Children

Can you help find missing animals?

The People’s Theatre Company presents Old MacDonald Had A Farm Kings Lynn Corn Exchange Friday, October 31 Tickets £10.50/£9.50 Box office 01553 764864 www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk Old MacDonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O. But Old MacDonald’s animals have gone missing! Can you help a friendly scientist and his amazing time machine get them back for him? Presented by the team behind There Was ...

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Join CBeebies’ Andy in Time Machine

Andy and Mike’s Tick Tock Time Machine Sunday, October 26, 2pm Stamford Corn Exchange Tickets: £12/£10 Box office: 01780 766455. www.stamford-corn-exchange.co.uk/ Andy Day, star of Andy’s Wild Adventures (CBeebies) and BAFTA nominated BBC presenter, stars alongside comedy partner Mike James. Their trademark infectious energy and their irrepressible sense of fun, promise to make the show a treat for the whole ...

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Join in with fun of Sooty’s birthday

The Sooty Show The Key Theatre, Peterborough Monday, October 27, 11am and 2.30pm Tickets £12 (£10 concessions, £38 family) Box office: 01733 207239 http://www.vivacity-peterborough.com/ Izzy Wizzy let’s get busy – it’s The Sooty Show! Direct from CITV, Sooty heads into town in a fabulous new show to delight the whole family. Joining the nation’s favourite bear will be Sweep, Soo ...

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Fall in love with poetry with A Little, Aloud book

A Little, Aloud for Children is a collection of poems and stories specially designed to be shared by reading out. Each one comes with an approximate reading time so you can find something that’s perfect for bedtime, travelling or whatever your need. You can read about Tom Sawyer and his attempts to get out of going to school (“Tom groaned ...

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Climbing wall, arts, crafts and sport on offer

It might only be a couple of weeks before it’s time for the youngsters to go back to school, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time to squeeze in a bit more holiday fun. Next Wednesday (August 27), Southview Primary School in Crowland will become an adventure playground for young people aged eight to 19. From 11am to 3pm, those ...

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I spy with my little eye.. a free I-Spy Notebook

It’s the time of year to be out and about so make sure you don’t forget to take along your I-Spy book! The perfect way to get children interested in and talking about all there is to see in the world around them, the I-Spy series of books have been loved for generations. Covering almost every possible spotting opportunity, you ...

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Long Sutton church holiday club activities

There’s a week of fun lined up at Long Sutton Baptist Church to mark the last week of the school holidays. Registration for the annual holiday club is on a daily basis between 9am and 9.25am with activities beginning at 9.30am with a story. Then youngsters can relax with games and craft activities with a break for refreshments during the ...

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Chance for children to try some Zumba moves

Zumba workshop by Helen Lea’s Fitness Definitions Health and Fitness Gym For ages five to 11 Monday, August 18 to Friday, August 22 11.15am to noon £4 per day or £16 for the week Email legswarmersrin@hotmail.com Phone 07595 597023 In recent years Zumba has taken the fitness world by storm – not least because it is a really fun way ...

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Learn about the 1940s Home Front

In the final session of this year’s Ayscoughfee Adventurers series, youngsters have the chance to find out all about The Home Front. The event takes place at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum on Sunday and there are two sessions, 11.30am to 1pm and 1.30pm to 3pm. Go along and join the Adventurers on another journey into the past. There’ll be lots to ...

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Plenty of fun at Marty MacDonald’s Farm

Marty MacDonald’s Farm Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston Friday, August 8, 2pm Tickets £8.50 Box office: 01205 363108 Marty MacDonald’s Farm is full of songs, fun and laughter, and is set in a vibrant, colourful and imaginative farmyard with loveable puppet characters. It is particularly suitable for ages three to seven and combines some of the country’s best talent in children’s ...

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Still lots of fun to be had in the holidays

The packed programme of summer activities for children of all ages continues across South Holland this week – and there really is something for everyone. On Friday, there’s plenty to be getting on with, starting with a family pottery session at Unique Cottage Studios, Low Fulney, from 10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm. There’s also a mini monsters bug ...

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Peppa Pig at Spalding’s Iceland store this weekend

Spalding’s Iceland store has children’s TV characters Peppa Pig and George in store on Saturday (9am-3pm). It’s part of a week of fundraising for the Royal British Legion by Iceland. The Winfrey Retail Park store has a raffle to win £50 of vouchers, tombola, cake stall on Friday and Saturday and a sponsored bike ride around Grafham Water by staff ...

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Enjoy Kipper’s Birthday for just £3.99 at Bookmark

It’s 25 years since the first Kipper book by Mick Inkpen was published and what better way to celebrate than with this special anniversary edition of Kipper’s Birthday. Perfect for children under five, the Kipper stories have always been firm favourites and at Bookmark we have Kipper’s Birthday (RRP £6.99) on sale for £4.99 and with our The Voice voucher ...

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Children’s workshops to suit everyone’s taste

There are plenty of workshops going on over the summer holidays, so you’re bound to find something to keep the kids entertained. Spalding’s South Holland Centre is hosting a variety of workshops including Rock School and Fantastic Mr Fox. Rock School takes place on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, August 4,5 and 7 from 10am to 4pm daily. It’s suitable for ...

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Can you put on a show in four days?

Zest Summer Challenge Monday to Thursday, August 18 to 21. South Holland Centre Box Office: 01775 764777. The Zest Summer Challenge is a youth theatre week for 11 to 25-year-olds. If you are interested in acting, writing, directing and producing, then join the team for this year’s summer challenge. You and your new friends have got just four days to ...

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School’s out so have some fun

There really is no excuse at all to be bored these summer holidays with a variety of options to keep children entertained, whether they are aged four or 14. And it really doesn’t matter what they are into, arts, sports, theatre, the outdoors and wildlife or history and culture, there really is something for everyone right on our doorstep. Below ...

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Enjoy prehistoric day out at the maze in maize

Intrepid explorers can spend the day trekking the lost maze of the dinosaurs as one of the district’s top summer attractions opens today. Every summer thousands of visitors make the journey to the Maze in Maize at Whaplode to put their sense of direction to the test trying to make it to the centre of the themed jungle of maize. ...

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Hunger Games fans will love The Maze Runner

If you know anyone who is a fan of the Hunger Games then this is the perfect next read for them! The Maze Runner by James Dashner is the first in a gripping series and it has already been made into a film which is due for release in the autumn so this is your chance to read the books ...

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Packed programme for sporty youngsters

Sporty youngsters have no excuse for being bored these summer holidays with a packed programme of activities on offer at Spalding’s Castle Sports Complex. Events start today (Thursday) and there is something different planned for each day through until September 3 with the Castle’s well-trained and highly dedicated team. The themed weeks are as follows Let the Games Begin – ...

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Fun for all thanks to Alice the Musical

Alice the Musical The Walks, King’s Lynn Tuesday, July 29, 2.30pm Tickets: £11, under 16s £8, family £24/£32 Box office: 01553 764864 www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk Alice The Musical is suitable for children aged three to 12, their family and friends. Go and have a joyful, fun-filled picnic with your family while you watch this hilarious musical show. Boys and girls are invited to come ...

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