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What's on this weekend on the 7th and 8th March? Family events in Cheshire, Liverpool, Wirral and North Wales

What’s on this weekend on the 7th and 8th March? Family events in Cheshire, Liverpool, Wirral and North Wales

There’s lots going on for families this weekend…….. a great opportunity to finally get out of the house after all that rainy or windy weather. It may still be muddy but the sun is predicted to be shining 😊

Enjoy yourselves and make some memories!

Cheshire East Family Events

* Live Lambing and zoo weekends, Reasheath Zoo –

When? 7th and 8th March 2020

Where? Reaseheath Roundabout, Nantwich CW5 6DF

Price? Adults are £8 and children are £4.50

Prebook? Not essential but the option is there.

Description: The whole family can enjoy this unique springtime experience. Children will always remember seeing lambs being born! There will be lots of fun children’s activities taking place on both weekends including farm competitions and colouring……

To find out more about this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/reaseheath-zoo/

 

*Peter Rabbit themed photography mini sessions at Imagination Lane

When? 7th March

Where?  Unit 2, Gate Farm, Wettenhall Rd, Poole, Nantwich CW5 6AL

Price? £15 for the session plus normal admission to venue.

Prebook? Yes

Description: Peter Rabbit themed mini shoot for your little ones. Price is £15 which includes the photoshoot, a digital gallery and one digital Jpeg file of your choice. Please message via my Facebook page to book.

For more information about this venue please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/imagination-lane/

 

*Plumleys Craft And Gift Fair

When? 7th March from 10am until 3pm

Where? Plumley Moor Rd, Plumley, Knutsford WA16 9SD

Price? Free entry with a number of free activities.

Prebook? no

Description: Feel free to make some special pictures for Mother’s day, a birthday or any other special occasion at our monthly craft and gift fair. There’s also drop in sand art to keep the kids entertained too! Come and support our local family ran independent business supporting other local handmade businesses too.

 

* Hedgehog and mice crafts, Knutsford Library

When? 7th March

Where? Knutsford Library, Toft Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0PG

Price? Free

Prebook? No

Description: Join us on Saturday 7 March for hedgehog and mice crafts at 10.00-12.00 noon.

 

*Grow Minis, High Legh Garden Centre

When? 7th March from 11am until 12noon

Where?  Halliwell’s Brow, High Legh, Knutsford WA16 0QW

Price? £2.00 per child or free if booked by an adult holding a valid Grow Rewards membership. Non members can still book on but won’t get this discounted price.

Prebook? Yes via companies facebook.

Description: Planting up pots for Mother’s Day!! Join us we plant primroses for Mother’s Day – an ideal gift for a special mum, gran, family member or friend

 

*Royal May Day Character Choosing

When? Sat 7th March from 12 noon

Where? Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive

Price? Not stated

Prebook? No

Description: The General Characters for the 2020 Festival will be selected at the Academy, Westfield Drive, Knutsford on Saturday 7th March 12 noon until 2 p.m. Gold Card Holders will be admitted between 11.30 and 12 noon, after that time they will have to join the regular queue. Children of 5 years and upwards by May Day from Knutsford and surrounding areas are invited to attend.

 

*Science Week (Newspaper Challenge), Alderley Edge Library

When? 7th Feb from 10.30 to 11.30

Where?  Library Place, London Rd, Alderley Edge SK9 7GP

Price? Not stated but we THINK this is a free event. Please confirm before travelling.

Prebook? No

Description: To celebrate science week we are having a few science challenges.
The newspaper challenge is to get creative and show off your building skills. Who will have the best idea and the strongest construction?

 

*World Book Day – The Puffling Children’s trail, Bidduph Grange Garden

When? 7th and 8th March

Where? Grange Rd, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent ST8 7SD

Price? Usual admission charges apply.

Prebook? No

Description: Dress up as your favourite story book character and join in the fun of World Book Day at Biddulph Grange Garden. Pick up a trail based on ‘Where are you Puffling?’ by Erika McGann and Gerry Daly. Search all the indoor areas around the garden to find the seaside characters and collect your sticker. Don’t forget to bring your WBD voucher to redeem for one of our £1 books.

For more information about this venue please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/biddulph-grange-garden-national-trust/

 

*Trentham Gardens Fairy Trail

When? Daily until 24th Dec 2020

Where? Stone Rd, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG

Price? Free

Prebook? No

Description: Three more Fairies have joined their friends on the Fairy Trail. ‘Potty’ is already helping the gardeners prepare for a busy summer, you’ll be able to see her working hard along the lakeside and ‘No Words’ is surveying the Italian Gardens. ‘Whimsy’ is a little harder to find.

To find out more about Trentham Gardens please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/trentham-gardens/

 

*Grow Minis, Astbury Meadows Garden Centre

When? 7th March from 11am until 12noon

Where? Newcastle Rd, Congleton CW12 4RL

Price? £2.00 per child or free if booked by an adult holding a valid Grow Rewards membership. Non members can still book on but won’t get this discounted price.

Prebook? Yes via companies facebook.

Description: Planting up pots for Mother’s Day!! Join us we plant primroses for Mother’s Day – an ideal gift for a special mum, gran, family member or friend.

 

*Children’s Saturday Art Camp, BloomingArt

When? Each Sat until March 28th from 11am.

Where? Academy St, Warrington WA1 2NR

Price? £7.50

Prebook? Not stated. Please enquire with company.

Description: You can leave your children with us from 6 years to early teens, so they can engage & enhance their creativity every Saturday, 11 – 1 pm, for just £7.50, inclusive of all art materials…..Which means you can shop in peace or even take some time out to have lunch.

 

*Odeon Kids at Odeon Crewe

When? Sat and Sun

Where? Phoenix Leisure Park, Dunwoody Way, Crewe CW1 3AW

Price? £3.25

Prebook? Not essential

Description: This weeks family film is Spycies – A visually stunning, action-packed family spy-adventure, SPYCIES is the brilliant new feature from the animators of Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets!

 

*Baby and toddler storytelling at Quarry Bank Mill

When? 7th March at 9.30am

Where? Quarry Bank, Styal Road, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA,

Price? £2.50 per child.

Prebook? Yes via national trusts website.

Description: With storytelling, games, toys and sensory elements, our special baby and toddler sessions are a fun way to start your weekend. Sessions last 45 minutes. Suitable for children 6 months – 4 years.

 

*Exhibition: A Healthy Profit, Quarry Bank Mill

When? Daily until 19th April

Where? Quarry Bank, Styal Road, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA

Price? Included in cost of admission at £20.25 for an adult and £10 for a child.

Prebook? No

Description: Explore the physical, mental and emotional toil of working in a mill. What did it feel like to lose a finger, to suffer from cotton lung or return to work days after giving birth…..

To find out more about this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/quarry-bank-mill-and-styal-estate-national-trust/

 

*Mill Trail: Become a Factory Inspector, Quarry Bank Mill

When? Daily until 25th April

Where? Quarry Bank, Styal Road, Styal, Wilmslow SK9 4LA,

Price? Included in cost of admission at £20.25 for an adult and £10 for a child.

Prebook? No

Description: 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 this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/quarry-bank-mill-and-styal-estate-national-trust/

 

*Supertato – Books are Rubbish! Read and Make

When? 7th March at 2.30pm

Where? 33-35 George St, Altrincham WA14 1RJ

Price? Free

Prebook? No

Description: A special Read and Make as part of our World Book Day celebrations featuring one of our favourite characters, Supertato! Listen to the story then enjoy a craft. Plus lots of Supertato activities, colouring and puzzles throughout the day.

 

*Percy the Park Keeper: The Secret Path, Dunham Massey

When? Daily until 22nd March 2020

Where? Altrincham WA14 4SJ

Price? Free event but usual admission charges apply.

Prebook? No

Description: Explore the garden for a family friendly interactive trail to help Percy the Park Keeper. Stamp your trail map at each point and don’t forget to pick up your sticker at the garden kiosk…..

For more information about this event, or what this family day out normally has on offer, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/dunham-massey-national-trust/

 

*The Lost Words: Family Workshop At Dunham Massey

When? Sat 7th March 12-3pm (First Saturday of the month)

Where? Altrincham WA14 4SJ

Price? Free event but normal admission charges apply to view the house and gardens.  

Prebook? No

Description: On the first Saturday of the month why not let little ones get creative with a family friendly art workshop? Engage with nature through crafts and learn more about the natural environment around us. Return each month as the theme changes its focus to a different natural word. Meet at the Stables Activity Room.

For more information about Dunham Massey, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/dunham-massey-national-trust/

 

*The Lost Words: Find the Lost Words At Dunham Massey

When? Daily until 3rd April 2020

Where? Altrincham WA14 4SJ

Price? £2.50 and usual admission charges apply.

Prebook? No

Description: Visit Dunham Massey and be part of a creative harvesting of words and illustrations inspired by The Lost Words, by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris. Pick up a booklet for £2.50 and explore the park, ticking off the Lost Words as you go…..

For more information about this event, or what this family day out normally has on offer, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/dunham-massey-national-trust/

 

*We’re Going on a Cave Bear Hunt, Raptor Safari

When? Every Sunday

Where? Wilmslow. Location revealed at the time of booking.

Price? £20 per family group of up to 8. 

Prebook? Yes via cavebearhunt.co.uk or 07709275441

Description? You’ve all read the story about looking for an ordinary bear now you and your family can look for a giant CAVE BEAR hiding in our evergreen woodland reserve in Wilmslow. We also have other animals hiding along the trail – can you find them all? …..

For more information about this event please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/event/were-going-on-a-cave-bear-hunt-raptor-safari/

 

*The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the Adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat

When? Daily until Dec 2020

Where? Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5ZA

Price? £8

Prebook? Yes via Z-arts website.

Description: Join the Tiger for tea and hear the tale of his surprise visit to Sophie and her mummy. Open the door and take a trip into the real-life world of Mog the Forgetful Cat. Meet Katinka with the magic tail and see if you can find the Crocodile under the bed.

 

*Jawsome Sharks & Friends, SEALIFE Manchester

When? Daily until 15th March

Where? Barton Square intu Trafford Centre, Manchester M17 8AS

Price? Usual admission charges apply.

Prebook? Admission is reduced if booked online.

Description: This Spring we are launching our new Jawsome Sharks and Friends quest to help Professor Finn find the missing Top Trumps cards, so he can teach everybody about the incredible sharks and sea creatures who live here in Manchester.

To find out more about this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/sea-life-manchester-at-intu-trafford-centre/

Cheshire West Family Events

*British Science Week Wizard Apprentice Workshop, The Alchemist Chester

When? Sun 8th and Sun 15th March from 11am

Where? 10 St John St, Grosvenor Precinct, Chester CH1 1DA

Price? £20

Prebook? To book a place please email Victoria on chesterbdm@thealchemist.uk.com

Description: This British Science Week we are offering your youngsters the chance to conjure up Mock-Tail Potions full of magic, mystery and science.  Our Mixology masters will guide the apprentices through a sorcery masterclass guaranteed to charm and entertain. The children will also be able to add a Lego brick to Help us build the Chester Cathedral Brick by Brick model. Afterwards your youngsters can enjoy building their own meal with our build your Bento Box.

 

*Autism friendly sessions, the Ice Cream Farm.

When? 7th March

Where?  Drumlan Hall, Newton Ln, Cheshire, Chester CH3 9NE

Price? Free

Prebook? No

Description: Our well-loved Autism friendly sessions are held on the first Saturday of every month. Join us for a morning or evening of fun-filled entertainment, from our indoor sand and water play Honeycomb Canyon to Strawberry Falls adventure golf.

 

*Show and tell, Hayrack Church Farm

When? Each weekend at 11am and 2pm

Where? Thornton Green Lane, Thornton-le-Moors, Chester CH2 4HU

Price? Usual admission charges.

Prebook? No

Description: Here you will get the chance to touch and hold a variety of animals and learn about their upkeep, habitat and origin. Sessions are free with your farm park entrance fee.

To find out more about this day out please visit  https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/hayrack-church-farm-cafe-butchery/

 

*Chester Ghost Tour

When? Each Saturday until 2nd May 2020 at 7.30pm

Where? Town Hall, Northgate Street, CH1 2HQ

Price? £10 adults and £9 children

Prebook? Yes at any time via 07790498898 or chesterghostcity@gmail.com

Description: Come and join us for an evening of fun and phantoms as we explore the haunted heritage of the 2000 year old city…….

 

*Tots Gymnastics

When? Each Saturday

Where? Chester Blue Coat CE Primary School, Walpole St, Chester CH1 4HG

Price? £25 for a four week course.

Prebook? Yes via https://www.premier-education.com/parents/venue/courses/3364/

Description: Your little one can build confidence, develop their fine motor skills, agility and coordination whilst joining in our fun imaginary themed gymnastic sessions. Weekly class themes will include pirates, the zoo, superheroes, the jungle and space

 

* Architecture Workshops at Storyhouse, Chester

When? Sunday 8th March at 10.30am

Where? Hunter St, Chester CH1 2AR

Price? Free drop in

Prebook? No

Description: These workshops are aimed at families – it’s all about having fun and learning together.

Sunday 8 March – Music as a Creative Process.

For more information about what this family day out normally has on offer day to day, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/storyhouse/

 

* Little Women – Family Saturday & Sunday Film as part of parent and family friendly screenings at Storyhouse, Chester

When? Each Saturday and Sunday

Where? Hunter St, Chester CH1 2AR

Price? Family Saturdays & Sundays Children: £4 and Accompanying Adults: £4

Prebook? Optional

Description: Free crafts available before and after the film.

For more information about this event, or what this family day out normally has on offer, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/storyhouse/

 

*Chameleon Club

When? 7th March

Where? 1 Overleigh Road, Handbridge CH4 7HL

Price? £6

Prebook? Please book ahead by emailing: chameleonclub2019@gmail.com

Description: Welcome to Chameleon Club! A creative club for Year 1 to 4 children involving: stories, crafts, drama, music, dance & confidence building. Our sessions are all about being brave, happy, feeling good about yourself and not being afraid of making mistakes. We want the children to be able to express their many colours just like a chameleon! This is why Chameleon Club has a different theme each week and includes elements of storytelling, puppets, arts & crafts, dance, music, games, drama and above all fun & laughter!

 

*Mini Mornings, Vue Cinema Cheshire Oaks

When? Every Sat and Sun plus each day in the school holidays from 10am.

Where? Stanney Ln, Ellesmere Port CH65 9HD

Price? £2.49 plus 75p if you prebook online

Prebook? Not essential

Description: Our Mini Morning sessions give both adults and kids the chance to experience big screen entertainment for a very small price. Both adults and children pay from £2.49. This weeks choice is either ‘playing with fire’ or ‘Spies in disguise’.

 

*Alpaca Walks, Walton Hall and Gardens

When? Each Sat until 22nd March

Where? Walton Hall and Gardens, Walton Lea Road, Higher Walton, WA4 6SN

Price? £25

Prebook? Via eventbrite

Description: Join the rangers and our three beautiful alpaca – Jim, Topaz and Mally for our alpaca walks around our beautiful estate. For children 8 and over.

For more information about this attraction or this event, please visit their listing card here https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/walton-hall-and-gardens/

 

* Superhero and princess crafts, Padgate Youth and Community Centre

When? 8th March from 10 to 4.30

Where? Station Rd S, Padgate, Warrington WA2 0QS

Price? £4

Prebook? No

Description: Join us for another amazing event. Crafts, castles and lots of play. Come dressed as your superhero or your favourite princess and get a small prize

 

*Children’s Saturday Art Camp, BloomingArt, Warrington

When? Each Sat until 28th March

Where? 7 Bold St, Warrington WA1 1DN

Price? £7.50

Prebook? Not stated

Description: You can leave your children with us from 6 years to early teens, so they can engage & enhance their creativity  for just £7.50, inclusive of all art materials.. Which means you can shop in peace or even take some time out to have lunch.

 

*Fizzing Bath Bombs, Catalyst Museum

When? 7th and 8th March

Where? Catalyst, Mersey Road, Widnes WA8 0DF

Price? £1.75 plus usual admission fees.

Prebook? No – can be brought from reception on the day.

Description: Come and explore the science behind the fizzy bath bomb as you make your own bath treat to take away!

To find out more about this venue please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/catalyst-science-discovery-centre/

 

*Weekend Workshop, destination space, Catalyst Museum

When? 7th and 8th March

Where? Catalyst, Mersey Road, Widnes WA8 0DF

Price? £1.25 plus usual admission fees.

Prebook? No – can be brought from reception on the day.

Description: Visit our family show to discover all about UK Spaceports and space launchers, the new James Webb Space Telescope, the ExoMars mission and satellite applications!

To find out more about this venue please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/catalyst-science-discovery-centre/

 

*Superhero & Princess Trail and/or crafts, Blakemere Village

When? Until 1st March

Where? Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich CW8 2EB

Price? £3 per trail map and craft activities start from £3 per activity.

Prebook? No

Description: Once upon a time your favourite Superheroes & Princesses embarked on an adventure around Blakemere Village…a magical spell was cast, and they were all frozen in time! This spell has now been lifted leaving them all stranded! We need your HELP to re-assemble the team….

To find out more about this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/blakemere-village/

 

*Odeon Kids at Barons Quay, Northwich

When? Sat and Sun

Where? 31 Leicester St, Northwich CW9 5LG

Price? £3.25

Prebook? Not essential

Description: This weeks family film is Spycies – A visually stunning, action-packed family spy-adventure, SPYCIES is the brilliant new feature from the animators of Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets!

 

*See The Clangers, at Gulliver’s World, Warrington.

When? Daily until 10th May

Where? Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ

Price? Various admission charges apply depending on age and date of visit.

Prebook? Not essential.

Description: Tiny & Small will be making special appearances each day and will be starring in their very own live show! Enjoy a full day of theme park fun on the family friendly rides and attractions at Gulliver’s. 

To find out more about this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/gullivers-world-theme-park/

 

*Early Season Special, Gulliver’s World

When? Daily until 15th March 2020

Where? Shackleton Cl, Old Hall, Warrington WA5 9YZ

Price? £12

Prebook? Not essential.

Description: Tickets are just £12 per person with our Early Season Special when you book at least two days in advance.

To find out more about this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/gullivers-world-theme-park/

 

Wirral and Liverpool family events

*Peter Rabbit Cre8te a bear workshop, Little Teepee Retreats

When? Sat 7th March from 10.30am until 2.30pm

Where? Tam o’ Shanter Urban Farm, Boundary Rd, Bidston, Birkenhead, Prenton CH43 7PD

Price? £10 per child

Prebook? Yes please message 07340 567 883

Description: Make your very own Peter rabbit 🐇 bob tail 🐇 or Benjamin rabbit 🐇

 

*Messy Play Higher Bebington – Rumble in the Jungle

When? 8th March from 10.30

Where? Neston Civic Hall, Hinderton Rd, Neston CH64 9PE

Price? £10

Prebook? Yes via mess around website

Description: Are you ready to Rumble? Join our messy herd for a ‘roarsome’ time at our Rumble in the Jungle party. Where your Little One’s can stomp with the elephants, go bananas with our monkeys and slither with the snakes. With lots to explore including the Tiger Rice Tea Party, Jelly Snake Swamp, join the hippos for a Mud Bath the little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy until their hearts are content.

 

*Wild West, Wirral Unplugged (CIC)

When? Sun 9th March at 10.30am

Where? Higher Bebington Library, 214 Higher Bebington Road, Bebington, CH63 2PT

Price? £6

Prebook? Via eventbrite

Description: Yee-haa! Woodys and Jessies will enjoy this look at life in the Wild West, from snakes, horses, cactus, lassos, travellers and bandits, we plan on having fun with this one!

 

*Super Soccer Saturday, Wirral Tennis and sports centre

When? 7th March and each Saturday until 30th March

Where? Valley Rd, Bidston, Birkenhead CH41 7EJ

Price? £10 for four hours.

Prebook? No

Description: Weekly children’s football for boys and girls aged 5-14. Running every Saturday 12-4pm. Children are grouped by age and experience. Indoor and outdoor facilities are available.

 

*£10 per person, Knowsley Safari Park

When? Daily until 29th March

Where? Prescot L34 4AN

Price? £10.00

Prebook? No

Description: This one is especially for all the nannas and grandads back on babysitting duties, for childminders and shift workers, you’re the best! So here’s £10 per person every Monday – Sunday until 29th March.

To find out more about this venue please visit : https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/knowsley-safari-park/

 

*Candle Making for Children & Adults, at Chemist and Co.

When? Friday and Saturdays until 25th April

Where: Chemist and Co , 30A Market Street, CH472AF Hoylake

Price: 1 hr £12

Prebook? Yes https://www.chemistandco.com/

Description:  Weekly Friday & Saturday sessions suitable for both children and adults. Have fun choosing from over 30 fragrances to make your very own fragrance which you’ll then mix in vegan soy wax to fill a large candle container. Glass or tin containers available. Bring the empty container back with you next time for 10% off your next candle!

 

*Odeon Kids at Bromborough Odeon Luxe

When? Sat and Sun

Where? Leisure Park, Welton Rd, Bromborough, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 3PN

Price? £3.25

Prebook? Not essential

Description: This weeks family film is Spycies – A visually stunning, action-packed family spy-adventure, SPYCIES is the brilliant new feature from the animators of Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets!

 

*Sparkly Mother & Daughter Spa Experience

When? 8th March

Where? 13 Milner Rd, Heswall, Wirral CH60 5RT

Price? £35

Prebook? Yes via companies facebook page

Description: A magical mother & daughter beauty experience with the fairies, lovely memories made together. Chocolate Face mask with rose petal eye mask, aromatherapy facial ,( adapted for children too) sparkly make up, hair up, complete with rose lemonade,and chocolate strawberries. 1hr. Robes provided. A magical sparkly time together. Lovely for a little treat together for Mother’s Day.

 

* Creative little me mothers day crafts, wigwam

When? 8th March 12 noon

Where? WigWam Coffee shop, 70 Rose Ln, Liverpool L18 8AG

Price? £4.50

Prebook? Yes

Description: Come along to work on some gorgeous Mothers Day crafts! We will make cards for our lovely Mums and work with a range of collage materials to make tissue paper flowers! Please join us at the wonderful Wigwam Coffee Shop! Please note that tickets must be paid for in advance on the PayPal link (family and friends only)

 

*Peace Doves, Liverpool Cathedral

When: Until 19th April

Where: Liverpool Cathedral, St James Mount, L1 7AZ Liverpool

Price: free

Prebook? no

Description: Come along and write messages of hope on some peace doves and be part of this massive artwork. Some other activities are available for children.  

 

*Odeon Kids at Liverpool one

When? Sat and Sun

Where? 14 Paradise St, Liverpool L1 8JF

Price? £3.25

Prebook? Not essential

Description: This weeks family film is Spycies or you can also choose the film Playing With Fire.  

 

*Storytime, Farmer Ted’s

When? Until 26th March

Where? Worrall House Farm Larder, Flatman’s Ln, Ormskirk L39 7HW

Price? Included in admission price

Prebook? No

Description: 20 minute interactive storytelling will fill your child’s imagination with wonderful tales!

To find out more about this attraction, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/farmer-teds-adventure-farm-and-shaun-the-sheep-adventure/

 

* Horse Rides, Acorn Farm, Liverpool

When? Each Saturday and Sunday.

Where? Acorn Farm, Depot Road, Kirkby, Liverpool L33 3AR

Price? £2.50

Prebook? No

Description: Horse rides are held every weekend and bank holiday afternoon and every afternoon during Knowsley school holidays (except for Christmas school holidays) between 1:30pm-3pm…..

To find out more about this event, or what this business normally has on offer for families, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/acorn-farm/

 

*Woodland Explorers, Tam O Shanter’s Urban Farm

When? Every Saturday until 23rd May from 1 to 3pm

Where? Tam O’Shanter Urban Farm,  Boundary Rd, Birkenhead, Prenton CH43 7PD

Price? £26 for 6 sessions or contact Woodland explorers regarding booking part way through a term.

Prebook? Yes via companies facebook page.

Description: Drop your 5-14 year olds off and pick them up later. They can explore the woodland and connect with nature with games, challenges, discovery, creativity, problem-solving and finish off with hot chocolate and toasted marshmallows! PS. no screens allowed!

For more information about what the farm typically has on offer, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/tam-oshanter-urban-farm/

 

* Weekend See, Make, Do at Lady Lever Art Gallery

When? Each Saturday from 1 till 4

Where? Port Sunlight Village, Lower Rd, Bebington, Wirral CH62 5EQ

Price? Free

Prebook? No

Description: Join us at the weekends for our family drop in craft activities.

For more information about what this venue has to offer please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/lady-lever-art-gallery/

 

 

* Family Art Club Lady Lever Art Gallery

When? Each Saturday from 11am to 2pm

Where? Port Sunlight Village, Lower Rd, Bebington, Wirral CH62 5EQ

Price? Free

Prebook? No but collect a ticket in advance when you arrive.

Description: For February Family Art Club we welcome Pagoda arts, who will be demonstrating how to make Chinese knots.

For more detail about this attraction please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/lady-lever-art-gallery/

 

* Sunday Stories, at Lady Lever Art Gallery

When? Sundays from 11 till 11.30

Where? Port Sunlight Village, Lower Rd, Bebington, Wirral CH62 5EQ

Price? Free

Prebook? No

Description: Join our education team for our new story telling sessions on Sunday Mornings for accompanied children aged 7 and under.

For more information about what this venue has to offer please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/lady-lever-art-gallery/

 

*Weekends at the Planetarium, World Museum

When? Each Saturday and Sunday

Where? William Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EN

Price? Adults £3 and children £2

Prebook? Advisable but not always essential. You can also book on arrival at the museum.

Description: Planetarium shows screen daily at weekends and during the local school holidays. There are a number of options available depending on the age of your child. For more information, please click the link below….

https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/world-museum/

 

*The Story Hunters At The Storybarn

When? Every Saturday and Sunday

Where? The Storybarn, Calderstones Road, Liverpool L18 3JB

Price? 3.50

Prebook? Yes via companies website

Description: Join Storybarn and experience the joys of their part interactive theatre and part literature based story experience. Aimed at children aged 3 years to 8 years old and their families, every child becomes a story explorer.

To find out more about this event, or what this business normally has on offer for families, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/the-storybarn/

 

North Wales family events

*Springtime at Park Hall A Countryside Experience

When? Every weekend until 15th March

Where? Burma Rd, Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4AS

Price? Usual admission charges apply.

Prebook? No but money can be saved online by buying tickets in advance.

Description: Every weekend until 15th March gain entry to Park Hall for just £8.95 per person.
See all our new arrivals and bottle feed lambs twice daily at 12.00pm and 2.00pm. Just mention code SPRINGTIME at reception 🐑

To find out more about this attraction please see  https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/park-hall-the-country-experience/

 

*Shrewsbury Tennis Ball Trail

When? Daily until 19th April

Where? Shrewsbury town.

Price?  Free

Prebook? No but print off the trail booklet in advance

Description: 🎾 Find 12 tennis ball characters for your chance to win! 🎾Entry is FREE, complete the form on the back of the trail booklet and hand it in at the Visitor Information Centre at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, or submit online at worldtennistourshrewsbury.com

 

*World Book day weekend, Chirk Castle

When? 7th and 8th March

Where? Chirk Castle, Wrexham LL14 5AF

Price? Free event but admission charges apply – Adult £14.20 and child £7.10

Prebook? No

Description: We’re celebrating World Book Day with a weekend of fun. Dress up as your favourite book character, join us for story time and spend your £1 book voucher for a new book at Chirk Castle. There will also be storytelling with our favourite storyteller Andy Harrop-Smith.

To find out more about this venue please visit: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/chirk-castle-national-trust/

 

*Astronomy Club, Techniquest Glyndŵr

When? 7th March from 6.30 to 8.30pm

Where? Tŷ Pawb, Market Street, Wrexham, LL13 8BB

Price? £5

Prebook? Yes via companies 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 this attraction please see  https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/techniquest-glyndwr/

 

*Live and Flippin Gymnastics

When? Each Sat until 12th December

Where? Wrexham Gymnastics Club, Queensway Sports Complex, Wrexham LL13 8UH

Price? £6 per session

Prebook? No simply turn up

Description: Fun Gymnastic sessions ran by our fantastic coaching team. Learn new skills, improve balance and co-ordination. Jump in the pit, swing on the bars and tumble on our air track. All abilities welcome. AGE 3-4 9:15 – 10:15. AGE 5+, 10:00 – 11:30

 

*FOAM PARTY on ICE! At Dee Rink Live

When? 7th March at 8 till 10pm

Where?  Chester Rd W, Queensferry, Deeside CH5 1SA

Price? Not stated

Prebook? No but please confirm as their facebook page is not clear

Description: Once again we’re bringing the foam generators and cannons to bring you our biggest night of the Dee Rink Live calendar. You will get wet so bring a change of clothes!

 

*Abergele Adventure Trail – Re-opening

When? Weekends and half terms from Mon 17th February

Where? Adventure Trail Abergele, Primrose Hill, Saint George, Abergele LL22 9BU,

Price? Children 3 and above £8 – Children under 3 are free of charge.

Prebook? No

Description: A unique, action packed, Adventure Trail for families……

To find out more about this event, please scroll to the attractions events at the bottom of their listing card: https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/adventure-trail-abergele/

 

*World Book Day, Powis Castle and Garden

When? 7th and 8th March 11am to 4pm  

Where?  Welshpool SY21 8RF

Price? Usual admission charges apply at £14.20 for an adult and £7.10 for a child’s standard ticket.

Prebook? No

Description: Harry potter, the Gruffalo, Alice in Wonderland or the Cat in the Hat? Come and celebrate World Book Day dressed up as your favourite book character and choose either free entry to the castle and garden or a free cookie in the restaurant.

To find out more about this attraction please see  https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/powis-castle-and-garden-national-trust/

 

*World Book Day, Powis Castle and Garden

When? 7th and 8th March 11am to 4pm  

Where?  Welshpool SY21 8RF

Price? Usual admission charges apply at £14.20 for an adult and £7.10 for a child’s standard ticket.

Prebook? No

Description: Harry potter, the Gruffalo, Alice in Wonderland or the Cat in the Hat? Come and celebrate World Book Day dressed up as your favourite book character and choose either free entry to the castle and garden or a free cookie in the restaurant. Huw Aaron will be telling stories, signing books and helping your little artists create their own magical illustrations. Don’t forget, you can exchange your £1 World Book Day tokens in the Courtyard Shop too!

To find out more about this attraction please see  https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/powis-castle-and-garden-national-trust/

 

*Binocular & Telescope Weekend, RSPB North Wales

When? 7th March

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

Price? Standard reserve entrance fees apply.

Prebook? No

Description: Our specialist advisors will be on hand to offer impartial advice. You can try out a variety of different models in beautiful surroundings at our Conwy nature reserve.

To find out more about this attraction please see  https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/rspb-conwy/

 

*Saturday Wildlife Walk, RSPB North Wales

When? Each Saturday until March 28th at 11am.

Where? RSPB Conwy, Llandudno Junction, N Wales Expy, Conwy LL31 9XZ

Price? £2 adults, £1 children. Standard reserve entrance fees apply for non-RSPB members.

Prebook? No need to book, just turn up.

Description? Join our knowledgeable volunteers for an informative two hour guided walk around the nature reserve as they attempt to see as many different species as possible. A quick way to see at least 50 species in just a couple of hours!

For more information about this event, or what this family day out normally has on offer, please visit https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/rspb-conwy/

 

* Graffiti Workshop, Venue Cymru

When? 7th March and each Sat until 13th Feb 2021.  

Where? The Promenade, Penrhyn Cres, Llandudno LL30 1BB

Price? £7.50 per session | £15 for the day

Prebook? Advised via companies website.

Description: Learn the skills you need to design and create your own graffiti work with Andy ‘Dime One’.

 

*Red Squirrel walks and talks, Plas Newydd

When? Daily until 31st March at select times

Where? Llanfairpwllgwyngyll LL61 6DQ

Price? Free but admission charges apply at £7 for a standard adult and £3.50 for a child.

Prebook? No

Description: Venture into the woods with our Volunteer Red Squirrel Rangers to learn more about these amazing creatures and how we care for them. Learn all about their habitat, the food they like and how they were re-introduced to Plas Newydd 11 years ago.

To find out more about this attraction please see https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/plas-newydd-house-and-gardens-national-trust/

 

* Red Squirrel Talks, Plas Newydd

When? Daily until 31st March

Where? Llanfairpwllgwyngyll LL61 6DQ

Price? Free but admission charges apply at £7 for a standard adult and £3.50 for a child. £2 donation to help look after the red squirrel population would be appreciated.

Prebook? No

Description: Venture into the woods with our Volunteer Red Squirrel Rangers to learn more about these amazing creatures and how we care for them. Learn all about their habitat, the food they like and how they were re-introduced to Plas Newydd 11 years ago.

To find out more about this attraction please see https://www.cluedinwithkids.co.uk/days-out-with-kids/plas-newydd-house-and-gardens-national-trust/

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