Zoo Awareness Weekend 2021 Zoo Awareness Weekend is here! We've just dropped a brand new investigation into cruel, circus-style shows in UK zoos! Find out more and take action below. SEA LIONS IN UK ZOOS EXPLOITED IN CIRCUS-LIKE SHOWS The Easter Bank Holiday weekend is the biggest date in many zoos' calendars, although this year lockdown restrictions mean that zoos and aquariums remain shut until 12th April. However, despite the lockdown, there's plenty to do to help animals stuck in captivity in these place.