Suntrap offers a range of events for all ages throughout the year.

During this summer our team and some of our animals will be out and about in Waltham Forest and beyond, come and find us to say hello. 


  • Family Open Day

    Saturday 29 June 2019 11am - 3pm

    Our free Family Open Day will give everyone the chance to say goodbye to Suntrap before it closes in July for major redevelopment work, reopening in April 2020.

    There will be lots going on including a memorabilia auction, free art workshop with our artist in residence Emma Bond, Morris dancers  and one of our favourite activities - pond dipping!  Bring a picnic and bid for a piece of Suntrap history.  Regular free shuttle bus running to and from Chingford Train/Bus station throughout the event.

    Register for free ticket
  • Walthamstow Garden Party

    13-14 July 2019

    Find us on Grandad's Island at the Walthamstow Garden Party in Lloyd's Park.  Come and meet the animals.

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  • London Wildlife Festival

    Walthamstow Wetlands 9 - 11 August 2019

    Come and find our stall at this exciting event! 

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  • A Beastly Street Party

    Smithfield Market EC1A 9PS Sunday 25 August

    Come along and join Suntrap at a free, family friendly outdoor extravaganza programmed by the Museum of London that will take place in and around Smithfield Market.  The animals of London - past, present, future, exotic and everyday - are in charge of the craziest party in town.  They'll be taking over the Smithfield Rotunda and spaces around it for an unruly street party full of music, games, performances, play and lots of beastly surprises.


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  • William Morris Gallery Family Day

    Lloyd Park Walthamstow 31 August 2019

    We'll be running a hands-on workshop to inspire everyone of all ages to produce their own piece of art.

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