Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 5pm

Charity Heart

Twycross Zoo is a registered charity (number 501841) which exists to support conservation, education and research.

Photography Workshop

National award winning photographer Alex Wilkinson will be running photography workshops in partnership with Twycross Zoo.

Aimed at beginners, the workshops are a fantastic way to get to grips with your camera kit among unique and endangered animals.

All workshops are tailored and consist of small groups, ensuring you can reach your full potential. With personalised tuition in photography, videography, and post-processing, you can learn:

  • camera operations
  • composition
  • appropriate use of equipment
  • further skill and techniques

More Details

Sunday 16th May 2021

Sunday 20th June 2021

Sunday 18th July 2021

Sunday 22 August 2021

Sunday 19th September 2021

Sunday 24th October 2021

Sunday 21 November 2021


10am – 4pm (includes a break for lunch)


£140 per person

For further information about the workshops email Alex on


What camera and equipment do I need?
A digital camera is a necessity, as well as empty memory cards and charged spare batteries. It is also useful to bring along your tripod if you have one. You can use any DSLR, bridge or mirrorless camera. However, if you are unsure about the suitability of your camera please don’t hesitate to check with Alex on You’ll also be learning lots of helpful hints and tips throughout the day so remember to bring a pen and paper.

Age restrictions?
All participants must be over the age of 18, unless accompanied by an adult.

What is included?
The cost includes the workshop, entry to Twycross Zoo as well as a complimentary hot drink upon arrival. Further refreshments and food throughout the day will need to be purchased so we recommend bringing some money or a packed lunch.

How big are the groups?
There are six places on each workshop. This allows Alex to provide one-on-one assistance with each student.

What if the weather is bad?
No matter what the weather, we will ensure the workshop will go ahead, with the utilisation of indoor and outdoor enclosures used appropriately. It is important to dress appropriately and make sure your kit is protected.

How do I book?
To book on the workshop click here.
For further information you can contact Alex on