This Christmas event is going to be full of festive fun…it will be educational…and above all it will be held in an area surrounded by nature!
Is-Simar Nature Reserve in Xemxija will be hosting stands from different organisations and sustainable enterprises…there will also be workshops, games and activities especially for families and children, and a food stall with delicious Christmas treats!
This is the first time that BirdLife Malta will be holding a Christmas Nature Fair in one of its reserves and we have teamed up with a number of other like-minded organisations to share the festivities.
Simar will be decorated for the occasion and showcasing the work of the organisations below with different exhibits, activities and installations:
- Malta National Aquarium
- Koperattiva Kummerċ Ġust
- Higher Youths Malta (Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary)
- Simply Organic
Our education team will also have seasonal craft activities and games for children :
- Christmas crafts
- Tree decorations
- Bird food garlands
- Scavenger hunts
- Quizzes, and
- Magnifying glasses.
At the reserve’s bird hides, expert reserve wardens will be running bird ringing demonstrations and they will assist you in birdwatching. The Visitors’ Centre will also be open for the day.
At 11am we shall also have a storytelling session jointly organised with the National Literacy Agency, with whom we hold a special relationship thanks to our weekly ‘Magic of Stories’ sessions held every Thursday at Simar
• Free entrance, no need for booking
• Għadira Nature Reserve will be closed for the day
• Event will be cancelled only in case of adverse weather conditions