Family fun at ‘Easter Zoo’ at N1 Centre in Islington

PUBLISHED: 11:36 28 March 2012

Meerkats will be the star of the show at the Easter Zoo

Meerkats will be the star of the show at the Easter Zoo


Islington will hear the call of the wild when a menagerie heads to a shopping centre.

The N1 Centre, in Parkfield Road, has teamed up with Zoofari, the UK’s biggest mobile zoo, to bring meerkats, racoon dogs, skunks and chinchillas to brighten up people’s shopping trips.

The event takes place from 11am to 3pm, from Monday to Wednesday, and gives children the chance to come face to face with many creatures that often are not in many UK zoos.


Other creatures set to appear include giant tortoises and wallabies, and animal experts will be on hand to answer any questions about the creatures.

Lynne Glover, manager of the N1 Centre, said: “We wanted to build on the success of the N1 Easter Farm last year. It was a huge success with N1 shoppers.

“This year we wanted to offer something unique and give children the opportunity to meet animals they are unlikely to meet under normal circumstances.

“Zoofari is a fantastic organisation and we are happy to support the brilliant work they do.

“We would like to encourage as many families as possible to come along and enjoy the N1 Easter Zoo.”

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