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What’s on for families 5th October 2019 to 6th October 2019.

What’s on for families 5th October 2019 to 6th October 2019.

*Featured image taken at Ysgol Goedwig Nant Y Glyn Forest School by Clued in with kids.

There’s a fair few free events running this weekend and a few of the Halloween events are starting to make an appearance too! We have already started adding Halloween, bonfire and Christmas events to our website so keep your eyes peeled!


Image Credit Now Northwich 2019

*Now Northwich 5.10.19

When: 5th October from 1pm until 10pm.

Where: Northwich Town Centre

Price: Free

Pre-book? No

Description: FREE International Dance & Street Arts Festival For All The Family!
With surprises around every corner from Weaver Way to Witton Street and Barons Quay, Now Northwich 2019 brings together another thrilling cast of international and local artists, performers and musicians for a full day and evening of festive fun. Culminating in a jaw-dropping procession where giant insects invade the streets using sound and light to wow the crowds!


* Free – Museum of the Moon Make-Fest & LEGO® Rocket Build

When: 6th October 2019 from 10.30am until 3.30pm.

Where: Pyramid Parr Hall, Palmyra Square S, Warrington WA1 1BL

Price: Free

Pre-book? Drop in at any time. Recommended for ages 6 to 14 but welcome to all.

Description: Help the winner of Channel 4’s LEGO® Masters TV Show, Steve Guinness, build a 2.5-meter replica of the Apollo 11, Saturn V Rocket using over 20,000 LEGO® bricks. The event will take place under a giant artwork installation of the Moon as part of Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival. Program robots from Sphero & LEGO® Education (WeDo 2.0 & MINDSTORMS). Create planets using 3D pens from 3Doodler. Build spacecraft circuits with Tech Will Save Us.


*A Taste of Autumn: Stargazing at Dunham Massey When: 5th to 12th October from 8pm until 9pm.

Where: Woodhouse Ln, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, WA14 4SJ

Price: Tickets cost £4.00 for an adult. Children go free.

Pre-book? Essential. Please visit website.

Description: There will be a family-orientated session for children at 8pm followed by an adult session at 9pm. The children’s session will focus more on observation and exploration; the adult session will delve deeper into the history and meaning of stars.

To find out more about what this attraction can normally offer families, please visit


* Digital Music Making (Recommended Ages 8+) | The Studio, Widnes

When: 6th October from 11am to 12.30pm.

Where: 5 Lacey Street, Widnes, WA8 7SQ

Price: £10 and parents go free.

Pre-book? Yes vis Eventbrite. Tickets available until 10am on the 6th October.

Description: Do you want to make your own music WITHOUT having to use instruments?
This fun, creative and hands-on workshop teaches the fundamentals of Garageband and how to make the most out of it. Whilst you may have used Garageband before, MakoCreate teaches participants how to program drum machines, play digital instruments and compose music using loops. That’s not all as we’ll also show participants how to use some of the apps other amazing features. 


*Mermaid Day At Bellas Bows, Nantwich

When: 5th October from 9.30 until 4.30pm

Where: 8 Cocoa Yard, Nantwich CW5 5

Description: Come under the sea and enjoy a magical day of being a mermaid on land 🧜🏼‍♀️✨Meet & Greet with Ariel – 12:30pm till 1:30pm✨They beauty bar will be open for you to get your mermaid sparkle on✨As well as a under the sea lucky dip


*Day Out With Thomas, East Lancashire Railway

When:5th and 6th October. Various times from 9am until 4pm.

Where: The East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY.

Price: £19.50 per adult and kids aged 2 to 17 years cost £12


Description: Join Thomas and friends for fun and games at this family fun event. Your one time entry fee gets you access to all of the weekend’s events and activities including rides behind Thomas, meeting the Fat Controller and friends, performances by Sodor station sweepers Rusty and Dusty, unlimited travel on steam and diesel trains, Thomas themed activities, tabletop games and much more.


*Fun Palace 2019 at Storyhouse, Chester – update sold out. Details previously shared in Clued in with kids Cheshire. To ensure that you don’t miss out on upcoming events, please feel free to join our clued in with kids groups on facebook.


Have you entered our exclusive competion to win a family ticket to this years Christmas Adventure thanks to Manorafon Farm Park in Abergele? If not, head to the announement section of any regional clued in with kids group. 

Link to the North Wales group:

Wirral And Merseyside

*Family Fright Festival at Church Farm

When: Sat 5 & Sun 6 Oct, Sat 12 & Sun 13 Oct, Sat 19 & Sun 20 Oct, THEN EVERY DAY FROM Saturday 26 Oct – Sunday 3 Nov

Where: Church Farm, Church Ln, Thurstaston, Wirral CH61 0HW

Price: Kids 2 to 16 are £7.50 and adults cost £8.

Pre-book? Yes but good availability on all dates according to the website.

Description: Church Farm Family Fright Festival is a spooky themed farm experience with pumpkin picking, puppet shows and more. It’s designed to be spooky without being too frightening, making it ideal for families with young children. Theres tractor tours, Emu racing, and a chance to meet the Monstrous Meerkats.

To find out more about what this attraction can normally offer families, please visit


*Pick Your Own Pumpkin at The Pumpkin Patch Hightown

When: 5th to 31st October 2019

Where: Orrell Hill Lane, Hightown, Liverpool, L38 5DA

Price: Dependent on size of pumpkin

Pre-book? No

Description: Bring your wellies, borrow a wheelbarrow and enjoy pumpkin fun at our family farm pumpkin patch!  Dogs on leads welcome.


*Wirral Bus And Tram Show

When: 6th October from 10am until 4pm.

Where: Wirral Transport Museum and Heritage Railway, 1 Taylor St, Birkenhead CH41 1BG

Price: Free and Heritage Bus Rides are Free and tram rides cost £2.00 per Adult & £1.00 per Child/Concession/Student. There will also be an all day, all tram day rider ticket available to buy for £5.00 per adult & £3.00 per child.

Pre-book? No

Description: The Wirral Bus & Tram Show is Wirral’s Largest FREE family friendly show and one of the biggest FREE transport shows in the North West! Split over 3 showgrounds at Twelve Quay’s College , Pacific/Shore Road (Main Showground) & Taylor Street @ Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway’s depot and museum – what makes this event so unique is that all 3 showgrounds are connected by a working heritage tramway. Vintage Buses will be running lots of free services to various picturesque towns and villages around the Wirral Peninsula including into and around the world famous Birkenhead Park.


*Relaxed Art Play at Lady Lever Art Gallery

When: 5th October from 10am until 11.15am.

Where: Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, Lower Rd, Bebington, Wirral CH62 5EQ

Price: Free

Pre-book? No

Description: Join Lady Lever for a quieter, relaxed art play sessions for families in their activity rooms with creative play activities. A relaxed morning is for visitors, who may benefit from a more relaxed style of art play, including but not limited to those with autistic spectrum conditions, additional needs of learning disabilities.

To find out more about what this attraction can normally offer families, please visit

North Wales

*Astronomy Club 2019/20 – Techniquest Glyndwr

When: 5th October at 6.30pm. Other dates are available if you miss out on this one.

Where: Glyndŵr University Campus, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW

Price: £5 or kids under 4 years old are admitted free.

Pre-book? Yes. Please visit providers website.

Description: Techniquest Glyndŵr’s Astronomy Club features the opportunity to travel into space within our portable StarDome Planetarium. Delve into the deepest corners of the Universe and of course — weather permitting — glance into the sky for some live stargazing with our telescopes. Everyone is welcome who loves Astronomy.

To find out more about what this attraction can normally offer families, please visit


*Unicorn Workshop at Bodafon Farm Park

When: 5th October from 11am until 12.30pm.

Where: Bodafon Road The Promenade, Llandudno LL30 1BW

Price: £3

Pre-book? Not stated

Description: Paint and decorate a mixed media Unicorn for your bedroom wall . Only £3 per child. VIP access to the farm for Let’s Arty Party attendees

To find out more about what this attraction can normally offer families, please visit


*Halloween Pottery Painting at Cwtch Ceramics

When: 5th and 6th October at 4pm.

Where: Market St, Wrexham LL13 8BB

Price: Not stated

Pre-book? Not stated.

Description: They have lots of spooky pottery for you to paint with a guarantee they will be ready for you to collect before Halloween. They have pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, day of the dead mugs, mummy mugs, zombie mugs and skull mugs… witches, wizards, warlocks, ghosts, ghouls, cats and many other spooky ceramics.

To find out more about what this attraction can normally offer families, please visit


*Autumn Garden Trail at Penrhyn Castle

When: daily until 3rd November from 10.30am until 6pn.

Where: Penrhyn Castle, Bangor LL57 4HT

Price: Free event but normal admission applues at £12.73 for adults and £6.36 for children. National trust members visit free.

Pre-book? No

Description: The Welsh festival Calan Gaeaf signals the night before the first day of Winter in the Celtic calendar? The festival was a time to commemorate the dead, when spirits walked the earth but also a time to celebrate the ‘Cynheaf’ (Harvest) and prepare for colder months ahead. Join Penrhyn on a sensory journey around the garden to look at how nature and the gardeners prepare for the cold snap.

To find out more about what this attraction can normally offer families, please visit


*Colwyn Bay Stage

When: 5th to 6th October 2019 from 11am.

Where: Venue Cymru, Penrhyn Crescent, Llandudno, LL30 1BB, United Kingdom

Price: £20 with kids under 15 going free!

Pre-book? Day tickets no longer available online but are available from the box office at venue Cymru or from the gate according to their website.

Description: Moonlight Magic as the World Rally Championship comes to Colwyn Bay. The world’s best drivers in the fastest rally cars will tackle a tarmac stage along the seafront!  There are plenty of other attractions for all the family, with fair ground rides, classic rally cars, super cars and the amazing Red Bull Matadors will perform a spectacular aerobatic display.


* Family Fun in the Forest!

When: 6th October from 11am until 2pm.

Where: Ysgol Goedwig Nant Y Glyn Forest School, Honeysuckle Lane, Colwyn Bay, LL28 5YR 

Price: £9.00 per person

Pre-book? Yes book via Facebook Messenger or email

Description: Clued in with kids had a fabulous time here a while back. The popular Family Fun in the Forest sessions are an opportunity for the whole family to have fun together. Explore nature, take part in games, arts and other activities, and gather round the warm fire to cook your lunch!

Read our review here:


* Spider-Man Craft And Slime Workshop at Planet Play Rhyl

When: 6th October from 1pm.

Where: Planet Play Rhyl, 22 Vale Road, Rhyl Ll18 2BU

Price: £9.95 and siblings £5.

Pre-book? Not stated.

Description: Slime Making 🚀Craft Activities 🚀Soft Play Entry 🚀MEET SPIDER-MAN 😮

For more ideas of days out, events, groups and classes, please visit Halloween and Christmas events are currently being added as we speak.


*Although every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are only human and are limited by what we can see online. Therefore we would always recommend that you check the information with the provider before attending an event or day out.


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