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

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

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (20 & 21 October) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on.

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Legoland Fireworks Spectacular 2018

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 October 2018

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The incredible fireworks display at Legoland Windsor Resort in Berkshire will take place on 20, 21, 26 & 27 October 2018 – and now an extra date on Friday 2 November 2018.

This famous show is known for having some of the best fireworks in the South with an added special twist – this spectacular is not just any fireworks show, LEGOLAND fireworks turn into exploding LEGO bricks with some magic from special Brick glasses! Set to music that is sure to get everyone singing and dancing along, watch the sky light up with a dazzling display of colour and make family memories that last a lifetime.

Great fun for all ages, make sure you book early to avoid disappointment for these sell out shows. To find out more and book your tickets, click here.


Free Super Hero Mask Making Workshop, The Craft Coop, Maidenhead

Saturday 20 October 2018, 10.00am – midday

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On Saturday 20 October why not bring the kiddies down to The Craft Coop in Maidenhead’s Nicholson Centre, where the awesome Squidgydoodle will be running free Super Hero Mask Making Workshops. This will run from 10.00am – midday and there’s no booking required so feel free to drop in and have a go!

To find out more about the Craft Coop, click here.

Nick Cope Family Music at Corn Exchange Newbury

Saturday 20 October 2018, 10.30 – 11.30am

Nick Cope Family Music October 2018 corn exchange newbury berkshire

This Saturday 20 October join Nick Cope for his ever popular interactive music sessions with songs about everything from counting to how plants grow. Nick’s family music sessions have proved very popular so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment. The session will run from 10.30 – 11.30am at Corn Exchange Newbury. Suitable for ages 8 years and under. Tickets are £4.00 per person. To find out more and book now, click here. These sessions runs every Saturday until 17 November 2018.


Family Saturdays at Windsor Castle: Drawing Inspiration

Saturday 20 October 2018, 11.00am – 4.00pm

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Every Saturday throughout October and during the Half Term break, bring the kiddies to Windsor Castle for Drawing Inspiration. Take part in a special event celebrating art and drawing. After being inspired by the beautiful surroundings of the Castle, come along to the drop-in art workshop and create your own masterpiece to take home.

This event is free with a standard admission to the Castle. Castle entry is free to families with a RBWM Advantage Card (residents of Windsor & Maidenhead). To find out more on admission costs to the Castle, click here.

To find out more about events at Windsor Castle for families on Saturdays in October, click here.


Brick or Treat at Legoland Windsor Resort

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 October 2018

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This October Halloween half term bring your little monsters to the Legoland Windsor Resort in Berkshire and get into the Halloween spirit with the Brick or Treat event! With many fun spook-tacular activities plus over 55 rides, live shows and attractions, the Legoland Windsor Resort is an awesome day out for all the family and you can get your second day FREE! Remember to dress up your little ghouls for the costume competition – new for 2018!

Brick or Treat is on from 18 October – 2 November 2018. Book your tickets now before those naughty Lego ghosts beat you to it, and make memories that will last a lifetime! For more information and to get your tickets, click here.


Inflatable Theme Park at Palmer Park Reading

20 & 21 October 2018

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This weekend bring the kids to Reading’s Palmer Park for the Inflatable Theme Park! Running from 20 – 28 October 2018, 10.00am – 5.00pm daily. Just £8.00 per child for an all day wristband (additional charge for wipeout, bungees and zorbs). There will be a huge range of bouncy castles and inflatables for children to play on. This is suitable for ages 2-14 years.

To find out more, click here.


October Half Term at Basildon Park, Reading

20 & 21 October 2018

Half term Basildon Park Reading Berkshire October 2018

This weekend bring the kiddies to Basildon Park National Trust near Reading for loads of fun and activities in the fresh air. Runs from 20 – 28 October 2018. There’s the Wild Play trail which is open all year round, the half term trail, and things are getting spooky in the house for Halloween!

To find out more, click here.


Splash, Bubbles & Balloons Show at The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 October 2018

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Bring your little ones to The Lookout Discovery Centre in Bracknell from 5 September – 28 October 2018 for The Splash, Bubbles & Balloons Show. This bubbling and explosive show is not to be missed. Can you really make water disappear? Can you make a fire balloon? Come and find out in this fun show. Shows run at the weekends and during Bracknell school holiday times, at 11.00am, midday, 2.00pm, & 3.15pm. Finishes Sunday 28 October.

For more information, click here.


Hallo’welly’ween at Wellington Country Park

20 & 21 October 2018

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The Welly Spooktacular is back for October half term! There will be loads of fun happening for families from 20 – 28 October, including; spooky shows, story time, magic shows, panto, Halloween disco, crafts, spooky train ride, and pumpkin carving.

To find out more about these events and to see a full schedule, click here.


Halloween at Wyevale Garden Centres in Berkshire

20 & 21 October 2018

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This Halloween over the half term break bring the children to Wyevale for a spooky Halloween trail. Children need to hunt round the garden centre to find spooky characters and then get a sweet treat at the end! This trail is completely free and there’s no need to book, just turn up and go! The trail will take place in the following centres: Hare Hatch, Thatcham and Winnersh. Runs from 20 – 28 October 2018.

To find out more, click here.


Best Places for a Family Walk this Autumn in Berkshire

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We love nothing more than getting out in the fresh air with the kiddies and the pooch at the weekend, it’s free, healthy and fun. 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 in Windsor, to the Kennet and Avon Canal, Berkshire is bursting with stunning places to be walked upon this Autumn!

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


Eating out this Weekend – Family Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire

Eating out with the children in berkshire this weekend

Fancy getting a bite to eat out and about this weekend? If you’re looking for a fantastic family friendly restaurant in Berkshire we’ve done a lot of research (tough job but we took one for the team), and you can check out our guide to eating out with kids in Berkshire, click here. From great children’s menus, to outside play areas, and entertainment at the table, there’s something for everyone.


Halloween October Half Term in Berkshire

22 – 28 October 2018

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This October Half Term there are loads of fun events and days out for families with children in Berkshire. We’ve pulled together a handy guide to all the best bits, click here to have a read.




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



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