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What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 20 & 21 January 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 20 & 21 January 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend in Berkshire with the kiddies, the good news is there’s plenty happening. Here are our suggestions for all the fab, not-to-be-missed family activities near you on 20 & 21 January 2018.

Yucky You Show at The Lookout, Bracknell

In this disgustingly entertaining live science show you can find out all sorts of things like:

  • why mucus is snot a bad thing
  • what happens to the food we eat
  • how long your hair can grow

Our shows run at the weekends and in Bracknell school holidays. Shows cost £1.95 per person, on top of your entry fee. You don’t need to pre-book tickets to our shows, just buy them from reception on the day. Show times are everyday at; 11.00am, midday, 2.00pm, 3:15pm.

Shows are suitable for Primary school age children. A good guide is whether a child can sit still for around 40 minutes, however our presenters are very good at tailoring the content to the show audience. Please note, all shows need at least 10 people to run.

Address: Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, RG12 7QW

For more information, click here.

Unicorns are Everywhere, and Other Magical Beasts – Thatcham

Sunday 21 January 2018, 2.10 – 3.00pm

A magical cartoon drawing and painting workshop for all children over 5 years. Simon will lead a cartoon drawing workshop of unicorns, dragons and other magical beasts and then we’ll paint our favourites. This is a 50-minute session – £3.73 per child includes a drink and a biscuit at the end. If you would like your younger children to take part in the whole workshop you do need to book them a ticket so there are enough resources. Otherwise they are welcome for some messy mark making on the floor – dress for mess just in case. Entry for 3-4 year olds will be £3.00 payable on the door – under 3s go free.

Address: Moorside Community Centre, Urquhart Road, Thatcham, RG19 4RE

For more information and to book your tickets, click here.

Odeon Kids Club, Berkshire

Fancy snuggling up with the kiddies in the cinema with a tub of popcorn? It’s a great way to spend a cold morning, and the Odeon make it even easier with their Kids Club. Fantastic films at a fraction of the usual price.

This weekend (20 & 21 January 2018) you can catch The Jungle Bunch and The Emoji Movie.

Odeon cinemas can be found in Maidenhead and Bracknell. Click here to get your tickets.

Winter Walks in Berkshire

New Year’s ressie to shed some pounds or get out in the fresh air more with the kiddies? We can help there. There are loads of amazing places to go for a family walk in Berkshire, and we’ve pulled together our favourites here for you. From the Long Walk, to the Kennet and Avon Canal, Berkshire is bursting with stunning places to be walked upon!

Click here to check out our suggestions for Berkshire, and beyond.


Something slightly further afield this weekend…

The Highway Rat Activity Trail – Wendover Woods, Bucks

The Highway Rat is the latest Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler book to be brought to life at Wendover Woods.

Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on a journey with The Highway Rat and all the characters from the story!

Packs are available from the visitor centre for just £3.00.

Location: Wendover Woods, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5NQ

For more information, click here.

The BFG in Pictures, River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames

From now – 21 January 2018

Everyone’s favourite giant comes to Henley in this magical exhibition of Quentin Blake’s illustrations.

Curated by Quentin Blake, the exhibition includes unpublished illustrations which have never been exhibited in public before. Enjoy 40 of Quentin Blake’s original artworks for the story that has enchanted generations of children and adults. The exhibition includes Blake’s first designs which weren’t included in the book, and provide a glimpse of a BFG that might have been…

Families can curl up with a book in our story corner, or enjoy some magical craft activities!

For more information, click here.

Odds Farm Park, Wooburn Common – Exciting Entertainers

As well as all of the fun of the farm and it’s numerous activities and play areas, this weekend you can also enjoy the excitement and exhilaration of Odds Farm Park’s Entertainers! With several shows daily, all the extra fun is included with your entry.

For more information, click here.


We hope you found this post useful and have a great weekend. If you’d like to see other ideas for days out with the kiddies in Berkshire, click here.


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