Volunteering at Pensthorpe


Volunteers’ Week 2024

Volunteers Week is a chance to say thank you to our amazing group of volunteers for their hard work and dedication across the UK. This year, Volunteers Week takes place from 3rd to 9th June 2024 Here at Pensthorpe, we have a flock of volunteers who help to make Pensthorpe the place it is. They… Read more »

Ben Marshall

May 30, 2024


Volunteers’ Week 2023 – A Celebration of the Hard Work and Dedication of Volunteers

Volunteers Week is a national celebration of the hard work and dedication of volunteers across the UK. This year, Volunteers Week takes place from 1-7 June. Volunteers make a vital contribution to our communities. They work in a wide range of settings, from schools and hospitals to charities and community groups. They give their time,… Read more »

Chris Donaldson

May 31, 2023


World Curlew Day

World Curlew Day is a global awareness day that celebrates the curlew, a large wading bird that is found in many parts of the world. The day is held on April 21st, which is the feast day of Saint Beuno, the patron saint of curlews. Curlews are beautiful and iconic birds. They are known for… Read more »

Chris Donaldson

April 21, 2023


Flamingo health check

This February the decision was made to catch our flock of 56 greater flamingos at Pensthorpe. One of our two year old chicks had a lump on his head that we wanted the vet to check out and we decided it would be an excellent opportunity to catch the whole flock to give them all… Read more »

Chris Donaldson

March 3, 2023