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Award winning band ‘Scouting For Girls’ returns to wow the Flamingo Land Crowd

A number of popular bands and musicians have now taken to the famous Riverside One stage at Flamingo Land Resort, but perhaps the most iconic band of this year’s line up so far is set to hit the stage on Saturday 29th July.

Scouting for Girls, who have had a string of top-twenty singles including 'Heartbeat', 'Elvis ain't dead' and 'She's so lovely', are back by popular demand and will be headlining the evening concert.

“The evening entertainment at our outdoor venue starts at 6pm with our Farewell Show starring our very own Mia and Mylo meerkat mascots and acrobatic group the Bongo Warriors before our music acts get the crowd dancing the night away” said Sarah Mills Director of Marketing at Flamingo Land Resort.  Scouting for Girls also enjoyed a number one hit with 'This ain't a love song' and had four successful albums including the 2008 hit, the self-titled Scouting for Girls.  It is little wonder that the band is incredibly popular across the UK and Europe.

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“We want to remind our day visitors that this entertainment is included in your theme park ticket price as well as for season pass holders and Holiday Village guests including those camping,” said Sarah. “Or you can book a late theme park entrance at 5pm for £10, which along with enjoying the rides for an hour also includes the evening concert.  Both ticket types are available on our website now.”

Scouting for Girls are one of the most popular British Pop-Rockers in recent years and have racked up an impressive list of achievements since forming in 2005, scoring no less than four Brit Awards nominations and an MTV Europe Music Award nomination for best new act.  It is no wonder that the Flamingo Land crowd loved their performance in July 2016 and have been requesting their return ever since.

With its spectacular illuminated waterfall and all-weather stage, Riverside One entertainment arena also features a choice of great bars and restaurants allowing you to make the most of your day with a delicious meal, ice cold beer or a selection of tempting snacks.

Winter Entertainment in March

Whilst the theme park area is closed until 1st April 2017, our amazing animal collection with keeper talks is open DAILY – for £7pp on weekdays.

There is then additional Winter entertainment during March weekends for a small additional cost - £10pp, 0-3’s are free and concessions available.

Winter Opening Prices

If you would like to book a short break in our Gate House, Riverside Cottages, holiday homes or luxury lodges during the winter period, you will have access to the daytime entertainment shown below.  Call 0800 40 888 40 for competitive rates.

Winter Opening Times

Weekdays - Award Winning Animal Collection

Flamingo Land Zoo is open from 10 am until 4 pm, allowing you to enjoy over 140 species of reptiles, mammals, fish and amphibians. This extends to Children’s Planet, Muddy Duck Farm and our aquarium. You also have access to our lemur and wallaby walkthrough enclosures, providing unrestricted views.  Keep an eye out for the Rothschild giraffe calf that was born on 17th January this year.

Animal lovers of all ages can enjoy Keeper Talks and a Meet a Creature session each day, all included as part of general admission.

Muddy Duck Café provides a mouth-watering range of snacks and drinks, proudly serving Costa Coffee.  For those visitors who enjoy a little retail therapy, there is plenty of opportunity for you to indulge in our shops.

Additional Weekend Entertainment

In addition to the weekday entertainment detailed above, a selection of small rides are also available, i.e.Muddy Duck Tractors, Jungle Carousel, Helitoys, Mischief Mansion and Wacky Races.

Sea Lion Shows and a Bird Show can be seen on Saturdays and Sundays too.

Selected rides within Dino-Stone Park are also open. Soar on Pterodactyl, spin on Twistosaurus and pedal on Cyclosaur. You can also search for bones in the Dino Dig sand!

The Pirates of Zanzibar outdoor live production show has resumed on the Galleon Ship, with acrobatics, fight routines, singing, dancing and an array of special affects!

For lunch, desserts or Afternoon Tea, The Mansion House & Tea Rooms opens its doors.

Animal Experiences - Daily

With our Animal Encounters, you can enjoy a 20-30 minute session that will provide first-hand experience of giraffes, lemurs, meerkats or sea lions from just £20. To book, visit our website in advance, call 0800 40 888 40 or visit the retail Shops upon arrival (subject to availability, minimum age of 8. 8-12's to be accompanied by an adult. Pre-booking required).

Save the Dates

FlaminGO! 10K Run

The ‘FlaminGO! 10k Run’ is a multi-terrain 2-lap course, passing through the zoo, theme park and golf course areas of Flamingo Land. This third annual 10k race will take place on Saturday 11th March at 10am around the theme park, zoo, golf course and resort (and will take around 1.5 hours).  The run is in aid of the Udzungwa Forest Project (UFP), our charity which carries out work in Tanzania to help protect wild animal populations and conserve tropical forests. Runners of all levels and spectators are welcome.  Full details on our website.

Party in the Park Concert Dates

Flamingo Land host a monthly Party in the Park concert from 6pm in main season, with celebrity chart-topping acts.  The 4 dates for 2017 are:

Saturday 3rd June – Headlined by 5 After Midnight, supported by Sam Lavery

Saturday 1st July –  act TBC

Saturday 29th July – Headlined by Scouting for Girls

Saturday 19th August – act TBC

Party in the Park is part of general admission to the park for that day for both day and staying guests, including those staying in the campsite.  Alternatively, it is £10 for post 5pm admission for an hour of theme park and zoo then the concert - book now on the Flamingo Land website.


Flamingo Land has been granted a licence for civil wedding ceremonies in the Mansion House, which is also situated adjacent to the local village church. A wedding could also incorporate animal interaction, such as a lemur experience or being married on the wooden decking located within the zoo.   Christenings and private parties are also welcome.


For more information visit flamingoland.co.uk or call 0800 40 888 40

Flamingo Land Resort, Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6UX