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Family events in Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside and North Wales this weekend from 21st September to 22nd September,2019

Family events in Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside and North Wales this weekend from 21st September to 22nd September,2019

Here is our weekly round up of family friendly events and days out in Cheshire, Wirral, Liverpool and North Wales this weekend. The weather is set to improve so it should be a nice opportunity to get outdoors!

 

Best of all most attractions do not require pre-booking so if you fancy a day out on a whim, our handy little guide may be perfect for your busy bees.

 

For more events and day out ideas please follow us on facebook or visit our website www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk for a more comprehensive list of what’s on in your local area.  

CHESHIRE AND MANCHESTER

* Science show: A Jodrell journey

When: 21st to 22nd September 2019, 11am, 12pm, 2pm

Where: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, The University of Manchester, Macclesfield, SK11 9DL

Price: Free with general admission.

Pre-book? No

Description:

Join us as we journey through the history and achievements of scientists at Jodrell Bank. From the Apollo Moon missions to exploding stars and black holes, there is plenty to discover…..Our fun and interactive, family-friendly science shows last for 30 – 40 minutes. They are aimed at adults and children aged 7+.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/jodrell-bank-discovery-centre/

 

*Great British Food Festival

When: 21st and 22nd September from 10am until 5pm

Where: Arley Hall and Gardens

Price: £10 for adults and £5 for kids under 5 on the door prices.

Pre-book? No you can pay on the door but there is a discount available if you buy in advance online.

Description: Lots of amazing food producers, tasty street food and thirst queching bars, along side chef demos, a bake stage, NEW BBQ stage, lots for the kids and of course great live music in a stunning location. Two days of fantastic foodie fun! Free entrance to house, grounds and the kids adventure playground.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/arley-hall-and-gardens/

 

*Owls by Moonlight update – sold out

 

*Wildlife Workshop for Kids: British Mammals

When: Sunday 21st from 10am until 11.30am

Where: Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, Tudor Rd, Windmill Hill, Runcorn WA7 1SX

Price: £5 per child and usual admission applies for all attending.

Pre-book? YES call 01928 569895.

Description: A fun workshop learning about British Mammals with the Ranger. Discover which small mammals live in the grounds of the museum.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/norton-priory-museum-and-gardens/

 

*CAFT family fun day

When: 22nd September 2019 from 1pm until 5pm

Where: The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust, nr Altrincham, WA14 3RE

Price: Free

Pre-book? No

Description: Free entry event for families and individuals. Everything from live music to classic cars, tractors, face painting to fairground rides, inflatables and everything in between including the famous mascot race. The fairy princesses from Be Our Guest Entertainment will be joined by Stormtroopers from the 99th Garrison to meet and greet visitors, along with a variety of larger than life mascots who will join in the fun. Guests will be kept fed and watered with delights such as a BBQ and hog roast. There’ll also be a traditional tea room and delicious ice cream served from a vintage VW camper van.

Fancy a proper duck race? Why not head to Chester’s River Dee?

*Chester Duck Race

When: Saturday 21st Sept from  12 noon until 4pm.

Where: River Dee, Chester, CH1 1SD

Price: Free to watch the duck race. Unknown if some children’s activities are charged for.

Pre-book? No

Description: Come along to the River Dee on the 21st September to watch the amazing sight of decorated corporate & community ducks racing on the river. 12.00-2.00 Viewing of corporate ducks and fun activities for children. 3.00 – Race Starts Corporate & Community Ducks.

 

*Superhero Day at the Ice Cream Farm

When: 21st September 2019 from 12 noon until 4pm.

Where: The Ice Cream Farm, Drumlan Hall, Newton Ln, Cheshire, Chester CH3 9NE

Price: £2 per person for meet and greet plus photos.

Pre-book? No

Description: Time to embrace your inner superhero 🤩. The Ice Cream Farm are hosting a meet and greet, with face painting and a hero quest.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/the-ice-cream-farm-cheshires-ice-cream-adventure-park/

 

*Field to Fork at the Farm, Tatton

When: Daily until 26th October from 12 noon until 5pm

Where: The Farm at Tatton, Mereheath Dr, Knutsford WA16 6SG

Price: Free event but normal admission applies of £7 per person. 50% discount for National Trust members and a park entrance fee for cars also applies.

Pre-book? No

Description: View orgingal machinety and hear the sounds of a working mill. Visit Aunt Mary making butter in the Caretakers house, listen to stories and tales of life on the Tatton estate, experience sounds in the Tack Room and Slaughterhouse, see the rare breeds and participate in other family friendly activities.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/the-farm-at-tatton-park/

 

*Hertage Open days

Free family days out this weekend:

 https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/free-family-days-out-in-cheshire-manchester-and-staffordshire-13th-to-the-22nd-september-2019/

 

*Percy the Park Keeper: After the Storm at Dunham Massey

When: 7th September to 10th November 2019 from 10.30am until 2.30pm

Where: Altrincham WA14 4SJ

Price: Free event though normal admission charges apply.

Pre-book? No

Description: There’s been a stormy disaster and now Percy the Park Keeper’s animal friends don’t have anywhere to live! Help Percy devise a plan to find his little friends a new home this autumn. Explore the garden and deer park on this interactive trail to help Percy’s friends. Get your trail map stamped at each point, and don’t forget to pick up your sticker from the garden kiosk at the end!

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit

Image kindly supplied by Kenyon Hall Farm for use by CIWK 

* Magical Maze Maze At Kenyon Hall Farm

When: Daily from 9am until 4.30pm.

Where: Winwick Ln, Croft, Warrington WA3 7ED

Price:  Infants under 2 go free and 2-18 year olds cost £3. Accompanying adults cost £2.

Pre-book? No

Description: The Maize Maze at Kenyon Hall farm is always popular with the children and a fun filled family day out in Warrington, Cheshire. Each year brings about a new theme and this year is no exception. Families can expect a magical experience as they embark on a quest to find six enchanted creatures that are carefully hidden somewhere in the maze. Good little witches and wizards will have a fantastic time exploring the maze, especially if they love unicorns, dragons and fairies.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/kenyon-hall-farm/

 

* Mill Trail: Become a factory inspector at Quarry Bank Mill

When: Daily until 31st December 2019 from 10.30am until 4pm.

Where: Styal Rd, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA

Price: 50p per trail. Normal admission charges apply (adult £20.25 and children over 5 £10).

Pre-book? No

Description: Become a factory inspector and have a go at our family trail around the mill created by children’s author Philip Ardagh. Join factory inspector Augustus Snout and his assistant Scuttle on an inspection of the mill. Have a go at different jobs throughout your journey and experience the dangers of working in a cotton mill.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/quarry-bank-mill-and-styal-estate-national-trust/

 

*Festival Of Transport

When: 21st to 22nd September from 10am until 4pm

Where: High Legh Garden Centre, Halliwell’s Brow, High Legh, Knutsford, WA16 0QW

Price: Free

Pre-book? No

Description: A spectacle of historic and classic vehicles will be here all weekend, Static displays, Festival Hot & Cold Snacks & Drinks, Ice Cream Parlour,  High Legh Railway will be running all weekend

 

*Cheshire Candles Charity Car And Bike Show

When: 22nd September from 8.30am until 4.30pm.

Where: Chester Lakes, Church Rd, Chester CH4 9LQ

Price: Free entry

Pre-book? No provided you are not exhibiting a vehicle.

Description: A charity classic car & bike show at Chester Lakes with catering and a bar, all in support of charity. An all day event, stay as long as you want and enjoy the company, the food and drink, and the entertainment. Free entry, donate generously!

North Wales

*Amazing Maize Maze At Park Hall Farm

When: Daily until 29th Sept from 10am until 5pm.

Where: Burma Rd, Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4AS

Price: Admission to Park Hall Farm is £10.50 per person on the gate. Children under two go free.

Prebook? No

Description: Are you ready to solve the clues and navigate your way through this years incredible Maize Maze? Can you solve the puzzle despite there being numerous paths and dead ends that will truly put your skills to the test. Simply collect a puzzle sheet from reception and away you go. If you are successful in your quest, you can also earn a delicious treat too! Of course, there are plenty of other activities on offer too such as petting the animals, pig racing, and making a splash in water play.

For information about the many family friendly activities available at this attraction, please visit  https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/park-hall-the-country-experience/

 

*Autumn Traker Packs

When: Daily until 22nd October 2019 from 10.30am until 3.30pm

Where: Plas Newydd,

Price: Free but normal admission charges apply.

Pre-book? No

Description: Throughout autumn, young explorers can collect one of the tracker packs and head off on an amazing adventure. Explore the garden and woods with all of the sights, sounds and smells of autumn. Free to use. simply return to the team in the Visitor Centre as you leave.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/plas-newydd-house-and-gardens-national-trust/

 

* Clwb Celf Teulu // Family Art Club

When: Every Saturday until Nov 30th 2019 from 10am until 12pm

Where:  Tŷ Pawb, Market St, Wrexham LL13 8BB

Price: £2 per child.

Pre-book? No

Description: Every Saturday from 10am-12pm enjoy an artist-led session for children and their families to explore the galleries and develop imagination and making skills.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/ty-pawb/

 

*RSPB Conwy Open weekend

When: 21st to 22nd September, 2019 from 11am until 3pm.

Where: Llandudno Junction, N Wales Expy, Conwy LL31 9XZ

Price: Free

Pre-book? No

Description: Enjoy free entry all weekend and discover your local nature reserve! Explore RSPB Conwy, learn about the important work that we do for wildlife, find out about volunteering with us, and enjoy various activities on the reserve; including pond dipping and guided walks!

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/rspb-conwy/

 

*Open doors

There are a number of venues families can visit for free this month. Please see the attached blog for a comprehensive list. https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/open-doors-2019-enjoy-a-free-family-day-out-in-north-wales-this-september/

 

*Movies At Minera

When: 21st September from 6pm until 10pm.

Where:  B5426, Minera, Wrexham LL11 3DU

Price: £5 adults and £3 child.

Pre-book? Yes via Eventbrite

Description: Enjoy family favourite Shrek the movie at Minera Lead Mines.

 

*Mold food and drink festival

When: 21st to 22nd September 2019 from 10am until 8pm.

Where: Mold, CH7 1

Price: On the gate price is adults £6 and children over 4 years cost £1.

Pre-book? Discount available if booked in advance but on the gate prices are available.

Description: Top food and drink exhibitors, Live music, free childrens activities, cookery school.

 

*North Wales Classic Car and Motorcycle Show

When: 22nd September from 10am until 4pm.

Where: Bodrhyddan Hall, Dyserth Road, Rhuddlan LL18 5SB

Price: £8.50 for adults and kids aged 7 to 14 cost £3. Kids under 7 go free.

Pre-book? Yes via companies website

Description:  700+ classic vehicles on display, Special ‘NW Vauxhall-Opel’ vehicle theme, Trade, autojumble & retail stands, Modern car dealerships including the latest display models, Full vehicle concours, overseen by experienced commentator & Drystone Radio presenter Mark Stone,  Quality food, drink, ice cream and responsible bar, Children’s entertainment,  Full access to the grounds & gardens of this stunning country home venue.

 

*Walking with the Equines, Erdigg Hall

When: Daily until 28th October 2019, from 11.30am until 2.30pm.

Where: Marchwiel, Wrexham LL13 0YT

Price: Free but normal admission charges apply.

Pre-book? Yes

Description: It’s well known that spending time with friendly animals is good for wellbeing, so combine a short walk around Erddig’s 1,200-acre estate with meeting our equine residents. The short circular walk starts in Erddig’s stables and continues along the west front of the house into Big Wood. This 30-minute walk takes you past the striking Stansty gates, allowing a glimpse of the 12.5-acre walled garden and views of the house.Walks rotate between horses and donkeys, so not both at the same time.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/erddig/

Liverpool, Wirral and Merseyside

A huge thank you to Splat Messy Play Cheshire West for working on the Merseyside round up this week.

 

*Animal magic

When: 21st to 22nd September from 9am until 6pm.

Where: Fish Ln, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 0TA

Price: £11.70 and £6.25 respectively for admission online (saves 10%). Kids under 4 go free.

Pre-book? No but online booking saves 10%

Description: From funky frogs to marvellous meerkats, amazing amphibians to beautiful birds of prey, Animal Magic is a great weekend to get up close to wonderful wildlife. Exotic Zoo will be showcasing loads of fantastic animals throughout the weekend, including an armadillo, adorable meerkats and a petting zoo! Critters 2 You will be bringing everything from snakes to lizards – will you be brave and hold a tarantula? Local rescue centre Corio Raptors will also be here with some amazing birds of prey, including a majestic barn owl and a beautiful buzzard.

To find out more about what this venue has on offer for families, including details of its upcoming events, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/wwt-martin-mere-burscough/

 

*Zumba kids class for ages 4 and up

When: Every Saturday 10-11am.

Where: Prenton Dell Rd, Birkenhead, Prenton CH43 3BS

Price: Only £3 per class AND your first class is FREE!

Pre-book? Yes

Description: New all abilities Zumba Kids class for ages 4+ at Prenton Rugby Club. During a Zumba Kids class your children are exercising without even knowing it! The Zumba Kids format is different from your adult Zumba class, we learn dances, play dance games and perform the dances learned throughout the class. If your child wants to dance, get fitter and have fun, without the pressures of a traditional dance class then this is for them.

 

Family Workshop: Flip the Kipper and other Edwardian Parlour Games in Liverpool

When: September 21, 2019  

Where: The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BX

Price: Free

Prebook: No

Description: A fun look at days gone by, with a make and play session exploring games children would have played in the days when Bluecoat was a school. Flip the Kipper – who can flip and flap the kipper over the finish line first? Play 9 pin skittles, Happy families card games, Hopscotch, Tic Tac Toe and noughts & crosses. Aimed at ages 5-11.

 

*Heritage Open days – for free day out ideas please visit out blog at https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/free-family-days-out-in-wirral-liverpool-and-merseyside-13th-to-the-22nd-september-2019/

 

*Family Footprints at Formby

When: Saturday 21st September from 10-12pm

Price: £3 per child

Prebook: Yes please see link below.

Description: Dip into the fascinating story of Formby’s prehistoric footprints and search for traces on the foreshore with your younger friends and family. Ideal for 8 to 12 year olds. Booking online is essential. Meet at the notice boards on Victoria Road.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/38ae7de0-95b1-441d-bc6b-1454afbd09a3/pages/details

 

*Come & Join O2 This Saturday – Family Fun!

When: September 21st ~ 12pm to 16.30pm

Where: Liverpool Shopping Centre, Edge Lane, Liverpool

Price: Free event.

Prebook:  No

Description: Come and join in with the O2 official opening at Liverpool Shopping Park! Family entertainment, competitions, prizes to be won, face-painting & lots more! The ribbon cutting will take place at 12pm!

 

*Annual Scarecrow Festival

When: Saturday September 21st from 12.30- 4pm

Where: Marine Garden, Marine Terrace, Waterloo, L22 5PR

Price: free entry

Prebook? No

Description: Come along and join in the fun! The event you’ve all been waiting for! This year’s Annual Scarecrow Festival will be held in Marine Garden on Saturday 21st September starting at 12:30pm. This year’s theme for Scarecrows is Mystery, Myth and Magic, so get your thinking caps on now! There will be face painting, bouncy castle, stalls, games, refereshments and much more …

*Family Film Club

When: Saturday 21st September 2pm

Where: Whitby Hall, Whitby Park, Ellesmere Port, CH65 9AE

Price: Free

Prebook: No

Come along and have some fun at the Family film club. This is a free event however donations are gratefully received. There is also the fair that has just arrived at the park which starts this weekend.

 

* The Leverhulme Summer Cycle

When: Sunday 22nd September 10am – 4pm

Where: Brimstage Hall & Courtyard, CH63 6JA

Price: Free event

Prebook? No

Description:  Why not enjoy the first ever Leverhulme Summer Cycle? The highlight of the event will be the unique opportunity for families and friends to explore some of the hidden tracks of the Leverhulme Estate but Brimstage Hall Courtyard will also be hosting a festival with an assortment of food and cycling themed stands.

To be kept up to date with further events, please follow us on facebook or instagram.

CHESHIRE
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Cluedinwithkids.Cheshire
NORTH WALES
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Cluedinwithkids.NorthWales.Events

WIRRAL, LIVERPOOL AND BEYOND
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Cluedinwithkids.WirralandMerseyside.Events

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