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What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 27 & 28 October 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 27 & 28 October 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (27 & 28 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

Friday 26 & Saturday 27 October 2018

Legoland windsor fireworks spectacular 2018 berkshire

The incredible fireworks display at Legoland Windsor Resort in Berkshire will take place on 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.


Nick Cope Family Music at Corn Exchange Newbury

Saturday 27 October 2018, 10.30 – 11.30am

Nick Cope Family Music October 2018 corn exchange newbury berkshire

This Saturday 27 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.


What’s on this Weekend at Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Norden Farm october half term events 2018 berkshire

Arts & Crafts Sessions – from 22 – 27 October there will be daily arts and craft sessions at Norden Farm. The crafts will vary so little ones can create something new every day. Suitable for 5 – 8 years and sessions are £5.00 per child. Find out more here.

Storytelling – join the storytellers in the magical den from 22 – 27 October daily for some great children’s stories. Sessions run at 1.30 and 3.30pm and are suitable for 3 – 7 years. £2.00 per child. Click here to find out more.

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco – this is an interactive early childhood event where parents and under 5s are let loose on the dance floor in the friendliest of discos! Runs Sunday 28 October at 11.30am. Tickets from £8.00. Click here for more information and to book.

To find out more about any of these events, and more, click here.


Halloween at The Lexicon, Bracknell

Saturday 27 & Saturday 28 October 2018

Halloween at The Lexicon October 2018 Bracknell Berkshire

Visit The Lexicon this October Half Term for a frightfully fun day out. Bring the children to The Avenue for a 30 minute session of creepy crafts and ghoulish games. There will be a different craft activity each day, including; monster glove workshop, potion making, nightmare catchers and much more! Also, don’t miss the Unlucky Dip and the Haunted Hunt with prizes to be won! To find out more about Halloween at The Lexicon in Bracknell, click here.


Halloween at The Oakley Court, Windsor

Friday 26 – Wednesday 31 October 2018

Halloween 2018 oakely court hotel windsor

This weekend why not bring your little monsters to The Oakley Court in Windsor for a spooktastic time.

Halloween Trail – free to all

This Halloween from 26 – 31 October all children are welcome to come to The Oakley Court hotel to take part in a free Halloween trail around the house and grounds. Follow the clues to find the missing letters which will then need to be scrambled to form a Halloween inspired word. Once you’ve solved the trail take your sheet to reception to collect your prize!

This trail is free, sheets can be picked up from Reception when you arrive. For more information, click here.


Inflatable Theme Park at Palmer Park Reading

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018

Inflatable Theme Park October half term reading berkshire 2018

This October half term 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.


Family Saturdays at Windsor Castle: Drawing Inspiration

Saturday 27 October 2018, 11.00am – 4.00pm

Windsor Castle Berkshire Little Ankle Biters family saturdays drawing inspiration october 2018

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 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018

Legoland brick or treat windsor halloween 2018

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.


Basildon Park, Reading

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 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.


Pumpkin Carving at Cobbs Farm Shop, Hungerford

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018

pumpkin carving at cobbs farm hungerford october 2018

Pick your own pumpkin and get creative in the pumpkin carving tent this October half term. Choose the perfect size pumpkin from the pick your own pumpkin patch or from the Farm Shop, pay for your pumpkin and then head to the all-weather tent where you’ll find all the equipment needed to create your masterpiece. This is £3.50 per child which also includes a Halloween treat and complimentary squash to keep the creative juices flowing.

To find out more and check times, click here.


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

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018

The lookout splash bubbles balloons show bracknell september 2018

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 so this weekend will be your last chance!

For more information, click here.


Hallo’welly’ween at Wellington Country Park

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018

Hallowellyween wellington country park october 2018

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 Stubbings Garden Centre, Maidenhead

25 – 27 October 2018

Halloween half term at stubbings october 2018

Walk with the ghosts this October Halloween half term! Join other ghoulish thrill seekers at Stubbings for dinner and a walk to remember. Included in the ticket price will be a light dinner in the café, along with a 25 minute walk round the grounds of the Old Manor house. Fancy dress is encouraged for children and adults! There will be 3 walks on each date, the later walk will be aimed at age 15 years +. Tickets are £15.00 for children and £18.00 for adults. To find out more and to book your tickets, click here.

Halloween Cup Cakes – don’t miss Halloween cup cake making from 19 – 28 October at Stubbings. Just £3.25 per child and they’ll get two cup cakes, icing and Halloween sprinkles to create their cake masterpieces. They’ll also get a babyccino included in the price. Why not treat yourself to a hot drink and one of the delicious cakes in the café while they entertain themselves. Click here to find out more. 


Best Places for a Family Walk this Autumn in Berkshire

Walks in Berkshire for families post

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.


Fireworks Displays in Berkshire 2018

Berkshire fireworks displays 2018

Fireworks weekend is just around the corner, so we’ve pulled together a list of all the best places to take the family this year in Berkshire. To find out more, click here.



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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