Events

See what we've got in the pipeline

    Plop-up Poo Museum

    Sandown Esplanade, Isle of Wight
    Wednesday 12 July, Wednesday 19 July 2017 between 10AM and 4PM
    The Poo Museum is temporarily closed while we move to a new building. In the meantime we will be opening a Plop-up Poo Museum based around our giant wooden tricycle. It will be at various locations on the Esplanade between Sandown town and Sandown Zoo on Wednesdays.

    Plop-up Poo Museum Begins

    The Works, Brown's Gold Course, Sandown, Isle of Wight
    Saturday 8 July 2017 10AM until evening
    The Poo Museum is temporarily closed while we move to a new building. In the meantime we will be opening a Plop-up Poo Museum based around our giant wooden tricycle. We're going to try it out at our HQ at Brown's golf course, next to Sandown Zoo. You'll see us near Brown's Cafe. There's no charge.

    Dog Mess Workshop

    University of Liverpool
    Monday June 26 2017
    Image: Chowells/Wikipedia
    The Poo Museum will take part in a meeting with a multi-disciplinary team of vets, historians and other specialists to make plans for a national scheme to tackle dog mess. The outcome will be an application to the Wellcome Trust to fund the scheme.

    Curious Creatures TV Quiz Show

    BBC2
    All weekdays between Monday 19 June and Friday 30 June 2017 6.30PM
    Image: BBC
    Quiz show hosted by Kate Humble, with Team Captains Chris Packham and Lucy Cooke, featuring The National Poo Museum's finest specimens. In the 'Whose Poo' rounds celebrity guests will sniff and dissect our scariest animal poos as they try to determine the origin of the faeces. We worked with production company Mighty Productions to bring this to your screen.

    Poo Museum Tour begins

    Sandown Library, Isle of Wight
    18 - 20 March 2017
    We begin our Poo Museum Tour with an exhibition in the Community Room above Sandown Library, Isle of Wight. It will be a busy weekend in Sandown Bay as Bay Coastal Community Team, Dinosaur Isle, Bournemouth University, Isle of Wight Zoo, Isle of Wight Natural History Society and others celebrate British Science Week with a series of events.

    Pooems by Nicola Winsland

    Newport, Isle of Wight
    12 November 2016 2PM to 4PM
    Image: Nicola Winsland
    Book launch at Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight. 'Pooems' is a humorous anthology of animal poo. Join Nicola between for an admission free afternoon of family entertainment. There will be special guest appearances from the National Poo Museum and talented singer songwriter Spike Oatley.

    BIAZA Conference

    Blackpool Zoo
    9 to 11 November 2016
    The Poo Museum will participate in the British & Irish Institute of Zoos & Aquariums Education and Presenters Conference. We'll be running a workshop called Nice Surprises - Using Novelty to Engage your Public. Isle of Wight Zoo, the host of Poo at the Zoo, will travel with us to Blackpool. They've been been nominated for an award.

    Bestival

    Isle of Wight
    28 to 31 July 2016
    The Poo Museum will join Arc Environmental Consultancy and the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust to help Bestival-goers develop and explore the links between poo, ecology and biodiversity.

    Brighton Nerd Nite

    6 July 2016
    It's Turd Nite. A Nerd Night Special at The Verano Lounge, Brighton. Nigel George and Dan Roberts will talk about the Poo Museum. Other speakers will talk about 'Tackling dog shit in postwar Paris' and 'Dirty dogs, worms and the politics of shit in 1970s Britain'

    Poo at the Zoo

    Sandown Zoo, Isle of Wight
    Summer 2016
    Exhibition in partnership with the Zoo and Southern Water, centering on poo displayed in resin spheres.
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