AttractionsEvents

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AUG
Magic At The Museum
The Helicopter Museum

Special Holiday Activity Days for Families at the museum. Watch a live magic show witness incredible balloon modelling marvel at the slight of hand illusions.Also climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters try on the pilots helmet…

21
AUG
Family Nature Picnic
Canons Ashby National Trust

Bring the kids a picnic a picnic blanket and your favourite toy animals. Help us make some wild art and have a look at our interesting nature things. Although this even is free normal admission prices to the venue will…

21
AUG
Wacky Wednesday Seaside Special
National Coal Mining Museum For England

Under 5s and their carers are invited to join us on a train ride to our museum beach and enjoy a session of seaside songs stories rhymes activities and craft making to take home. The morning ends with a…

21
AUG
Whizzbanging Words: Write an Insect Tale
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Find out how Roald Dahl created the story of James and the Giant Peach his first famous childrens story. Then use some of his wondercrump techniques to get your own insect tale underway.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per…

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AUG
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day
Santa Pod Raceway

The Junior Drag Racing Fun Day returns to Santa Pod Raceway for the 7th year. This all‐round family fun day is totally FREE of charge and is the perfect way to keep the kiddies entertained at the summer holidays close…

22
AUG
Whoppsywhiffling Weather Stations
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

If only James had had a weather station to help him track the weather in his buckswashling adventure Well help you to make your own weather instruments as well as a peachy log book to record your findings in. …

23
AUG
Jakata Jungle Jam
Jakata London

With face painting magicians and more we are sure your tribe will love our Jungle Jam JamboreeJungle Jam Party club night2121:00‐03:00Friday 23rd Resident DJs playing the best in Club classics RnB House & moreSaturday 24th ‐ We are excited…

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AUG
Enchanted Horsham 2019
Horsham Park

Would you like to meet a unicorn Listen to a mermaid sing Discover spectacular secret illuminated gardens Dance in a silent disco Dig for dragon bones or watch a fire show with an awesome flame‐breathing dragonYou can do all these…

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AUG
Wondercrump Weather Dials
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Help James to know what kind of weather the peach will next face Find out more about how Roald Dahl created this buckswashling adventure. Then collage a weather dial with a peachy twistEvent detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and…

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AUG
Hey Diddle Diddle
Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre

A hilarious adventure filled with music and puppetry.When the full moon shines bright theres magic in the air and all the animals come out to play. Stay up late with flying cows jazzy cats and runaway crockery and as we…

24
AUG
Medieval Tournament
The Village Church Farm

Join The Knights of Skirbeck for a medieval tournament & some good old fashioned family funTherell be something happening every hour throughout the weekend ‐ sometimes educational sometimes surreal sometimes just plain silly ‐ but always funTherell be knights men‐at‐arms…

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AUG
England's Medieval Festival
Herstmonceux Castle

Englands Medieval Festival is the most authentic one‐of‐a‐kind medieval themed festival in Great Britain where you can immerse yourself in the sights sounds smells and spectacle of medieval times. Located at the fairy tale castle of Herstmonceux in Sussex Englands…

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AUG
Sights and Sounds of the Storm
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Learn about the stormy weather that James and his friends experienced on their travels then make junk model instruments to play in the storm orchestraEvent detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to…

24
AUG
Edale to Castleton Circular Walk
Edale Car Park

A guide‐led family‐friendly circular walk following one of the classic Peak District walking routes which was recently voted one of the nations top 10 favourite walks. The 9.5‐mile walk is led by a guide with over 35 years experience of…

24
AUG
Harrogate Food & Drink Festival
Ripley Castle

Looking for a brilliant day out alongside some of the nations best food and drink brands Join thousands of foodies at Harrogate Food & Drink Festival this summerWhat to Expect:‐ Listen to Brilliant Live Music.‐ Walk through the bustling Artisan…

24
AUG
Funtopia at Newcastle Under Lyme
Brampton Park

Filled with bouncy castles activity inflatables under 5s area circus skills interactive play system and much moreDelicious BBQ and sweet stall available to quench your thirst and tickle your taste budsFuntopia at Newcastle under Lyme is pay and play all…

24
AUG
East Preston Food & Drink Festival
Village Green

East Preston Food & Drink Festival is back for its fourth year. Spend a fun summers day eating drinking and socialising with friends and family on East Prestons lovely Village Green. This multi‐vendor vibrant food and drink festival is going…

24
AUG
Kids Fun Day at St Tydfil Shopping Centre
St Tydfil Square Shopping Centre

.St Tydfil Shopping Centre is inviting children and families to join them for an enjoyable Kids Fun Day on Saturday 24th August. In association with We Love Merthyr the day will feature a wide range of stalls selling everything from…

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AUG
bOing! International Family Festival 2019
Gulbenkian Theatre

A magical weekend of performance and creativity for all ages featuring free outdoor performances as well as ticketed theatre performances workshops activities and more …

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AUG
Hope Pit Explore
National Coal Mining Museum For England

Enjoy an interactive exploration of the Hope Pit area of the site with our brilliant volunteer team. Find out what systems were used and about the people who used them. Understand how revolutionary the showers were and how they boosted…

25
AUG
Swallowfield Show
Swallowfield Park

Fun Family Show where the kids go free This two day show now attracts 10000 people and provides something for everyone including main arena acts with Stunt Motorcyclist Dog Display teams Marching Bands and Birds of Prey as well as…

25
AUG
Pithead Bath Explore
National Coal Mining Museum For England

Join us on an interactive tour led by our fantastic volunteers around the Pithead Baths. Find out what systems were used and about the people who used them. Understand how revolutionary the showers were and how they boosted moral amongst…

25
AUG
The Kent country Show
QueX Park

The Show that has something for everybody. From Family Days out with amazing attractions such as the fabulous Jonathan Marshall horse stuntsman from Poldark and Game of Thrones Heavy Horse Displays Motorbike Stunt Teams fabulous Falconry displays Britains Got Talent…

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AUG
The Kent Festivals of Dogs
QueX Park

The Dog Event with something for all four legged friends from CHARITY FUN DOG SHOWS with over 20 classes daily to Dogs Have Got Talent Britains Got Talent Dima and His Dancing Dogs Chase the Bunny Have a Go Agility…

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AUG
August Scoff ā€˜nā€™ Stroll
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Enjoy a guided Roald Dahl countryside walk followed by an afternoon tea packed with sandwiches scones and cakes.Stretch your legs and fill your tummy Your guide Michael will lead you from the Wonka gates at the Museum and through the…

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AUG
Quacky Races
Morden Hall Park

One of Morden Hall Parks favourite traditions is back. For £2.00 youll be able to use one of our plastic ducks to join in a race down the river. You can also make a flag to cheer your duck on…

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AUG
Swimmeling Sharks at Sea
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Learn more about the moment that James meets the sharks out at sea. Then make an amazing seascape with the option to include a shark surpriseEvent detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay…

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AUG
Kent chrome & cruisers vehicle show
Faversham showground

Custom classic vehicle show with autojumble live bands the jets 2pm hullabaloo 11am ska mod dj mod corner trade stalls food and bar vintage stalls trophies and all the usual goodies…

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AUG
Bootling Boats
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Youll find out about the many boat journeys that Roald Dahl made which helped him to write about James and the peachs travels across the sea. Well make a simple boat as well as a waterscape container to float your…

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AUG
Get Lolloping Outdoors
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Get the family together to explore Roald Dahls home village on our guided walks to discover the places that inspired Roald Dahl.On the Village Trail youll see Dannys dads petrol pumps from Danny the Champion of the World the house…

27
AUG
Mr Montgomery's Circus Spectacular
Yeadon Town Hall

For one week only Mr Montgomery and his circus troupe are coming to Yeadon Town Hall to amaze and delight audiences of all ages. Expect magnificent costumes dazzling circus tricks and mesmerising dancing from our team of talented circus performers.…

28
AUG
Peppa Pig - My First Concert
Cliffs Pavilion

Peppa Pig along with Mummy Pig Daddy Pig and George visit Southend for Peppa Pig: My First Concert ‐ a fun interactive introduction to a live orchestra for ages 18 months and older.Peppa and George learn all about the different…

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AUG
Inventions and Recipes with Kate Scott
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Meet author Kate Scott and find out about her brilliant book Just Jack as well as Roald Dahls classic tale James and the Giant Peach.Youll find out a few things these stories have in common ‐ like some super inventive…

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AUG
Dartmouth Royal Regatta Shopping Parade
Dartmouth Embankment

2019 sees the 175th Dartmouth Royal Regatta where the whole embankment area is being refreshed with the Regatta organisers turning it into a new quality retail and catering area titled Royal Regatta Shopping Parade which will be heavily promoted by…

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AUG
Red Kite Flappers with the RSPB
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Birds often appear in Roald Dahls stories including the seagulls in James and the Giant Peach. These were animals that he could write about by watching them from his own garden. Make a fantabulous flapping red kite while you…

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AUG
Chilli Fest
Waddesdon Manor

Turn up the heat at Waddsedon Manors annual Chilli Fest taking place in the Manor grounds in the beautiful Aviary Gardens. With handpicked exhibitors all passionate about chilli the festival guarantees to bring you the best of local artisan producers…

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AUG
Chilli Fest
Waddesdon Manor

The ultimate chilli experienceTurn up the heat at our annual Chilli festival taking place in the Manor gardens in the beautiful Aviary Gardens. With handpicked exhibitors all passionate about chilli the festival guarantees to bring you the best of local…

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AUG
Peachy Science
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join in with a hands‐on science session inspired by the book James and the Giant PeachJoin in with experiments to make a peach float and find out how things grow. There will be plenty of opportunity for everyone to have…

31
AUG
Fete & Fun Dog Show
Blue Cross

33rd Annual Fete & Fun Dog Show with lots for all the family and at £2 per adult the best value around by far.The fun dog show is on from 1pm with classes for any dog and just pay 50p…

31
AUG
Funtopia at Daventry
Daventry Country Park

Filled with bouncy castles activity inflatables under 5s area interactive play system and much moreDelicious BBQ and sweet stall available to quench your thirst and tickle your taste budsFuntopia at Daventry is pay and play all day. So when youve…

31
AUG
Truckfest South West
The Royal Bath & West Showground

Truckfest is the thrilling family show In addition to the hundreds of impressive haulage vehicles on show there will be a host of other four and two‐wheeled attractions including giant car‐crushing American monster trucks and high‐flying motorcycle stunts in the…

31
AUG
Family Fun Day @ The Ancient Oak
Ancient Oak

Free Entry for all ‐ we will have a raffle on the day and other additional things for you to enter all money raised on the day will be going to Derian House and The Space Centre ‐ Please…

31
AUG
Firework Champion - Eastnor Castle, HR8 1RL
Eastnor Castle

Love Fireworks Then you will be dazzled by our fabulous firework displays all over the UK this summer. Come and see what has turned into one of the best firework events in the UK. Bring a picnic or grab food…

31
AUG
Magic of Thailand Festival in Milton Keynes
Campbell Park

A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Campbell Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch…

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SEP
Harvest Trail
Canons Ashby House

Explore the ancient parkland to find out more about harvest time in history. Find our clues hidden in the trees and answer the questions then head to the shop to claim your prize and sticker…

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Mess Fest 2019
Ark Burlington Danes Primary School

Come and Play at Mess Fest ‐ The UKs 1 Kids Messy FestivalMess Fest is a annual family event for children aged 12 and under and their parents and care givers.The end of summer is normally a time kids dread…

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SEP
Festival of Grasses
Knoll Gardens

Nationally renowned for its naturalistic displays of ornamental grasses 2019 sees the launch of the first Festival of Grasses at Knoll Gardens The Festival marks the 25th anniversary of Neil Lucass arrival at Knoll and runs throughout the autumn when…

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SEP
Vegan Knights Market
Market Place chesterfield

Vegan Knights Market will be back in Chesterfield Expect a vibrant market packed full of stalls selling art craft jewelry bath & body homeware clothing delicious cakes and bakes bread pies jams cheese gifts and much much more Stop…