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Younger visitors to Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to make their very own ‘star-fish’ Christmas tree decorations over the weekend (December 3rd-4th).

There will be Christmas card and gift tag craft sessions along with fishy decoration-making taking place throughout both days in the Southsea attractions ‘craft corner’.
Blue Reef Aquarium’s Hannah Butt said: “The artistic members of our team will be on hand to take younger visitors through the different designs step by step while older children will be provided with instructions and then encouraged to get creative themselves.
“The event is free of charge to anyone with a valid admission ticket to the aquarium and we’re hoping it will provide lots of festive fun in the run up to Christmas,” she added.
From the hidden world of UK waters, Blue Reef, Portsmouth transports visitors to the spectacular ‘underwater gardens’ of the Mediterranean and the stunning beauty of tropical waters – home to everything from seahorses and puffer fish to living corals and tropical sharks.
At the aquarium’s heart is a giant tropical ocean tank where an underwater walkthrough tunnel offers incredibly close encounters with a huge range of exotic coral reef species.
More than 40 naturally-themed displays reveal the sheer variety of life in the deep from native sharks and rays to the cute otters and colourful reptiles and amphibians!
• The Blue Reef Aquarium, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth. Open 10am daily. For more information call 02392 875222, visit or find us on Facebook.
Issued by Blue Reef Aquarium. For more information please contact Hannah Butt or Jenna MacFarlane on 02392 875222.

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