebrating Scotland's Sharks LogoThis two day family event will be held at the Sea Life Aquarium at Loch Lomond on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th May 2014.

This exciting new event will aim to showcase the amazing efforts to conserve sharks, skates and rays in Scotland and give people the opportunity to explore and appreciate the complex and amazing world of these beautiful animals.

For information on the shark conference please scroll to the bottom of this article.

The Sea Life Aquarium will be transformed for the weekend into a place of celebration for all things Shark, Skate and Ray and will comprise of a wide range of exciting, interactive and unforgettable experiences to raise awareness about the wide range of shark species in Scotland and the challenges they are facing. From shark touch tanks, talks from scientists and shark egg hunts to 30ft shark inflatable’s, games and videos to crafts and puzzles for the whole family! There is sure to be something for everyone.

When thinking of marine conservation, the negatives associated with our uses of this unfamiliar environment are all too often the focus; this event will be a celebration and will offer anyone and everyone a chance to join in, contribute and help make a difference.

Inflatable basking shark

Just how big is a basking shark?

Standard Sea Life tickets will be required to access the Celebrating Scotland’s Sharks event. Tickets can be purchased on the day but discounts of up to 30% can be achieved by booking online here.

The weekends schedule can be viewed here.

If you have any questions about the event then please email contact@ssacn.org or click here.

Running along side this event on Saturday the 10th of May will be a scientific workshop with presentations and activities delivered by scientists. For more information or to book your place please click here.

 

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