Days Out Ideas

What’s on this Weekend? 6th & 7th June 2015

Written by Claire

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Another action packed weekend awaits! Here’s our pick of the top 10 things to do across the country.

sunbulletThe Prince’s Trust and EMC Family Festival,London, Sun 7th June, 12-5pm, Family £50, Adult £15, Child £10,The Artillery Garden Marquee at the HAC, London, EC1Y 4TW
This festival will feature a wealth of fun activities such as assault courses for both adults and children, human table football, a soft play area, petting zoo, dance performances, live music and much more. A delicious street food market and craft beers will also be available, making this the perfect Spring/Summer’s day out!

The festival hosts are delighted to announce that once again they will be joined by some very inspiring young people who have been supported by The Trust. This talented bunch will be leading their own workshops showcasing their skills and businesses in a range of activities from cupcake decorating to dance classes, singing and music lessons to arts and crafts.

Under 2’s are FREE.
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sunbulletThe London Time Tour Bus, London, Saturday’s & Sundays, 2.45pm, Family £55, Adult £20, Child £14
The London Time Tour Bus is London’s alternative sightseeing tour – a time travel journey around the city. Join Professor Quantum’s in his classic 1960s Routemaster bus, sharing the time travelling Professor’s knowledge of the past, present and future. as you travel past some of London’s iconic buildings the Professor will indulge you with his knowledge of the city teaching you things you never knew. Ideal for a fun day out and suitable for all ages, The London Time Tour Bus is an entertaining and educational sightseeing trip around the ancient city of London. You may want to pack a few snacks was there aren’t any provided. The tour lasts around 1 hour and 15 minutes.
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sunbulletAnnabelles Skirting Board Adventure, Udderbelly at Southbank Centre, London, Sunday 7th June 4.15pm, From £10, Ages 3+
Why not catch this new theatre show for young children combining animation, film, comedy and music. Annabelle is the world’s smallest elephant and together with her friend Icarus the moth and Authur (a boring human!) they have an amazing adventure!
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sunbulletThe Harlow Festival, The Showground, Essex, Sat 6th & Sun 7th June, FREE
This Free festival has a ‘foodie’ theme and will be host to over 125 food and drink related exhibitions, plus a range of demonstrations. Children will enjoy the fair ground rides, entertainers, petting farm, demos from the emergency services and even world record attempts!
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sunbulletBeale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2015, Reading, 5th, 6th & 7th June 10-5pm, Family ticket £15
A relaxed boat show set around the lakeside on the River Thames. You will see all types of boat from modern to classic, new , used, wooden and everything in between! There are free boat trips, craft activities, such as model boat making and knot tying. Make the most of the day by picnicing by the lake, there are even camping and mooring spots available! Free parking close by.
Entry price includes The Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show, The Classic Car & Bike Paddock (including the Napier-Railton display, on June 6th) and The Beale Park Wild Life Park & Gardens.
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sunbulletLeicester Riverside Festival, Bede Park, Mile Straight, Western Boulevard and Castle Gardens, 6th & 7th June
A weekend of activities for the whole family, including music, food, drink, performers, boat trips and more! On the river you can watch Dragon Boat racing as teams compete to raise money for charity. In the park enjoy art activities in the giant teepee, live music and puppet shows and on the Boulevard enjoy the craft market. Take a stroll through the castle gardens and watch performers, singers and children’s entertainers.
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sunbulletBrighouse 1940s Weekend, Yorkshire, 6th & 7th June
This weekend the town takes a trip down memory lane, as the whole town centre transforms back into the 1940’s era! There will be a whole host of 1940’s inspired events and you will be able to see vintage vehicles, sit in a Spitfire, bake bread, learn to dance the Lindy Hop and more! Why not really get involved and go dressed in 1940’s style?!
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sunbulletRoyal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge, 4th, 5th & 6th June, Family £38 Adult £18, Child £5
This is a seriously action packed agricultural show. You will be able to watch the RAF Falcons, Police Dog Display Team, show jumping, a grand cattle and sheep parade, plus ‘The Adrenaline Tour’ stunt show featuring bikes and quad bikes. Enjoy music from the Band of HM Royal Marines, the Scarecrow trail, funfair and lots more. There will be a whole host of yummy food and drinks stalls to tempt you too!
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sunbulletCornhill Highland Games, Scotland, 6th June, 11am, Adults £6, Children £3
A fun day of competition and activity ranging from the Heavy Weight Championship to Tug of War and Highland Dance. There are even children’s races for younger one to enjoy! Along with stalls and refreshments this will make a great day out with a difference!
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sunbulletLEGOLAND® Discovery Centre League of Champions, 1st June – 31st July 2015
Enjoy a lego themed day out and spot many of Manchester’s attractions recreated in lego! Go on a 4D movie adventure in the cinema and have fun on the Kingdom Quest Laser Ride. Throughout June and July you can also compete in the ‘League of Champions’, it’s Children v’s Adults taking part in a series of unique challenges from gameplay to creativity. Who will prove themselves as the family champion?!
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