Do you love the ocean? Do you enjoy photography, scuba diving, freediving or travel? Would you like to get into marine biology or conservation as a career? Do you want to help protect the environment? Do you want to learn more about sharks and rays in the UK? Are you looking for a family-friendly way to spend your Saturday? Is it a rainy day in Bristol and you want to try something new?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, you should come to SharkFest this May!
Time: 10am – 5pm
Location: The Station, Bristol
Tickets: £10 and under 16’s go free!
SharkFest UK brings together global conservation organisations, scientists, divers, surfers, teachers, artists, film-makers, families and shark fanatics; to encourage collaboration, positivity and active participation in marine conservation. The goal is for shark conservation to have a bigger impact on the world stage through public education and partnerships between global efforts. Together we are stronger!
In the Speakers Room you can hear talks from: The Shark Trust, Basking Shark Scotland, Marine Megafauna Foundation, Sea Shepherd, City to Sea, The Blowfish, Blue Ventures, Manta Trust, Ghost Fishing UK and Fin Fighters.
In the Exhibition Areas you will be able to participate in activities and chat with people from Fins Attached, Ghost Fishing UK, The Fins United Initiative, WWF, Fin Fighters, Zero Green, Wild Nature Press & Marc Dando, Shark Guardian, Love the Oceans, Cape RADD, In Deep diving centre, Wise Oceans, OceanFox dive centre (presenting Shark School by Erich Ritter), Manta Trust, The Shark Trust, Basking Shark Scotland, Blue Ventures, City to Sea and Surfers Against Sewage.
You can also expect children’s activities, short films and lots of ocean optimism!