Antarctica Day

Friday 5th June 2020

A digital celebration of the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica.

Join us on the Festival of Nature Facebook page for a day of live events with experts, filmmakers and storytellers.

The event is part of the Antarctica In Sight programme, funded by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust.

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Resources and Activities

Explore free Antarctica themed resources and activities, and find out how to enter the Antarctica creative writing competition

Virtual Events Calendar

Discover the exciting storytelling, live question and answer sessions, presentations, and films taking place.

What is Antarctica Day?

Find out more about Antarctica Day and how to get involved.

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