Events - The Big Cat Sanctuary


Open Days

2023 Open Days

Book onto our 2023 Open Days, the Sanctuary’s BIGGEST fundraiser of the year! Dates are running from Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th July, with two sessions to choose from: 9am-1pm or 2:30-6:30pm. An amazing day out for all to enjoy, and the chance to see all of our beautiful cats!

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Members' Day

2023 May Members' Day

Book onto our May Members Day, an event exclusively for our members! Enjoy a day out at the sanctuary from 11am – 3pm and see all of our beautiful big and small cats!


Members will receive a code to be able to access the page and book their tickets.

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Conservation Conversation events

Scottish Wildcats

Join us on 21st May to discuss all things Scottish Wildcats with conservation partners Saving Wildcats! The wildcat is Scotland’s rarest and most threatened mammal and is now on the brink of extinction. Learn about how Saving Wildcats work hard to protect the species and hope to release them back into the wild.

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Challenge Events

Skydiving for big cats

The Big Cat Sanctuary’s Skydiving Day at Headcorn will take place on Sunday 25th June. We have 18 places up for grabs so if you are an adrenalin junkie who’d like to raise some money for us, or you have always wanted a reason to jump out of a plane, this is for you! Follow the link for booking information.

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Kent Charity Trek 2023

The Kent Charity Trek is organised and run by Kent Search And Rescue. It is a 25km or 50km Trek through the Kent countryside on the 20th May 2023. Starting in Chatham Dockyard you will proceed along the North Downs Way, with the 25km trek finishing at Whitehorse Country Park. If you choose to continue the 50km trek it finishes at Eastwell Manor.

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Wing Walking Day

The Big Cat Sanctuary’s first ever Wing Walking Day at Headcorn will take place on Sunday 13th August. We have 7 places available so if you think you would enjoy the experience of standing on a plane as it flies through the air and over the Sanctuary, this is for you! Follow the link for booking information.

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