THE Evesham and District Reptile and Exotics Club is going from strength to strength with about 80 people attending its latest meeting.

The monthly meetings take place at the Badsey Recreational Club, Ballards Park, Brewers Lane, and see people bringing their own exotic pets along between 1pm and 5pm.

At the latest meeting, Sunday, April 6, Staffordshire Exotics also attended the meeting with a Racoon dog.

Arran Churchill, an organiser of the events, said the meeting were going well adding that Best Price Bugs would be at future meetings with a wide range of frozen and live food, vivarium decor and a selection of kids toys.

The next event will take place on Sunday, May 4, when there will be face painting, a racoon visit and a raffle alongside all the usual exotic animals and their owners.