Presentation on theme: "October Half Term 2012 26 & 31 Oct – SPOOKY PADDLE at the Multi-Activity Centre, Dinton Pastures, Hurst, 0118 934 4424,www.wokingham.gov.uk/macwww.wokingham.gov.uk/mac."— Presentation transcript:
October Half Term & 31 Oct – SPOOKY PADDLE at the Multi-Activity Centre, Dinton Pastures, Hurst, ,www.wokingham.gov.uk/macwww.wokingham.gov.uk/mac Have you ever wondered what really happens on the lake at night? Go along and experience spooky stories on the creepy black waters of Black Swan lake. 7-9pm, must book. Adults £12, child £6, 25% off for MAC members. 26 Oct-5 Nov – GIANT PUMPKIN HUNT at Bucklebury Farm Park, between Reading and Newbury, , 27 Oct - ARMED FORCES DAY at Newbury Racecourse, Newbury, Octoberwww.newbury-racecourse.co.uk/Racing/Fixtures---Tickets/Saturday-22nd- October This year will have an aviation theme with a special flypast by the Army Air Corps. There will be free entry for all Armed Forces personnel, MOD civilians and Royal British Legion members as well as all under 18s. The racecourse is also going to be launching Berkshire’s 2012 Poppy Appeal. There is going to be a full afternoon of racing but there will also be entertainment for all the family too ranging from laser shooting and paintballing to vintage vehicle displays and even a sing-along brass band after the racing. Gates open 11am, last race 4.55pm Oct – SPOOKY HALLOWEEN TRAINS at Cholsey & Wallingford Railway, , Watch out for ghosts, rattling bones and spiders, look out for the spooky characters along both sides of the line to Cholsey and back and beware of the Witch distributing special Halloween Spooky Bags on the train to all under 8s. No need to book & 31 Oct – HALF TERM STEAMDAYS at Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, OX11 7NJ, ,www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.ukwww.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk As well as the usual attractions you can ride on steam trains this half term am-3.30pm Oct – HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES at Wellington Country Park, Riseley, ,www.wellington-country-park.co.ukwww.wellington-country-park.co.uk 27–28 Oct Slightly Spooky Children’s Shows – perfect for a ‘slightly spooky’ weekend. 29–31 Oct Haunted Castle Puppet Show - get in to the spirit of Halloween with this puppet show. 31 Oct Halloween - spooky fun with apple dunking, mummy wrap and a witches’ treasure hunt. Children in full fancy dress get in free. 27 Oct–2 Nov – HOWL-O-WEEN at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Burford, Oxon, OX18 4JP,www.cotswoldwildlifepark.co.ukwww.cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk Back by popular demand, Howl-o-ween at the Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens is ‘Howling’ good fun. There will be special Wolverine feeds and a spooky train ride with terrifying tunnel! In the walled garden the ‘Pumpkin Patch’ will be back, last year the Garden team created lots of pumpkin people and carved pumpkins, complete with witches cauldron! There will also be a Pumpkin trail where you can learn facts about Owls, Bats, Snakes, Spiders, Wolves and Wolverines who live at the Park. Go along and join in the spooky fun.
27 Oct-4 Nov – HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN at Odds Farm Park, near Wooburn Common, ,www.oddsfarm.co.ukwww.oddsfarm.co.uk Daily during Half Term children can Carve a Pumpkin (small extra charge), follow the Witches’ Trail and watch Spooky Magic Shows. Combined with the Giant Indoor Playbarn and plenty of furry friends to meet, you’ll be spoilt for choice. For more information, including special Autumn events and prices call or visit website. Carving also on 20 & 21 Oct. 27 Oct-4 Nov - SCARECROW TRAIL in Mortimer, Reading, Come and find the scarecrows all around the village. Trail maps £1 from local outlets in Mortimer, check web site for details. £50 prize for winner of the Trail competition. 27 Oct-2 Nov – HALF TERM EVENTS at Cliveden, Nr Taplow, Maidenhead, ,www.nationaltrust.org.uk/clivedenwww.nationaltrust.org.uk/cliveden 27 Oct Pumpkin Party – with pumpkin crafts. Come dressed up, take part in the trail and get a treat. Bring your pumpkin - the biggest one wins a prize. £2 per child, plus normal admission. 29, 31 Oct & 2 Nov Family Woodland Fun - 3km guided walk, aimed at 6-12 yrs, which takes families through the woods giving them activities to complete along the way including a ‘mini-beast’ hunt and agility trail. 11am–1pm, free with normal admission charge. 31 Oct Halloween Spooktacular - take part in the spooky trail and claim your delicious prize. Have fun making creepy crafts and come dressed in your scariest outfit. £2 per child, plus normal admission Oct & 2-4 Nov – BRICK OR TREAT FIREWORK SPECTACULAR at Legoland, Windsor, ,www.legoland.co.ukwww.legoland.co.uk A variety of Halloween themed activities with spectacular fireworks displays on selected nights. See website for further details. Visit for a ‘child goes free’ voucher.www.familiestvw.co.uk/offers 27 Oct-4 Nov – HALF TERM & HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIESat Museum of Rural Life, Redlands Rd, Reading, , 29 Oct-3 Nov – HALLOWEEN CRAFTS at California Country Park, Finchampstead, Pop into the Café at California Country Park for a selection of spooky activities. 10am-4pm. Children must be supervised. £2.50 per child. No need to book 31 Oct- 2 Nov – BIRTHDAY BONANZA at REME Museum of Technology, Arborfield, RG2 9NJ, ,www.rememuseum.org.ukwww.rememuseum.org.uk It’s REME’s 70th birthday! Help them to celebrate it with fun and games. Suitable for accompanied children 5-12 yrs. Free with admission. Drop in, 11am-3.30pm. 1 Nov – FABRICATION: MAKING THINGS UP WITH PUPPETS at various Wokingham Libraries,www.wokingham.gov.uk/librarieswww.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries Pottytree Puppets will be running a Fabrication workshop for families with children aged 4-11yrs to encourage storytelling through puppet making. £3.50 per child, please book. Woodley Library ( ) am, Lower Earley Library ( ) pm and Wokingham Library ( ) pm. October Half Term 2012
3 Nov – FIREWORK SPECTACULAR FAMILY DAY at Ascot Race Course, , Free fairground rides throughout the day and some top class racing followed by a fabulous firework display at 6.45pm. Gates open 10.45am, first race 1.50pm, last admission 4pm. On the day tickets from £18, under 18s free, discounts for groups and advance tickets. Visit to get £5 off per ticket.www.familiestvw.co.uk/offers 3 Nov – FIREWORKS FIESTA at Wellington Country Park, Riseley, Organised by the Loddon Lions in aid of charity. More details on 3 Nov – FIREWORKS DISPLAY at Reading Town Football Club, Scours Lane, Reading Organisd by The Lions Club of Reading and Reading 107fm. Plus music, food, drinks and a funfair. Gates open at 5pm and fireworks start at 7pm. Tickets available in advance from at £4 for adults and £3 for children. On the day, if there are any tickets left they will be £5 for adults.www.reading107.com 3 Nov – SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY at Newbury Racecourse, The annual Lions Club display in aid of local charities with gates open at 5.30pm. There will be some stirring military music to augment the display. Fun Fair, BBQ and Bar plus music from Heart FM. 3 Nov - WOODLEY & EARLEY LIONS CLUB FIREWORKSDISPLAY in the field behind Laurel Park, Rushey Way, Lower Earley,www.lionsofwoodleyandearley.org.uk/events.htmlwww.lionsofwoodleyandearley.org.uk/events.html Charity fireworks display organised by Woodley & Earley Lions Club. Enjoy the display and atmosphere whilst raising funds for local charities. A real family event. No personal fireworks or alcohol please. Gates open at 6pm, display starts at 7pm. 3 Nov - PANGBOURNE FIREWORK FIESTA at Pangbourne Primary School, Kennedy Drive, Pangbourne, RG8 7LB The Friends of Pangbourne Primary School will be hosting their popular Firework Fiesta with a huge bonfire, 30 minute firework display, BBQ and bar, games and plenty of fun for all the family. Gates open at 5.30pm. Tickets are £7.50 in advance for adults/over 12s (£10 on the gate). All primary school children accompanied by an adult enter FREE. Tickets available online from 4 Nov – FIREWORKS DISPLAY at Blue Mountain Golf & Conference Centre, Blue Mountain, Wood Lane, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4EX, ,www.bluemountaingolf.co.ukwww.bluemountaingolf.co.uk From 5pm. Discounts are offered on pre-ordered tickets. The display itself will be organised by Star Fireworks who do the fireworks for the Big Brother TV show, there will also be a bonfire, live band & fun fair for children & adults. 5 Nov – BONFIRE AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY at Camp Mohawk, Highfield Lane, Wargrave,www.campmohawk.org.uk Enjoy a spectacular pyrotechnics display with proceeds supporting Camp Mohawk, a day centre for children with special needs. 6-9pm. Refreshments available. Adults and over 12s £5, under 12s £3. Further details available on website.www.campmohawk.org.uk October Half Term 2012
Holiday Clubs Animal Rangers 29th October- 2nd November Days run from pm During the day your child will get to handle most of the animals and learn a little about each animal, they will get hands on involved in grooming the animals, exercising and feeding them. Animals we have on site at the moment are:- pigs, piglets, sheep, alpacos, nubien goats, small pygmy goats, shetland ponies, chickens, ducks, rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils, rats, bearded dragons, snake, chinchillas, birds, stick insects. Suitable for children 6 years upwards Parents can stay on site or leave their children Cost : £35.00 per day £20.00 if you book more than one day Please feel free to forward the on to other groups If you would like to book please Wokingham Active Kids St Crispin’s Leisure Centre, Wokingham 5 – 12 Years Time: 8 am – 6pm Cost Per Day: £22.10 Cost Per Week: £99.45 Cost for Siblings: £19.89 Cost for Siblings Per Week: £89.50 For further information please contact Sports and Leisure on or call / 0118 October Half Term 2012
Get Active Sports The Forest School, Winnersh 5 – 12 Years Time: 8 am – 6pm Cost Per Day: £ % off siblings For further information please contact or October Half Term 2012