Plop-up Poo MuseumSandown 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 BeginsThe 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 WorkshopUniversity of Liverpool
Monday June 26 2017
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 ShowBBC2
All weekdays between Monday 19 June and Friday 30 June 2017 6.30PM
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 beginsSandown 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 WinslandNewport, 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 ConferenceBlackpool 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.
BestivalIsle 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 Nite6 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 ZooSandown Zoo, Isle of Wight
Exhibition in partnership with the Zoo and Southern Water, centering on poo displayed in resin spheres.