Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

Photography Workshops

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

Dates for 2020

If you would like to take part now is the time to check your diary! These workshops are a must for all amateur wildlife photographers;

Sunday 20th September

Sunday 18th October

Sunday 22nd November


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


£140 per person


Call: 01827 883140


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 space 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 tops 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 


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