Things to do with kids this weekend in Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside and North Wales
Here at Clued In With Kids we understand the importance of stimulating young minds and keeping family days out varied. To help provide inspiration on things to do with the kids this weekend, we have added hundreds of events to our website. We have also created this blog to summarise just a handful of the events running in each area, with more being added tonight and tomorrow morning.
For a more comprehensive guide of whats on, please visit www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk.
* Tree Climbing at Arley Hall Garden Festival
22nd to 23rd June, 2019 art 10am – 5pm
Arley, Northwich CW9 6NA
Join Arley Hall’s Garden Festival for a great family day out. This family event has lots of different activities on offer including tree climbing (additional charges apply), facepainting, childrens rides and the adventure play zone with an exciting zip wire.
* Mill Trail: Become a Factory Inspector At Quarry Bank Mill
Quarry Bank, Styal Road, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA, UK
Daily until 31st August
Become a factory inspector and have a go at our family trail around the mill created by children’s author Philip Ardagh.
*Bioblitz At Macclesfield Riverside Park
22nd June at 10am
Beechwood Mews, Macclesfield SK10 2SL
Drop-in activities throughout the day include butterfly walks, pond and river dipping, environmental art, wildlife stands, refreshments and much more……
*Craft And Gift Fair At Glebe Farm
23rd June 2019 11am until 4pm.
Peel Ln, Congleton CW12 4RQ
Outdoor craft and gift fair.
The children can enjoy visiting the farm animals and playing on the play area. Perhaps they can even have a go at feeding the animals too.
* Kelsall Steam and Vintage Rally
22nd to 23rd June, 2019, 9.00am to 4.30pm.
Kelsall Road, Chester CH3 8BH
It’s a great event for all ages, with Steam Engines, Vintage Tractors, Classic Cars, Vintage Motorbikes, Punch and Judy show, Fun Fair and Birds of Prey display. There is also Tractor Pulling and a great variety of Trade Stands.
*Little Moreton Hall Midsummer Event
22nd to 23rd June, 11 until 4pm.
Newcastle Rd, Congleton CW12 4SD
Experience the Tudor festival that gives thanks for the sunshine & water that nourishes the crops. Dancing, activities & live music from Piva.
*Music in The Garden, Dunham Massey
Until 29th June, 2019
Altrincham WA14 4SJ
Relax with live music in the gorgeous grounds of Dunham Massey every weekend throughout June
* Our Kids Social at The Ice Cream Farm
22nd June 2019, 10.30 to 12.30
Chester CH3 9NE
Kick start the day with an arts and crafts session to get those creative juices flowing and then take to the dance floor with your special OKS silent disco headphones, bop along to your chosen music channel. Kids, parents, guardians, granny and gramps, this day is for EVERYONE.
*Pretty Muddy Kids At Tatton Park
June 22nd 2019, 9.30am
Tatton Park Gardens, Knutsford WA16 6QN
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for life-saving research. Suitable for children between the ages of 5 and 12.
*Pyjama Club At Treehouse Play – Ice Age
22nd June from 6.30pm
George Street, Altrincham WA14 1RF, UK
A date night with a difference – The kids will have a fantastic time playing in the play area from 5.30pm, getting involved in this weeks themed activity from 6.30pm, and then watching a film from 7pm. They can also enjoy munching on some popcorn and a drink whilst you relax and enjoy something to eat yourselves.
*Try It Afternoon, Grosvenor Park
23rd June 2019, 12.30 until 3.30pm
Grosvenor Park Road, Chester CH1 1QQ
An afternoon of fun and potential including the use of space hoppers!
For more family events in Cheshire such as the Upton Scarecrow Trail, Mac Pow, Field To Fork At Tatton Farm, Archery Sessions and Predators at Chester Zoo, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/search/?type=event
Manchester And Surrounding Area
*Cirque du Soleil: Toruk – The First Flight, Manchester Arena
20th to 23rd June 2019, 7.30pm onwards
Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1AR
Inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking movie AVATAR, Cirque du Soleil’s uniquely different touring show TORUK.
*Rudyard Lake Fun Day
22nd June 2019, 10am until 4pm
Rudyard Lake, Near Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8XB
Relax & listen to some fantastic local artists in our all weather marquee, try your hand at rubber duck racing, enjoy a very interesting treasure hunt and for the brave there is dragon boat racing or raft build’n’racing.
*The Lost Words, Lyme Park
Until 1st Sept 2019, from 10.30 until 5.00pm
Disley, Stockport SK12 2NR
Inspired by the book by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris, seek, find and speak words from the natural world that are disappearing from children’s vocabulary.
* Vintage Family Fun Fair At Brookside Garden Centre
22nd to 23rd June 2019, 11am until 4pm
London Road North, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1BY
Take your friends and family on a magical adventure into the glorious past with a day out to Keeling’s Vintage Family Fun Fair. Discover beautifully restored rides dating from the 1930s to the 1960s and traditional fairground games and music from a summer long ago.
*Wide Awake Kids Karting Club
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June, 2019
Children can enjoy whizzing around the track like their favourite racing driver as they race in heats between 9am and 10am each weekend.
For more family events in Manchester such as LEGO CITY at Legoland, and Pirates and Mermaids at Sea Life please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/search/?type=event
Wirral Liverpool And Merseyside
* Africa Oyé Festival 2019, Sefton Park
22nd and 23rd June 2019, 12.30 to 9.30
Mossley Hill Drive, Liverpool L17 1AJ
Sefton Park will once again be taken over by the music and culture of Africa and the diaspora, for two free days of fantastic live music, DJs and dance, as well as workshops, food stalls and a range of traders in the Oyé Village.
* Aintree Community Day with Family Dog Show, Aintree Racecourse
Sunday 23rd June 2019
Ormskirk Rd, Liverpool L9 5AS
Pony rides, small farm animals, family dog show, Shetland ponies, and more.
* BrixMania Saturday Workshop
22nd June to 13th July 2019
Old Greasby Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH49 6LT
2 hours of fun LEGO brick building, challenges, games and more! Suitable for 6-10yr olds. Only £9 per child, £7 per sibling. Booking essential
* DADS CLASS – Straight Outta Magoos, Jireh Church, Bebington
22nd June 2.15pm
Teehey Gardens, Bebington, Wirral CH63 2JH
Bring your best hip-hop moves and bling along with baby for a fun packed 45 min sensory play session. Our class is a family class aimed for the main carer of baby to take a step back and enjoy a glass of prosecco and some cake, while the Dads have some fun.
* Family Forest Stay’n’play, GROW-Wellbeing At Tam O’ Shanter Urban Farm
22nd June, 2019
Boundary Road, Birkenhead, Prenton CH43 7PD.
A forest play session that you can bring both your toddlers and your older children along to! Forest fun for all, with nature craft activities, sensory forest walk, plant and bug identification – all connected with nature.
* Family Yoga, Church Farm
22nd June 2019, 3.30 to 4.30pm
Thurstaston, Wirral CH61 0HW
Come and spend an hour of fun filled yoga and games Saturday 22nd June. We will be outside weather permitting so getting some fresh air and magnificent views on Church Farm.
*Small Animal Petting and/or Horse Rides At Acorn Farm
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June, 2019
Horse rides include 2 circuits of the riding arena.
Activities for the small animal petting are varied but can include: holding and stroking a chick, rabbit, guinea pig, pet rat and pygmy goats.
* Tension, Turmoil and Traitors: The Story of Tudor Speke
14th June to 3rd November 2019, 12.30 until 4.30pm.
Speke Hall, The Walk, Speke, Liverpool L24 1XD
Join us from May to explore Speke’s Tudor story, highlighting the history behind some of our most secret and fragile spaces such as the priest hole, whispering gallery and eavesdropper.
For more family events in Wirral, Liverpool and Merseyside such as New Ferry Butterfly Park, Archery Taster Sessions, Toddler Yoga and more please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/search/?type=event
* An introduction into Fly Fishing, Llyn Brenig
22nd June to 21st Sept 2019, 10.00am until 3pm.
Cerrigydrudion, Corwen LL21 9TT
An introduction into Fly Fishing
* Archery At Penrhyn Castle And Gardens
23rd June 2019, 10.30 until 4.00pm
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor LL57 4HT
Join the Wild Elements team to flex your archery skills and have a go at this ancient pastime. Why not take on your family in a friendly competition and show them who’s boss! Only £1.50 for 6 arrows.
*Meet Cruzr, Techniquest Glyndŵr
Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW
Saturday 22nd June 2019, 10am until 5pm
Know anybody who loves robots? Why not meet a real one! Cruzr will be heading to TQG this weekend only where you can chat and have your own guide in mechanical form! One of the most advanced pieces of robotics, you don’t want to miss this!
*Pink Flamingo Day, Welsh Mountain Zoo
June 23rd 2019, 9.30am until 5.30pm
Colwyn Bay LL28 5UY
For one day only, come to the Zoo with your plushy Flamingo, dressed as a Flamingo or with Flamingo themed clothing and get in for FREE*!
Why not take advantage of the special keeper talk taking place outside of the Flamingo enclosure while sipping an especially made pink mocktail to show how much you really love Flamingos!
* Sali Mali’s 50th Birthday! Pen-blwydd Hapus Sali Mali yn 50!
22nd June, 2019
Llanddeiniolen, Caernarfon LL55 3AD
Join us to celebrate the 50th birthday of Wales’s best loved children’s character – Sali Mali!
There will be party games in the Forest Theatre along with the chance to meet Sali Mali!
* Swim Safe at Plas Menai
22nd to 23rd June 2019, 10am onwards
Caernarfon LL55 1UE
Swim Safe is a FREE outdoor swimming activity from Swim England and the RNLI teaching children aged 7-14 essential water safety life skills.
The fun, 1-hour sessions are run by qualified swimming instructors and lifeguards, and include open water safety advice provided on land, up to 30 minutes in-water tuition with qualified instructors, all the right kit for swimming outdoors (including swimming hats, wetsuits and flotation equipment).
For more family events in North Wales such as The Corwen Food Festival, and Greenfield Valley Party In The Park please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/search/?type=event
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Additional areas coming soon include Manchester, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire.