Clifton Park celebrates '¨70 years of lion Nelson

Clifton Park Museum is celebrating the 70th birthday of its favourite resident, Nelson the Lion, with a family fun day.

Tuesday, 17th May 2016, 8:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th May 2016, 10:01 am

Children aged three to 12 are invited to take part in a number of science activities as well as making Nelson puppets, masks and badges, as part of the celebrations.

The fun day, on Tuesday, May 31, will also feature a safari trail around the museum and painting session with local artist Pete Baldry as he creates a large-scale model of the birthday boy.

Local schoolchildren have been asked to design a card for Nelson and the winner will be unveiled at the event, which runs from 11am to 3pm.

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The winner’s card will then go on sale in the museum shop in the summer.

The event costs £2.50 per child.