Aquarium News & Events

Cole’s Extreme Reading Challenge

COLE’S EXTREME READING CHALLENGE GETS SEAL OF APPROVAL   Four-year-old Cole Simpson came up with a unique venue to do a spot of reading as part of a nationwide ‘extreme reading’ literacy challenge for World Book Day.   Cole, who attends Malvern’s Primary Academy in Blyth, decided he would enlist the help of aquarist at […]

Sub-Aquatic Easter Egg Hunt

SUB-AQUATIC EASTER EGG HUNT AT BLUE REEF   Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is running a sub-aquatic Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday as part of their holiday activities.   Running from April 3rd to April 6th ‘Hoppy Easter’ also features Egg Quiz Trails around the aquarium, themed quizzes and a variety of other egg-themed events. […]

British Science Week

FUN SCIENCE LESSONS ON OFFER AT AQUARIUM Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium is inviting younger visitors to become honorary aquarists for the day as part of a week-long science-based event. British Science Week (BSW) is a 10-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths – featuring fascinating, entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK […]

Rescued Seal Pups Go Back To The Wild

A pair of rescued seal pups were released back in to the wild this week following treatment at Tynemouth Blue Reef Aquarium’s Marine Rescue Centre.

Mantis Shrimp Packs a Powerful Punch

Marine experts at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium are taking no chances with their latest arrival – a trigger-happy peacock mantis shrimp Dubbed the ‘fastest claw in the North’, the shrimp may only be 12 cms from nose to tail but he’s still capable of landing a devastating knockout blow with the equivalent force of a […]

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