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6 Free Days Out This Weekend 10th-11th October

Written by Louise Winter


Get muddy whilst digging for treasure, make yourself an animal mask, or why not create your own signature pizza? Here’s our round up of FREE events happening this weekend!

Mud Larking by the Thames: Millennium Bridge, London, 11th October, 11am

For those little budding archeaologist’s out there, head to the banks of the river Thames to dig for ancient treasures whilst being told stories of the areas past. Children will be rewarded with yummy mud pies and hot chocolate afterwards. The event is free, however places must be reserved to avoid disappointment.

Diwali on the Square: Trafalgar Square, London, 11th October, 12pm

This annual celebration for the Festival of Lights has plenty of music, food and activities to keep all the family entertained. There’s a children’s parade, traditional and contemporary performances, along with market stalls and workshops.

Animal Masks Workshop: World Museum, Liverpool, 11th October, 1pm-4pm

Get creative and make an animal mask at the Clore Natural History Centre! You will even get to touch a hippopotamus skull, and study an elegant tropical butterfly whilst you’re there!

Fun Foodie Day: Grassmarket, Edinburgh, 10th October

Visit this family fun foodie day with plenty of demonstrations, entertainment and tasty treats galore! Kids can make their very own signature pizza and even get involved in ‘Crepe Art’ and create a culinary masterpiece.

Dino Day at Gosport Discovery Centre, Gosport, Hampshire, 10th October

Gosport Discovery Centre are launching their brand new dinosaur exhibition so go along and meet the T-Rex! You will have the opportunity to examine claws, teeth, eggs and so much more at this fantastic roaaaarsome exhibition!

Light Fantastic: National Media Museum, Bradford, 10th & 11th October

Visit this exciting exhibition where you will discover the wonders of creating and capturing light through interactive activities, workshops and shows – you can even make your own light creation!


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