Friday 1 July 2011 

Essex Cricket Partners With Colchester Zoo

Essex Cricket Partners With Colchester Zoo
Essex Cricket Partners With Colchester Zoo
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Colchester Zoo is pleased to announce a new partnership with another leading name in Essex - Essex Cricket. They are exploring joint marketing opportunities and the collaboration includes two exciting new events for this summer.

Colchester Zoo will also be the launch venue for Shepherd Neame Colchester Cricket Festival on Tuesday 16th August when members of the Essex First Team will visit the zoo.

On Tuesday 28th July the Cricket Factory will be visiting Colchester Zoo to give its visitors the opportunity to participate in a variety of cricket activities and challenges throughout the day.

Danny Macklin, Commercial Manager said: "It is incredibly important for the Club to form valuable relationships with local businesses and fellow tourist attractions in Essex. The partnership with Colchester Zoo brings added value to us as a business, supporters and customers alike."

Alex Downing, Communications and Development Director commented: "The zoo is really looking forward to working with such a major sporting venue in Essex and is excited to be the new venue for these two events."

For further information on both of these events please see the events page of the zoo’s website at www.colchester-zoo.com.