Days Out Ideas

What’s On This Weekend? 4th & 5th July 2015!

Written by Helen

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Make the most of this GORGEOUS weather, by getting out and about this weekend! There’s a brand new Shrek attraction to check out, mouth-watering food festivals, vintage cars, boating and much much more!

Shrek’s Adventure London – A brand new attraction!! BOOK HERE for 10% off!
Open 10am – 6pm, Adult £23.40, Child £18.72, age 3+ (but best for 6+)

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Take the family on an exciting Shrek Adventure that includes a 4D bus ride with live shows and the opportunity to meet Shrek but Princess Fiona, Puss in Boots and other brilliant DreamWorks characters. Visit Shrek’s swamp along the way and be part of a live fairytale themed shows! Keep an eye out for that cheeky Donkey, he is sure to be around somewhere! Book with Days Out With Kids to save 10% off ticket prices!!! BOOK HERE

‘Eat’ the Atlantic Food Festival; Liverpool, 4th-5th July, FREE

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Why not spend a family day out surrounded by tasty food and drink at this food festival. There will be plenty of tasty morsels to sample and you can even help create a giant edible map of Liverpool made from cake! Grown-ups can enjoy cookery demonstrations while the kids have fun listening to storytelling and taking part in food art workshops. With street entertainment and great music it sounds like a fun time will be had by all!

The Stratford River Festival; Stratford-Upon- Avon, 4th-5th July, FREEStratford River Festival on #daysoutwithkids
It’s time again for the annual River Festival in this beautiful town! The riverside will come to life with food stalls selling tasty food and drink and lots of entertainment for the whole family. Visit the family zone, try the climbing wall or just sit and enjoy live music. On Saturday evening there is an illuminated boat parade and firework display the kids will love!

Padstow Vintage Rally and Country Fair; 3rd-5th July, Adult £8.50, Child £4.50,

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This annual event has been taking place for many years and promises a day out of brilliant entertainment, great music and fun children’s entertainers! Kids will giggle at the clowns and magicians and be enthralled at the Xtreme Falconry show. Be sure not to miss ‘Musical Ruth’ from Britain’s Got Talent! There will be ferret racing, a dog and duck display and plenty of steam engine and tractor exhibits to see. With great camping facilities on offer why not spend the weekend here!

Alice’s Day at the Story Museum; Oxford, 4th July, FREE

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Alice’s Day takes part every year and celebrates the wonderful children’s book Alice  In Wonderland. Lots of magical free events take place all over the beautiful town of Oxford in different locations, including a story trail, dance workshops, exciting craft activities and games of croquet! There will even be a Mad Hatter’s tea party. Take a look at the website for all the latest details and programme of events.

Boating in Hyde Park on the Serpentine;  London, 10am – 8pm, Adult £12, Child £5, 12 months +

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Now summer is finally here why not enjoy Hyde Park in a different way… in a pedal boat with all the family on the water! Kids will also love a ride on the Solarshuttle which is an electric boat that just glides across the lake. Pack a picnic and enjoy a wonderful family day outdoors as there’s lots to see in Hyde Park.

Vintage on the Dock; Albert Dock, Liverpool 4th-5th July, FREE

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The first transatlantic crossing from Liverpool to the USA took place 175 years ago. As a finale to ‘One Magnificent City’ celebrations, there promises to be a vibrant weekend crammed with vintage music, dancing and sights and sounds that recapture Liverpool’s history with transatlantic travel. See street performers and kids can enjoy hands-on creative workshops learning skills their grandparents would have learnt before them. Why not bring the family dressed in vintage attire and join in with the ‘Very Big Catwalk’!

Peppa Pig at Godstone Farm Surrey; 4th-5th July 10am – 6pm, Adult £8, Child £8

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For the very first time Peppa Pig is visiting this award winning farm for special appearances throughout the weekend. Kids can join in with free crafts and a fun themed Tractor Ride.  Don’t forget to bring the camera for some great photo opportunities! For an extra £10 per person as an add on to your admission ticket you could start the day early and treat the kids to breakfast with Peppa who will make her way round greeting everyone as you enjoy a delicious breakfast.

Puxton Park’s Birthday Celebrations! Hewish, Somerset; 4th-5th July, 9am – 5.30pm, £6 per person

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This fun park is celebrating its 8th birthday so this weekend there is a party with lots of fun and games and a dj playing great music. Kids can enjoy watching stilt walkers, a magician and brilliant falconry displays. Take a ride on the miniature railway and look out for Clover the cow and all her friends and join them for a piece of birthday cake!

I hope you have a fab weekend! Remember to check out our ticket portal for some great deals on tickets and our website for thousands of days out ideas!


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